Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellows Support Center @ Vanderbilty-AAMC

Country/Countries:
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Principal Investigator:
Wafaie Fawzi, Professor

Department:
Epidemiology

Dates of Research:
July 1, 2008 — June 30, 2010

Description:

This program provides one year clinical research post doctoral training within the Department of Nutrition. It is a program that continues the training, education, and career development opportunities for the recipient. The recipient will be building upon his initial doctoral research work in Tanzania as a Fogarty Fellow. He will be working with Professor Fawzi as well as other colleagues from the Muhimibili University of Health and Applied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The recipient will be involved in multiple initiatives including, the integration of anti-retroviral therapy, the development of psychosocial intervention programs specific to improving mental health services for the rural poor population in the Lindi region, and the provision of monitoring of supportive services for drug addicted teens living in urban Dar es Salaam.