CAIHR selected for Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) Fellowship program
The Caribbean Institute for Health Research was approved as one of the sites for the Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) Fellowship. GHES is a research training program for post-doctoral fellows, upper-level PhD students, and professional degree students (MD, DVM, DrPH, DDS, PharmD, Nursing). It is part of the Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The GHES program brings together a consortium that includes the University of California, Berkeley, The University of Arizona, Stanford University, and Yale University, with affiliated international sites across 24 countries. The purpose of the program is to support a 12-month mentored research fellowship for investigators who are interested in studying diseases and conditions in developing countries. Trainees are matched with top-tier global health research faculty from one of the four participating U.S. institutions and an international site, thus enabling them engage in rich and enduring, mentored research experiences that will foster scientific and career development in global health research. Participation in the GHES will increase access to international mentorship for students and post-doctoral fellows from the UWI as well as bring high performing students and fellows to engage in research at the UWI.