International Health Clinical Research Fellowship
The Center for Global Health also sponsors the InternationalHealth Clinical Research Fellowship, which is open to visiting faculty andpost-doctoral candidates who will receive training in any aspect of medicalcare and/or research ongoing at the McGaw Medical Center of NorthwesternUniversity. Mentors for this fellowshipwill be an affiliate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine'sCenter for Global Health. The primary goal of the fellowship is topost-graduate receive training in developing and implementing clinical researchprojects and/or clinical care. Thefellowship may last up to 12 months. The most recent International HealthClinical Research Fellowship recipients are:
- Maria Chauchard, MD; Infectious Disease fellow affiliated with the Institut Universitaire d’Hématologie (IUH) – Centre Hayem Paris, France worked in the Microbiology/immunology Lab under the supervision of Professor Richard Longnecker studying the Epstein Barr Virus. Dr. Chauchard completed her fellowship in 2011.
- Mai Pho, MD; Infectious Disease Fellow affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School studied and implemented best practices and new technologies for HIV/TB care in resource limited settings under an operations optimization and decision analytic framework. Dr. Pho completed her fellowship in 2011.
- Laurence Slama, MD is a French physician employed by Praticien Hospitalier at Tenon Hospital in Paris, an affiliate of the Pierre et Marie Curie Universite, Paris. Since 1996, she has been involved in the infectious diseases/AIDS department, and is the head of clinical research. During her fellowship, she will be working with Professors Frank Palella and John Phair, both principals on the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, which is most commonly referred to as the “MACS Study.” Dr. Slama will be analyzing the MACS data in order to advance the understanding of how HIV impacts long-term bone metabolism, one of the long-term effects of the infection and its treatment. Dr. Slama will complete her fellowship in 2012.
This page last updated Nov 3, 2011