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Martin to help guide Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health’s education, training efforts

Marie Martin, PhD, MEd, assistant professor of Health Policy, has been named associate director for Education and Training in the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH).
Martin stepped into the role at the beginning of the fiscal year, succeeding Douglas Heimburger, MD, MS, who will focus his time on leading projects with grant funding from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Heimburger started in 2009 as associate director of Education and Training. READ MORE »

Global Health Grand Rounds

November 11 | Navigating Language Barriers in Global Health:
Lessons from Mozambique

Heather Jordan, MPH, Field Operations Officer, Friends in Global Health

November 18 | Topic: Research on maternal morbidity in the United States
Mulubrhan Mogos, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt School of Nursing

November 25 | NIDDK-funded Nigeria Renal Risk Reduction (R3) Study Updates
Muktar Aliyu, MD, MPH, DrPH, Associate Director for Research, VIGH
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Medicine, VUMC
C. William "Bill" Wester, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, VUMC

VIRDE Scholars Complete Course in Grant Writing and Research Ethics at Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Institute for Research Development and Ethics (VIRDE) welcomed eleven medical and public health professionals from Brazil, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Zambia to Vanderbilt for a one-month training course in October. The course covers grant writing and research ethics, and is facilitated by the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH). READ MORE »

Joint HIV CTU Community Advisory Board and TN-CFAR Quarterly Networking Symposia

November 12 | 5:00 p.m.

Dinner, Presentations and Discussions
This event is open to Tennessee CFAR members across disciplines and institutions, please RSVP to

James Carlucci, MD, MPH
Instructor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, VUMC
“Baby, I want you back…Improving retention of HIV-exposed infants through enhanced understanding of attrition from HIV early infant diagnosis services in resource limited settings”
David W. Haas, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Pharmacology, and Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, VUMC
“Genes and Drugs – Why do your medicines not work?”
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 750 | Nashville, TN 37203 US
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