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UCSF Medical Student Receives Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowship to Conduct Research in Malawi

 |  By Kelly S. Kao, MPP
Medical Student, Brittany Robinson
Brittany Robinson

Medical Student, Brittany Robinson

Fourth year medical student Brittany Robinson has been selected as a Fulbright-Fogarty Fellow in Public Health to conduct research in Malawi. Brittany will spend the next year in Malawi conducting research to identify the potential causes for in-hospital delays to emergency surgical care at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi.

The Fulbright-Fogarty Awards are offered through a partnership between the Fulbright Program and the Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. These awards were established to promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings.

Approximately twenty Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowship awards are given nationally each year.

Interested in Applying? Learn more about the Fulbright-Fogarty Awards in Public Health, including eligibility requirements, country placements, and application components. The UCSF campus deadline to apply is September 3, 2019 and submit your application at Students typically apply for the awards between their third and fourth year of medical school. Questions? Identify the award you are interested in and email