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Faculty & Staff Honors

Columbia Professor Appointed to Fogarty International Center Advisory Board

Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, professor of epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and director of ICAP, was appointed by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to the Fogarty International Center, the international arm of the National Institute of Health (NIH). The Fogarty Center supports and facilitates global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators and builds partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad. The Center also plays a key role in training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs. Fogarty's advisory board is comprised of researchers, policymakers, and others involved in global health.