The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship provides public health research and professional development in the area of infectious diseases and health disparities with a special focus on increasing knowledge and interest in public health careers among students from under-represented populations. The 9-week fellowship program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fellows may also gain clinical experience and develop leadership skills.
- Students must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program.
- Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- Students must be able to commit to the full length of the fellowship.
Students should have a strong interest in addressing health disparities related to infectious diseases. Students who are members of under-represented populations (as defined by the federal government,http://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/ExecutiveOrders.html) are strongly encouraged to apply.