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Dr. Glass
Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Fogarty International Center

About Fogarty

Mission Statement

The Fogarty International Center is dedicated to advancing the mission of the National Institutes of Health by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs.

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On July 1, 1968 President Lyndon Johnson issued an Executive Order establishing the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. In the 35 years since-the span of a single generation-support for international biomedical and behavioral research and research training by the Fogarty International Center has grown from modest roots laid down at the outset-FIC's first year budget totaled $500,000-to a globe-encircling $64 million research, training, and capacity-building enterprise extending to over 100 countries and involving some 5,000 scientists in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Fogarty at 40 - A historical tribute video to Congressman John E. Fogarty. Please click this link for the transcript of the presentation.

  • Fogarty at 35 [PDF 1.26M] - A 35th anniversary book recounting FIC's efforts to mobilize scientific resources to reduce disparities in global health

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