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New York State International Training & Research Program
Introduction to NYS-ITRP
The New York State International Training Program is a multi-institutional, multi-national collaborativeeffortsponsored by the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH Grant D43TW000233). Theprogram is cooperatively administered by the Wadsworth Center and the Division of Epidemiology at the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), the State University of New York at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn (SUNY DMC), and the State University of New York at Albany School of Public Health (SPH).
The overall program objective is to expand the research capacity in target countries to better prevent infectious disease. Research training is provided by infectious disease specialists, clinicians, and research scientists from the following partner institutions:
Training areas include:
The training for each of the applicants will be tailored according to his/her interests within the parameters of the program. It is our aim that each applicant, upon returning to his/her home institution, will create his/her own research program, develop and implement epidemiologic/laboratory studies, spearhead improvements in diagnostics, and/or enhance existing and implement new public health programs focused on infectious disease prevention and management. Once a fellow returns to his/her home country, he/she is also eligible for advanced research support from the Fogarty International Center and will continue to be supported by the NYS-ITRP program.