Triple crown

3 medical students awarded Fogarty grants


Three Tufts medical students are among the 27 U.S. health sciences students awarded prestigious Fogarty International Center/Ellison Foundation grants for the coming year to conduct research at an NIH-funded institution in a developing country. The U.S. students are paired with host-country students, contributing to an international community of research scholars.

Joseph Donroe, A98, M.D./M.P.H. ’06, will work in Lima, Peru, researching emerging infections. Andrea Finkelman, M.D./M.P.H. ’06, will be based in Vellore, India, studying HIV-related heath issues in young women in southern India. Eric Nelson, M.D./Ph.D. ’10, will work at the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research in Bangladesh on the nature of cholera outbreaks.