Penn Epidemiology Program Receives $1 Million from NIH to Study Chronic Diseases in the Developing World


September 14, 2010

Penn Medicine News Release

PHILADELPHIA - The Fogarty International Center, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded $1.1 million to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine over five years to combat the growing epidemic of chronic diseases in the developing world. The award’s principal investigator is Brian Strom, MD, director of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Senior Advisor to the Provost for Global Health Initiatives. Its co-principal investigator is Charles Branas, PhD, associate professor of Epidemiology, who leads Penn’s partnerships with the University of Francisco Marroquin and the University of San Carlos in Guatemala... Read More