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TWU Science Seminar
DENTON – Dr.
Sharon Hrynkow, acting director of the Fogarty International Center
(FIC), National Institutes of Health, will be the featured speaker
at the Texas Woman's University Science Seminar, April 16 at 3 p.m.
in room 202 of the Classroom Faculty Office (CFO) building. The
title of her presentation is "Global Health: A View Through
The Woman's Lens." The public is welcome to attend the free
FIC's more than 20 programs
and initiatives are aimed at reducing disparities in the health
status between rich and poor countries. Its initiatives address
infectious disease threats, including HIV/AIDS; adverse health impacts
of environmental pollution; maternal and child health concerns;
the burden of brain disorders in the developing world; and other
global health challenges.
Dr. Hrynkow joined Fogarty
in 1995 and has served as deputy director since 2000. Among her
specific areas of focus at FIC are efforts to combat brain drain
for junior scientists from developing nations who are trained in
the U.S.; efforts to enhance recruitment and retention of women
in science in the developing world; initiatives to build capacity
in the neurosciences in low- and middle-income nations; and efforts
to build partnerships with private groups, other U.S. agencies and
foreign counterparts to support novel initiatives in global health.
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