Published August 15, 2016
This is a Joint Initiative of the University of the West Indies and the University at Buffalo
The University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences and the University at Buffalo’s Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences have established a Global Health and Implementation Research Fellowship.
The first fellow is Dr. Tyler Mullen, a recent Doctor of Pharmacy graduate from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Mullen will be located at the Mona Campus in Kingston, Jamaica and he will receive research mentoring from the Faculty of Medical Sciences, the Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences and the SUNY Global Health Institute. Key areas for research will include viral infectious diseases, liver disease and diabetes. In addition, Dr. Mullen will work on collaborative projects that are focused on building health research infrastructure capacity at the University of the West Indies, Solutions for Developing Countries and expanding clinical and translational research workforce development programs for the Clinical Research Center and the newly introduced Doctor of Pharmacy program.
The fellowship directors are Professor John Lindo and Professor Terrence Forrester from the Faculty of Medical Sciences, and Professor Gene Morse, Director of UB’s Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Science and Co-Director of the SUNY Global Health Institute.