UNC scholar receives prestigious NIH award

Kate Muessig, a 2007 UNC Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar (FICRS), has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Muessig is currently a doctoral student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  She has been living in China for the past two years. Her previous U.S.-based research focused on improving provision of mental and physical health services for vulnerable populations.

The award is a two-year, predoctoral training program of interdisciplinary research, teaching, and professional academic experiences aimed toward the completion of a doctoral degree and pursuit of a career in public health research.

The project is a collaboration between the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, UNC, and the Chinese National Center for STD and Leprosy Control in Nanjing, China (NCSTDLC).

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