NIH Profie: "Fogarty Fellow Dr Lisa Bebell studies women living with HIV in Uganda and South Africa"

January 13, 2020

Lisa Bebell and Honest Twinomujuni
Photo by Sarah Graham

"Dr. Lisa Bebell works with research nurse Honest Twinomujuni to record data on postpartum sepsis in Mbarara, Uganda."

Lisa Bebell, M.D.

 

Profile: Fogarty Fellow Dr Lisa Bebell studies women living with HIV in Uganda and South Africa

November / December 2019 | Volume 18, Number 6

By January W. Payne

Cultivating long-term partnerships and developing the ability to listen were key to the success of Dr. Lisa Bebell’s two Fogarty fellowships in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). “One of the things I learned is to take the first cues from the people living in the environment and really try to understand from them what the research priorities are,” she said. The enduring value of these early-career experiences has been research collaborations that continue today.

Fogarty’s Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars provides doctoral and postdoctoral students with a year-long mentored research experience in a low- or middle-income country...  Read the full article