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2008 Seed Grants

Global Health without Travel

The United States is experiencing the influx of increasing numbers of immigrants, many of whom are refugees from areas that are endemic to neglected tropical infectious diseases. The purpose of this pilot project was to define the epidemiology and treatment of neglected tropical diseases among refugees and immigrants living in the State of Georgia. The project’s specific goals were to:

Principal Investigator

Carlos Franco-Paredes, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health

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