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Training Programs

PhD Training Grants

For information on our PhD Training Grants, please visit Admissions.

Postdoctoral Fellowships (T32s)

YSPH has several ongoing postdoctoral fellowship programs focussed on training the next generation of researchers. For other grant-funded postdoctoral positions, please visit our Careers page.

Partnerships and Initiatives


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Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer Training Workshop

An annual, in person 5-day transdisciplinary training course in energy balance and cancer research for early career investigators (i.e., junior faculty and postdocs).

Fogarty International Center Grants at YSPH

The NIH's John Fogarty International Center sponsors research training grants that provide funding to train researchers, building sustainable expertise in low-and middle-income countries. Over the life of these grants, over 200 public health professionals and researchers have received mentorship and training from Yale’s world class faculty.


Dr. Chencho Dorjee, director of RIHS, hiking with Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD, MPH. Dr. Dorjee was Bhutan's first psychiatrist and is credited with introducing mental health practices in the country.

To assist with capacity building of faculty and public health research, a

partnership between the Bhutan Foundation and YSPHto facilitate faculty and student exchanges.

YSPH and the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA)

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This partnership with the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), also known in the past as the Chinese State FDA (sFDA), provides training in the area of regulatory affairs (RA) to future CFDA leaders at the central Beijing office and all of its Chinese provincial offices. The program was developed in 2007 by YSPH faculty member and Program Director, Dr. Robert Makuch, and the Deputy Commissioner of the sFDA in recognition of China’s rapidly expanding pharmaceutical market, ongoing food safety issues and recognition by sFDA senior leadership of the importance of meeting worldwide regulatory standards for ensuring public health.

Global Health Research and Ethics: China

Central South University - China

A School of Public Health program that trains future generations of public health researchers in China has been awarded a grant renewal of $1.25 million from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health, to continue its work. The new funding will support the development of a novel interdisciplinary Master of Bioethics (MBE) program at CSU.

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First Collaborative Course on Ecological and Social Determinants of Health sponsored by Berkeley, Fiocruz and Yale

Global Health Equity Scholars Program

The Global Health Equity Scholars Program supports one-year research training of post and predoctoral fellows at 31 partnering international institutions. The goal of the program is to generate a new and young cadre of global health researchers, educators and professionals from diverse disciplines to address health needs and promote social equity. A major focus of the program is the health challenges which have emerged due to the rapid growth of slum settlements in both urban and rural settings of low and middle-income countries.

Global Health Leadership Initiative (GHLI)

The Yale Global Health Leadership Institute develops leadership through education and research programs that strengthen health systems and promote health equity and quality of care. Programs include: