Tsuha Fellowship Research

Sustainable Development Goals

2025 topic to be announced

2025 topic to be announced

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Research Duration

Research Duration

Three years

Location

Location

Low and middle income countries

Mentors

Mentors

University academics

Program Overview

The Tsuha Global Fellowship Program is inspired by common commitments of the Tsuha Foundation and university academics, in progressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and supporting the next generation of leaders from low and middle income countries.

“We are excited about the way our partnership with UWA will equip students in lower-income countries to become even stronger leaders,” The Tsuha Foundation said, when asked about the new program. “We look forward to the innovative solutions Fellows will create as a result of building connections and expertise through this program.”

The prospect of participating in the program has attracted remarkable interest, with applications being received from around the world. Over 350 high quality applications were received and a rigorous selection process was required to identify ideal candidates for the final interview process. Eight finalists from around the world were selected to serve as the first cohort of Tsuha Global Fellows and we showcase their work here.

Fellows will initially embark on a targeted programs of education, mentorship and networking with leading academics. The aim is to help the fellows develop advanced research, leadership and advocacy skills to apply evidence-based solutions to complex issues in their community and field of work.

Medical Student Requirements

Medical Students from OHSU can apply to work with Tsuha fellows and their mentors on research projects which address the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Please email Justin Denny at dennyj@ohsu.edu if you would like to learn more and be considered for this research opportunity.

  1. Be in good academic standing

  2. Demonstration of written and verbal English proficiency

  3. Have time and sufficient interest in content area in order to contribute to research

Academic Mentors

Successful Fellows will be matched to work with academic staff mentors at UWA who are expert in their respective areas of interest.

A maximum of two Fellows will be selected to work with each academic mentor

Petra Tschakert

Professor

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Dr. David Mickler

Professor

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Erika Techera

Professor

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Dr. Ian Li

Professor

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OHSU Medical Student Opportunities

Join Tsuha Fellows on their SDG Related Research Question

Email Leah Cronn at cronn@ohsu.edu to discuss specific opportunities

Email Leah Cronn at cronn@ohsu.edu to discuss specific opportunities

Video Introducing the 2022 Tsuha Fellows

Tsuha Fellowship Volunteer

Jessica Reynolds

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