John E. Fogarty International Center
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|Formed||July 1, 1968|
|Annual budget||$70 million (2010)|
|Parent agency||National Institutes of Health|
The John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC) is part of the federal government of the United States and is the only arm of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) whose sole mission is to support global health. It is one of the 27 component organizations of the NIH, which is in turn part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It was formally established in 1968 and is headquartered at a central campus in Bethesda, Maryland, as well as funding research around the world.
On July 1, 1968 President Lyndon Johnson issued an Executive Order establishing the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., was named the Director of the Fogarty International Center and Associate Director for International Research by NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., on March 31, 2006. He formally took office on June 11, 2006.
|Milo D. Leavitt, Jr.||1968||1978|
|Edwin D. Becker (Acting)||1979||1980|
|Vida H. Beaven (Acting)||1980||1981|
|Mark S. Beaubien (Acting)||1982||1984|
|Craig K. Wallace||1984||1987|
|Carl Kupfer (Acting)||1988||1988|
|Philip E. Schambra||1988||1998|
|Gerald T. Keusch||1998||2003|
|Sharon H. Hrynkow (Acting)||2004||2006|
|Roger I. Glass||2006||Present|
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