USA Brazil Grant

USA-Brazil Consortium for Biomedical Informatics Education Grant

Are you a current student at UTHealth? Are you interested in traveling to Brazil? Then take advantage of this grant opportunity! The USA-Brazil consortium for biomedical informatics education grant is jointly administered by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) and the Brazilian Ministry of Education, which provide grants for up to four years to consortia of at least two academic institutions each from Brazil and the United States. To apply email a statement of interest to Dr. Sriram Iyengar at Students must be in good academic standing to be considered.


Student Experience

  • Ashish Joshi

    Ashish Joshi

    Joshi was selected for the USA-Brazil grant and travelled to Brazil this past summer for 2 months. While in Brazil, Joshi had the opportunity to learn about the role of biomedical informatics supporting healthcare in a global context and about the implementation and evaluation of a telehealth program in...

  • Ryan Ray

    Ryan Ray

    Ryan Ray stayed in Sao Paulo, Brazil for ten weeks where he worked at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) Medical School. While there, Ryan researched how psychiatric clinicians viewed electronic health record implementation and learned about the technology behind...