Medical student Ahmar Hashmi has been named one of the 2013 Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellows in Tropical Medicine. He is one of 20 fellows from 12 medical schools selected for the award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
The fellowship is the only medical student award dedicated to nurturing a career path for physician-scientists in tropical medicine. The award provides students with the opportunity for a clinical training or research project that takes place in an area where tropical diseases are endemic. For more on the program and Hashmi, go to www.astmh.org.