UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship (FGHF) Poster Resources

Poster resources for Fogarty Global Health Fellows in the UJMT (UNC-CH, Johns Hopkins, Morehouse, Tulane) consortium.

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Creating an Effective Poster Webinar Slides

Presentation Advice

Fogarty Logos; NIH Acknowledgement & Disclaimer

UNC Health Sciences Library Media Design Guides

UNC Libraries Design Lab

  • Request a remote appointment with the Media & Design Center:  mediadc@unc.edu

Be sure to note in your email that you are with UNC's UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program and that you need assistance with poster design. 

Example CUGH Annual Conference Poster Information

Sample Global Health Posters in F1000Research Online Archive

In addition to looking at abstracts and presentations from prior conferences, another good way to develop your skills is to look at many examples from your discipline.  F1000Research is an open science publishing platform for life scientists that offers immediate publication and transparent peer review. It has many examples of public and global health posters. 

More PowerPoint Tips & Tricks

See, also, "Creating an Effective Poster" Webinar Slides from January, 2020, above.


Exporting PowerPoint files in .pdf format

Many commercial printers will ask for your poster in .pdf format.  Here’s how to convert from PowerPoint and check the file after conversion: 

Infographics Resources

Infographics are a powerful way to tell a story using data; however, they take some skill to produce. There are a number of popular tools you can use to produce them, including PowerPoint and online tools such as Canva or Piktochart. Here are some resources to get you started (with thanks to Angela Zoss, a data visualization expert at Duke): Angela Zoss' Visualization Design Resources 

Additional Poster Tools


Color Selection Issues & Information: 

See how images look to those with colorblindness and select colors for those with colorblindness and for other issues.  

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