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Join the Students for Global Health at their first GBM of Winter Quarter!

January 25th, 2018

6:30-8:00pm

Dolores Huerta – Philip Vera Cruz Room

 

Come out for a night of games, food, and socializing with your fellow global health students!

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Early bird registration for UC Global Health Day 2018 is now open!

Global Health Students,

Early Bird Registration is now open for UC Global Health Day to be hosted at UC San Diego!

 *UC San Diego Global Health seniors in the senior capstone (GLBH 150A) don’t need to register at this time as they will receive complimentary registration for participating in the poster session. Stay tuned for additional details.

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Join us for Winter’s Quarterly Conversations in Global Health – The Opioid Epidemic – February 7th

The UC San Diego Global Health Program, Students for Global Health and the Global Forum are proud to bring you the “Quarterly Conversations in Global Health” series. This event is an opportunity for the Global Health community to come together to discuss relevant issues in the field from an interdisciplinary perspective. We strive to create a platform to increase interaction with UC San Diego students, faculty and local organizations to facilitate productive conversations and change.


Join us for Winter 2018 Global Forum:

Quarterly Conversations in Global Health

The Opioid Epidemic

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

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Clinton Global Initiative University 2017 – Reflections from Melissa Vajanaphanich

One of our very own Global Health students, Melissa Vajanaphanich, recently had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University.

From this experience, Melissa is able to showcase her goals, ideas and memories from this great opportunity.

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Field Experience Spotlight: Claudia Melkonian and her time in Yerevan, Armenia with Medics in Armenia

Claudia Melkonian (’18), a UC San Diego Biology major and Global Health minor, completed her Global Health Field Experience with Medics in Armenia (MIA) this past summer.  She share her unique experience working on a medical mission in Armenia.

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Fall 2017 Quarterly Conversations Recap – Maternal & Child Health

On November 8th, 2017, the UC San Diego Global Health Program, Students for Global Health, the UC San Diego Global Health Institute and the Global Forum at International House proudly presented another strong Quarterly Conversations in Global Health. This time, the subject of Child and Maternal Health was spotlighted in a global perspective.

Quarterly Conversations is a series of talks held to provide a forum for the Global Health community to come together to discuss relevant issues in the field from an interdisciplinary perspective and increase community interaction at UC San Diego.

We welcomed and would like to give our special appreciation to:

for supporting, sponsoring, and making this event a memorable one. We also would like to thank every student who attended and participated in our critical conversation this quarter.

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Summer Experiential Practicum Opportunity in Costa Rica with Interamerican Center for Global Health (CISG)

Are you looking for a summer global health field experience?

The Interamerican Center for Global Health in Costa Rica (CISG) offers specialized  practicum opportunities for students interested in global health. Students will be placed in a practicum site that aligns with their personal interests. Students may choose from the following practicum sites

*Intermediate Spanish Speaking Level Required

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Global Health Faculty Spotlight: Professor Timothy Mackey

“…If you really want a job in global health policy, it’s really about getting actual global health experience through practicums, advanced trainings, or doing work on the ground. “

Professor Timothy Mackey, Ph.D is the instructor of the new Fall 2017 course offered by the UC San Diego (UCSD) Global Health Program, GLBH 160. Global Health Policy.  In this interview he shares his insights and background to enlighten us on this booming area in the field, which has been an area of increased interest by the student population at UCSD.

Interviewed by Anh Vo and Julius Solbes-Moran

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Meet your new Global Health Student Representatives for 2017-2018!

The Undergraduate Student Advisory Committee aka “Global Health Reps” are charged to advise the Global Health Program on issues related to undergraduate education, including but not limited to courses, curriculum, instruction, student involvement opportunities, research opportunities and student programs.

This school year, the Global Health Program is excited to welcome 2 new representatives to our Student Advisory Committee that will bring in new ideas, hard work and energy as they provide themselves as resources and connections to support our global health student population at UC San Diego! Feel free to reach out to them with questions about the program.

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