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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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UC San Diego is hosting UC Global Health Day 2018! Submit a poster abstract or proposal for a breakout session by Dec 15th (EXTENDED DEADLINE).

The UC Global Health Institute will host its sixth annual UC Global Health Day on April 22, 2018 at UC San Diego and will be showcasing the outstanding research, training and outreach taking place across the UC system.

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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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Students for Global Health GBM #3 – Nov 30th

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Looking for a way to get more involved in global health?

Come out to the Students for Global Health organization‘s third GBM of the school year!

November 30th, 2017 – 6:30-8:30pm

Location: TBD

RSVP on Facebook!

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Check out the new 2017-18 Global Health Advising Guide!

2017-18 Global Health Advising Guide!

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