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2017 UC San Diego Horizons of Global Health – Event Recap

The UC San Diego Annual Horizons of Global Health Research Symposium and Field Experience Expo was held on Tuesday, May 9th at the Great Hall.  Global Health students, including our upcoming graduating class of 2017, had the unique opportunity to present their research about the diversity of global health work around the world. These presentations included research from the areas of Immigrant/Refugee Health, Mental Health/Substance Abuse, Women’s and Children’s Health, Health Communication/Education, Community Empowerment and Community Health. Faculty and students from across campus attended the event.  

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Spring 2017 Quarterly Conversation Recap – Climate Change and Health: Global & Local Perspectives

On April 19th, 2017 the UC San Diego Global Health Program, Students for Global Health and the Global Forum  hosted yet another successful Quarterly Conversations in Global Health event on the topic of Climate Change and Health–Global & Local Perspectives.  

Quarterly Conversations provides 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 would like to give a special thank you to the event co-sponsors, Global Health Institute, Office of Sustainability, Division of Social Sciences and Associated Students for providing support and sponsoring this fantastic event. Continue reading “Spring 2017 Quarterly Conversation Recap – Climate Change and Health: Global & Local Perspectives”

GHP Rep Post: How to Succeed in MGT 173

Taking MGT 173: Project Management – Health Services this quarter? Here are some very useful tips that could help you in taking on and excelling within the course, thoughtfully provided by one of our Global Health Program Rep: Ashley Emuka!

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Global Health Study Abroad Field Experience Expo and Horizons of Global Health Research Symposium – May 9th

Are you interested in studying abroad in a health setting and learning about Global Health research?  

THEN…. Join us on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 12:00 pm in the Great Hall at UC San Diego for the Global Health Program’s Annual Global Health Study Abroad Field Experience Expo and Horizons Research Symposium.

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Winter 2017 Quarterly Conversations Recap – Food Insecurity: Local and Global Perspectives

The UC San Diego Global Health Program, Students for Global Health, Global Forum and the Global Health Institute co-hosted the Winter Quarterly Conversation in Global Health on the topic of Food Insecurity: Local and Global Perspectives on Wednesday, February 15th at the Great Hall, UC San Diego.   Attendance at the event was incredible, with students from all colleges and a variety of majors gathering together to address the common issue of hunger and malnutrition.

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UCEAP Thailand Spotlight: Joleen Chen Helps Refugees and People in Need Improve their Access to Migrant Learning Centers

Joleen Chen, a fourth year undergraduate Global Health major, recently spent time in Thailand working with the Burmese migrant community as part of her Field Experience under the organization, Help without Frontiers.

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Global Health related Global Seminars in India this Summer!

Global Health students – check out the following opportunities to study abroad with UC San Diego Faculty this summer and study Global Health related topics. The following three opportunities fulfill the Global Health Field Experience Requirement and various electives for majors and minors.

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Samantha Benedicto Studies Traditional Medicine in China

Samantha Benedicto, a 4th year double major in Global Health and Psychology, spent over seven weeks completing her Field Experience in Kunming, China through SIT’s Community Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine Program.  The program provided engagement with China’s system of integrated healthcare where Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western medicine coexist.

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Alumni Spotlight: Emma Jackson

After graduating from UC San Diego as a Global Health Major in the Spring of 2016, Alumna Emma Jackson has been working under the supervision of Dr. Anita Raj as a research project assistant at the Center on Gender Equity and Health at UC San Diego’s Department of Global Public Health.

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