This Week in Global Health
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University Grades Are Mixed on Research for the Poor (UW ranked third), New York Times, May 11
What in the World: A Study of Death Around the Globe , Fareed Zakaria, GPS (CNN), May 1
UW Surgeon, 74, Bound for Nepal to Aid Earthquake Victims , The Seattle Times, April 29
From Remote Nepal, A Warning Against Ahistorical Disaster Relief (David Citrin), Humanosphere, April 29
One Doctor’s Quest to Save the World With Data , WIRED, April 28
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Department Selects 19 Graduate Students and Trainees to Receive Travel Awards
Starting June 2014 these exceptional students and trainees will travel to 10 different countries to work on wide variety of projects addressing issues such as childhood cancer, TB, and mental health. Read their bios and project goals here.
China Medical Board Picks UW Global Health
In a groundbreaking project for UW Global Health and China public health, four rising stars from premier Chinese universities are beginning MPH and PhD studies in September 2013 in the Department of Global Health. Separately, two outstanding faculty members from China will also come to UW as Faculty Scholars Winter 2014.
President Obama Addresses the 2014 Consortium of Universities for Global Health via Video
The 2014 CUGH conference brought together nearly 1,500 global health researchers, practitioners and students in Washington D.C., May 9-12 around the topic of Advancing Global Health in the Post-MDG Era. Attendees came from more than 50 countries, 208 universities, and 37% of attendees were students.