The Making a Difference Award will recognize work that demonstrably advances the health and well-being of people. While the focus is on efforts in Washington State, work done outside the state, including globally, may be nominated. This award...
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Seattle Nurse Returns for Respite from ‘Complete Mayhem’ of Ebola Outbreak , KUOW, January 13
Can Egypt Be HIV/AIDS Free? 8 Tips from a Trip to the US (King Holmes referenced), Ahramonline, January 12
Rural Medicine Leader Roger Rosenblatt Remembered, NewsBeat, January 6
Local Ebola Volunteers: Confronting Crisis is ‘The Right Thing’, The Seattle Times, January 1
Op-Ed: We’re Failing Teenagers When It Comes to Sexual Health (Denno), Seattle Times, December 20
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Deadline: January 31
The Communicating Public Health to the Public Award will recognize an op-ed or op-ed equivalent (an article, blog post, TED talk, video, PechaKucha presentation, speech, etc.) that effectively communicates public health issues to the general public, on a...Deadline: January 31
This coming summer, the College of the Built Environments, the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and the Department of Global Health will be running a study abroad program in the urban slum, Lomas de Zapallal, Lima, Peru. Lomas de Zapallal’s residents lack access to water and...Deadline: January 31
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Global Health, Human Rights, and the Rights of the Child in Cambodia (H516, GH 590, EDLPS 600, JSIS 596)
This Summer 2014 course offers a unique, multidisciplinary graduate-level study opportunity in Cambodia. Focusing on health and human rights of children, particularly those who have a disability, the course provides a classroom experience and an...
Fall 2014: Tuesdays 3:30 PAA A 102
Organized by LuAnne Thompson (Oceanography, Program on Climate Change) and Kristie Ebi (Global Health). ...
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.
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.
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.