Congratulations to everyone involved in the 2019 Global Health Case Competition this past weekend. Students spent a week developing sustainable, feasible, and creative solutions to to address challenges around refugee health and well-being in St.
Get ready for Global Health Day on April 13, 2019. Abstract submissions are open for student Poster and Oral Presentations. The purpose of these presentations is to celebrate the work of our global health community and to cultivate an interdisciplinary exchange around global health topics. Presentations are open to all UMN students, residents, postdocs and fellows and allow students to build valuable professional and communication skills. Deadline for Oral Presentation consideration is Feb 19; Deadline for Poster Presentations is Feb 27.
CGHSR is proud to announce our new Director of Human Migration and Health, Dr. Bill Stauffer, MD MSPH. Dr. Stauffer is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is a well-known expert in refugee health, and acts as the Lead Medical Expert for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine—Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee Health Branch.
Are you interested in working in Refugee and Population Health? The CGHSR Scholars program is a 1 year program that will allow you to work alongside refugee health professionals through the UN Migration Agency. The program will allow you to gain professional and research skills while pairing you with a UMN faculty mentor.
This 48-hour immersive learning experience aims to prepare learners to work or volunteer in a humanitarian crisis; assess their personal career alignment with humanitarian aid work; and to develop a greater understanding of the refugee experience. Participants experience living conditions common in humanitarian response environments, while working with an interdisciplinary team to develop a plan to address issues such as infrastructure, health, nutrition, insecurity, and human rights. Opent to professionals and graduate students of all backgrounds. Graduate credit available.