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January 22, 2020

The CGHSR Scholars Program provides hands-on training at international research sites to University of Minnesota students through a guided mentorship program. Two recipients of the CGHSR Scholars award for 2019 - 2020 are currently being supported through the program for a year of international research at partner institutions. Under the mentorship of Beth Virnig and Shalini Kulasingam with the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health, Mburu is implementing a project entitled, "Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Ghana," at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. She is part of the Northern Pacific Global Health Research Fogarty Fellows cohort, with funding from the CGHSR Scholars program. In this article, she shares how her experience is going so far and briefs us on her current projects as a CGHSR Scholar.

January 21, 2020

The CGHSR Scholars Program provides hands-on training at international research sites to University of Minnesota students through a guided mentorship program. Two recipients of the CGHSR Scholars award for 2019 - 2020 are currently being supported through the program for a year of international research at partner institutions. One of our scholars this year, Shanna Miko, is the inaugural recipient of the CGHSR Scholars Program in Refugee and Population Health and has devoted her year to work with the UN Agency for Migration (International Organization for Migration (UN-IOM)) in Kampala, Uganda under the mentorship of Dr. Sarah Hoffman with the University of Minnesota's School of Nursing. In this article, she shares how her experience is going so far and briefs us on her current projects as a CGHSR Scholar.

December 2, 2019

In a recent Office of Academic Clinical Affairs video, CGHSR Director, Dr. Shailey Prasad, talks about the center and social responsibility.

December 1, 2019

This past month, the University of Minnesota's Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility hosted the third annual Quie and Peterson Global Health Lecture at the Weisman Art Museum. This year's keynote speaker, Dr. Dennis Carroll, highlighted six of tomorrow's mega-trends and their implications for global health. These trends pose both challenges and opportunities as we head into the new decade and look forward to what the future will look like in the year 2100.

November 26, 2019

The Minnesota Project lasted from 1955 to 1961. The six-year program was a partnership between the University of Minnesota and Seoul National University focused on rebuilding medical infrastructure in South Korea after the Korean War. To this day, it continues to show robust outcomes.

The city of Seoul is a bustling metropolis with its blend of modern skyscrapers towering in the downtown area and Gyeongbok palace just a subway train ride away. South Korea has quickly risen to become a global leader in technology and industry, particularly within medicine.

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