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Closing the Distance: the Spirit of Global Partnership

November 26, 2019
From 2017 to 2019, the University of Minnesota partnered with Kabul University of Medical Sciences to build capacity for training the future health workforce in Afghanistan. As the project comes to a close, the interdisciplinary team…

Paying it Forward: Lessons from the Minnesota Project

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…

Training Health Providers Abroad to Meet the Unique Needs of U.S.-bound Refugees

November 19, 2019
Since 2012, the University of Minnesota has partnered with the United Nations Migration Agency (IOM) to build the agency's capacity to perform health screening and health assessments for U.S.-bound refugees. The IOM is the leading…

Researcher Spotlight: Kumi Smith

November 4, 2019
Dr. Kumi Smith is an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our third researcher spotlight, she answers a few of our questions on her HIV and STI research in China and what she looks for in a mentee.
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Researcher Spotlight: Logan Spector

September 20, 2019
Dr. Logan Spector is an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our second researcher spotlight, he answers a few of our questions on his childhood cancer research and what he looks for in a mentee.
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Researcher Spotlight: Jonathan Kirsch

August 7, 2019
Dr. Jonathon Kirsch is a 2018 recipient of a CGHSR Global Health Seed Grant and an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our first researcher spotlight, he answers a few of our questions on his dengue fever research and…

USAID Liaison at the University of Minnesota

July 29, 2019
CGHSR welcomes Dr. Lindy Fenlason MD MPH, Senior Nutrition and Capacity Building Advisor at USAID to the University of Minnesota. In the first position of its kind, Dr. Fenlason is serving as a liaison between USAID and the University of…

UMN & IOM Co-lead Back-to-Back Trainings in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda

April 1, 2019
In February, the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility organized two back-to-back trainings for the United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) – first in Nairobi, Kenya and then in Kampala, Uganda.

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