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Looking Ahead and Our Role in Shaping the Future of Global Health

December 2, 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,…

Minnesota on a Global Stage

December 2, 2019
In a recent Office of Academic Clinical Affairs video, CGHSR Director, Dr. Shailey Prasad, talks about the center and social responsibility.

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…

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