Global Health Mentorship: The Minnesota Uganda Partnership

March 8, 2017

What does mentorship look like in the partnership between Minnesota and Uganda? Why is it important to train the next generation of global health researchers? How do students benefit from global health research experiences? 

In this new video, hear from faculty, former trainees, and students from both the University of Minnesota and Makerere University about what mentorship means to them and how it advances the impacts of global health research. Students featured in the video are studying in diverse fields across the health sciences, including public health, medicine, and veterinary medicine.

The video features faculty:

  • Joshua Rhein, Research & Training Director, Uganda Hub; Assistant Professor, Medical School, University of Minnesota
  • David Meya, Co-Chair of MN-Uganda Partnership Group & Senior Lecturer School of Medicine Makerere University
  • Ezekiel Mupere, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Makerere University
  • Sarah Cusick, Mentor & Assistant Professor, Medical School and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Watch the video and then learn more about initiatives that have grown out of this longstanding partnership: the MN-Uganda Partnership Group, the AHC Uganda Hub, the Uganda Research Training Collaborative, and AHC Global Health Seed Grants in Uganda