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 Minnesota with the goal of strengthening partnerships between USAID and academia, exploring and expanding mutually beneficial connections and promoting the expertise housed in both institutions.
On May 17 to 19th, 50 learners and nearly 150 instructors, facilitators, and volunteers came together in Hudson, Wisconsin for the 6th UMN Humanitarian Crisis Simulation. Participants from a range of academic and professional disciplines were formed into teams representing NGO responders, that set out to assess an unraveling crisis depicted by role players and props scattered through the sprawling wooded site. The crisis involved thousands of refugees, health issues, security concerns, and insufficient resources.
Following the April 8, 2019 deadline, CGHSR awarded the following Faculty Travel Awards:
The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the recipients of the CGHSR Global Health Seed Grants for research in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Grants have been awarded to the following researchers:
The Northern Pacific Global Health (NPGH) Fellowship program will be funding a total of six Fogarty fellows and scholars for 2019 - 2020. Congratulations to the trainees and mentors!