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Drs. Quie and Peterson with the plaques given to them in celebration of the inaugural lecture
November 14, 2017

CGHSR again thanks everyone who attended the inaugural Quie & Peterson Global Health Lecture and all who helped to make the night a success. Videos of both the short ceremony recognizing Drs. Paul Quie and Phillip Peterson for their contribution to global health education and research as well as the keynote speaker Dr. Jonathan Patz's presentation“Confronting the Global Climate Crisis: Health Opportunity of the Century?” are now available. There are also many great photos from throughout the event. 

Dr. Nicol, Dr. Nambatya and Amy Tran review charts for a research study.
November 13, 2017

This past summer, Amy Tran, a dual Pharm.D., M.P.H student, traveled to Uganda under the mentorship of Melanie Nicol, an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy. Learn about Amy’s experience assisting in a clinical research project that stems from Dr. Nicole’s involvement with and seed grant from the AHC Uganda Hub.

November 13, 2017

Congratulations to our 2017-18 Global Health Faculty Travel Award Recipients!
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-18 round of Faculty Travel Award funding:

October 17, 2017

In January 2017, student researchers from Minnesota and Uganda were formed into teams as part of Uganda Research Training Collaborative (URTC). Together, they proposed small-scale research projects and have since been advancing their research plans. The URTC provides a rich opportunity for students from the U of M and partner institutions in Uganda to develop research skills.

For their study, "Effect of adherence and malnutrition on pharmacokinetics and virologic outcomes of atazanavir in HIV-infected adolescents," Team 4 will meet with HIV-positive teenagers and ask interview questions about medication use and nutrition status. The team will also measure drug levels to assess relationships between adherence, nutrition, and drug levels in adolescents.

October 10, 2017

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility presents the first annual Quie & Peterson Global Health Lecture to honor the work of Dr. Paul G. Quie and Dr. Phillip K. Peterson, and to continue their legacy of global health leadership.

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