Chelsea Kline, School of Public Health, a student in the 2019 India: Global Health, Globalization, and Leadership course offered through the Center of Global Health and Social Responsibility, is highlighted on the School of Public Health website. She discusses how her undergraduate experience in Ecuador and the connections she made during the India course have had an impact on her academic life and how she will carry those experiences into her new professional career.
As part of the University of Minnesota partnership with Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS), a week-long training was held in Cairo, Egypt January 21-25, 2019. Over twenty faculty members from KUMS participated in a short course on research methods led by Dr.
Congratulations to everyone involved in the 2019 Global Health Case Competition this past weekend. Students spent a week developing sustainable, feasible, and creative solutions to to address challenges around refugee health and well-being in St.
CGHSR is proud to announce our new Director of Human Migration and Health, Dr. Bill Stauffer, MD MSPH. Dr. Stauffer is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is a well-known expert in refugee health, and acts as the Lead Medical Expert for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine—Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee Health Branch.
This 48-hour immersive learning experience aims to prepare learners to work or volunteer in a humanitarian crisis; assess their personal career alignment with humanitarian aid work; and to develop a greater understanding of the refugee experience. Participants experience living conditions common in humanitarian response environments, while working with an interdisciplinary team to develop a plan to address issues such as infrastructure, health, nutrition, insecurity, and human rights. Opent to professionals and graduate students of all backgrounds. Graduate credit available.