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March 4, 2020

Ada Breitenbucher, a fourth-year student at the University of Minnesota's Medical School, participated in the Global Medical Education and Research Program in 2019. Organized through the Center for Global and Social Responsibility, the program provides global health experiences for interested medical students. The future Doctor Breitenbucher shares her experiences while participating in the program at her chosen international site: Kampala, Uganda.

February 13, 2020

2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility. Our interdisciplinary center works across the University’s Health Sciences to build on the legacy of a number of individual programs dedicated to connecting the University to the world.

As we begin a new decade, we would like to take a look back to celebrate the ways we have shaped global health at the University of Minnesota and around the world. Over the past 10 years, global health work at the U has spanned the globe—from maternal health research on the shores of Lake Victoria to strengthening the healthcare workforce of Afghanistan.  

January 22, 2020

The CGHSR Scholars Program provides hands-on training at international research sites to University of Minnesota students through a guided mentorship program. Two recipients of the CGHSR Scholars award for 2019 - 2020 are currently being supported through the program for a year of international research at partner institutions. Under the mentorship of Beth Virnig and Shalini Kulasingam with the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health, Mburu is implementing a project entitled, "Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Ghana," at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. She is part of the Northern Pacific Global Health Research Fogarty Fellows cohort, with funding from the CGHSR Scholars program. In this article, she shares how her experience is going so far and briefs us on her current projects as a CGHSR Scholar.

January 21, 2020

The CGHSR Scholars Program provides hands-on training at international research sites to University of Minnesota students through a guided mentorship program. Two recipients of the CGHSR Scholars award for 2019 - 2020 are currently being supported through the program for a year of international research at partner institutions. One of our scholars this year, Shanna Miko, is the inaugural recipient of the CGHSR Scholars Program in Refugee and Population Health and has devoted her year to work with the UN Agency for Migration (International Organization for Migration (UN-IOM)) in Kampala, Uganda under the mentorship of Dr. Sarah Hoffman with the University of Minnesota's School of Nursing. In this article, she shares how her experience is going so far and briefs us on her current projects as a CGHSR Scholar.

December 2, 2019

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

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