In Washington, DC, the new administration recently put forward a budget request with significant cuts to key federal research agencies. While the request is only an initial step in setting funding for federal agencies, the proposal, if adopted, would have severe negative repercussions for the research mission of the University.
The Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility is excited to again offer Global Health in a Local Context: An Experiential Course on the Social Determinants, Community Engagement, and Social Action in Minnesota. This Fall Semester course immerses students in the study of health equity, the social determinants of health, global health in a local setting, and community-based healthcare.
In 2016, two researchers shared the same question: what is the uptake of and barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination?
The Uganda Research Training Collaborative allows students to explore real-world global health issues under the guidance of seasoned researchers. "For outsiders who want to become global health experts, there's no better way to learn than by partnering on projects with people around the world," says School of Public Health student Anna Stadelman who is participating in the collaboration. "The hope is that this project will improve our research skills while providing actual knowledge that will improve patients lives."
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.