News

October 2, 2019

The CGHSR Global Health Student Advisory Board has selected its 2019-2020 membership. Welcome to the new and returning GHSAB members.

September 20, 2019

Dr. Logan Spector is an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our second researcher spotlight, he answers a few of our questions on his childhood cancer research and what he looks for in a mentee.

August 7, 2019

The CGHSR Faculty Mentor Award encourages UMN researchers to involve students in their global health research projects at international sites. Created as a way to give students a guided global health research experience, this mentorship program provides up to $5,000 for faculty to defray costs associated with incorporating a student researcher into their team. In 2019, CGHSR awarded 3 inaugural Faculty Mentor Awards to support student involvement in faculty-led global health research initiatives in Malaysia, China, and Kenya.

August 7, 2019

Dr. Jonathon Kirsch is a 2018 recipient of a CGHSR Global Health Seed Grant and an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our first researcher spotlight, he answers a few of our questions on his dengue fever research and experience with mentees in Colombia.

July 29, 2019

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.
 

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