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.
Bill Stauffer, MD, MSPH with the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility and University of Minnesota Medical School answers questions on the status of global health today and what is done to keep global and local communities healthy. He shares about the evolving definition of global health, and how he is working to advance health worldwide. Learn what he has to say.
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.
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.
In August, the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility organized a training in Bangkok, Thailand for United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) clinicians, an effort that drew expertise from over a dozen trainers from the University of Minnesota and its partners.