The Global Health Institute at Chiang Mai University was an incredibly eye opening experience for me. The array of conference topics from improvement of diagnostics in animals and humans to challenges of curriculum development for One Health education all highlighted the importance of global health and the complex interplay between different health systems in various parts of the world.
Joy Hwang, a member of the Third Place team from the 2015 Global Health Case Competition, reflects on her experience and why the competition is such a great opportunity for students.
Congratulations to Medical Student Melissa McCoy whose essay Leaky Pipes, about her recent experiences in Cameroon, was the winner of the 2014 CUGH Essay contest. Melissa had the opportunity to read her essay at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health 2014 conference, Universities 2.0: Advancing Global Health in the Post-MDG Era, held in Washington DC on May 10-12, 2014
First year Master of Public Heath student Rebecca Schultz is featured as a U of M Voice on the AHC Health Talk Blog. She reflects on her experience as part of the winning team at the 2014 U of M Global Health Case Competition which went on to take fourth place at the Emory University International Global Health Case Competition on March 29, 2014.
On April 17-20, 2014, six U of M students from across the AHC attended the International Conference on One Medicine One Science (iCOMOS) with scholarships from CGHSR and conference organizers. Below, the scholarship recipients reflect on what they learned and how it will impact their future practice: