This fall, Lusajo Kajula, PhD, Tanzanian international scholar in health behavior and psychology for adolescents and families, has joined the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health as the school’s first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. In her role, Kajula will use her experiences in global health to educate students on an “ecological model,” which helps public health … Read more
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OGHE is now accepting applications for the Migrant Health Service Learning Program in Tucson, Arizona and the Reproductive and Sexual Health Program in Bolivia. The application deadline is November 19. Visit the interdisciplinary programs site to get information, a recording of a recent information session and a link to the application.
The Office of Global Health Education (OGHE), through the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases and the UNC School of Medicine, introduces learners to global health experiences that often inspire them to be agents of change. While the scope of these experiences may vary, students join local health teams and community organizations that frequently … Read more
Dr. Amy Mackay, a fellow in neonatology at UNC, is interested in newborn resuscitation practices in low- and middle-income countries. She graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2017 and completed pediatric residency and chief resident year at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (Eastern Virginia Medical School) in Norfolk, Virginia. Additionally, Mackay … Read more
Christina M. Cruz, MD, EdM is a child global mental health and school mental health researcher, a practicing inpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist, and a mental health systems consultant. Her research program centers on increasing access to child mental health care through alternative systems. Currently, she is focused on task-shifting indicated mental health care to … Read more