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MS1 Summer Research application-UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease

November 3, 2016

Dear First years, Are you interested in working with UNC international partner sites and faculty conducting global health research next summer? Please see the enclosed application for details. Don’t forget to attend the Office of International Activities luncheon “How to Organize a Global Health Elective” on October 31st at noon in Bondurant G010. We will … Read more

Refugee Health International accepting student applications

September 13, 2016

Are you interested in working with refugees? Are you interested in helping people access health care and health information? Who We Are: TheRefugee Health Initiative is a professional student health organization that matches student volunteers with newly resettled refugees to help them establish a medical care home and provide them with basic health information. Volunteers … Read more

OIA launches the Global Health Forum

September 8, 2016

The UNC School of Medicine’s Office of International Activities is launching a new monthly speaker series. The first speaker is Carla Chibwesha, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor in UNC’s Division of Global Women’s Health. Chibwesha will deliver a talk titled “Cervical Cancer: A Case Study on Global Health Disparities.” Coffee will be provided. Future forums will … Read more

Call for Abstracts! 2016 Yale University Global Health & Innovation Conference

August 12, 2016

Yale University, in partnership with Unite For Sight, hosts the annual Global Heath and Innovation Conference geared for students who have a professional and personal passion for global health and social impact. You may be interested in attending or presenting at the upcoming 14th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 22-23, … Read more

Physicians for Human Rights student group assist N-648 clinic

August 8, 2016

Refugee status entitles refugees to legal employment, access to social services, and a brief period of specialized case management. However, because of the consistently high burden of disease in this diverse population, a large number of refugees are, for medical reasons, unable to meet the language and civics requirements for citizenship. An N-648 Medical Certification … Read more

OIA Enriches Med Students’ Education

August 5, 2016

OIA Enriches Med Students’ Education OIA Enriches Med Students’ Education Ankita Ashoka of India completed a cardiology research elective at UNC. Ankita Ashoka excelled at badminton as a child in Bangalore, India. She was ranked India No.1 in the under – 13 age division and a part of the Sub-Junior Indian team. This allowed her … Read more

IT Security Tips While Traveling Abroad

May 26, 2016

Traveling abroad requires some planning and awareness when it comes to the tech you use during your trip. This is especially true when travelling outside of the United States with technology, whether that be a smartphone, tablet or laptop. Please review the following tips and related links before you leave on your trip. Preparation Consider … Read more

OIA announces the FIRST Resident Global Health Scholars Program!

March 8, 2016

THE UNC OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES IS PLEASED TO WELCOME THE FIRST COHORT IN THE OIA RESIDENT GLOBAL HEALTH SCHOLARS PROGRAM! Resident/Fellow Program Grad Year Primary Interest/location Mentor Mary Currie Peds Pulmonary Fellow 2017 Asthma in Peds/Nicaragua Sylvia Becker-Dreps Ross Boyce Inf Disease Fellow 2018 Dengue/Uganda John Juliano Nadeen Modan Emergency Med Resident 2018 Community … Read more