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Office of Global Health Education funds COVID-19 research, service learning

February 19, 2021

Feb 19, 2021 UNC’s Office of Global Health Education (OGHE) awarded $23,000 to teams of global health faculty and medical students to pursue COVID-19 related research and service learning in the spring or summer of 2021. During a time of global travel limitations and other constraints, OGHE leaders wanted to help medical students stay engaged … Read more

MS1 Global Health Experiences Summer Panel

October 13, 2020

UNC Office of Global Health Education On October 12, 2020, our annual OGHE Global Health Experiences Student Panel took place virtually. Second year medical students presented their 2020 remote summer projects working on global health research studies with UNC faculty and experts from partner sites. This panel is for first year medical students to learn … Read more

Global Health Scholars Cohort V

June 1, 2020

We are proud to announce our newest cohort of Global Health Scholars! This competitive, two-year, multi-disciplinary program will provide funding to support the career and leadership development of residents with a strong interest in global health. The UNC Global Health Scholars Program will leverage the extensive global health resources, opportunities, and UNC faculty expertise to … Read more

New MS1 Summer Project Opportunity in Zambia (UNC Gillings)

January 13, 2020

We are pleased to announce that the Office of Global Health Education is partnering with UNC Gillings and UNC Global Projects Zambia through the UNC Gillings Zambia Hub to bring new summer global health placements for first year medical students for summer 2020. To give more focus to the School’s global work and increase students’ … Read more

Serena S. Zhou-Talbert, MD, MPH, Global Health Scholar, authors study on risk factors for Zika virus among NC Latinas

January 8, 2020

The North Carolina Medical Journal has published Dr. Serena S. Zhou-Talbert’s paper titled “Awareness, Knowledge, and Travel-Related Risk Factors for Zika Virus Among Latinas Attending a Federally Qualified Health Center in Rural North Carolina.” Dr. Zhou-Talbert was an OGHE Global Health Scholar during her training in the UNC Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Zhou-Talbert is … Read more

International Visiting Student, Zainali Chunawala, receives Paul Dudley Int’l Award at American Heart Assocation Scientific Session

November 25, 2019

Zainali Chunawala from Seth GS Medical College in India completed a rotation in Cardiovascular Critical Care at UNC where he worked closely with Dr. Patricia Chang in the Division of Cardiology. He received the Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award at the 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Session. Zain presented a poster for his award-winning … Read more

Introducing the Office of Global Health Education!

August 19, 2019

We are very pleased to share exciting news! After a decade of successful collaborations and hard work – and in efforts to continue growing and deepening partnerships- the OIA is transitioning to the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID) and being renamed the Office of Global Health Education. And, we are excited … Read more