New Cohort of Global Health Scholars

April 25, 2019

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 … Continued

New Fall 2019 Elective Course – UNC One Health

April 23, 2019

OUR COMMUNITY                         OUR WORLD                         ONE HEALTH UNC One Health Course – Fall 2019 Philosophy to the Practical Integration of Human, Animal and Environmental Health. PUBH 705 / ENVR 705.  (Also Cross listed at Duke & NCSU) 2 to 3 credit hrs*.  Mondays, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Emerging diseases. Climate change. Comparative medicine. Zoonotic infections. Biodiversity. … Continued

Amy Amuquandoh, MS1 and Global Health Scholarly Concentration student, authors study on HIV in Malawi

April 3, 2019

The International Journal of STD & AIDS has accepted Amy Amuquandoh’s paper titled “Exploring the spatial relationship between primary road distance to antenatal clinics and HIV prevalence in pregnant females of Lilongwe, Malawi.” Amy Amuquandoh is an MS1 and Global Health Scholarly Concentration student. This work developed from a public health project Amuquandoh started during … Continued

NC Schweitzer Fellows Yousef and Nicole continue their work with refugees

March 11, 2019

Refugees, who often fled violence and instability to come to the US for a better life, face daunting challenges in obtaining citizenship. Many have disabling medical conditions which prevent them from completing the language and civic exams as part of their application. NC Schweitzer Fellows Yousef Abu-Salha and Nicole Damari are leading a medical-legal team which … Continued

Global Health Scholarly Concentration Cohort I

March 1, 2019

The Office of International Activities is excited to announce the first cohort of Global Health Scholarly Concentration students! The UNC School of Medicine offers scholarly concentrations for first year medical students in several disciplines in medicine, such as Care of the Older Patient, Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety, Technology in Medicine, and Community Service, … Continued

Register Now for the Yale Global Health & Innovation Conference

February 28, 2019

Yale University in partnership with Unite for Sight is delighted to announce the expert panel sessions which will be featured at the 16th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 13-14, 2019. The Global Health & Innovation Conference convenes nearly 2,000 participants and more than 300 presentations about global health, responsible global engagement, social … Continued

58% Of Women Surgeons Suffer Sexual Harassment: Why This May Hurt You Too

February 19, 2019

Former International Visiting Student and now Post-Doctoral Fellow, Apoorve Nayyar, presented research regarding sexual harassment among women surgeons. While the study is not yet published, it has won the 2019 Association for Academic Surgeons Best Overall Abstract Award, the 2019 AAS Outstanding Resident Research Award for Outcomes, and the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons best Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) Abstract Award.