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OGHE names five new resident and fellow Global Health Scholars

May 28, 2021

May, 2021 UNC’s Office of Global Health Education (OGHE) selected its 2021-2023 cohort of Global Health Scholars. The competitive two-year program supports the career and leadership development of UNC fellows and resident physicians who have a strong interest in global health. The scholars’ selection includes $8,000 to support research proposals. Supporting the scholars as second … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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’ … Continued

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 … Continued