Thursday, November 20, 2014

Department of Global Health Undergraduate Opportunities

Doctors Without Borders, CARE USA CEO, and more...
This week’s events include a talk on barriers to HIV care from Global Health Acting Instructor, Brandon Guthrie, PhD, fellowship information sessions, an exciting World Affairs Council event with Helene Gayle, MD, MPH, President and CEO of CARE International, and the 65th Annual Alfred A. Strauss Lecture on mentorship with Marco Patti, MD, FACS.

Featured Events

"Improving Engagement in HIV Care: Understanding the Barriers and Implementing the Solutions"
Speaker: Brandon Guthrie, PhD, Acting Inst., Global Health
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HSF) F-257

Climate Change Seminar: "An Introduction to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the IPCC, and the Conference of Parties Negotiations"
Speaker: Kristie Ebi, PhD, MPH, MS, Prof., Global Health
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 3:30 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
Physics / Astronomy Auditorium (PAA) A114

Bonderman Travel Fellowship Information Session
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Mary Gates Hall (MGH) 206

"Health Professionals as Advocates: Using the Legal System as Health Professionals to Protect and Advocate for Community Health"​
Speaker: Dr. Julian Perez, MD
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HST) T-435

"Report from the Front: Doctors Without Borders Worker Speaks"Speaker: Suzanne Ceresko, MPH
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HST) T-733

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships Information Session
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thomson Hall (THO) 317

Department of Global Health: MPH Info Session
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Harris Hydraulics Laboratory (HHL), 3rd Floor Lobby

World Affairs Council: "Emergency Response: Crises in Africa"
Speaker: Helene D. Gayle, MD, MPH, President and CEO of CARE USA
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, 1301 5th Avenue, Floor 15
Tickets prices: $5 Student; $15 WAC Member; $25 Non-Members

The 65th Annual Alfred A. Strauss Lecture: "From the Odyssey to Present Times: Role of Mentoring in the Academic World"Speaker: Marco Patti, MD, FACS
Friday, November 21, 2014, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HSA) A-420 Hogness Auditorium


Seattle Theaterwala Presents: "Body Shopping"
Sunday, November 23, 2014, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC1)

Global Oncology Lecture Series: "RadiatingHope – Tanzania, Africa" with Shilpen Patel, MD, FACRO
Monday, November 24, 2014, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Chinook Building, 401 5th Ave., Room J1-102

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: 5th Annual Beth Peterman Lecture Series on Maternal Health
Speaker: Julia Bunting, Director, Programmes & Technical, International Planned Parenthood Federation
Monday, December 8, 2014, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Lecture, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception
Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HST) T-435

2015 Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Trainee Reflection Essay Contest
The third annual CUGH Trainee Reflection Essay Contest highlights reflections in global health education and practice. This year there are two themes, "Social Justice" and "Messages of Hope and Optimism," as well as an open category for essays not reflecting those themes.
Deadline: December 1, 2014.

Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) Request for Proposals: A Systems Biology Approach to Pregnancy and Prematurity
GAPPS seeks projects that discover and characterize longitudinal changes associated with normal and abnormal pregnancy and develop biomarkers to identify at-risk pregnancies through rigorous analysis of underlying biological mechanisms that lead to preterm birth, focusing on the role of high dimensional systems biology and its applications in pregnancy.
Deadline: December 1, 2014.

The Afya Bora Fellowship
Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Fellowship year. There are 20 positions available for health professionals interested in a 12-month fellowship (starting July 2015) in one of our African partner countries (Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda).
Deadline: December 1, 2014.

Global Health Service Partnership
Physicians and nurses interested in serving during 2015 as healthcare educators in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda can apply to the Global Health Service Partnership, a collaboration of the Peace Corps, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the non-profit Seed Global Health.
Deadline: December 5, 2014.

The Global Health Resource Center is the University’s hub for global health-related activities. We offer a variety of recurring events throughout the year and all are welcome unless otherwise noted. The resource center also manages the Department of Global Health's funding and fieldwork opportunities, provides career advice and information referral, and develops tools to disseminate information about global health activities both here and abroad.