World Health Week 2019
This year, the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Global Health Organization will present World Health Week during Monday, February 25 - Friday, March 1. World Health Week is committed to spreading awareness about global health, and this year's theme is "Global Health and Anesthesia." Events include lunchtime talks and a global health symposium one evening. Lunch is offered with RSVP. Download the flyer.
VECD Fellow Shares Research from Fellowship Year in Zambia
Vanderbilt Medicine MD/MPH dual-degree candidate, Justin Banerdt, completed his fellowship year as a VECD Fogarty Global Health Fellow in July 2018. He spent his year conducting research focused on the prevalence and outcomes of delirium in a critically ill patient population with a high burden of HIV/AIDS at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia. UTH is the teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Zambia School of Medicine (UNZA).
VUSM Student Reflects on ISC: Global Health and Research Immersion Experience with Lwala Community Alliance
Sarah Heerboth, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2019 (expected), recently wrote an article reflecting on her experience working with Lwala Community Alliance in Kenya. Sarah worked at Lwala for her Integrated Science Course (ISC): Global Health, a research immersion course for third- and fourth-year medical students.
VUSM MPH Alumnae Awarded Global Health Corps Fellowships
Two Vanderbilt MPH Program alumnae have been named 2018-2019 Global Health Corps (GHC) Fellows. Grace Umutesi, M.P.H. and Shellese Shemwell, M.P.H. will both work in Rwanda during the upcoming year. Umutesi will serve as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer with Health Development Initiative, and Shemwell has been named Integrated NCD Program Quality Improvement Coordinator with Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima.
2018 Global Health Graduates
This year, seven students graduated with a Master of Public Health in Global Health, and 11 received the Graduate Certificate in Global Health. The week leading up to Friday's commencement ceremony involved several events celebrating this year's Global Health graduates, including a dinner and graduation reception. MPH graduates received their diplomas during the commencement ceremony on May 11 in Langford Auditorium.
World Health Week 2018
2018 World Health Week | February 19 – 23 Global Women’s Reproductive Health Organized by Vanderbilt Global Health Organization in partnership with Medical Students for Choice & Physicians for Human Rights, and funding provided by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of Diversity Affairs and Council of Class Officers Daily schedule of guest speakers:
World Health Week 2017
Program Details and RSVP links: Monday February 20, 12-1pm, LH 202 - Flexner Student Deans' Lectures
World Health Week: “Health Systems Strengthening” Panel Event set for Feb. 12
World Health Week 2016
The VUSM Global Health Organization Presents: World Health Week 2016 | Feb 8 - 12 Please join us for these World Health Week lectures. Undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, faculty, and students from other schools are all welcome. Sponsored by the VUSM Global Health Organization. Lunch provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please RSVP for each event (links are bolded below).
The Vanderbilt Epidemiology Ph.D. Program is accepting applications through January 15
The 2016-17 Global Health Integrated Science Course (ISC) application for VUSM students is open
Global Health Opportunities During Medical School for VUSM Students
World Health Week 2015
The VUSM Global Health Organization Presents: World Health Week 2015 | April 6-10 MONDAY, April 6 | 12 -1 pm (411 LH) Traditional Chinese Medicine Lecture Dr. Chongbin Zhu, LAC, PhD Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Dr. Chongbin Zhu, LAC, Ph.D. is a practitioner of Traditional Acupuncture/Chinese Medicine. He is also a neuroscientist and pharmacologist and is a research faculty member at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr.
Division of Infectious Diseases: ID Grand Rounds - January 2014
ID Grand Rounds Every Thursday – 12:00 to 1:00 pm Presented in A-2200 of Medical Center North (MCN) with Video Teleconferencing (VTC) to the 5th Floor Conference Room at 100 Oaks.
"Dr. Vanderbilt" Pageant
UCSF’s King to deliver annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture
The Katherine Dodd Faculty Scholars Program announces three new scholars for 2013-2015
Click here to view the 2013-2015 scholars.
Congratulations to graduates receiving the Graduate Certificate in Global Health today!
The Graduate Certificate is an interdisciplinary graduate-level certificate offered by the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) through Vanderbilt University and is a vital step in initiating and promoting joint training opportunities in global health between various departments and schools at Vanderbilt.
Second-year medical students present global health project posters
VU students gain global health experience in Nicaragua