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Global Health Studies Newsletter

The Global Health Studies Program publishes a new newsletter every week during the fall and spring semesters. The newsletter provides upcoming events, opportunities to build skills, and post-graduation opportunities. Check out the most recent newsletter here.

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

GHS Cert Alum, Dr. Julie Reynolds, Receives Grant for Maternal and Child Healthcare Study

Dr. Julie Reynolds, research fellow in residence in the Health Policy Research Program, was awarded a $99,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for a Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Research Program. She will be studying access to Medicaid dental care among pregnant women and young children.

GHS Senior Hallie Lartius Named Outstanding Sustainability Leader

This year’s Outstanding Sustainability Leader, Hallie Lartius, was nominated by her supervisor, Blake Rupe.

Spring 2021 Global Health Studies Honor Spotlights

Congratulation to the four GHS honors students who successfully completed their honors theses and earned honors in the Global Health Studies major in May 2021.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Toxicology and Environmental Crime: Transcending Borders and Answering “So what?”

Monday, September 20, 2021 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
As part of our annual Global Public Health Week, the College of Public Health will be hosting featured speaker Kristen Keteles, PhD, of the EPA National Enforcement Investigations Center. This virtual seminar will take place on Monday, September 20 from 12:30-1:30pm CST and all interested faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Advanced registration is required: https://uiowa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fJr-NUFpRciOHgxGp9PO5A Dr. Kristen Keteles is a toxicologist at EPA’s National…
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Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

Monday, September 20, 2021 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Virtual
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for Spring and Summer 2022. The Gilman Scholarship aims to support those who have been underrepresented in study abroad as well as encourage students to choose nontraditional study locations. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen undergraduates who receive the Federal Pell Grant and are pursuing academic, credit-bearing,…
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Stanley Reads Book Club - Fall 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living…
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, and…
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IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition Information Session

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 2:00pm to 2:30pm
College of Public Health Building
The annual IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition will take place this fall and student registration open through September 23rd! Interested in competing but not sure if this experience is for you? Attend this information session with competition organizers to learn more about what being a competitor entails and get your questions answered.  This event is open to all students on campus - graduate, professional, and undergraduate. Teams must include students representing at least 3 disciplines…
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