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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

Global Health Studies Senior, Sarah Luke, Wins 2021 Stanley Award for Research on Palliative Care in India

Monday, October 4, 2021
Palliative care provision is a growing issue in India. A majority of the Indian population with chronic, terminal, or life-limiting diseases live in a persistent state of pain and suffering.  Palliative care is a specialized form of medicine focusing on symptom alleviation for those with serious illnesses.

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

Friday, July 2, 2021
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

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
This year’s Outstanding Sustainability Leader, Hallie Lartius, was nominated by her supervisor, Blake Rupe.

Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn: Finals week is coming. Do you know how to learn?

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:30am to 12:30pm
Blank Honors Center
 As finals week looms, do you know if your approach to learning is effective? Effective learning is more than the grade you earn in a course—it involves creating durable memories that stand the test of time and that serve as a foundation for future learning. Join Honors director and professor Shaun Vecera at this Lunch and Learn event to ask your questions about learning and to hear about what cognitive scientists call ‘desirable difficulties.’ The registration link is: https://uiowa.qualtrics...
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Health Systems/ Administration & Leadership Info Session

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:00am to 1:00pm
The Health Systems program at the University of Iowa College of Nursing prepares the next generation of leaders to reshape health care, nursing practice, and the workforce through individualized career planning and mentorship. Program spots for next year are limited. Find out more at this virtual, drop-in info session!  

CareerEco All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, December 9, 2021 10:00am to 2:00pm
Students & Alumni from colleges & universities nationwide across all majors & degrees seeking full-time, intern, & co-op opportunities. For more information and registration: https://www.careereco.com/events/AllMajors
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Authoritarian Tendencies Across the Globe

Thursday, December 9, 2021 2:00pm to 3:30pm
As a follow-up to Professor Timothy Snyder’s Ida Beam lecture "History and Freedom: The Past, Present, and Future of Tyranny," International Programs, the Department of French and Italian, and the European Studies Group will host a roundtable of international experts for a discussion entitled "Authoritarian Tendencies Across the Globe," on Thursday, December 9, at 2:00 p.m., via Zoom.  With Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs Russ Ganim serving as moderator, panelists will...
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Stanley Information Sessions

Thursday, December 9, 2021 3:30pm to 4:30pm
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application. Undergraduates interested in...
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