Category Archives: Public Health

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) application opens 11/1

SHPEP, formerly known as the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), expanded in 2016 to include a broader array of health professions. SHPEP is a free 6 week summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources … Continue reading

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Save-the-date: UW Graduate School Fair, Oct. 25th

You’re invited to the UW Graduate School Fair on October 25th, from 10 am – 2 pm, at the Intellectual House on the UW campus in Seattle.  The UW Graduate School Fair provides a forum for you to meet representatives … Continue reading

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Seattle/King County Clinic – General Support Volunteers Needed

Make a difference in our community at the annual Seattle/King County Clinic coming to Key Arena at Seattle Center October 27-30. The giant volunteer-driven health clinic provides a full range of free dental, vision, and medical care to all patients … Continue reading

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Saving Lives Through New PulsePoint App

When someone is suffering cardiac arrest, their chance of survival drops by about 10 percent every minute they go without CPR. This number becomes even more significant when you consider that it usually takes four to five minutes for the … Continue reading

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PNAS: Democratic & Republican physicians provide different care on politicized health issues

In the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a recent study suggests that political beliefs predict the professional decisions of primary care physicians. On politicized health issues, like marijuana and abortion, physicians’ partisan identity is highly correlated … Continue reading

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New Undergraduate Public Health & Global Health Education Network

ASPPH announces the expansion of the Undergraduate Public Health and Global Health Education Network (Network) on ASPPH.org. The Network is devoted to advancing undergraduate public health and global health education. The online expansion was designed to increase capabilities for learning, sharing and interacting, … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity in Healthcare, Patient Advocacy

Troelsen & Price, Inc. is looking for pre-med/pre-health/public health students based in metropolitan cities throughout the United States who would be interested in a part-time opportunity working as an independent contractor for a global healthcare provider. Troelsen & Price, Inc. is … Continue reading

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Work Study Opportunity @ Harborview Hospital

Project ECHO (EXTENSION FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTCOMES) Work Study Position Available Now! GREAT OPPORTUNITY AT HARBORVIEW FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN PUBLIC HEALTH, NURSING, OR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES This position will assist with information processing and management. Duties range from routine photocopying, … Continue reading

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Incarcerating America: Impacts of Mass Incarceration on Individual & Community Health

SOC 401 Incarcerating America: Impacts of Mass Incarceration on Individual and Community Health  Full-term 5cr, T/Th 1:30-3:50, SWS 230 SLN: 14513 The goal of this course is to examine the impact of incarceration on the health of prisoners and individuals post-release as well … Continue reading

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Operation Smile accepting officer applications through 5/16

The UW Chapter of Operation Smile is currently accepting OFFICER APPLICATIONS for the year 2016-2017! They are a club on campus that are devoted to raising awareness of children born with cleft lip/palate, but are unable to obtain surgical access in … Continue reading

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Meet a quiet hero of health care in Seattle’s Central District: Dr. Benjamin Danielson

With Dr. Benjamin Danielson as medical director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic connects patients to resources to tackle the roots of health problems. http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/meet-a-quiet-hero-of-health-care-in-seattles-central-district-dr-benjamin-danielson/

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Health For America — Fellowship Applications due 2/29

Health for America is a nonprofit organization which empowers young professionals to create solutions to improve the lives of people living with chronic disease. It funds the Health for America Fellowship, a yearlong venture where young professionals immerse themselves in … Continue reading

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Pre-Health Mentoring Class for Winter 2016

Attention, Pre-Health Juniors & Seniors! It’s Not Too Late to Gain Experience and Make a Difference This Quarter   Be a Tutor-Mentor: EDUC 401 F & G UW’s Academic Support Programs is partnering with SMDEP (Summer Medical and Dental Education … Continue reading

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Environmental Health major – applications due January 22, 2016

Applications for the Environmental Health major are due:  Friday, January 22, 2016

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Medicare for All: National Day of Action

    #TenOne Medicare for All National Day of Action Thursday, October 1, 8pm to 9pm, Red Square at UW We will be joining Students for a National Health Program chapters around the country with this event. From 8pm to … Continue reading

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