Category Archives: Public Health

SPRING 2017 COURSE:  EPI 201 – Outbreak Investigation & Response

Outbreak Investigation & Response Take a step into the world of an outbreak investigator! Learn how disease outbreaks – such as Ebola, food-borne illnesses, and pandemic flu – start, spread, and are detected and investigated.  You will explore the social … Continue reading

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Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP) program – due 2/15 The purpose of the YHEMOP is to support the future design, implementation, and evaluation of federal and public health workforce policies, specifically as it relates to capacity building for diverse organizations that promote health equity and/or address health disparities. … Continue reading

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Learn more about homelessness this winter quarter

As you likely already know, the University of Washington is hosting Tent City 3 during Winter Quarter 2017. This collaboration provides an unprecedented opportunity for our campus community to work with Tent City residents and other groups dedicated to homeless … Continue reading

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Law 305 Spring 2017: Global Health and Justice

Law 305 Spring 2017: Global Health and Justice Instructor:  Beth E. Rivin, M.D., M.P.H. This newly revised undergraduate course explores leading issues in global health and the human right to health.  Specifically, it focuses on injustices that occur around the world … Continue reading

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Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities at University of Alabama-Birmingham

Applications are now being accepted for two exciting opportunities for undergraduate students: the Summer in Biomedical Sciences (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program and the Preparation for Graduate and Medical Education (PARAdiGM). Both of these programs introduce outstanding undergraduates to the exciting … Continue reading

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SHPEP Reminder: Informational webinar on 1/26/17 (Priority deadline is 2/1/17)

Are you a college freshman or sophomore seeking a summer career-enrichment opportunity within the health professions?  Register today to join the upcoming Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) webinar and get an in-depth look into all the program has to … Continue reading

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16th Annual Pre-Health Conference “Redefine Healthcare” 1/28

The Chicanos for Community Medicine and the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students would like to invite you to the 16th annual Pre-Health Conference “Inspiring Diversity in Healthcare”! The conference is the largest Pre-Health Conference at the University of Washington and … Continue reading

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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 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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