Category Archives: Public Health

MDA is looking for summer camp volunteers!

Volunteering at MDA Summer Camp will enrich your life and inspire you in ways you never dreamed possible. You will help kids, who live with life limiting muscle diseases, discover new interests, build self-confidence and experience the independence of being … Continue reading

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Kaplan Course Scholarship Giveaway (apply by April 30)

Kaplan Course Scholarship Giveaway: We know that students are planning their Spring and Summer schedules and taking a test may be a part of that planning. We want to help! o Starting today, we are taking submissions for our Kaplan Course … Continue reading

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March 29th: Youth program summer job fair @ UW – HUB 334!

Looking for something to do this summer?  Plan to attend the Youth Program Summer Job fair ON CAMPUS – March 29th at 2-6pm!

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Volunteers for ADA Camp Sealth

Are you interested in working with kids who have type 1 diabetes and learning more about diabetes management?  If so, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has a volunteer opportunity for you!  Join us for ADA Camp Sealth on Vashon Island, which … Continue reading

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Get to Know Our Neighbors: Challenging Stigmas Q & A

Host: Community, Environment, and Planning (CEP) major, and the College of Built Environments When: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 @ 4pm Where: 322 Gould Hall, UW Who: We are honored to host four panelists that have lived with these struggles and are … Continue reading

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Volunteer with Camp Promise-West to gain experience working with people with special health care needs this summer!

Do you still need something fun to do this summer? Are you energetic, creative, and enthusiastic? Do you like working with youth and being a part of a FUN team? Are you looking to gain experience in the health care field or … Continue reading

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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

https://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/YHEMOP/index.html 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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