Category Archives: Public Health

UW Chapter of CORE (Child Oral Relief and Education) to Meet Tonight, Wednesday, November 12

This is just a notification that CORE’s next general meeting is approaching! The meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 12th at 6:00 pm in Sav140. This time, we will be going over the general scheme of what your four years of … Continue reading

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The Student Group MEDIC to Host Guest Speaker from Human Subjects Division, Deborah Dickstein

MEDIC will be hosting a guest speaker, Deborah Dickstein from the Human Subjects Division on November 17th, during our regular meting time from 5:30-7, in Health Sciences T498. Ms. Dickstein has requested that we send her any questions or specific topics … Continue reading

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Child Family Health International (CFHI) Programs, Scholarships, Essay Contest

DEADLINE EXTENDED- GLOBAL HEALTH PROGRAM AND INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS: United Nations-recognized NGO Child Family Health International (CFHI) has scholarships available for over 25 Global Health Education Programs and Internships in 7 countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, South Africa, Uganda) that focus on … Continue reading

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International Indigenous Health Research Summer Training Program in Hawaii and New Zealand

The Mahina program exposes UW students interested in health research careers of public health to indigenous approaches to wellness and onsite immersion and research learning opportunities with indigenous peoples. To learn more or apply, click on the link below. Mahina … Continue reading

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USAID Fellowships- A Fantastic Gap Year Opportunity for Students Interested in Global Health

  2015 Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship The application deadline is January 20, 2015.  The Payne Program is designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development as USAID Foreign Service Officers.  The Payne Fellowship Program provides: … Continue reading

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Health Care Alternative Spring Break Application Open

Are you a UW student who is… …looking for an immersive shadowing experience? …interested in medicine, dentistry, nursing, optometry, physical therapy, or public health? …looking for something worthwhile to do with your spring break? The Health Care Alternative Spring Break … Continue reading

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MEDIC Medical Ethics Student Group to Talk About Clinical Trials and FDA Approval

On Monday, October 13 from 5:30 to 7, MEDIC will be holding a meeting in Health Sciences T-wing room 498. Shahar will be leading a discussion on Clinical Trials and FDA approval process. If you want to get a head start check out some links … Continue reading

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Upcoming Deadlines, Advising, and Info Sessions for Public Health, Global Health, Environmental Health, and Nutritional Sciences

Public Health Major – Application Deadline: Friday, October 10th! The application is online: http://sph.washington.edu/uph/application.asp Students who have completed coursework at institutions other than the University of Washington are required to upload their unofficial transcripts. Prospective Student Drop-in Advising (All-School of … Continue reading

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Udall Scholarship for Sophomores and Juniors

Pre-health students are eligible for Udall Scholarships if they show a commitment to Native American health care. See below for details about info sessions and the application process. ……………………………………………. The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for … Continue reading

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Internship Workshop for Juniors and Seniors at the Career Center

If you haven’t checked out the offerings at the Career Center, you’re missing out. There are all kinds of workshops relevant to pre-health students. There’s one tomorrow (October 9th, from 3-4 pm) on internships.  

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Juris Master (JM) in Health Law from Emory: Another Interesting Gap Year Idea

Emory Law’s juris master (JM) in Health Law provides a unique opportunity for healthcare students and professionals.  The JM is a 30-credit hour program that can be completed full-time in one year or part-time in up to four years, and … Continue reading

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AMSA Pre-Med Global Health Fellowship in India

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Global HEED (Health, Education, and Economic Development) Meetings are Open to All

If any facet of global health is interesting to you, please come and learn about our club. Global HEED is also looking for interested individuals to become officers for the 2014-2015 school year. Food will be provided! Global Health, Education, and … Continue reading

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Medical Missionaries Global Health Fellowships- An Idea For Your Gap Year

Please see the link below for information about a fellowship opportunity for recent college graduates (including those graduating in Spring 2015) and current graduate students interested in global health. Applications are due Friday, October 10th, at 11:59 pm EST. Relevant … Continue reading

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Learn About Environmental Studies at UW and the Volunteer Organization, Seattle Youth Gardenworks — and Get a Free Lunch

This kick-off event will inform students about Environmental Studies at UW and a non profit organization – Seattle Youth Garden Works – which works with underserved and homeless youth in the area.  A free lunch will be served. Thank you … Continue reading

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