Category Archives: Public Health

Heart Health & Minorities

Hello UW Pre Health Students: The UW Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) invites you to their  General Meeting on Tuesday, February 12,  from 6-7 PM in the Ethnic Cultural Center – Room 208. This meeting will feature, Dr. Ka’imi Sinclair, … Continue reading

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Public Health & International Development Internship in Uganda – Summer 2015

About The Uganda Village Project The Uganda Village Project (UVP) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization specializing in international public health, working with the people of Iganga to promote public health and sustainable development in the rural communities of Iganga, in … Continue reading

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Are you a pre-engineering student? Are you interested in the connection between engineering and global health? Attend the Re-Engineering Global Health seminar

Join the Global Health Undergraduate Leadership Committee and your fellow undergrads interested in global health as we explore issues involving the interplay between engineering and global health, including global water provision and technology in health infrastructure. The event will take … Continue reading

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Looking for Service Opportunities? Check Out the Public Service Opportunities Bulletin

If you don’t know about the Carlson Center’s Public Service Opportunities Bulletin, you should check it out! It’s a great way to find local service opportunities — new listings are added daily.

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NIH-Amgen Scholars Program for Undergraduates Interested in MD/PhD Programs- Application Opens Soon

2015 NIH-AMGEN Scholars Program. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants to the NIH-Amgen Scholars Program will complete the application for the NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP). This online application will be available on November 15. The Amgen Foundation, the Foundation for the NIH … Continue reading

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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: 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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