Monthly Archives: July 2011

Join us for an American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Webinar

> > > American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Webinar > Come join us to learn more about applying for admission to the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine! > > Our webinar will be moderated … Continue reading

Posted in Graduate Program/Postbac Program

Columbia Post Bac Program

  http://ih.constantcontact.com/fs030/1105132857422/img/12.jpg The Columbia University Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program affords students great flexibility, with the option to enroll full- or part-time and opportunities to begin study in the fall, spring, or summer. For those who are up for a challenge and … Continue reading

Posted in Graduate Program/Postbac Program

Bioethics & Humanities Autumn Courses of Interest

We still have space in two new bioethics courses that might be of interest to some of your students. These courses will provide critical knowledge to students who are pursuing the study of ethics, law, or research in health-related fields … Continue reading

Posted in Course of Interest

YOU NAME IT!

Hello Everyone! As some of you know, the Wellness Resource Center has returned to Hall Health and is seeking a SPANKIN’ NEW NAME. What is the Wellness Resource Center? It offers free resources with our walls of health brochures ranging … Continue reading

Posted in Scholarships/Resources

TODAY at 4:30 p.m.! WGHA Discovery Series Lecture on HIV and Topical Antiretrovirals

Washington Global Health Alliance Discovery Series Presents: “The Power of Topical Antiretrovirals for Prevention of HIV” Sharon L. Hillier, Ph.D. Professor & Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics … Continue reading

Posted in Global Health

Village Volunteers

Volunteer in a medical center in a village in Kenya. Teach public health education (curriculum provided) and work in medical outreach programs. For more information contact Caroline@villagevolunteers.org or call the office at 206-577-0515 – http://www.villagevolunteers.org/index.php Volunteer in a medical clinic … Continue reading

Posted in Global Health, Volunteer Opportunities/Service

2011 Biomedical Graduate Program Outreach Forum

The Undergraduate Research Program and the Amgen Scholars Program invite you to: Summer 2011 Biomedical Graduate Program Outreach Forum Tuesday, July 26 from 4:00-5:30 pm Mary Gates Hall Commons Open to the public Students can connect with program representatives from … Continue reading

Posted in Prehealth Events, Research

UMHS is hosting an Information Seminar in Tukwila, WA in August

** * _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ * ** *University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts* *Information Seminar in Tukwila, Washington this August!* *Come learn more about the University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts*** *We are still accepting applications for the … Continue reading

Posted in Graduate Program/Postbac Program

Global Dental Brigades UW Chapter Wine Tasting & Silent Auction

You are invited to the 2nd annual Global Dental Brigades UW Chapter Wine Tasting Event!!! When: Friday, July 22, 2011 from 6:30-9pm Where: Vista Cafe in William H. Foege Hall NE Pacific St. & 15th Ave NE Cost: $30 (RSVP … Continue reading

Posted in Predental, Student Groups, Volunteer Opportunities/Service

Luce Scholars Program info session next Tuesday, July 26, 3:30pm, MGH 258

Dear Advisers, Please encourage your seniors, graduate and professional students, and recent alums who might be interested in spending a year working in Asia, and who have little or no prior experience in Asia or Asian Studies, to consider applying … Continue reading

Posted in Research

WGHA Discovery Series Lecture on 7/25/11 Presents on HIV and Topical Antiretrovirals

Washington Global Health Alliance Discovery Series Presents: “The Power of Topical Antiretrovirals for Prevention of HIV” Sharon L. Hillier, Ph.D. Professor & Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics … Continue reading

Posted in Global Health

Big news out of UW today — study by Intl Clinical Research Center

http://engage.washington.edu/site/R?i=gSm9mAtspD5Wl8eE3OosGA.. Pills prevent HIV in straight men and women (Assistant Professor Jared Baeten, Global Health, Medicine; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) Associated Press/ MSNBC http://engage.washington.edu/site/R?i=6nI70c4cNwKM4FSburotXA.. Clear evidence that pills prevent HIV transmission in straight couples (Baeten) CBS News _______________________________________________ Globalhealth … Continue reading

Posted in Article, Research

NYTimes Article: More Medical Schools Are Screening Applicant Closely for People Skills

New for Aspiring Doctors, the People Skills Test: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/11/health/policy/11docs.html?ref=health#

Posted in Article, Premedical

Study Opportunity

Hi, This is John Crowley from the Department of Communication here at UW. I am writing to announce a research study I’m conducting on emotional communication and stress. If you are GLBQ and have experienced hate speech directed to you … Continue reading

Posted in Course of Interest, Public Health, Scholarships/Resources

NY TIMES: Seeing Epilepsy from the Patient’s Point of View

Health Well: Seeing Epilepsy From the Patient’s Point of View By By PAULINE W. CHEN, M.D. Published: June 23, 2011 Dr. Brien J. Smith, new chairman of the Epilepsy Foundation, knows firsthand about the disease: He learned as a teenager … Continue reading

Posted in Article