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Training Future Leaders to Address Global Rural Health Disparities

The Center for Global Health at the University of Virginia, with a new MHIRT - Minority Health & Health Disparities International Research Training grant from the National Institutes of Health, will offer the UVa MHIRT Research Training Program: Training Future Leaders to Address Global Rural Health Disparities

Global Health Case Competition

Registration Now Open! The UVa Global Health Case Competition brings together students from schools across the university to develop real world solutions to challenging global health issues. Durable problems require the perspective and strategies inherent in multiple disciplines. Interdisciplinary teams are assigned the case and have one week to deliberate, strategize, and innovate on a given global health issue. Check out last year's competition HERE.

 

CGH Scholars OPEN HOUSE

Join us to learn about the CGH University Scholar Award. CGH encourages interdisciplinary work focused on global health by supporting scholars from all Schools and disciplines across grounds. Last year, CGH supported over 60 diverse students with full or partial awards. Join us Wed 29 October, 5-7PM, at the Corner Building to learn more! 

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The University of Virginia's Center for Global Health promotes health in resource-limited settings by fostering the commitment of students, faculty and partners from many disciplines to address the diseases of poverty.

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Medical Center Hour: Pushing the Interprofessional Education Envelope

Medical Center Hour: Pushing the Interprofessional Education Envelope

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium

Student Website Developer

Center for Global Health is looking for an organized and patient person to maintain and edit website content as well as collect and manage global health and development photographs. Position requires working with a team to advance the efforts of a growing and busy organization. Coordinating with CGH Partners and the CGH Student Advisory Board on co-sponsored events is required. Send resume and cover letter to UVACGH@virginia.edu!

UVa study details gap in mental health care

UVa Professor of Economics, Steven Stern's paper in Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology provides estimates that 9,634 to 38,022 people in the region annually fall beyond the reach of the mental health care services. At best, half of Central Virginians who need public mental health care might not get it, according to the study; at worst, nearly nine in 10 might not get care