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  • 2019 CGH Scholar Award

    2019 Center for Global Health Scholar Award

    The CGH University Scholar Awards provide a platform for UVA students to conduct mentored, interdisciplinary research projects which leverage their interests, concerns, and ideas into inquiry, service and transformative experiences.
     

    Application available here:

  • 2019 GHCC

    CGH Global Health Case Competition

    The GHCC goal is to provide a realistically complex case that challenges student teams to:

    The competition promotes understanding the structural and social determinants of health, incorporates faculty mentorship, and focuses on under-served settings. It provides an avenue for students to design real interventions that they may go on to pursue as full-scale research projects. Register here!

     

  • Univen and UVA Scholars

    The CGH Scholar Blog: CGH Scholars in the Field

    The 2019 CGH Scholar Award Deadline is January 18, 2019. 

     

    The application is available here. Read about the experiences of scholar alumni here.

     

    We welcome questions, requests for advising and proposal review.

  • apply to MHIRT program

    MHIRT 2019

    The summer 2019 Minority Health International Research Training Program (MHIRT) application is now online and accepting applications from under-represented minority students interested in pursuing careers in research and the health sciences. Spanish speaking students are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are due January 2nd. Apply here.

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With cultural differences constantly present, our group has learned so much about the history and culture of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribe. Over the weekend, we traveled 2 hours south of our home base to an annual traditional powwow. Members of the Sioux tribe from all over the Midwest and Canada were present. Dances and songs were performed, including a tribute to the community of Native American armed forces veterans.

A local family has opened their home to me for the duration of our time here. I have enjoyed getting to know this family, their stories, and the challenges they face. Living with a family and spending time in their home has provided me with a glimpse of their place in time and within this country.

As a student and academic who is greatly interested in cultural differences and similarities, the experiences I have had have been nothing short of eye-opening. With as much preparation, reading and researching as you can do, you’re never really ready for that cultural shift, even within your own country.

Claire Kirchoff, doctoral candidate, Curry School of Education