Global Health Mentorship and Methodology Dinner

Global Health Research: Mentorship and Methodology
Wednesday 13 September 2017, 6-8PM

Dinner at CGH on the UVA Corner

To the First and Second Year Classes,

The Center for Global Health is hosting a dinner on Wednesday 13 September, 6-8PM to advance the interests of undergraduate students who are actively seeking global health engagement and scholarship. The dinner will focus on mentorship and methodology, offering opportunities to connect directly with faculty and to advance knowledge of interdisciplinary resources at UVa and globally.

Faith Musvipwa

Faith Musvipwa received her Master’s degree in Sociology at University of Venda (UNIVEN) with a research project on Oral Narratives of Selected Female Migrants in South Africa: Case study of Thohoyandou in the Limpopo Province. Currently, she is a PhD candidate in the GIDRT program under the supervision of Prof. Jeanine Braithewaite (Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, UVa), Dr. Scott Heysell (Department of Infectious Diseases and International Health, UVA) and Dr. Rendani Tshifhumulo  (Department of Sociology, UNIVEN).

International Symposium on Global Health Research in Africa: Inspiration, Innovation, and Implementation

The University of Virginia and the University of Venda are hosting a joint symposium emanating from more than 15 years of research collaboration between the two institutions. The symposium will provide an opportunity for panels and discussions surrounding best practices and lessons learned in global health innovation research in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will also provide important networking opportunities for the development of collaborations and identification of additional professional networks for both faculty and fellows.


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