Sunday, Sept 19th – Global Health Conference

Greetings students interested in global health!

As you may know, the UW will be hosting the 2nd Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) conference Sept. 19-21 called “Transforming Global Health: The Interdisciplinary Power of Universities”. Prior to the conference, we will hold a special pre-conference session for students – session details below…

Pre-conference session, Sunday, September 19, 4:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m, in Johnson Hall, Room 102 – open to all interested students!

Interested in learning more about how best to take advantage of the CUGH conference? Looking for a general orientation to the field of global health and possible careers?

Please join us for a special pre-conference student session on Sunday, Sept. 19th from 4 – 5 pm in Johnson Hall, Room 102 (http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/?JHN)

This session will introduce students to the conference and how best to make the most of their time.  Following on the conference theme of the “Interdisciplinary Power of Universities,” we will also talk about the many ways students can think about contributing to global health and what sorts of backgrounds and training might best prepare students for whatever path they choose…

Special guests include Pierce Gardner of the Fogarty International Scholars program, http://fogartyscholars.org and representatives from the Global Health Corps, www.ghcorps.org

This session is intended for a broad student audience – undergraduate, graduate and professional students are all welcome!

If you feel inspired, go ahead and register for the conference!  www.cugh.org!  SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE!!!

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