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Wu Zeng Selected for NASEM Committee on Reducing Health Disparities

Wu Zeng, PhD, associate professor in the School of Health’s Global Health Department, has been tapped by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to…

May 31, 2024

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Global Health Alum Transforms Cambodian River Waste into Sustainable Fashion

Alyssa Erin Kardos Loera (NHS’21) credits her Georgetown experience with preparing her for her current role as CEO of ReMade in Cambodia, which she founded while serving as a…

April 22, 2024

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How a Professor Found His Niche in Climate Change, Culture and Mental Health

Shabab Wahid, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Health, shares his passion for global mental health and how he got to where he is in academia in this installment of…

February 26, 2024

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Global Health Student’s Interest in Migrant Health Motivated by Personal Experiences

(October 6, 2023) — Receiving the David F. Andretta Summer Research Fellowship gave Iman Ibrahim (H’24), a global health major with a minor in Arabic, the opportunity to…

October 6, 2023

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From Cells to the Clinic: School of Health Undergraduates in Argentina Study Respiratory Diseases

School of Health students immersed themselves in the Argentinian health care system as part of a six-week translational health science internship program to study the clinical…

August 4, 2023

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New UNAIDS Collaborating Center at Georgetown Leverages Strengths in HIV/AIDS Law, Policy, and Politics

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) today designated the Global Health Policy and Politics Initiative at Georgetown as a United Nations Collaborating Center…

April 12, 2023

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Georgetown Named No. 1 Producer of U.S. Fulbright Student Scholars Including Global Health Alumna

The U.S. State Department recently announced that 49 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral students and alumni from Georgetown University won Fulbright scholarships for the 2022-2023…

February 24, 2023

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Undergraduates Track Disease Outbreaks at Global Health Organizations

Two School of Health undergraduates track disease outbreaks and learn how public information can negatively impact people’s health as part of a unique course requirement for…

November 5, 2022

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School of Health Undergraduates Conduct Research in Ghana as Part of a Team of Interdisciplinary Scholars

Two School of Health undergraduates embedded with a team of researchers say experiencing public health and cultural humility in real time has taken their global health coursework…

October 28, 2022

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Undergraduates Shed Light on the Effects of COVID-19 in North Korea

NHS students Abigail Corrao (NHS’23) and Matthew Carvalho (NHS’23) researched COVID-19’s effects on North Korea and recently presented their findings at the inaugural…

May 13, 2022