GHC A/Y15Calendar of Special Events and Electives
Conversations in Global Health
Conversations in Global Health is offered as a 1 credit elective for OHSU students while still being open to faculty, staff and the public. The sessions are on Wednesdays, usually bi-weekly, however, we remain flexible to accommodate presenter's schedules. View Conversations page
Global Health Epidemiology (PH567)Global Health practice is grounded in the challenging discipline of public health. This course explores the interrelated complexities of social, political, economic, and environmental factors that govern health in our world. A multidisciplinary faculty will discuss infectious diseases, refugees, public policy, risk communication, research, environmental health, and simulate outbreak investigations. This course is taught in the Winter Quarter, on Fridays from 2 to 5pm, For more information, please contact Course Director, Dr. Jay D. Kravitz.
This program has been developed to bring teams of OHSU health professionals and students together with communities of refugees and underserved populations to promote an exchange of information focused on health and disease prevention in a culturally sensitive manner. This community encounter includes a cross-school faculty-staff-student team led by OHSU’s Valerie Palmer, who is the course director. Students and faculty mentors from all four schools (Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy) work together in this landmark program. Details
Professionals' Training in Global Health (PTGH) offers comprehensive training in global medicine for those who want to volunteer overseas. This program is for physicians, nurses, NPs and PAs with an active Oregon or Washington medical license who are interested in training for medical work in low income countries, including disaster relief.The next training will be in the fall of 2014 on Thursdays and Fridays, from September 11 to October 31, 2014 . Details ⇒