GH Blast

Welcome to the Global Health Department’s Blast – a way of keeping BU students, interested in Global Health, informed about events, opportunities, and other items of interest. Headings are clickable.  Blast emails are archived here.

2016 – 2017 Concentrator’s Guide

Practicum Summer 2016/ Cooking Matters, 4 openings

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Practicums/Internships.

BUSPH Summer 2016 Cooking Matters Practicum at the Blackstone Community Center $1500 STIPEND AVAILABLE IF INTERESTED, PLEASE APPLY ASAP TO PROF. DAN MERRIGAN (Merrigan@bu.edu) Background: The Blackstone Community Center (BCC) is part of the Boston Center for Youth & Families (BCYF) network whose mission is to enhance the quality of life of Boston’s residents... More

DEADLINE APRIL 20TH: Center for Health Information and Analysis

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Practicums/Internships.

Data Analyst Intern An independent state agency, the Betsy Lehman Center is charged with fostering a statewide program of research, data analysis, and information-sharing that engages health care agencies, providers, and consumers in initiatives that will reduce medical error and enhance patient safety in the Commonwealth. The Center was re-established... More

DEADLINE APRIL 20th: Internship/Practicum: Health Leads Summer Fellowships

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Fellowships, Practicums/Internships.

Description DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: APRIL 20th NOTE TO STUDENTS: IF YOU PLAN TO USE THIS FOR YOUR REQUIRED PRACTICUM, YOU MUST HAVE IT APPROVED BY YOUR FACULTY ADVISOR AND REGISTER FOR THE COURSE. OVERVIEW Health Leads is seeking highly-motivated, innovative undergraduate and graduate students to join our organization this summer. The Summer Fellowships are... More

Spring 2016 Environmental Health CE Presentations

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Conferences/Seminars, Outside Announcements.

Quintiles Advisory Service: Summer Internship!

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Practicums/Internships.

Summer Intern Quintiles Advisory Services (QAS) - As the strategic consulting arm of Quintiles, we help advise the world’s leading biopharmaceutical customers. We believe we can be key players in enabling the transformation of the life science industry by turning data into knowledge and insights. Our team of consultants is comprised... More

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust: Program Officer, Type 1 Diabetes Program

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Jobs.

Program The Helmsley Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Program, which made its first grant in 2009, is committed to improving the lives of all people affected by type 1 diabetes by improving outcomes and identifying interventions to delay and prevent the disease. We partner with key players across the T1D ecosystem –... More

BJC Job Posting: Patient Access Representative

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Jobs.

Doctors call us World Class Medicine.  You'll call us MoBap. Missouri Baptist is a 489-bed acute-care community hospital located at Highway 40 and I-270 in west St. Louis County. Recognized as a "Top 100 U.S. Hospital" by Thomson-Reuters, a 5-Star Hospital for Cardiology by HealthGrades and "One of America's Safest Hospitals"... More

APHA Job/Internship Postings!

By Abigail Morrison
April 20th, 2016 in Jobs, Practicums/Internships.

Health Systems Strengthening Technical Advisor (HQ-101) AIHA is currently seeking a seasoned and entrepreneurial individual to join our team as a Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Technical Advisor. Reporting directly to AIHA’s President & CEO, the incumbent will be based at our Washington, DC, headquarters and serve as AIHA’s principal expert and organizational lead on... More

Global Development Symposium – April 22

By Emily Rogers
April 19th, 2016 in GH Events, Outside Announcements.

“The World You Are Shaping: Our Role in Sustainable Development Goals” features a global showcase to network, thematic/regional breakout sessions, and a panel to highlight and generate awareness for sustainable development efforts locally and globally. Join us Friday, April 22 at 4:30 PM in the Photonics Colloquium Room (9th Floor) to learn, engage, and take action towards the SDGs!... More

RSVP for the April GH Concentrator’s Meeting: De-Stress for Success Study Break!

By Emily Rogers
April 13th, 2016 in GH Events.

Joe Anzalone will lead an (optional) 30 minute Chi Kung session to revitalize body, mind and spirit.   Chi Kung coordinates simple movements, with breath and mind (imagery). We will then have lunch and space for relaxation, venting, and socializing. Whatever you want - just leave the laptops at the door!  12:30pm... More

Live stream event today & tomorrow – Out of the Shadows: Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority

By Juliana Restivo
April 13th, 2016 in Outside Announcements.

Interested in Global Mental Health? WHO & the World Bank are co-hosting a two-day series of events focusing on Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority. Live stream from 4:00pm-5:00pm today with the link below: http://live.worldbank.org/out-of-the-shadows-making-mental-health-a-global-development-priority And if you missed it check out last week's BUSPH twitter chat by following #BUSPHchat #GlobalMentalHealth... More

Zika: Pathology, Politics, and Policy (Pardee School Event)

By Emily Rogers
April 12th, 2016 in Outside Announcements.

Internship: Initiative Inc. Looking for a skilled writer!

By Abigail Morrison
April 12th, 2016 in Practicums/Internships.

Internship to Support Global Projects Initiatives Inc. 264 Beacon Street, Boston, MA www.initiativesinc.com Are you interested in Global Health? Good at research and writing? Able to work 15 hours/week?   If so, Initiatives Inc. is looking for someone like you to support our work.   Our work spans organizational development, human resources for health, More

Supply Chain Intern – USAID position in Rwanda ** Deadline Soon

By Juliana Restivo
April 12th, 2016 in Jobs, Practicums/Internships.

**Deadline approching 4/14/16** Supply Chain Intern Health Systems Strengthening, Health Office, United States Agency for International Development/Rwanda Location: Kigali, Rwanda | May 2016-November 2016: Compensated 6 month internship | INT-P5-038 The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global... More

Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Project Intern – Global Health Fellows Program II

By Juliana Restivo
April 12th, 2016 in Jobs, Practicums/Internships.

**Deadline coming up 4/21** Global Health Fellows Program II Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Project Intern Infectious Diseases Division, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases, and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Anticipated timeframe: May 2016 – November 2016: Compensated 6 month internship Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is... More