GH Blast

Welcome to the Global Health Department’s Blast – a way of keeping Concentrators informed about events, opportunities, and things of interest. Headings are clickable.  Blast emails are archived here.

2015 – 2016 Concentrator’s Guide

GH Lunch: Orientation Slides Fall 2015

Film Screening and Discussion: The Life Equation

By Emily Rogers
November 10th, 2015 in GH Events.

SPH students are invited to the following event co-sponsored by the Office of Enrichment and Global Health Equity Program (GHEP) at BUSM.   Big data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula? Emmy-winning filmmaker Rob Tinworth will... More

Adjusting to Life & Boston – Int’l Student Meet Up

By Joseph S Anzalone
November 6th, 2015 in GH Events.

Thursday, November 12, 5-6:00 p.m. Instructional Building, L-109 Are you interested in how fellow international students adapted to life in Boston? Would you like to hear how they: Adjusted to Boston culture? Survived Winter? Worked on Campus? Tailored the MPH for their career? Come meet and share with fellow international students! Seasoned International students Salma Abdalla, More

Jhpiego online training modules available to students

By Emily Rogers
November 6th, 2015 in Tips!.

Jhpiego is excited to share with you its e-learning modules, developed under a partnership with UNFPA, Intel® and the World Health Organization! They are providing innovative training solutions and developing multimedia content for high-quality, globally endorsed e-learning modules that governments can use for health worker training. Module topics include: Family Planning for Frontline... More

New GRAP Opportunities Arriving Weekly!

By Emily Rogers
November 6th, 2015 in Fellowships.

Job Posting: Data Manager for Children Without Worms (CWW)

By Emily Rogers
November 6th, 2015 in Jobs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Data Manager is responsible for providing technical support to the Children Without Worms (CWW) program, an international non-governmental public health program of the Task Force for Global Health, created as a partnership between Johnson & Johnson. CWW is financially supported by Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, and the Children’s... More

How to Create Powerful PPT Presentations:  Understanding the Techniques Expected from Top Consulting Firms

By Emily Rogers
November 4th, 2015 in Outside Announcements.

Wednesday, Nov. 11th from 5-5:50pm, L-Building Room 206 This workshop is being facilitated by Kristen Apa Kremer, MPH, MA. Kristen received her MPH from BUSPH in 2012 with a concentration in International Health. Kristen was selected for an Administrative Fellowship at BMC and currently serves as Manager of Patient Experience at Boston... More

Global Health Now publishes story by Pulitzer Fellow Claire Felter (COM)

By Emily Rogers
November 4th, 2015 in GH Announcements.

CGHD, SPH, and the College of Communication (COM) have an ongoing partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in an effort to exchange knowledge and resources on global health and crisis reporting. Student applicants from SPH and COM are selected for a 6-8 week practicum during which they work... More

GRAP Opportunity: Literature Review of the History of Therapeutic Population Health (Bor)

By Elizabeth Ragan
November 4th, 2015 in Fellowships.

Opportunity ID: 03-Bor Project Title: The History of Therapeutic Population Health (Lit Review) Faculty Mentor: Jacob Bor Description Statement: Traditionally, prevention has been the domain of public health, therapeutics the ambit of clinical medicine. However, increasingly, therapeutics (clinical therapies and interventions) play an important role in the production of population health. Globally, this is... More

Now Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 Global Health Corps Fellows!

By Emily Rogers
November 4th, 2015 in Fellowships.

Global Health Corps is a community of leaders united by the belief that health is a human right. GHC fellows are highly effective and empathetic systems thinkers with diverse backgrounds, expertise and stories. During a yearlong paid fellowship, GHC fellows work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on the... More

New Class Available- Global Health 811: Applied Research Methods

By Emily Rogers
October 30th, 2015 in Fellowships.

GH811 is a recently developed course focused on data science methods for global health. The class is hands-on and will equip students with practical skills that employers are looking for. This course is open to all students who’ve taken both introductory biostatistics and epidemiology (EP713 and BS704). Course Overview In this course we focus... More

House- and Pet-Sitter Wanted

By Emily Rogers
October 30th, 2015 in Jobs.

A DGH professor who lives in Jamaica Plain is looking for someone to stay at her house while she travels and take care of her dogs and cat.  It is a single-family house with a yard and garden, 10 minutes’ walk from Forest Hills Station on the Orange Line.  There... More

Department of Global Health: Now Hiring Part-time Administrative Assistant

By Emily Rogers
October 29th, 2015 in Jobs.

The Department of Global Health is now hiring a part-time Administrative Assistant. This is a great opportunity for students to join a vibrant team and get further involved with the Department. The responsibilities of the position include event support, financial tracking and reconciliation, basic technology support, and general office and administrative... More

Train the Next Generation of Doctors and Nurses

By Travis DiJoseph
October 26th, 2015 in Fellowships.

Join Global Health Service Partnership on October 28th for an informational happy hour to learn more about becoming a Physician or Nurse Educator. Speak with Seed Global Health's Leaders: CEO - Vanessa Kerry, MD, MSc Chief Medical Officer - Sadath Sayeed, MD, JD Chief Nursing Officer - Eileen Stuart-Shor, PhD, ANP, FAAN Where: Bar 10  The Westin Copely Place Hotel 10 Huntington... More

2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship – a great opportunity for African students

By Miluka Gunaratna
October 22nd, 2015 in Fellowships.

The application for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship is open now through November 11. The program will bring 1,000 young Africans ages 25-35 to the U.S. next summer for six weeks of leadership training at U.S. universities. The U.S.-based portion of the program culminates with a summit here in D.C. attended by... More

Two vacancies for Senior Acquisitions and Assistance Specialists to support USAID

By Miluka Gunaratna
October 22nd, 2015 in Jobs.

Two vacancies for Senior Acquisitions and Assistance Specialists to support the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID): 1. XLA has an immediate need for a financially-oriented Senior Acquisition & Assistance Specialist to support the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Regional Financial Management Office (RFMO) in New Delhi, India. This assignment will... More