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The Center for Global Education Initiatives is an educational and experiential learning center for University of Maryland, Baltimore faculty and students who are interested in global education opportunties. We promote and support interprofessional global health education, identify global themes that can be contextualized locally, and facilitate academic work related to global education and competencies.
Read Global to Local: Methods and Models, Volume 82, Issue 6 of Annals of Global Health which was edited by UMB faculty members, Virginia Rowthorn, Jody Olsen, Lori Edwards and Jane Lipscomb. These articles were the result of the 2016 UMB Roundtable and were recently discussed in a panel session at the 8th Annual Global Health Conference (CUGH) in Washington, DC.
Read about the Zika Global to Local symposium that was held at UMB on February 15, 2017.
A focus on global-to-local efforts published
A dedicated issue of Annals of Global Health features the work that came out of UMB's national roundtable hosted by the Center for Global Education Initiatives.
The roundtable focused on the best practices and models of global-to-local work and how to bridge this divide in academia and global communities.
The editors of the issue are UMB faculty members, Virginia Rowthorn (law), Lori Edwards (nursing), Jane Lipscomb (nursing), and Jody Olsen (social work).
Sponsored by the Maryland Carey Law's Law & Health Care Program and UMB Center for Global Education Initiatives.
Panel speakers include Roman Macaya Hayes, Ambassador of Costa Rica to the US; Kathleen Neuzil, Director of UMB's Center for Vaccine Development; Jon Mark Hirshon, Professor in UMB's Department of Emergency Medicine; Michael Greenberger, Director of UM Center for Health and Homeland Security; and Leslie Meltzer Henry, Professor at the UM Carey Law School.
Individual UMB students were provided support from the Center for Global Education Initiatives to work internationally under the mentorship of UMB faculty from the schools of law, medicine, dentistry, social work and pharmacy. Students traveled to Honduras, Tanzania, India, Cambodia, Malawi, Switzerland, and Rwanda.
Read about the summer 2017 interprofessional global health projects.
UMB global health interprofessional projects will take students to Botswana, Egypt, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Zambia this summer to work in interprofessional teams with UMB faculty and their international partners.
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