December 2019 Newsletter

  • What I learned in Malawi and Samoa

    Two UMB students took the lessons that they learned abroad and applied them to their future careers.

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News from the Center for Global Engagement (CGE)

Announcing the UMB Center for Global Engagement and New AVP for Global Engagement

As part of the Internationalization Lab process taking place on campus, the Center for Global Education Initiatives and the Office of International Services have joined forces to become the new Center for Global Engagement (CGE). In addition, Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM, was named AVP for CGE.

Global UMB Courses

Health Care Innovation Across Borders

The University of Maryland Graduate School is excited to announce a new 12-credit post-baccalaureate certificate in Global Health Innovation launching in Fall 2020.  Partnering with CISG, students admitted to this program will participate in an immerse 10-week learning experience in Costa Rica taught by CISG faculty.

"Global Health: Beyond Ebola" Named One of the Best Free Online Public Health Courses for 2020

MPH Online has named a University System of Maryland/EDX online course as a top public health course.

Global UMB News

Making a World of Difference: "Global Health Research" is Focus of UMSOM's 2019 Festival of Science

The seventh annual Festival of Science on November 21, 2019 featured a series of UMSOM faculty presentations focusing on the theme of "Global Health Research."

Two UMSOM Experts Receive Prestigious 2019 Bailey K. Ashford Medal for Distinguished Work in Tropical Medicine

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygience awarded the Bailey K. Ashford Medal to two experts in Tropical Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD).

UMB Faculty Senate President, Dr. Joshua Abzug, Co-leads Innovative Hand Surgery Training Site in Ghana

Surgeons from North America and Ghana collaborated to establish a long-term surgical training program in Ghana.

University of Maryland, Baltimore - University of Haifa Partnership Going Strong

The Center for Global Engagement hosted an event to educate local university stakeholders about its academic partnership with the University of Haifa which was launched in 2013 by faculty from the Schools of Social Work, Law and Nursing with the goal of amplifying the noteworthy models of community collaboration occurring in Baltimore and Haifa.

UMB Events

JAN 27: Interprofesssional Panel on Immigrant Health Care and Human Services

Join the Latino Medical Student Association, LUCHA (Latinx Unidos for Community Healing and Awareness), and the Spanish Language Conversation Group for an interprofessional panel on immigrant health care and human services.