February 2020 Newsletter

  • International Scholar Spotlight: Dr. Vijay Ivaturi

    School of Pharmacy's Dr. Vijay Ivaturi Presents at UMB-JHU Symposium on Drug Discovery

International Scholar Spotlight: Dr. Vijay Ivaturi

At the UMB-JHU Symposium on Drug Discovery, Vijay Ivaturi, PhD, and Alvaro Ordonez, MD, Research Associate with the Center for Tuberculosis Research, presented their research titled "Noninvasive C-rifampin Position Emission Tomography Reveals Drug Biodistribution in Tuberculosis Meningitis.

External Global News & Opportunities

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April 17: CUGH Hosts FREE Pre-Conference Global Health Sessions Open to Anyone

CUGH will host over ten satellite sessions on multiple different topics before the 11th annual conference in Washington DC. The sessions are free and open to anyone, but separate registration is required.

February 18: CUGH Hosts Webinar

"The One Health Opportunity - A Powerful Mechanism to Improve Global Health Outcomes"

UMB Global News

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Mobilizes Experts to Monitor and Study Novel Coronavirus

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) mobilized its physicians and scientists in UMSOM's Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD), and in its Department of Microbiology & Immunology, to study the virus and test potential vaccines and other therapies.

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On the Forefront of Assessing the HIV Epidemic in Africa

Working in partnership with national ministries of health, Ciheb has been conducting population-based HIV impact assessments (PHIAs) in Africa. This month PHIAs in Zambia and Botswana begin collecting new data.

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CGE Events & Opportunities

March 25: Global Meet-Up Webinar Registration is Open

Register today for "Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL): Team-Taught Courses with an International Partner" presented by Dr. Caroline Burry, UMB School of Social Work, and Bill Piermattei, JD, UMB School of Law.

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Mentors Wanted for the International Student Peer Mentorship Program Fall 2020

Your experience and guidance about studying at UMB will be invaluable to incoming international students.

CGE Staff Spotlight: Amy Ramirez, Director of International Services

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New Research on Scholarly Identity Benefits Interprofessional Activities of the Center for Global Engagement

Amy Ramirez, MA, Director, International Services, Center for Global Engagement, was among the co-authors of "Plugging In: How One Graduate Program Shaped Doctoral Students' Scholarly Identities as Interdisciplinary Scientists," which was published in the International Journal of Doctoral Studies.

Global Safety & Security

Global Safety & Security

All UMB faculty, staff and students traveling internationally on UMB business or programs are required to register their international travel itineraries and emergency contact information in the UMB International SOS travel registry.