UMB Global Opportunities
Interprofessional Global Health Grant Program
The UMB Center for Global Education Initiatives is pleased to announce the next round of
Student Global Health Interprofessional Grant Opportunities for winter and spring 2015.
Brazil: Interprofessional Care Teams in Salvador, Brazil: a Transferable Model of Care
A study of the Brazilian model for mitigating the HIV epidemic in an interprofessional setting and its applicability in community-based programs in Baltimore City.
Palestine, Israel and Jordan: Cross-Border Greywater Feasibility Project
Examination of the feasibility of using greywater in lieu of scarce potable water for small-scale crop production by analyzing complex public health and environmental issues in collaboration with a local academic institution and other in-region partners. The project also includes looking at solutions for addressing negative health and economic impacts of extended drought, expected to get worse in coming years.
Details and a two-page student application form are available HERE
DEADLINE for students to apply: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014.
Questions? Contact Bonnie Bissonette, Director of the Student Center for Global Education at email@example.com.
2014 Global Grant Program Photos
In the summer of 2014, UMB awarded grants to 35 students and 9 faculty to engage in interprofessional research in 9 countries.
HERE are some of the early photos from the experiences.
Malawi Interprofessional Program
Students from each of University of Maryland’s six professional schools in Baltimore were chosen every year for the University’s six-week inter-professional research program in Malawi. The project was funded by the University of Maryland Office of the President and the Global Health Inter-professional Council. In 2011, six students were selected to study rural access to malaria treatment. In 2012, twelve students were selected from the six schools to conduct a study on maternal/child health services. Read more about the 2011 and 2012 projects.
Global Health Certificate
Global Health is an emerging, interdisciplinary, interprofessional field that requires a broad knowledge base and the capacity to create innovative solutions to challenging health problems in resource-limited environments. This 12-credit certificate is designed to prepare nurses and health professionals for careers in global health practice, education and research. Learn more about the program, eligibility, sample plan of study, courses and faculty.