Center for Global Health

Medical school to hold 13th Annual Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine’s 13th Annual Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner will be held Friday, May 4, at 5 p.m. Continue reading

Global health expert to talk about ideas for a healthier United States

Richard Skolnik will discuss ideas for a healthier United States and career opportunities in global health during two talks on April 5. Continue reading

Medical students learn about treating refugee populations

Boonshoft School of Medicine students presented research about refugee patient communities and their health concerns at the North American Refugee Health Conference in Toronto. Continue reading

Medical students volunteer internationally through scholarship

B. Laurel Elder Memorial Scholarship helps many Boonshoft School of Medicine students travel to foreign countries to volunteer in underserved areas. Continue reading

Summer trip to Jamaica will provide health care to poor

Many medical students on the trip are involved with the Global Health Initiative at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

Medical school to hold 12th Annual Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner

The Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner raises funds for medical students in the Boonshoft School of Medicine International Education Program. Continue reading

Medical student volunteers at Syrian refugee camp in Greece

Walid Malki, a second-year medical student, served as a translator for physicians helping Syrian refugees. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine offers three new certificate programs in global health, public health

The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is offering the four certificate programs. Continue reading

Wright State associate professor receives Distinguished Health Educator Service Award

Marietta Orlowski is associate professor of community health at the Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Global Health and health promotion and education director for the Master of Public Health Program. Continue reading

Diabetes Alert Day raises awareness of looming public health crisis

The Boonshoft School of Medicine Master of Public Health Program, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, Diabetes Dayton and the YMCA of Greater Dayton encourage people to get checked for diabetes on Diabetes Alert Day, March 22. Continue reading