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Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise Student Ambassadors

April 8, 2021

The WHGE COE is engaging UC students in a leadership opportunity to learn about and support programs related to women’s health, gender, and empowerment.

Planetary Health Center of Expertise Student Ambassadors

April 8, 2021
The PHCOE is actively engaging with students to provide education about 21st century planetary health issues.

Could California put solar panels on top of canals?

April 8, 2021
UC Santa Cruz researchers published a new study — in collaboration with UC Water and the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at UC Merced — that suggests covering California’s 6,350 km network of public water delivery canals with solar panels could be an economically feasible means of advancing both renewable energy and water conservation.

Inaugural One Health Integration in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Black Lives Matter Competitive Grant Winners

April 7, 2021

The UC Davis One Health Institute announce the four winning projects from the 2021 One Health Integration in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)/Black Lives Matter (BLM) Competitive Grants Program.

Navigating a year of heartbreak and hope: Q&A with Dr. Carrie L. Byington, executive vice president of UC Health

April 7, 2021
Reflecting on the one-year anniversary since California enacted a hard shut down to curb the pandemic, Dr. Byington spoke about UC’s efforts to address the health crisis, where we go from here, and lessons learned from this extraordinary year.

 

UCGHI AAPI perspectives on anti-Asian violence and racism

April 6, 2021

This is the dawning of the age of the vaccine passport

March 29, 2021
UC Riverside experts look at the potential impact of the passports, which are likely to permeate travel, education, and the workplace.

WHGE COE Small Grants Program to support mentored research for early career investigators from historically underrepresented gro

March 11, 2021

WHGE COE Small Grants Program to support mentored research for early career investigators from historically underrepresented gro

March 11, 2021

UCNet: Spark your creativity and celebrate global health

March 9, 2021
UCGHI invites UC community members and their partners locally and globally to share their creative vision of global health through the UC Global Health Day 2021 Creative Expression Contest

Advancing Health Equity in Santa Barbara County and Beyond: the Latinx and Indigenous Migrant COVID-19 Response Task Force and Center of Expertise Internships

March 9, 2021
UC students now have the opportunity to further the work of the task force and other health equity organizations through an internship program offered by the  UCGHI Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise.

The UN Sustainable Development Goals and feed the future research on rural resilience

March 5, 2021
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience (MRR) at UC Davis develops and tests ways for rural families in developing countries to improve their livelihoods and resilience.

New research shows that agrochemical pollution of waterways affects the transmission of schistosomiasis

March 1, 2021
According to a recent UC Berkeley study published in Lancet Planetary Health, agrochemical pollution of waterways, as a result of widespread use of insecticides, herbicides, and fertilizers, can alter the transmission of the parasitic disease schistosomiasis.

GloCal welcomes new UCLA PI

February 9, 2021
The GloCal Health Fellowship welcomes Sung-Jae Lee, PhD as new UCLA campus PI for the fellowship. 

Discussing the roots of racism in medicine with Douglas Haynes, PhD

February 4, 2021
In Part 1 of this three part Black history video series, UC Global Health Institute Director Tom Coates, PhD joined by Communications Director Kemi Amin discuss the troubling legacy of racism in medicine with  Douglas Haynes, PhD, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion at the UC Irvine. 

UC Davis World Food Center will co-host the Universities Fighting World Hunger Virtual Summit 2021

February 3, 2021
The World Food Center will co-host the virtual student summit 2021 of Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) alongside the University of California Global Food Initiative and the Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources in partnership with the Hunger Solutions Institute at Auburn University. The summit’s theme is One Health. One Planet., and it will take place on March 25 and 26, 2021.

Force for Good

January 28, 2021
UCGHI Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise Deputy Director of Research Dr. Melissa Smith collaborates with Santa Barbara countywide task force focused on the experiences and concerns of migrant and marginalized communities during the pandemic.

NIH Diversity Supplements for your students, postdocs, and faculty

January 25, 2021
The UC Global Health Institute is committed to diversifying the global health workforce by launching our first campaign to increase awareness of the National Institutes of Health Diversity Supplements.

GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, begins new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology at UNC Chapel Hill

January 15, 2021
Recent 2019-2020 GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, has just begun a new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at UNC Chapel Hill.

GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, begins new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology at UNC Chapel Hill

January 15, 2021
Recent 2019-2020 GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, has just begun a new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at UNC Chapel Hill.

Los científicos peruanos que buscan las nuevas variantes del coronavirus

January 6, 2021

GloCal fellow Pablo Tsukayama leads team of investigators including GloCal alumnus Guillermo Salvatierra in the search for new coronavirus variants in Peru.

UC Davis One Health Institute Offers One Health Field Training

January 5, 2021
The Rx One Health Field Institute is a transformative field-based experiential learning course focused on One Health core competencies for graduate students and early career professionals from all disciplines.
Application Deadline (Extended) - February 7, 2021. Small scholarships available.

WHGE COE Early Career Investigator Small Grants Program

December 18, 2020
The WHGE COE Early Career Investigator Small Grants Program for Historically Underrepresented Groups will provide up to $5,000 to support early career investigators and their graduate students working on/starting up novel research projects related to women’s health, gender and empowerment. 

Kobe Bryant And George Floyd: America’s Tragedy And Horror In Two Lives

December 18, 2020
Douglas M. Haynes, UC Irvine professor of history and vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, and member of the UCGHI Black Lives Matter Task Force shares what responses to the deaths of Kobe Bryant and George Floyd reveal about the state of race in the U.S.

Global Funding must be in the next COVID-19 emergency supplemental

December 16, 2020
UCGHI Director Tom Coates calls for action now on global funding in the next COVID-19 emergency supplemental in his latest opinion piece in The Hill.

Advances in Global Health: A Q&A with Editor-in-Chief Craig Cohen

November 10, 2020
UC Press checks in with Editor-in-Chief Craig Cohen on the vision and aims guiding the new open-access global health journal.

3 UCSF faculty named to Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board

November 10, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have announced the establishment of a coronavirus advisory board, a panel of public health and scientific experts that will include three UCSF faculty members.

Climate change will give rise to more cancers

November 10, 2020
UCSF study focuses on global impact for major cancers and steps needed to lessen risks.

UC researchers pioneer more effective method of blocking Malaria transmission in mosquitoes

November 10, 2020

New CRISPR-based gene drive approach successfully overcomes issue of resistance in females.

Biden-Harris team names Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board

November 9, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced the establishment of the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, including three UCSF and UCSF School of Medicine faculty members. 

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