Global health rotation gives public health student an “up close and personal” look at health disparities

Kenzie Teno’s recent public health internship in Belize, a Caribbean country on the northeastern coast of Central America, gave her a new opportunity – to be part of a interprofessional health team of students and professionals in public health, physical …

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Department of Global Health develops new partnership and exchange program with Juan N. Corpas University in Bogotá, Colombia

Last year the DMU Department of Global Health signed a memorandum of understanding with Juan N. Corpas University in Bogotá, Colombia, making it one of our newest international sites. Founded in 1971, Juan N. Corpas is a university and teaching …

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Global health experience transports M.P.H. student out of her comfort zone

Angela Russo’s work as a medical technologist in a hospital laboratory of NCH Healthcare System in Naples, FL, sparked her interest in epidemiology and infection control. That motivated her to broaden her career opportunities by enrolling in Des Moines University’s …

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DMU students, staff and community members get “a taste of language” at Global Health cultural event

Knowing a few words in a language and learning about someone’s culture can go a long way toward connecting with people. The Department of Global Health collaborated with the Global Health Student Club and CultureALL, a non-profit organization that provides …

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DMU student takes global look at aging during distinguished internship

Peggy Galvez, D.O.’23, M.H.A.’23, completed an eight-week internship at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington, DC, during June and July 2019. She was selected to participate in this internship as part of the Department of Global Health’s Distinguished …

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Internship takes DMU student to DC to study climate/health issues

Aubrey Massmann, D.O.’21, M.P.H.’23, completed an eight-week internship at the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) in Washington, DC, during July and August 2019.  She was selected to participate in this internship as part of the Department of Global …

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Student explores link between climate change and cardiovascular health

Harikrishna “Kris” Halaharvi, D.O.’21, M.P.H.’23, completed an eight-week internship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA, during July and August 2019.  He was selected to participate in this internship as part of the DMU Department …

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