Boston University School of Public Health
Department of Global Health 
Good luck to everyone starting classes this week! 


Mexico Field Program Summer Practicum 
Deadline for sending in your applications to the Mexico Field Program is TOMORROW Jan 20 2017. 
Those interested are welcome to contact the program director, Dr. Veronika Wirtz

Zambia Field Program Summer Practicum
The Department of Global Health is delighted to announce that it will offer GH775 African Field Practicum in Public Health this Summer, from May 26-July 2, in Zambia. This course was offered previously as the Field Practicum in Tanzania (2016) and for nine years prior in Kenya (2007-2015).  Stay tuned for more program information, information about application process, and website link that will be posted soon.

Documentary Screening of The Abominable Crime: An Evening with Maurice Tomlinson, Jamaican Lawyer and Gay Rights Activist
If you are interested in having lunch with guest speaker of this event, Maurice Tomlinson, at 1:00pm on Wed. Jan. 25th please email Juliana Restivo. For more information see the event listed below.

Santander Scholarships - applications for Summer 2017 practicums are due March 3rd. 
The goal of the Santander Scholarship is to facilitate global health practicums for public health students with financial constraints. Winners will be selected through a competitive process. The practicum must include a minimum of six weeks in an international location. Click here for more information on eligibility and applying.  

Upcoming Events 

CE "Getting Started" Information Session 
Monday, January 23rd, 12:30pm - 1:30pm 
Working on your CE this semester? Come talk with Assistant Professor Jen Beard about everything you need to know! 

The Changing Paradigm of Hepatitis C Virus Treatment in LMICs - Stephen Ko MD, MA, MPH, MDIV 
Global Health Research Seminar Series 
Monday, January 23rd, 1pm-2pm

Tuesday, January 24th, 1:00pm Evans Seminar Room 112A
Thursday, January 26th 3:00pm-4:30pm GMT

Wednesday, January 25th, 6:00-8:00pm Bakst Auditorium
If you are interested in having lunch with guest speaker Maurice Tomlinson and a small group of faculty and students at 1:00pm on Wednesday January 25th please email Juliana Restivo

Zambia Field Program Practicum Information Session (Two dates) 
Thursday, January 26th, 5:00-6:00pm CT-305
Wednesday, February 8th, 1:00-2:00pm CT-305

Tuesday, January 31st, 5:00-6:00pm CT-305

Thursday, February 2nd, 5:00pm

Student Satellite Session - Consortium of Universities for Global Health
Thursday, April 6th, 9:00am – 12:30pm
Limited spots for this free event - sign up through link

Juliana Restivo  | Events & Communications, Department of Global Health
801 Massachusetts Ave. 371A Boston MA 02118
617-414-1258 |