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Vanderbilt MPH Student Receives MLK Award

On Monday, January 21, Vanderbilt Master of Public Health candidate Sonya Reid-Lawrence, M.D. received the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Sonya is a Vanderbilt Master of Public Health student in the Global Health track.
This award is given to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates the principles of King through his or her work. The award was presented to Dr. Reid-Lawrence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture during the annual MLK celebration by Jana Lauderdale, Ph.D., R.N., and André L. Churchwell, M.D. on the basis of her commitment to diversity and inclusion on and off campus.  


Vanderbilt International Anesthesia Fundraiser Set for April 

Support Vanderbilt International Anesthesia (VIA) by attending their fundraiser dinner on Saturday, April 6 from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. at Dyer Observatory. This is VIA's annual fundraiser and helps support their global health programs and projects.  

2019 Global Health
Case Competition

Please join us for the 2019 Vanderbilt Global Health Case Competition on Saturday, February 16 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Featheringill Hall Auditorium and Atrium. The annual Vanderbilt Global Health Case Competition provides the opportunity for students to work together in order to develop solutions to global health problems. The winning team will represent Vanderbilt at the 2019 International Emory Global Health Case Competition in March.

    Global Health Funding Opportunities:
    Spring 2019 Deadlines

    Christianson Grant
    Application Deadline: March 15
    Rice 360 Global Health Fellowship
    Application Deadline: March 15 
    David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship
    Application Deadline: April 5
    Sigma Global Nursing Research Grant 
    Application Deadline: May 1
    The African Postdoctoral Training Initiative
    Application Deadline: May 11 

      VIGH Global Health Opportunities Database
      Global Health Grand Rounds
      Mondays at 11 a.m. 
      2525 WEA, 8th Floor
      Feb 11
      The Road to School-Based Mental Health Implementation Science in Vietnam 
      Presenter: Bahr Weiss, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology & Human Development, Vanderbilt University (link)
      Feb 18
      Reporting and Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Misconduct (link)

      Presenter: Cara Tuttle Bell, J.D., M.A., Director of Project Safe Center 
      Events Calendar
      Featured Events  
      Feb 9 | 
      9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Owen School of Management
      Turner Family Center for Social Ventures Summit (link)
      Feb 12 | 12-1 pm
      2525 WEA, 6th Floor Boardroom
      Epidemiology Grand Rounds: "The HIV Care Continuum & Health Policy in the US” presented by Peter Rebeiro, Ph.D.
      Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, VUMC
      Feb 15 | 12 - 2 pm
      Central Library 418a
      Understanding Impact Factor and other metrics (link
      Part of the scholarly series hosted by the Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries
      Feb 21 |
      6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
      Vanderbilt Student Life Center
      Shade Tree Benefit Dinner (link)
      Feb 22 | 9 - 10 am 
      MCN Room S2422 A&B
      How to Search in PubMed (Part 1/2)
      Presenter: Heather Laferriere, MLIS 

      Haiti Week starts on Monday, join the Center for Latin American Studies along with several collaborating partners across campus for a week of fun and informative events. Check out their calendar for event details.
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