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Report
Orientation to International
Health Electives
Ronald Blanton
Center for Global Health and Diseases
[email protected]
368-4814
Health
Parasitology
Tropical Medicine
Geographic Medicine
International Health
Health
Global Health
Ay, Ay, Carmen!!!
Verdadeiras Baianas
Where in the world?
Where in the world?
Kenya, Turkana
Winter
Kenya, Turkana
Spring
Kenya, Machakos
World Population: 1950-2050
Demographics
World Population Growth
Rate 1950-2050
Elders
Nairobi
Urbanization
2007
50%
2025
66%
•By 2025 over 5 billion of the
earth’s estimated 8.3 billion
inhabitants will live in urban
areas
Options/Activities Global Health
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Summer
1st year “elective”
Courses
4th year medical elective
Research
Policy programs
Missions
Credit
Options/Activities Global Health
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Summer
1st year “elective”
Courses
4th year medical elective
Research
Policy programs
Missions
Credit
Timing
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Fall 2011
Spring 2012
Summer 2012
Ward Rotations Spring 2013
4-month research block 2014 - 2015
M.D. thesis due January 2015
Application deadlines Jan, March and April
IRB (domestic and foreign) deadline – now
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IRB 101: An Introduction to Research with Human Participants
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 – online registration required
Biomedical Research Building, Room 105
The Steps
(To be completed at least 10 days prior to travel)
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Student Affairs Directory
http://casemed.case.edu/student_affairs/directory.cfm
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International Programs
http://casemed.case.edu/student_affairs/international/
Unlisted Elective Form
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CGHD Sponsor signature (Ronald Blanton, [email protected])
Communication of your acceptance from evaluator
Statement of Responsibility
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Your signature
Study
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Go! (http://www.case.edu/med/cfgh/)
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CDC Advice to Travelers
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Dept of State Advisories
 Global Health Lecture Series
(http://casemed.case.edu/student_affairs/international/lectures.cfm)
Society dean/Kathy Doyle signature
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Your travel will be registered with the University Health Insurance
Turn these documents in to the registrar
Unlisted Elective Form
Statement of Responsibility
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY POLICY FOR CONDUCT
WHILE STUDYING ABROAD
Plus 4 more pages
Go! (http://www.case.edu/med/cfgh/)
CDC Advice to Travelers
(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/)
Destinations Page
Health Information Page
Department of State
http://www.state.gov/
Students Abroad (State Dept)
http://studentsabroad.state.gov/
Dept of State Travel Information
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis_pa_tw_1168.html
Dept of State Advisories
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html
Dept of State Advisories
Department of State
Advisories
• http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html
Tips for travel abroad
• http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/tips_1232.html#safe_trip
Students abroad
• http://studentsabroad.state.gov/
• To Go
– http://studentsabroad.state.gov/togo/checklists.php
– http://studentsabroad.state.gov/togo/walletcard.php
– http://studentsabroad.state.gov/togo/goguides.php
Courses/Training
• Framework in Global Health (http://www.case.edu/med/cfgh/)
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*INTH 5001 – Orientation to International Health Service
*INTH 401 – Fundamental Concepts in Global Health
*INTH 4002 – Major Tropical Pathogens
INTH 551 - Global Health Seminar (WHIG)
DGMS 9015-9017: Medical Spanish
• Workshop in International Emergencies
*required for the Certificate in Global Health
Certificate in Global Health
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Recognition not on the transcript
Discipline specific
No registration, discuss with me
Many of the requirements have to be in
year 1-2, unless in the MPH program or
taking year 5 of medical school
• In year 4/5 send summary of qualifications
(me or Dr. Daniel Tisch)
• Graduate
Center for Global Health and
Diseases
• One of the nation’s oldest research groups
in diseases of low/middle income countries
• Primarily focused on research
• Primarily focused on infectious diseases
not found in the US
• Combines “fieldwork” with “bench work”
• Touches on all disciplines
• “Sponsors” all international electives
http://www.cwru.edu/orgs/cghd/Home.htm
Humanitarian Emergencies
Short Course
• 1 week long, in Cleveland
• Provides preparation needed
to work effectively on behalf of
vulnerable populations in a
disaster setting
• A solid mix of didactic lectures
and problem-based learning
exercises targeted at a variety
of skill levels
Funding opportunities for research in
Global Health & Disease
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The Rottman Family award supports research on international infectious
diseases (especially HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria) in a resourcelimited site. Medical students from all years are eligible. Awards up to
$6,000.00 to a maximum of 6 awards will be made annually. Submission
deadline in early summer. Contact Dean Ornt’s office for information
([email protected])
Hearst Family award of $2,500 supports students in conducting public
health-related research during the summer
Other CWRU summer research fellowships may be used to support global
health research (Crile, Dean’s award, training grant awards), including Peru
trip activity and Zhejiang University exchange program – see here for
application details: http://casemed.case.edu/msrpublic/
Outside CWRU: Arnold P. Gold Foundation student summer fellowship
program - http://www.humanism-inmedicine.org/index.php/programs_grants/gold_foundation_programs/studen
t_summer_fellowships
AMSA international opportunities database:
http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/EducationCareerDevelopment/IntlH
ealthOpps.aspx
Funding opportunities for research
in Global Health & Disease
Framework in Global Health (http://www.case.edu/med/cfgh/)
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Daniel and Robbins Awards – 4th year Students Annual
Rottman Family Award – All med students Bi annual
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Student Summer Fellowships
UPR Exchange (airfare)
Ben Keane – ASTMH (airfare & $1000, 20 awarded last year)
NIH/Fogarty Clinical Research Training Scholars Program
NIH Clinical Research Training Program
Medical Research Scholars Program for Medical and Dental Students
(NIH & Howard Hughes)
CDC Fellowship in Applied Epidemiology
Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship
Infectious Disease Society of America
USAID Internships – paid and volunteer internships
Religious missions – Mennonite missions very well done
Your own initiative/your own cash
Funding opportunities for research
in Global Health & Disease
• Your own initiative/your own cash
• Tip: Make yourself useful/indispensable
• Luck
Global Health Information
Resources
• Framework in Global Health
– University-wide
• Center for Global Health and Diseases
– Basic and clinical science in global health
• CGHD Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/pages/TheCenter-for-Global-Health-DiseasesCWRU/167303906620198?v=wall
– CGHD student experiences (find under links)
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Dept. Pediatrics – Marsia Herran, Karen Olness
Dept. OB/GYN - Margaret D. Larkins-Pettigrew
Dept. Infectious Diseases – Robert Salata, Michael Lederman
Other students/family
CDC Website
USAID Website
Contacts
Contact
Ronald Blanton
Title
Int. Elect. Sponsor CGHD
Email
Phone
[email protected]
368-4814
Carmel Gambatese Academic Coordinator CGHD
[email protected]
368-4818
Una Surace
Office Academic Societies
[email protected]
368-2831
Siu Yan Scott
Med School Registrar
[email protected]
368-6137
Todd Fennimore
Dir. Medical Student
Research
[email protected]
368-3442
Joseph Williams
Off. Multicultural Programs
[email protected]
368-0529
Daniel Ornt
Vice Dean Ed & Acad. Affairs
[email protected]
368-1948
Regular Programs
Contact
Site
Email
844-6279
Robert Salata
Uganda
Satoko Kanahas
Lamay Peru Elective [email protected] (has changed)
Douglas Van Aukin
957-4848
Dominican Republic [email protected]
Elective
Honduras Elective
[email protected] 844-1632
Barb Gripshover
[email protected]
Phone
Karen Olness
Khan Kaen,
Thailand
[email protected]
368-4368
Ronald Blanton &
Marisa Herran
University of Puerto
Rico
[email protected]
[email protected]
358-4814
330-327-5411

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