Articles: Tag: Global Health Studies

Allegheny College Students Learn From Measles Outbreak Simulation

Don’t be alarmed, but 43 members of the Allegheny College community were diagnosed with measles between March 12 and April 2. If this were actually the case, there’d likely be a team of investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention swarming the campus. But this was just an epidemiology class exercise developed by

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Allegheny Students Listen, Learn During Health Center Internship in Hawaii

Allegheny College seniors Brittany Imel and Julia Drozdowsky found strength in community during an internship this past summer at the Western Hawaii Community Health Center, an opportunity provided by an Allegheny alumnus. The center has four locations throughout Hawaii and describes its mission as “making quality, comprehensive, and integrated health services accessible to all who

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The Opioid Epidemic: Developing a GeoStory for Crawford County

Like many areas in the nation, Crawford County is reckoning with the ongoing opioid crisis, which is silencing the voices of young people, wreaking havoc on families, and eating away at the social fabric of many communities at an alarming rate. Rebecca Dawson, assistant professor of biology and global health studies at Allegheny College, and

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Barbara Shaw Receives Endowed Professorship for Interdisciplinary Studies at Allegheny

Barbara L. Shaw has been named the first recipient of the Brett ’65 and Gwendolyn ’64 Elliott Professorship for Interdisciplinary Studies at Allegheny College. Shaw teaches in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and has been at Allegheny since 2009. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Colby College and a doctorate in American Studies

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Allegheny Senior Jonah Raether Wins Fellowship to Study at Clark University

Allegheny College senior Jonah Raether has been awarded the Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Fellowship to fully fund his Master of Health Science degree in community and global health at Clark University in Massachusetts. Graduating from Allegheny with majors in environmental studies and global health studies, Raether will begin the highly competitive graduate program

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Allegheny College Graduate Garrett Devenney Selected for National Health Policy Fellowship

Allegheny College alumnus Garrett Devenney is a busy man and admits his selection as a recipient of the prestigious 2018 David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship hasn’t really sunk in yet. The 2016 Allegheny graduate was one of two students selected for the fellowship, beating out a competitive field of 70 applicants from across the

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Allegheny Students Learn to Be ‘Shopping Buddies’ for Refugee Families

American grocery stores can be a mind-boggling labyrinth for refugees settling in this country: Aisles and aisles of marketing glitz, competing brands, confusing nutrition information, and puzzling pricing that isn’t easy to decipher for those new to the shopping game. Recognizing that challenge, Allegheny College is training students to work with refugee families in Erie,

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Educators From Around the World to Attend Allegheny Global Health Institute

Allegheny College’s Global Health Studies program will host more than 75 faculty and administrative colleagues from around the country and the world to participate in the Teach Global Health: 2017 Summer Institute for Undergraduate Curriculum Development and Course Design for three days starting on Monday, June 19. The institute is being held in collaboration with

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