New Endowed Professorship for Study of Population Health

Two long-time SPH faculty members, Stephen Bezruchka and Mary Anne Mercer, established a unique and timely endowed professorship. The Bezruchka Family Endowed Professorship for the Public Understanding of Population Health seeks to fund a distinguished scholar focused on the study, teaching and dissemination of knowledge about population health. The new fund will continue the couple’s legacy as activists and defenders of underserved and under-resourced communities.

Global Health Career Week Coming Up

The Department of Global Health(DGH)'s Global Health Resource Center (GHRC) is excited to announce the following events during our annual Global Health Career Week, held this year May 8-15, 2017.  All are welcome!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Building Professional Relationships Workshop: Networking Strategies to Secure Internships and Careers in Global Health
10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Health Sciences RR 134

Call For Nominations: Department of Global Health (DGH) Alumni Early Achievement Award 2017

In celebration of the many achievements of recent alumni, the University of Washington, Department of Global Health (DGH) is accepting nominations for the first annual DGH Alumni Early Achievement Award. Submissions will be reviewed by a committee of faculty, staff and alumni. One alumnus will be selected and recognized at the DGH Global Healthies Poster Competition and Award Ceremony, to be held on Monday, May 15 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

UW Medical Students Elected to Gold Humanism Honor Society

University of Washington's chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) elected its 2017-2018 members including many who participated in the Department of Global Health programs for medical students. GHHS is one of the two national honor medical societies; it recognizes students, residents, and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care. GHHS members are peer nominated and the chapter can elect up to 15% of the class in total.

Department Welcomes New Director of Finance and Administration

The Department of Global Health (DGH) is delighted to welcome our new Director of Finance and Administration, Dana Panteleeff.  Dana has a long and deep connection to UW and DGH.  She joins us most recently from Bloodworks NW (Puget Sound Blood Center's current name) where she was Chief Operating Officer of their Research Institute.  In that role, she was responsible for overall management of the organization, including driving the development and execution of the Institute's long- and short-range strategies, establishing and managing the Institute's annual budget, and general "keeping the