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Stories of Dornsife Students Researching Global Health

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Global Health: Expanding Vision Screening Programs in Developing Countries

Orthoptist & MPH student gains career-relevant policy writing and implementation strategies to expand vision screening programs abroad.

Headshots of the ten students selected for 2024 Dornsife Global Development Scholars program

Meet the 2024 Dornsife Global Development Scholars

Dornsife's new cohort of global scholars will work on water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) projects internationally.

Wall of Wellness

Heartfelt Insights on Public Health Practice from the Dornsife Community

The Collective Resilience Fellows facilitated a community exploration of love and public health practice.

The Dornsife Difference

Reflecting on a Community-Focused Public Health Education

Students share why they said yes to studying public health here in Philly at Drexel Dornsife.

Experiential Learning in Public Health

Nurturing Public Health Leaders Through Experiential Learning

Current students share how their practicums and internships added value to their training.

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International Student Pursues Social Justice and Environmental Health

A BS student hopes to create sustainable and innovative solutions to climate change and other environmental health challenges.

Kati Hinman

PhD Candidate Receives Fulbright-Hays Fellowship to Conduct Dissertation Research in Columbia

Kati Hinman will use the award to conduct research on resilience and resistance to intersectional violence.

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NICHD’s Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Fellowship Awarded to Dornsife Doctoral Student

Epidemiology doctoral student Luwam Gebrekristos will examine the multilevel drivers of HIV risk among adolescent mothers in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Addressing the Unmet Health Needs of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

An MPH student's ILE project supports local post-incarceration organizations and social workers to improve linkages to care for released detainees.

2022 FIRE Fellows

FIRE Fellows Contribute to Curriculum for EMS Responders

This year's FIRE Fellows addressed workplace violence prevention for fire-based emergency medical services (EMS) responders.

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Dornsife Global Development Scholar Reflects on Experience Working with World Vision in Ghana

Public health student reflects on working with World Vision International in Ghana.

Dornsife Global Development Scholars present their research on decolonizing global WASH initiatives

Leading Research on Decolonizing Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Initiatives

Dornsife Global Development Scholars investigated inequalities in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector and presented their findings.

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Dornsife Global Development Scholar Reflects on Experience Working with World Vision in Ghana

BA/MPH student reflects on working with World Vision International in Ghana.

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Gilman Scholarship Recipient to Study Abroad in Germany

Sociology and public health student looks forward to broadening her education abroad.

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Pursuing an MPH to Advance Public Health Around the World

A Global Health MPH student aims to ensure that patients in underserved communities receive holistic and preventative care.

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Student-Created Infographics Showcase Wide Range of Global Health Topics

Students in Dornsife's 'Issues in Global Health' class were challenged to create infographics, and their resulting work spans topics that affect much of the world's population.

The Drexel delegation for the second week of COP26 at Loch Ness.

Student Joins Drexel Delegation at International Climate Conference

A public health major travels to Glasgow and finds inspiration from young climate activists.

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Students Highlight Their Research at a Virtual Poster Session

Dornsife hosts a virtual poster session for students to showcase their work.

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Improving Maternal and Child Health Among Afghan People

An MPH alum works to create a healthier future for his country.

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Dornsife Students Selected to Present at the College of Physician’s Poster Event

Students from various degree levels at Dornsife were chosen to present their research among peers from nine different schools in the Philadelphia region.

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A Summer in Africa Leading Outbreak Investigations

An MPH student spends her summer in Lesotho combating a drought induced health crisis.

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Transforming Maternal and Child Health Training

An MPH student helps create an innovative learning tool for maternal and child health students.

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Advancing Sickle Cell Disease Research in the Caribbean

An undergraduate gets a head start on her career managing a groundbreaking study to advance public health in Jamaica.