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Recent News and Events

Dr Ariela Orkaby
Ariela Orkaby, a 2010 alumna of MSIH and currently faculty member at Harvard Medical School, is the lead author of a new study on statins in older adults. Her research is described in an article appearing in the New York Times on Jan 5th, 2018. After graduating MSIH, Ariela did a residency in Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center before completing a Master of Public Health Degree at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Since 2016 Ariela has been Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School ...
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Speaker: Dr. A. Mark Clarfield Professor of Geriatrics and Director of The Medical School for International Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, BGU. Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Time: 13.30-15.00 Place: Room 605, Soroka Internal Medicine Building Contact person: Ana, anaspiva@bgu.ac.il For more details click here ...
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MSIH students sitting with open lap tops
Interested in studying medicine and global health? Learn more about MSIH by attending a webinar on Sunday, January 21st at 7:30 pm EST or watch previous webinars ...
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In addition to their regular medical studies, MSIH students participate in a number of student-run activities. At any time, there are several Interest Groups running, including one in Pediatrics, another in Surgery, and one in Psychiatry. Most of the groups meet about once a month. This year alone, the Pediatric Interest Group has had lectures from a pediatric oncologist, interacted and learned from Medical Clowns, held a Skype session with 1st year MSIH Residents, and even changed the diapers of an MSIH alumna's baby! Some Interest Groups have as many as 25 registered students (although not all are active). Their ...
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Elena Soukhov
Third year MSIH student, Elena Soukhov knows exactly where she wants to specialize when she graduates. The winner of the MSIH inaugural Research Awards, Elena is excited about her participation in IVF research at Soroka University Medical Center, the major teaching facility for MSIH students. Elena joined the research team in her second year, under the supervision of Prof. Iris Har-Vardi. The study demonstrated that shorter time interval to starting blastocyst formation resulted with significantly higher blastocyst implantation potential. Elena collected and organized the data, worked with the clinic embryologists, performed a meta analysis of current research, and co-wrote the ...
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Alumni in Global Health

Katherine (Kate) Horan, M.D., (class of 2012) is in the Ivory Coast on her fourth mission with Doctors Without Borders. 

After completing her pediatrics residency at Baystate Medical Center, Dr. Horan fulfilled her lifelong dream and joined Doctors Without Borders as a pediatrician. Over the past two years, she has served as the managing physician in a malaria and malnutrition ward in rural Chad, director of a refugee camp hospital in South Sudan, and technical advisor for a 300-bed pediatric hospital in Mali. Her current mission in the Ivory Coast involves the implementation and advancement of global neonatology protocols.

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