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On Thursday, May 24th at 6pm Israel time, the Class of 2018 will be having their graduation ceremony. A live broadcast can be found using this link https://bitly.com/. Mazel Tov to the Graduates! ...
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Jensen Reckhow
Seven years ago, Jensen Reckhow was an engineering student at Yale University, preparing for what would be her first of several trips to a rural community in southeastern Uganda. She and her classmates would be visiting two locally-run, community-based organizations with whom they had corresponded regularly during the months leading up to the trip. She couldn't have imagined that involvement in this project would eventually lead her to medical school in Israel. “I came into the Uganda project really skeptical of the alternative spring break format,” Jensen explains. “I have always been interested in public service and community engagement, and ...
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MSIH's Big Pitch 2018 What would you do if Michael Bloomberg gave you $25 million? Buy a private jet? Build your own private movie theater? Or would you use it to do a bit of global health work? In the closing event of the Introduction to Global Health course, MSIH first year students were invited to submit their proposals for a $25 million global health project in response to a mock request for global health grant project proposals from Mr. Bloomberg. Based on a case competition designed at Emory University’s School of Public Health, The Big Pitch provides students with ...
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Interested in studying medicine and global health? Learn more about MSIH by attending a webinar on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:00 pm EST or watch previous webinars ...
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On Saturday, March 17, 2018, The New York office of MSIH was honored to host the MSIH 20th Anniversary Reception at a stunning location near Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York. As guests entered the second floor ballroom, they were greeted by the sounds of laughter and conversation as alumni and faculty reconnected and updated each other on their endeavors and lives. Also in attendance were distinguished guests of MSIH, many of whom were instrumental in the founding of the school and its early relationship with Columbia University. Friends and supporters of MSIH and the American Associates of Ben-Gurion University ...
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Alumni in Global Health

Kate Horan on Doctors Without Borders missionKatherine (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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