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MSIH Student Teaching Refugees
At MSIH’s Global Health Roundup for 2019, 2nd year student, Aerin Philip received the Distinguished Service Award. The award - given to a student who has make an outstanding contribution to the community - was for his work at Beersheba’s Refugee Center. Presenting the award, School Director, Prof Alan Jotkowitz explained that although Aerin was the recipient, he was receiving the award as the representative of the the team of MSIH students who give themselves tirelessly at the center. Helping Israel's Refugees The Beersheba refugee center has existed in one way or another since 2007. It offers community services to ...
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modern medicine
MSIH prides itself in the extent of its Global Health immersion. Wherever possible, students are exposed to issues, people, problems, and solutions that affect populations around the world. As part of this immersion, second year students meet with fourth years who have recently returned from clinical clerkships in MSIH partner institutions in resource-scare settings. They are encouraged to ask questions of their peers, to learn from them, and to prepare themselves for their own experience in later years. Questions are fascinating. More often than expected, answers are even more fascinating: "In what ways did alternative/traditional medicine interact with medical care ...
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MSIH Alumnus
Dr. Patrick O’Connor, MSIH alumnus of 2003, and guest speaker at the Physician's Oath Ceremony of last year's entering class of 2022, is quoted extensively in an article in the New York Times. The article, explains how the measles outbreak that led to a state of emergency in New York’s Rockland County began in an annual Hasidic pilgrimage from Israel to Ukraine. Dr. O’Connor is currently Team Lead for Accelerated Disease Control (ADC) at the WHO Regional office for Europe in Copenhagen. Since graduating from MSIH nearly 16 years ago, he has worked in several countries including Darfur, South Sudan, ...
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For three consecutive years, as the climax to their Introduction to Global Health course, first year students enter “The Big Pitch.” Teams present Global Health proposals showing how they'd effectively utilize a $25 million donation. The idea is modeled on an Emory University School of Public Health concept; students study an assigned country, identify a problem, and make an intervention pitch to alleviate a serious health issue in that country.\ At the direction of the professors, Dr. Anat Rosenthal, Dr. Mark Katz, and Dan Weksler-Derri, students are split into random groups - to distance them from friends and comfort zones ...
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Students sitting with open lap tops
Interested in studying medicine and global health? An inside look at admissions at MSIH - How our integrated Global Health curriculum is reflected in our admissions process Webinar on Wednesday, April 17th at 2:30 pm EDT for all prospective students ...
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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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