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GlobeMed presents IMPACT, 2nd Annual Art Gala

Annual art gala helps GlobeMed raise funds for a Peruvian nonprofit that empowers youth

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Summer Plans Series: Exploring Public Health in Chile

This summer, Anjalene Whittier ’14 spent a month in Punta Arenas, Chile as a part of a public health traineeship.

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Meghan Ochal

Name: Meghan Ochal ’05 Occupation:  Public Health Analyst Education : (UR and additional): BA (Anthropology), University of Rochester, 2005; Master of Public Health, University at Albany, 2007 Current city/state of residence: Washington, DC Community activities: Volunteer with US partner of grassroots community health organization in Chile (Educacion Popular en Salud) When and how did you […]

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Summer Plans Series: Smoking Cessation in the Foothills of the Himalayas

This past June, four University of Rochester undergraduate students embarked on a month-long project to help reduce smoking in Leh, India.

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Joy Getnick

Name:  Joy Getnick UR Major:  History Other UR Majors/Minors: Health and Society, Judaic Studies Additional Education: PhD in History, Certificate in Core Public Health Concepts Current City, State of Residence: Rochester, NY Job Title: Jewish Program Director; Adjunct Lecturer Employer: Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester; SUNY Geneseo Community Activities: My JCC job encompasses many […]

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Undergrad Research Recognized at National Conference

Four Rochester students presented research during the National College Research Conference

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Students Research Tobacco Use, Putting Theory into Practice

A startling statistic about the global tobacco epidemic inspired three UR students to travel to a Ladakh, India to research patterns of tobacco use among youth

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