Graduate-level summer courses being offered at UH Mānoa

Courses offered through the Global Health Summer Institute

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Jun 1, 2010

Registration is being accepted to the first Global Health Summer Institute, which will be held at the UH Mānoa campus from June 20 through July 2, 2010. The Summer Institute, co-sponsored by the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Office of Public Health Studies and the East-West Center, is designed to provide an exciting new forum for interactive dialogue focused on critical global health issues of the Asia-Pacific Region.
The 2010 theme is “New Perspectives in Global Health: Integrating Ecological, Social, and Biological Sciences.”  Four one-week graduate-level courses will be taught by teams of outstanding faculty from UH Mānoa, the University of California-Berkeley, Mae Fah Luang University-Thailand and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Two courses will be offered per week at the Biomedical Science Building:
·        Indigenous Health & Disparities in Public Health (1-credit course; Monday, June 21, to Friday, June 25, 9 a.m. to noon).
·        Ecology & Health (1-credit course; Monday, June 21, to Friday, June 25, 1-4 p.m.).
·        Public Health Grant Writing (1-credit course; Monday, June 28, to Friday, July 2, 9 a.m. to noon).
·        Emerging Infectious Diseases: Transitions in the Asia-Pacific Region (1-credit course; Monday, June 28, to Friday, July 2, 1-4 p.m.).
The public is invited to a kick-off plenary session on Sunday, June 20, from 5-8 p.m. in Biomed D-207.  Panel discussion topic is “What is Global Health?”  
For more information and registration specifics, go online to http://www.Hawaiʻ