Posts Tagged ‘Malaysia’

Fulbright Scholar Jillian Edge sees the U.S. through a new lens

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia in order to better understand the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. She’s earning her MPH from the Department of Global Health in global disaster management and humanitarian […]

Jillian Edge receives Fulbright

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USF College of Public Health graduate student Jillian Edge is the recent recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to explore flooding in Malaysia. The grant will help Edge gain a better understanding of the impacts of flooding on access to public service in the state of Sarawak. Originally from California, Edge is seeking […]

Sheila Alaghemand’s practices public health in Malaysia

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For USF College of Public Health master’s student, Sheila Alaghemand, last summer was a time of opportunity. Instead of lounging poolside, she found herself across the world in Malaysia ready to practice her passion in global health. Alaghemand, earning her degree in global communicable diseases from the Department of Global Health, spent her international field […]

Dr. Boo Kwa’s five-country tour brings a world of opportunities to COPH students

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The USF College of Public Health has taken a step forward in finding new connections in Asia for students to travel and execute international field experiences and research projects abroad. During the spring semester, Dr. Boo Kwa, professor in Global Health and associate dean for International Programs, toured five Asian countries in order to form […]

Anniversary tour goes international

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The #usfcophrocks tour is bringing leading global health experts from Ecuador, Panama, Uganda and Malaysia to the COPH for “Healthy Populations in the 21st Century: International Trends.” Sponsored by the Office of International Programs, the day includes a panel discussion and four breakout sessions led by featured speakers. The event is free and open to […]

International guests to anchor public health panel during weeklong visit

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The USF College of Public Health will host an international panel discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 27, as part of a weeklong global endeavor associated with the College’s 30th anniversary celebration. Four public health leaders will come to COPH from various parts of the world for a week of discussions, professional visits, and even some entertainment. […]

Aisha Bhimla ties together social and public health for goals of equity

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When Toronto native Aisha Bhimla entered the USF College of Public Health, she was uncertain where her interests in global health and social determinants of epidemiology would take her. “I was unsure about where specifically I wanted to end up with my MPH degree,” she said.  “I generally wanted to gain skills that would allow […]