Medical Board Games Night
The latest OMHP fellowship event featured medically-related board games. Hilarity ensued as students acted out disease states, answered questions about organ structure and function, and enjoyed pizza and dessert. Look for our next Medical Board Games Night before finals!
Student societies SHPS and SMHS write about current topics in health care. SHPS Event Coordinator Heather Pittman, C'18, reports on recent research into poultry flu vaccines with the potential for decreasing the risk of transmission into humans, while SMHS Executive Assistant Sue-Yun Kim, C’19, teaches us about kidney stones.
Public Health in Tanzania
"During my time in Tanzania, I was immersed in a beautiful culture and community. I fell in love with my new home, connecting deeply with several community members, making my service in the clinic even more meaningful." -Laney Jones, C'19
Diversify Health Week
The Sewanee Multicultural Health Society celebrated its third annual Diversify Health Week. Students, faculty and community members learned about public health issues and health disparities on the Mountain and around the world.
Med Abroad Photo Contest Winner
Elizabeth Gill, C’18, won the Office of Medical and Health Programs’ Med Abroad Photo Contest for this image taken during a rural homestay in Vietnam. Elizabeth spent an incredible semester learning in Washington, D.C.; Vietnam; South Africa; and Argentina. Read about Elizabeth’s experience with the IHP: Health and Community: Globalization, Culture and Care program.
Studying Abroad at the University College of Dublin
Jackie Spangenberg, C’18, always dreamed of studying abroad. Her goal was to meet new friends and travel to as many places as possible. She attended the University College of Dublin in Ireland during the fall semester and spent her weekends immersing herself in the Irish culture and visiting six other countries. While her experiences left her exhausted, she loved every minute!