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Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Andrew Irwin

MSc Global Health student Andrew Irwin was recently selected to represent the program as a Graduate Student Ambassador. In this role, he will be helping to promote the program, communicating with potential applicants, engaging current students in personal and professional development, and connecting with alumni. Prior to starting at McMaster in September, Irwin completed a […]

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Continued Expansion of the Global Health Program on the Agenda as International Advisory Board Meets in Maastricht

The international advisory board of the MSc Global Health program convened in the Netherlands last week for their annual meeting to discuss the current state and future strategic direction of the program. This was the first Global Health Advisory Board meeting of all country delegates. The Global Health program and student body is growing and […]

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Latest Newsletter Online – Features Inspirational Global Health Advisory Board Member Priscilla Reddy

The latest Global Health program newsletter, covering the 2016-2017 academic year, is now online. This issue puts the spotlight on Global Health Advisory Board member Priscilla Reddy. For more than two decades, Reddy has played a critical role in developing public health research capacity in South Africa. She is known internationally for her contributions to behavioural science […]

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Soon-to-be Alumna Atziri Ramirez Leads Disaster Response in Mexico Earthquake

Atziri Ramirez was treating a patient when the 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico last month on September 19, 2017, killing more than 200 people. The soon-to-be graduate of the MSc Global Health program is in charge of the Pelvic Floor Unit at the General Hospital Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez in Mexico City, just 120km from […]

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Global Health Office Hosts Learning Exchange with Kuwait Visitors

This week, the Global Health Office hosted Dr. Isam Zabalawi, President and Mr. Sager Al Sharhan, Deputy Managing Partner Industry of the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK). The objective of the visit was to learn more about McMaster’s Engineering programs and global program offerings – both graduate and undergraduate – and to explore opportunities for […]

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Spotlight On: MSc Global Health Student Nour Al-Nasser

“I want to give voice to the voiceless, and work on their behalf,” says MSc Global Health student Nour Al-Nasser, who is passionate about two specific global health issues: refugee health and preventing violence against women. And her real-world experience prior to joining the program demonstrates her commitment to these issues. After specializing in criminology […]

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