Health and Medical Science
In the face of the pandemic, Séverine Martin, Director of Undergraduate Global Engagement | Paris, creates new opportunities for Columbia students in France.
Paris Center Director Brunhilde Biebuyck and Operations Manager Krista Faurie reflect on the pandemic's impact on Reid Hall.
This article was published by Sarah Fecht on the Earth Institute's blog, State of the Planet.
Vibhu Krishna, "Faces of the Frontline: Notes on Gender as a Frontliner Through Storytelling" | Episode 2 | #TheDomesticGaze
The second episode of #TheDomesticGaze, featuring Vibhu Krishna!
Want to help others during the pandemic but don't know how? Here are four charities you can donate to to support others during this crisis.
From the 14-15thJune and 17-19thJune, Columbia Global Centers | Paris hosted the CHCI Health and Medical Humanities Institute’s 2019 conference, titled “Health Beyond Borders,” and the Alliance Summer School. During the conference and summer school, participants delivered papers on various topics regarding the medical humanities, as well as workshops and ateliers related to bodily and mental health.
In February, the Paris Center hosted two conferences that charted the complex, under-explored world of bioethics in relation to US policy, professional practice, law, and designer babies.
For people leaving the Mediterranean, the likelihood of dying is now much higher than what it was in 2016. This is according to the Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center, Craig Spencer, MD. Spencer, coordinated Doctors Without Borders’ (MSF) national epidemiological response in Guinea during the Ebola outbreak and has provided medical care onboard a MSF medical search and rescue boat in the Mediterranean.
FOR STUDENTS: “Health Beyond Borders”
The CHCI Health and Medical Humanities Network is a partnership of over 30 universities worldwide working in the medical and health humanities. In 2019, the annual Summer Institute of the CHCI HMHN will be hosted by Columbia Global Centers | Paris, with the theme, “Health Beyond Borders.”
FOR CONFERENCE PROPOSALS: The CHCI Health and Medical Humanities Network is a partnership of over 30 universities worldwide working in the medical and health humanities. In 2019, the annual Summer Institute of the CHCI HMHN will be hosted by Columbia Global Centers | Paris, with the theme, “Health Beyond Borders.”
French 'Artivist' Partners with 2018 Nobel Prize Winner to Help Victims of Sexual Violence through Dance
The Paris Center inaugurated its fall 2018 cultural season with an event that brought dancers, choreographers, and health professionals together to highlight the project Re-Creation by Loba, which uses dance as a tool for the physical and psychological transformation of victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Bolewa Sabourin est danseur-chorégraphe et “artiviste”. Cofondateur de l’association LOBA, il intervient en France et au Congo pour faire de la danse un outil de lutte citoyenne et de reconstruction psychologique auprès des personnes les plus fragiles. Il présente cet automne à CGCl Paris deux événements organisés dans le cadre de notre saison culturelle, “Borderline”.
Columbia student Deja Robinson was recently selected to participate in the iGem competition, as part of a team at the Pasteur Institute.