Category Archives: Students Experience

Where Does Your Loyalty Lie?

By VKimotho
October 9, 2011

As an undergrad at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I was fortunate to work in James Thomson’s regenerative biology lab. Jamie (as he was fondly known) was the first cellular biologist in the world to derive the first set of human embryonic stem cell lines and in 2007, matched his previous brilliance with a new ability […]

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Advocating for Integrated Population, Health And Environment Approaches in Uganda

By Joseph Byonanebye, MPH
September 6, 2011

As public health graduate of the prestigious St. George’s University, it is so exciting for me to use the skills obtained from the MPH program to actively advocate for an integrated population, health and environment approach. This is part of public health promotion in Uganda, a country whose population growth rate is at about 3.3% […]

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Brief History of One Health, One Medicine

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
August 17, 2011

The concept of One Health, One Medicine originates as far back as to the time of Aristotle in 500 BC and Hippocrates of Cos in 340 BC. Aristotle wrote the “Historia Animalium” to elaborate on the natural zoonotic history of animals whereby Hippocrates provided insight on other possible causations for disease in the human body, […]

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