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PICS Career Event. Thinking Global, Acting Local: Careers in Public Health

Ali Abazeed, Public Health Advisor, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Thursday, January 28, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Thinking about a career in public health? Join us to learn from University of Michigan alumnus, Ali Abazeed (BS ‘13, MPP/MPH ‘17) who serves as Public Health Advisor at the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Please note: This session will be held virtually EST through Zoom. This webinar is free and open to students, but registration is required. Once you've registered the joining information will be sent to your email.

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Ali Abazeed serves as Public Health Advisor at the National Institutes of Health. He joined public service as a Presidential Management Fellow and has worked across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Office of the Secretary, Office of Refugee Resettlement, and the Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation. He has led a health and social policy portfolio ranging from homelessness eradication, health interventions in rural and tribal America, tobacco policy and cancer prevention and control, and mitigating the effects of the global refugee crisis. Prior to joining the federal government, Ali served as an advisor at the Detroit Health Department where he bolstered efforts to reverse water shutoffs and revitalize human services following the city’s historic bankruptcy. He developed robust comparative perspectives working on maternal and child health interventions with the United Nations Development Program in the refugee camps of Lebanon. Ali is a three-time graduate of the University of Michigan, holding a MPH, MPP, and a BS.

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us at Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Careers, Government, Health, International, International Studies, Public Health
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Program in International and Comparative Studies, International Institute

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