The Faculty of Medicine is an organization for education and research in the fields of medicine, odontology and health care. The Faculty have 13 departments and about 5 800 undergraduate, 550 postgraduate students and about 1 150 employees, 50 percent of them are teachers/researchers.
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The document Umeå University 2020 – Vision and objectives was established in 2012 and is approaching its conclusion. The efforts to develop a new vision and strategy has now been initiated. To onset this work, the University Management has formulated a number of questions that hopefully will help stimulate to broad-based discussions.
In October the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine will give the course Metabolic disorders including diabetes. Apply no later than 2 September.
Capacity building that engages health managers helps deliver more realistic and acceptable results. This is shown by Moses Tetui in a dissertation at Epidemiology and Global Health. In his study, he examined, one such approaches, Participatory Action Research.
The Grants Office invites employees and other interested people to a series of seminars with focus on research funding. The first seminar is already on Monday.