Lewis to Travel to Israel on a Fulbright Specialist Grant

Congratulations to C|M|LAW Professor Browne Lewis who will be traveling to Israel for 14 days in December as a Fulbright Specialist at Haifa University.  Lewis will be assisting the university in the areas of global and community health.  Professor Lewis’ project aims to foster a platform for exchange of knowledge and ideas in the areas of reproductive health law.  During her visit, Professor Lewis will  conduct a workshop for participants from the fields of public health, reproductive health, sociology, and law.  She will go on a site visit to a legal clinic.  She will conduct a seminar with the nursing – law program’s graduates and current students, and work on development of an advanced studies curricula for a joint Nursing – Law program.  Finally, she will participate in a seminar with Haifa Fulbright scholars/alumni concerning the establishment of a Haifa Israel Fulbright Chapter.

The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas.  The program awards grants to qualified U.S. faculty and professionals, in select disciplines, to engage in short-term collaborative two- to six-week projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide.  Shorter grant lengths give Fulbright Specialists greater flexibility to pursue projects that work best with their current academic or professional commitments.

For more information about the Fulbright Specialist Program, click here:  http://www.cies.org/Specialist/

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