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Global health study, practice and research focus on equity in health for all people worldwide. They emphasize transnational issues, determinants and solutions in health, promote interdisciplinary collaboration and are a synthesis of population-based prevention with individual-level clinical care. Koplan JP et al. The Lancet 2009, 373(9679):1993-1995.
The aim of Global Health Studies at the School of Medicine is to prepare students with an awareness and understanding of the significant health challenges of the 21st century. The program is focused on achieving health for all through addressing health disparities and equitable access to quality care for individuals and communities throughout the world. The program addresses the school’s mission to ensure the health and well-being of all people.
The seminar series will provide all participants with an opportunity to study and engage with the fundamental topics in contemporary global health. It will explore critical issues affecting disease burden and health care delivery throughout the world.
The program consists of monthly, extracurricular seminars beginning in the Fall of 2023 through Spring 2024. The series is open to all medical students, residents and interprofessional health students.
Sessions will be held via Zoom with most sessions scheduled on the third Thursday of the month unless otherwise indicated (see the schedule below).
Peter Hotez, MD, PhD
Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of
Global Vaccinations and the Antipoverty Vaccines: The
Science vs. The Antiscience
Thursday, January 18
Chronic disease in black
Improving the Health of Populations ...Globally
Thursday, February 15
Jay P. Graham, PhD, MBA, MPH
Associate Professor, University of
California, Berkeley, School of
Environmental spread of
antimicrobial resistance in
low- and middle-income
Environmental drivers of antimicrobial resistance in
peri-urban communities of Quito, Ecuador
Neil MacKinnon, PhD
Provost, Augusta University
Geographic Health Disparities and Global Health
Mapping health disparities in high-income nations
Impact of climate on
patients with chronic kidney
Lead chromate adulteration
in turmeric across Bangladesh, food safety
Download the Entire 2023-2024 Schedule Here.