Global Health on Grounds
Join the Center for Global Health for a film screening of The Lazarus Effect. The Lazarus Effect is a 2010 documentary film about the positive impact of free antiretroviral drug therapy on HIV/AIDS patients in Africa. Stay afterward for a facilitated discussion with previous CGH scholar recipients about their work with HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Alexander (Lex) van Geen is a Doherty Senior Research Scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the Associate Director of the Earth Clinic at Columbia University. He will be delivering the keynote speech on Reducing Arsenic Exposure from Well Water in South Asia. This event is the keynote for the 2018 UVa World Water Events suported by the Darden Global Water Initiative.
SPEAKER: Mahmoud Hariri, MD
Director, Aleppo City Medical Council, Aleppo, Syria
Professor of Surgery, University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
The Center for Global Health's annual symposium is the largest event supported by the Center. It is held each fall and is designed to bring together students and faculty from all disciplines who are seeking innovative approaches to global health. Each year we feature a prominent keynote speaker with a unique perspective on global health. This event is the Center's best opportunity to celebrate student accomplishments, experience, and learning as well as to advance opportunities for student-faculty collaboration in research.
The UVa Global Health Case Competition, launched in 2013, offers a unique opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students from diverse schools and disciplines to tackle some of the most intransigent, enduring global health issues. The case, also written by students, requires interdisciplinary approaches that may involve issues as varied as health care policy, infectious disease, public health feasibility and evaluation, public-private partnerships, faith and cultural understanding, and international law to develop innovative solutions for current, critical global health issues. Students will have the chance to develop innovation solutions for these problems as part of a multidisciplinary team of 4-6 students and present recommendation to a panel of judges. In addition to the obvious educational benefits and networking opportunities, students also compete for the chance to compete at the International Global Health Case Competition in Atlanta.
Global Health Month is designed to promote engagement, connections, and interest in global health research and scholarship. This dinner series, focused on interdisciplinary global health opportunities and critical areas of engagement with faculty leaders and peers, culminates with the Annual CGH Research Symposium.
Global Health Research: Mentorship and Methodology
Wednesday 13 September 2017, 6-8PM
Keynote: Professor Rupa Valdez, Public Health Sciences
Focused on 1st and 2nd year undergraduate students