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Global Health on Grounds

Join us for global health on grounds events in 2014! 

Wednesday 1 October – Polish your proposals for the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University. Professor Garrick Louis, SEAS, the UVA liaison to CGIU and former CGIU participants will review proposals at OpenGrounds, 5-7PM.

Tuesday 7 October - Multiple Perspectives on Ebola: Treatment in Liberia, Clinical Perspectives, Infrastructure and Context - This interdisciplinary panel will examine the biomedical, ethical, geopolitical and culture challenges of the Ebola outbreak. Join us in the Claude Moore Medical Education Building, 3rd Floor Auditorium. Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Health, The Office of Telemedicine, and the International Medicine Club

Christiana Koisey Hena, MD, MPH, Founder, Healthy Women, Healthy Liberia - recently working in Liberia treating Ebola
Frederick G. Hayden MD, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and International Health), UVA
Costi Sifri, MD, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and International Health), UVA
Judith White, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology, UVA
Catarina Krizancik, PhD, International Studies Office; Global Development Studies, UVA
China R. Scherz PhD, Department of Anthropology, UVA

Wednesday 8 October - Funding Your International Trip - with air miles. Pratik aka Tik Patel has accumulated over 500,000 miles and points over the last 3 years in medical school … he has traveled to Switzerland, Dominican Republic, and Brazil and is now prepared to fly wherever he wants – for free. Learn how to earn air miles, and fund your upcoming travel plans. CGH @ The Corner Building, 5:30-7:00PM.

Wednesday 15 October - Research in Action - join scholars from CGH, JPC and Harrison to learn more about conducting interdisciplinary research in a global context. 

Wednesday 29 October - The Center for Global Health University Scholars Open House - Meet the Scholar. Learn from recently returned scholars about their experiences, the value of working in an existing collaboration and the merits of independent projects.  Join us at the UVa Corner Building to learn more about conducting interdisciplinary research in a global context. CGH Office 5-7PM. Faculty representing international collaborations in Uganda, Guatemala, Rwanda and Zambia will be available.

Saturday 8 November - UVa Global Health Case Competition - Participate in this remarkable interdisciplinary event to develop solutions to real world problems.