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2018 Healthy Appalachia Institute Global Health Scholars

Rion Caldwell and Logan Baker have been selected as Healthy Appalachia Institute Global Health Scholars, which means they will spend several weeks in Limpopo, South Africa as part of research teams of faculty and students from the University of Virginia, its Center for Global Health, and the University of Venda.

Baker, a sophomore biochemistry major and public health minor, will work with U.Va Associate Professor Becca Dillingham, Assistant Professor Elizabeth Rogawski and graduate assistant Courtney Hill, along with UNIVEN faculty and students on the Madi-Trial Project.

The Lazarus Effect Film Screening

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 van Geen - Keynote: Reducing Arsenic Exposure from Well Water in South Asia: World Water Events 2018

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.  

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