Serving Society Conference

Discover careers that make a difference. Meet local professionals from the community as they share experiences and knowledge working in nonprofits, how to make a career out of advocacy and activism work, discuss identity in service careers. Join keynote Tamara Wilkerson Dias, an alumna who was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for her work in public service. 

Why you should attend Serving Society:

US Domestic HIV Policy and the Affordable Care Act, Dr. Jen Kates, Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation

Dr. Jen Kates is Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she oversees the Foundation’s policy analysis and research focused on the U.S. government’s role in global health and on the global and domestic HIV epidemics. Widely regarded as an expert in the field, she regularly publishes and presents on global health and HIV policy issues and is particularly known for her work analyzing donor government investments in global health; assessing and mapping the U.S.

Global Health Month

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

Global Health Global Advising: Institutional Review Board and Your Research Project

All research conducted with UVA resources and support is subject to the oversight of the Institutional Review Board. The IRB serves as a partner to researchers in the conduct of responsible research. Students preparing research projects for the Center for Global Health, Jefferson Public Citizens, the Harrison Award and other awards are required to follow IRB directives for training and review.

Join us to learn about the UVA IRB and the support and guidance they can provide. All scholar applicants will benefit from the information and support provided by IRB personnel.


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