August 2015 | Global Health Center Update
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Global Health Visiting Speaker Series

Peter Hotez

Peter Hotez, MD is the Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics, and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine.

Neglected Tropical Diseases, Blue Marble Health, and the Antipoverty Vaccines

Thu., Sept. 24 | noon to 1 pm
Brown Hall, Brown Lounge, Danforth Campus
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The Neglected Tropical Diseases

Fri., Sept. 25 | 9:15 am
Wohl Clinic, Clopton Auditorium, Medical Campus
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Global Health Week

September 20-25, 2015

Global Health Week is a multidisciplinary, student-organized week of activities designed to educate and engage the community on a broad range of health care issues.

Global Health Week: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Global Health Week Student Symposium will showcase research conducted by current Washington University students and affiliates. The event is designed to bring together students from all disciplines who work in the field of global health to share their work and advance collaboration with other students or faculty.

Students from all schools and majors are welcome to submit abstracts. Deadline: September 1st.
Submit Your Abstract

Global Health Week Events

Sept. 20: Around the World in a 5k
Sept. 21: Carolyn Sargent Lecture
Sept. 22: William Powderly Lecture
Sept. 22: A Doctor of My Own Screening
Sept. 23: Eduardo Gharzouzi Lecture
Sept. 24: Peter Hotez Keynote Lecture
Sept. 25: Peter Hotez Pediatric Grand Rounds
Sept. 25: Service Project
Sept. 25: IdeaBounce

Visit the Global Health Week website and Facebook page for more details and registration.

Summer Program Symposia Recap

Participants in the PHASE & SPRINGH programs during the symposium on July 31, 2015. More details | Photo album

From the Blog

Project Peanut Butter

Project Peanut Butter (PPB) was founded by Mark Manary, MD, a pediatrician who currently serves as the Helene Roberson Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine. He works with local communities in Malawi, Sierra Leone, and now Ghana, to establish feeding centers and nutrition programs where he and his teams conduct research projects and programs aiming to eradicate malnutrition. Learn more

Global Health
Curriculum Guide

We recently released an updated listing of the current global health courses offered at Washington University. Download (.pdf)

Upcoming Visiting Speaker Series Events

Shawn Baker
Sept. 29

Margaret Bentley
Oct. 21 & 22

Didier Fassin
Nov. 4 & 5

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Global Health Student Meeting

The Global Health Center will convene a meeting from student group leaders in early September. Contact Jacaranda van Rheenen for info.

Global Health News

Crime-scene Compound May Be Newest Tool in Fight Against Malaria

Treatment Failure in Parasite Infection Tied to Virus

Save the Date

The next Global Health & Infectious Disease Conference will be April 15, 2016. The theme is "Shrinking the Cure and Prevention Divide that Separates Populations from Lifesaving Drugs and Vaccines."

Fall Course

Global Burden of Disease: Methods and Applications

Global Health Video

Click here to watch the David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture from the NIH, titled "Medical Research and Capacity Building for Development: The Experience of Rwanda."

Local Event

Women in Science & Entrepreneurship (WISE) Conference Oct. 23.
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Mock Study Session

The Office of Training Grants will host a Mock Study Session on Nov. 17. More details

Austin's African Adventures

Washington University student Austin Wesevich recently embarked on a trip to work with CIDRZ, a large Zambian NGO that does infectious disease research. Subscribe to receive monthly email updates about his trip.
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