VUSM: World Health Week 2013
The Global Health Committee hosts World Health Week annually in partnership with the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) in an effort to raise awareness of important issues in medicine across the globe, engage the medical campus in global health topics, celebrate and welcome visiting international medical students, and support students who perform research projects abroad.
The VUSM Global Health Committee Presents:
World Health Week 2013 | March 18-22
Monday, March 18 | Light Hall 208 | 12 – 1 p.m.
Kelly McQueen, M.D., MPH: Surgical need in humanitarian crisis and incorporating global health into a surgical career.
Tuesday, March 19 | Light Hall 208 | 12 – 1 p.m.
David Wright, Ph.D.: Diagnosing Disease Without a Net
Wednesday, March 20 | Light Hall 208 | 12 – 1 p.m.
Dean’s Lecture: M. Chris Gibbons, M.D., M.P.H.: Health Information Technologies and Health Disparities
Thursday, March 21 | Light Hall 208 | 12 – 1 p.m.
Oscar Gomez, M.D., Ph.D.: Neglected Diseases in Latin America
Friday, March 22 | Light Hall 208 | 12 – 1 p.m.
Documentary Screening: A DOCTOR OF MY OWN: The First Medical Students of Namibia
A documentary film by Trisha Pasricha. Visit the film’s website for more information.