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World Health Week 2017

Posted by on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in News Posts.

Program Details and RSVP links:

Monday February 20, 12-1pm, LH 202 – Flexner Student Deans’ Lectures

  • Grace Fletcher, MPH/MA Candidate: “Integrating Anthropology and Global Health to Serve Latin American Populations”
  • Shilpa Mokshagundam, VMS III: “The (He)Art of Healing: Lessons Learned from an Unexpected Hospitalization”
  • Lunch provided, RSVP HERE

Monday February 20, 5:30pm, LH 412 – Evening Documentary Screening: The Interrupters

  • Award-winning film about the work of CeaseFire, a violence prevention initiative modeled after infectious disease epidemiology
  • Dinner provided, RSVP HERE

Tuesday February 21, 12-1pm, LH 407 – Panel: Ethical and Cross-Cultural Issues Encountered In Global Health Service and Research

  • Douglas Heimburger, MD, MS, Associate Director for Education and Training, VIGH; Professor of Medicine
  • Douglas Perkins, PhD, Professor of Human & Organizational Development, Founding Director of the Ph.D. Program in Community Research & Action, Peabody College
  • Conor McWade, MPH, VMS IV
  • Co-sponsored by VUSM Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Lunch provided, RSVP HERE

Wednesday February 22, 12-1pm, LH 208 – Flexner Deans’ Lectures: “Activating the Health Sector To Reduce Violence”

  • Charles Ransford, MPP, Director of Science and Policy, Cure Violence
  • Lunch provided, RSVP HERE

Thursday February 23, 12-1pm, LH 415 – Panel: Health and Healthcare In Global Conflict Zones

  • Carol Zeigler DNP, NP-C, Assistant Professor of Nursing 
  • Jeffrey Stovall, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Grace Umutesi, BS, MPH Candidate
  • Lunch provided, RSVP HERE

Friday February 24, 12-1pm, LH 411 – “Humanitarian Responses to Displaced Persons: Global and Local Initiatives”

  • Carol Etherington, MSN, RN, Associate Prof of Nursing Emerita, VIGH
  • Amy Richardson, MPH, Community Health Outreach Director, Siloam Family Health Center
  • Lunch provided, RSVP HERE

 

Download Event Flyer Here: WHW 2017 image comp

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