Global Health Day

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Global Health Day provides an opportunity for those engaged in global health to come together, exchange knowledge across disciplines, and make connections.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 9:30am - 1:30pm

Coffman Memorial Union Mississippi Room & Room 303

Five students stand in a sunny space, smiling and dressed up for the occasion.

Outstanding Poster Awardees (left to right): Anna Munsey, College of Veterinarian Medicine; Kelsey Finn, Medical School; Josalyza Thao, College of Liberal Arts; Emily Clarke, College of Liberal Arts; and Ahmed Idris, College of Liberal Arts

Outstanding Poster Awards

Global Health Topic, Project, or Reflection

Graduate: Kelsey Finn, Medical School, Health Navigation Program: A Community-Health Intervention to Expand Access to Emergency Care and Promote Safe Deliveries in Rural Kenya
Undergraduate: Emily Clarke, College of Liberal Arts; and Ahmed Idris, College of Liberal Arts, Community Driven: Improving the Health of Refugee Communities through Mobile Health Clinics


Graduate: Anna Munsey, College of Veterinarian Medicine, Spatial epidemiology, phylogenetic history, and risk factors for foot-and-mouth disease in Uganda
Undergraduate: Josalyza Thao, College of Liberal Arts, Five Year Retrospective Analysis of the Physical and Mental Health Correlates of War Trauma and Torture in a Sample of Resettled Refugees from Burma


Student & Scholar Oral Presentations

  • Molly Gilligan, Medical School, From Toy to Tool: Using Water Beads for Insulin Storage in Haiti
  • Kaushi Kanankege, College of Veterinary Medicine, The use of spatiotemporal epidemiological tools to improve decisions in global health
  • Cynthia Pando, School of Public Health, The Impact of Parental Undocumentation on the Health of Adult US Citizens
  • Cameron Perra, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Informing Policy Decisions on Safe Water Access: A Study of the Biosand Filter in Rural Colombia

Global Health Showcase

  • Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine- Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical School, Insights into dengue virus transmission and pathogenesis from prospective, field-based cohort studies in Thailand
  • Sarah Hoffman, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor - Population Health and Systems Cooperative Unit, School of Nursing, Gender, Health, and War
  • Noelle Noyes, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor- Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM),  College of Veterinary Medicine, Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global One Health Challenge
  • George Omondi, College of Veterinary Medicine,  M.S., Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, University of Nairobi, Pastoralists, livestock, and socio-cultural landscape utilization: Towards identifying areas for tuberculosis control

Poster Presentations

PDF icon Full list of students and poster titles


View the full collection by clicking the image below. (Photo credit Seth Dahlseid.)


2019 Global Health Day