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.

See below for a GHD 2018 recap. The next GHD will be in Spring 2019.

Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 9:30am - 1:00pm


Student & Scholar Oral Presentations

SMS Maama mHealth Pilot Research Study
Katelyn Pastick, Medical School

Parental Perceptions and Practices of Early Childhood development in Tigray, Ethiopia
Satlaj Dighe, College of Education and Human Development

Psychosocial Barriers to HIV Care in Uganda
Sarah Lofgren, Medical School Fellowship in Infectious Disease; School of Public Health

Bullying and Caring Relationships among Adolescents from Immigrant Backgrounds: Associations with Internalizing Problems
Damir Utržan, Medical School Post-Doctoral Fellowship

UMN Global Health Showcase

Global One Health Capacity Building Through Education
Karin Hamilton, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVPM, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

Fostering Global Pharmacy Research through International Collaborations
Melanie R Nicol, PharmD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Role of the Coordinating Centers for Biometric Research in West African Biomedical Research
Cavan Reilly, PhD, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Student Poster Presentations

Congratulations to the Outstanding Poster Award winners!

Outstanding Topic/Project (Undergraduate)
An Evaluation of the Impact of Menstruation on the Health and Educational and Economic Opportunities of Menstruators Worldwide
Gabriella Haire, College of Science and Engineering
Jennifer Day, College of Science and Engineering

Outstanding Research (undergraduate)
Efficacy of Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid Compared to Cytology-Based Cervical Cancer Screening for Detecting the Precancerous Changes in Women at the Age Between 18 and 65
Ziyue Zhang, School of Nursing

Outstanding Topic/Project  (Graduate)
Helping Babies Breathe:  Field Experience in Sierra Leone
Carol Nelson, School of Public Health

Outstanding Research (graduate)
Implementation and Evaluation of Hooyo: A Group Prenatal Care Program for East African Immigrants at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
Anjali Madeira, School of Nursing

View the GHD Program for a complete list of poster presenters.

Global Health Resource Corner

Global health resources and opportunities from the University of Minnesota, the Twin Cities, and beyond.


View the full collection by clicking the image below. (Photo credit Mark Brown.)

2018 Global Health Day

Special thanks to Global Programs and Strategy Alliance for supporting this event.