Global Health Day 2014

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Thanks to all who made the first annual Global Health Day at the University of Minnesota on November 21, 2014 a success. 

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

Video archive and program

Video archive and program

Keynote and Panel Discussion: Ethical Considerations for Global Health

Keynote Speaker and Panelist: Eric Schwartz, Dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Moderator: Debra Olson, DNP, MPH, Executive Director, Center for Global Health and Social, Responsibility, Professor and Associate Dean for Global, Health, School of Public Health

Panelists:

  • Deborah Greebon, Executive Director, OneVillage Partners
  • Alan Lifson, MD, MPH, Professor, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
  • Steven Miles, MD, Professor and Maas Family Endowed Chair in Bioethics, Center for Bioethics Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Shana Sniffen, MD, Family Medicine Physician, HealthEast Roselawn Clinic 

Poster Competition winners

Poster Competition winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Poster Competition.

Winner

Evaluating Mobile Health Capacity for Congenital Heart Disease Screening in Low and Middle-Income Countries
Pouya Hemmati, Medical School, MS4 Student
Emily Dale, Children’s HeartLink

Runners up

Pathways Program Mid-Term Review: A Qualitative Evaluation
Eliza Cowan, School of Public Health, MPH Student   

Delta-like 1 ligand (DLL) in cerebrospinal fluid for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis meningitis
Nathan Bahr, Department of Medicine - Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine, Fellow

Associations of antibody responses to protection from clinical malaria in a highland Kenya area of low transmission
Karen Hamre, School of Public Health, PhD Student

Special thanks to our judges

Special thanks to our judges

Poster Competition judges

  • Mac Farnham, Assistant Professor, Ecosystem Health Initiative, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Benjamin Capistrant, Assistant Professor in Epidemiology & Community Health at the School of Public Health and the Fesler-Lampert Chair in Aging Studies

Photo Contest judges

  • Dean John Finnegan, School of Public Health
  • Katie Nelson, Photographer and journalist; alum of the School of Public Health

Photography Contest winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Photo Contest. Our winner and runners up are shown in the slideshow below.

"Less School Days Missed with Reusable Sanitary Kits" taken in  Ndori, Kenya By Robin Sautter, Medical Student at UMN-Duluth Med

Winner

"Less School Days Missed with Reusable Sanitary Kits" taken in Ndori, Kenya By Robin Sautter, Medical Student at UMN-Duluth Medical School

RUNNER-UP  "Young Buddhist Monks”  taken in Chiang Mai, Thailand by Brittany Borck, College of Veterinary Medicine

Runner-up

"Young Buddhist Monks” taken in Chiang Mai, Thailand by Brittany Borck, College of Veterinary Medicine

RUNNER-UP  "Women's Focus Group" taken in the Kalahandi District of  India by Eliza Cowan, School of Public Health

Runner-up

"Women's Focus Group" taken in the Kalahandi District of India by Eliza Cowan, School of Public Health