Global Health Day 2015

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Global Health DayThanks to all who made the second annual Global Health Day at the University of Minnesota on November 19, 2015 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

Health Without Boundaries: Global Health and Inter-professional Education

Keynote Video Address: Dr. Julio Frenk, President of the University of Miami, and noted leader in global public health

Moderator: Debra Olson, 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: 

  • Barbara F. Brandt, PhD, Associate Vice President for Education, Academic Health Center; Director, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
  • Andres Perez, DVM, PhD, Endowed Chair in Global Animal Health and Food Safety, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Shegitu Kebede, Small business owner, community activist, published author and motivational speaker 
  • Sarah Cusick, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Global Pediatrics, Medical School

Poster Competition winners

Poster Competition winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Poster Competition.

Winners

Research Poster: Fishy business: Economically motivated adulteration of fish in Minnesota retail markets
Presenter: Karen Lopez, College of Veterinary Medicine
Adviser: Nicholas Phelps, College of Veterinary Medicine

Global Health Experience Reflective Poster: Socially responsible short-term international medical volunteerism: Master's of Nursing Public Health/Mental Health Experience in Honduras
Presenters: Brianna Julius, Matthew Petcoff, and Kelsey Rudd, School of Nursing
Adviser: Marti Kubik, School of Nursing

Class Project or Global Health Topic: Yo Merzco Respeto y Es Mi Responsibilidad a Respetara a los Otros: The Healthy Relationship Wheel (I Deserve Respect and it's My Responsibility to Respect Others)
Presenters: Kayla Wagenmann and Jennifer Revall, School of Nursing
Adviser: Marti Kubik, School of Nursing

Runners up

Research Poster: Development and usability testing of a data visualisation platform for an African trauma data registry
Presenter: Bridget Griffith, School of Public Health
Advisers: Lee Wallis and Teri Reynolds, University of Cape Town

Research Poster: Improved diagnostics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections in Minnesota white-tailed deer
Presenter: Sylvia Wanzala, College of Veterinary Medicine
Advisers: Michelle Carstensen, Department of Natural Resources, Greater Minneapolis-Saint Paul Area; Ray Waters, National Animal Disease Center; Srinand Sreevatsan, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota

Global Health Experience Reflective Poster: Global Health at Home: Cultural Competency in Refugee Healthcare
Presenters: Brooke Dugdale and Tess Baril, Medical School

Class Project or Global Health Topic: Development of a Texting Based Educational Incentive Platform to Address Maternal Health Education in Kampala, Uganda
Presenters: Sonja Ausen-Anifrani, School of Public Health; Katelyn Pastick, College of Biological Sciences
Advisers: Fred Rose, Acara Program Director, Institute on the Environment; Cheryl Robertson, School of Nursing

Photo Contest

Photo Contest

Tsetse Fly Lab

Winner: “Tsetse Fly Lab” taken in Kwale, Kenya by Bridget Griffith, School of Public Health

Runner-up: “Camaraderie; Homeless elders outside Iglesia de San Francisco” taken in Quito, Ecuador by Alice Lehman, Medical School

Runner-up: “Camaraderie; Homeless elders outside Iglesia de San Francisco” taken in Quito, Ecuador by Alice Lehman, Medical School 

Runner-up: “Elderly Woman Weaving Toquilla Straw Hat” taken in Ingapirca, Ecuador by Alice Lehman, Medical School

Runner-up: “Elderly Woman Weaving Toquilla Straw Hat” taken in Ingapirca, Ecuador by Alice Lehman, Medical School

Runner-up: "Never Give Up" taken in Port Elizabeth, South Africa by Bridget Griffith, School of Public Health

Runner-up: "Never Give Up" taken in Port Elizabeth, South Africa by Bridget Griffith, School of Public Health  

Special thanks to our judges

Special thanks to our judges

Poster Competition Judges

  • Karl Self, Associate Professor, Director, Division of Dental Therapy, Department of Primary Dental Care, School of Dentistry
  • Claudia Munoz-Zanzi, Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health
  • John Song, Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical School

Photo Contest Judges

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