Global Health Day 2019

Global Health Day 2019

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

Coffman Memorial Union Mississippi Room & Room 303

 Poster winners stand in a line to pose for the photo

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

Full list of students and poster titles


View the full collection by visiting our Flickr page. (Photo credit Seth Dahlseid.)