Upcoming Events

Upcoming GHI Events

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 12pm – 1pm, GHI Lecture Series/Brazil Seminar

Rogério Meireles Pinto, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor of Social Work
Columbia School of Social Work

"Brazil’s Unified Health Care System: Transdisciplinary Collaboration and Integration of Health and Social Services"

Alpert Medical School
Case Study Room 270
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI

Lecture co-sponsored by the Global Health Initiative and the Brazil Initiative

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 5pm – 6:30pm, Global Health Lecture Series

Becky Genberg, PhD
Assistant Professor
Health Services, Policy and Practice (Research)
Brown University School of Public Health

School of Public Health
121 South Main Street
Room 247
Providence, RI

 Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12pm – 1pm Fellowship & Grant Writing Workshop

Interested in applying for the Interdisciplinary Framework in Global Health Scholarship? Join the Global Health Initiative for a workshop with Dr. Jennifer Friedman, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown and Director of Clinical Studies at the Lifespan Center for International Health Research.

Jennifer Friedman, MD, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Brown University Alpert Medical School

Alpert Medical School
Case Study Room 280
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI

Friday, October 24, 2014, 9:00am – 4:30pm, Global Health Colloquium
Innovation in Tackling Global Health Care Challenges: The Role of Brown University and its Partners

In recognition of the 250th anniversary of Brown University, a global health colloquium will take place, featuring the contributions of the Brown University community and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in addressing global health challenges over the years. Consistent with the 250th celebration goals, this colloquium will highlight Brown’s impact and service to a global community, honor alumni of Brown who have made significant contributions to decreasing health disparities, and showcase the scholarship and innovation of the next generation of Brown scholars and future leaders in global health.

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
Martinos Auditorium and Studio 1
154 Angell St
Providence, RI

Presented by the Global Health Initiative, the Office of Institutional Diversity, and the Multicultural Alumni Committee, with additional support from the Office of Brown's 250th Anniversary.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 12pm – 1pm, Global Health Lecture Series

Alan Landay, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Immunology/Microbiology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

“HIV, Aging, and Biomarkers of Immune Dysfunction and Inflammation”

Alpert Medical School
Case Study Room 280
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 12pm – 1pm, Global Health Lecture Series

Duane Pierson, PhD
Chief Microbiologist
Space Life Center
Johnson Space Center
Houston, TX

"International Space Station Research and its Relationship to Earth"


Thursday, December 4, 2014, 12pm – 1pm, Global Health Lecture Series

Charles Sherman, MD, MH

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Director of Field Operations, East African Training Initiative
Ethiopian Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Training Program
University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

"The East African Training Initiative (EATI): A Model Training Program in Pulmonary Medicine for Low Income Countries"

 Alpert Medical School
Case Study Room 270
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI