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2022 Global Health Week

October 24, 2022 to October 28, 2022

Global Health Week is a university-wide event that brings together Washington University and the St. Louis community to engage around global health topics.

Global Health Week will take place October 24-28, 2022. Check this page for updates on all affiliated events.


Monday, October 24 | Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series
12-1 p.m. | Virtual
COVID-19 Vaccines and Therapeutics: Impediments to Global Access

Michael Sinha, MD, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor, School of Law, Saint Louis University

Tuesday, October 25 | Pediatric Noon Conference
12-1 p.m. | Virtual
Healthy Mothers = Healthy Babies: Maternal Nutrition and Early Infant Health

David Taylor Hendrixson, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Divisions of Neonatology & Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Link to join on Zoom:

Tuesday, October 25 | GHSAC & Olin Business School Panel
5-6 p.m. | Bauer Hall, Room 230 (bellwether classroom), Danforth Campus

Join us for E-Health and Global Health: Fireside Chat with Project ECHO, a panel discussion hosted by the Global Health Student Advisory Committee (GHSAC) and Olin Business School.

A social event with networking opportunities will follow the hour-long panel. The social event will take place in McGinnis 210 at 6 p.m.

Featured Experts:

Elizabeth Clewett, PhD
Chief of Staff, Project Echo
University of New Mexico

Rishi Sud, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Esse Health, St. Louis

Wednesday, October 26 | Institute for Public Health Annual Conference
8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. | Eric P. Newman Education Center

The Institute for Public Health 15th Annual Conference will explore the concept of Health as a Human Right and how health affects the enjoyment of our human rights, while lack of access to human rights can affect our health. Speakers and the audience will engage in discussion on the positive and negative impacts of health policies and practices on human rights and what happens when we fail to protect, or even violate, a person’s human rights.

Thursday, October 27 | Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
8 a.m. | Hybrid: Holden Auditorium, Farrell learning & teaching Center/ Zoom
Challenges and Opportunities for Cardiovascular Research to Improve Global Health

Victor Davila-Roman, MD, FACC, FASE
Director, Global Health Center, Institute for Public Health
Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Radiology, WashU School of Medicine

Link to join on Zoom:

Friday, October 28 | McKelvey School of Engineering Speaker Series
11-12 a.m. | Brauer Hall, Room 3015, Danforth campus
Global Opportunities in Women’s Health Engineering

Michelle Oyen, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
McKelvey School of Engineering