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.
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
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: https://wustl-hipaa.zoom.us/s/97250368984
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.
Elizabeth Clewett, PhD
Chief of Staff, Project Echo
University of New Mexico
Rishi Sud, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Esse Health, St. Louis
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.
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: https://wustl-hipaa.zoom.us/j/95410604894
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