Global Health Work In Progress

February 06, 2019
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Doll & Hill, Taylor Avenue Bldg, Medical Campus

Attend Dr. Suerie Moon's lunchtime lecture on February 7th. Click for more information

The Global Health Work in Progress (GHWIP) meeting aims to bring together members of the Washington University global health community to learn about each other’s work.

People working on a grant, paper or a new idea are encouraged to present their research and get feedback. To present at a future meeting contact .

No registration necessary. Light refreshments will be served.

Global Health Work In Progress is a recurring event. Click here to learn about past and future meetings.


Suerie Moon, MPH, PhD Director of Research, Global Health Centre and Visiting Lecturer, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva; Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Suerie Moon, MPA, PhD
Outside-the-Box Approaches to Addressing High Medicine Prices: Ideas from Global Experience for the U.S.

Dr. Suerie Moon is an internationally-recognized expert on innovation, access to medicines and global health. For two decades, her research has focused on public policies relating to medicine pricing and affordability, trade and intellectual property rules, and innovative approaches to drug development. Her research has contributed to the conceptualization of the global health system, understanding of the intersection of global governance and public health; outbreak preparedness and response; development assistance for health; and the intersection of private interests and public health.


Instructor in Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Leyao Wang, PhD, MPH
HOLA Study: The Gut and Nasal Microbiome of Infants who were In Utero Exposed to Hurricane Maria

Dr. Wang devotes her efforts on understanding gene by environment interactions in complex disease development, especially for lung health. She has applied multiple genetic analysis methods (genome-wide association studies, linkage analysis and whole-exome sequencing analysis) into population-based studies to understand the genetic architecture of asthma in the context of specific environment.

Event Sponsors: Organized by Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health. Co-sponsored by Center for Health Economics and Policy and Washington University School of Law