GHID Conference

The Center organizes an annual Global Health & Infectious Disease (GHID) conference each spring. National and international speakers present their work and trainees have the opportunity to present a poster.

The 5th annual Global Health & Infectious Disease Conference theme is “Science to Solutions.”

Save the Date

March 31, 2017
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Washington University School of Medicine Campus

The event includes presentations, a poster session and an opportunity to have lunch with a speaker.

Free and open to all. Registration is required; deadline is March 24, 2017.


  • Stephen Beverley, PhD, Washington University
  • Flaminia Catteruccia, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Albert Icksang Ko, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Yale University
  • Ellyn Ogden, MPH , USAID
  • Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, Washington University
  • Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben, PhD, The Carter Center
  • Thaddeus Stappenbeck, MD, PhD, Washington University
  • Mary Wilson, MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


  • Leishmaniasis
  • Malaria Control
  • Zika Congenital Syndrome
  • Polio Eradication
  • Pathogenesis of TB
  • Guinea Worm
  • Intestinal Host-Microbial Interactions