Global Health Week 2017

January 12, 2017

Global Health Week is a multidisciplinary, student-organized week of activities designed to educate and engage the community on a broad range of health care issues.

Everyone is welcome to attend all the events. Please register by February 15, 2017. Walk-ins are welcome.

The Global Health Case Competition is for Washington University students. The deadline to register for participation is February, 7 2017. If you don’t have a team, we will help to match you with other participants.

Event Details:

Mon, Feb 20, 12 pm, Danforth University Center, Room 276, Danforth Campus: Lecture with Dr. Jean-Francois Trani, Associate Professor, Brown School, Washington University

Wed, Feb 22, 12 – 1 pm, Danforth Campus: Lunch with Dr. Linda Garro, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Wed, Feb 22, 3 – 5 pm, Brauer Hall, Danforth Campus: Career Fair

Wed, Feb 22, 4 pm, Umrath Lounge, Danforth Campus: Dr. Linda Garro lecture on “Hot Breakfast, Salad and Soul Food: A Health Portrait of an African-American Family Living in a Troubled Los Angeles Community

Thurs, Feb 23, 12:10 pm, Wohl Auditorium, Medical Campus: Dr. Linda Garro lecture on “Narrative Thinking and Health

Thurs, Feb 23, 4 pm, Clark Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Danforth Campus: Dr. John McArthur lecture on The Sustainable Development Goals: Toward Better Living Standards for Everyone. Reception following the lecture.

Fri, Feb 24, 12 pm, Danforth University Center, Room 276, Danforth Campus: Lecture from Dr. Gautam Dantas, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University, on “Combatting Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs Across Diverse Habitats

Sat, Feb 25, 9:30 am-5 pm, Danforth Campus: Global Health Case Competition and Keynote Lecture by Dr. Jeff Gordon, Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor and Director, Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University, on “Childhood Undernutrition and Gut Microbiota Immaturity: Human Development Viewed from a Microbial Perspective.

These events are supported by the Office of the Provost, Global Health Center at the Institute of Public Health, Brown School, School of Medicine, Law School, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Assembly Series, and Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis. This is a Global Health Student Advisory Committee Initiative.