Global Health Week — Schedule Reminder

Wednesday, April 17 * Global Health Career Fair: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm @ MGH Commons: Walk through the Mary Gates Commons to visit over 20 different global health organizations. Learn about career paths in global health from leading organizations in the field, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH, HAI, and many more. * Dr. Robert Newman Talk: 2:30- 4:30 pm @ HSB K069; Reception in Rotunda Foyer: Dr. Newman is the Director of the Global Malaria Programme for the World Health Organization and a UW MPH graduate. Dr. Newman’s talk will address issues around malaria, and he will also discuss his own career path. This talk will be a part of the WGHA Discovery Series lectures. Thursday, April 18 · TEDMED talk with IHME Director Christopher Murray: “What does a $100 million public health data revolution look like?” Dr. Murray’s talk is from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (EDT). To access the live webcast, follow the link below and enter the identification information below. You will be asked to answer a few quick questions and to provide a valid email address. Session 6: Going Farther while Staying Closer; Simulcast address: ; Your organization: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; Affiliate ID: L17928 * Global Health Week and the Social Sciences: Faculty Perspectives: 12:30-1:30 p.m. (HUB 214): Bettina Shell Duncan (anthropology), Adam Warren (history), and Matt Sparke (geography and international studies), will talk about how students can engage in Global Health from the social sciences. Followed by time for Q & A. * Momentum: GlobeMed Benefit Dinner: 5:00 – 8:00 pm @ 415 Westlake in South Lake Union: Join us for a night of student engagement, global health dialogue, and fundraising. This night is dedicated to supporting the work of GlobeMed’s partner, the Women Development Association in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. All proceeds will support the Women Development Association’s Health Education and Sanitation program to provide Peer Educators with the proper training and education materials to disseminate health information regarding water sanitation in the Prey Veng province. GlobeMed’s partnership with the Women Development Association provides resources necessary for strong and sustainable development work (GlobeMed contact: Aneka Vo> ). Friday, April 19 * Returned Peace Corps Masters International Student Presentations: 2:00-3:20 p.m (HSB D209). * Movie Screening of “Girl Rising “: 2:30-4:30 pm @ HSB T625 * Trivia Night: 4:30-6:20 pm @ Foege Vista Café: Join us for a fun night of trivia related to global health topics! Socialize, test your trivia, and win prizes! Saturday, April 20: Global Health and the Arts Symposium Foege Auditorium S-060, Genome Sciences Building (3720 15th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105) * Welcome, and Registration: 12:00-1:00 pm: View art on display, register, and enjoy some light snacks. * Roundtable: Imagining Global Health and the Arts: 1:00-2:00 pm: What are the possibilities of collaboration between art and global public health? A group of professors and artists considers the expanding horizons of the health-art interface. * Panel 1: pARTnerships: 2:15 – 3:30 pm: Panelists share examples from the field involving partnerships in art and public health. * Panel 2: Art and Women’s Health: 3:45-5:00 pm: How can art be used to advance women’s health in particular? Panelists share from their personal experiences and work: from music and women’s rights artivism, to theater and anti-sex trafficking mobilization, to photography and women’s empowerment. * Performances and Reception 5:10-6:00 pm: More performances and light snacks to wrap up this great event. Contact the Global Health Resource Center: with questions, or follow Global Health Career Week on Facebook .

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