Conversations in Global Health

Interested in learning more about global health and how people like you are making a difference? Join Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) this fall in their riveting seminar series: Conversations in Global Health.

Conversations in Global Health is a forum hosted by OHSU dedicated to discussions of global or local topical interest. 
This seminar is open to all within the OHSU community and the general public.

Conversations in Global Health meets on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month from October 2015 through May 2016. Stay tuned because interesting “Late Breaker” guest speakers may appear on the calendar with short notice.

Time: 5:15PM – 6:15PM
Location: OHSU University Hospital, Rm. UH 8B60

ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND! Please see below for the remaining 2016 schedule of speakers.

February 17: From nothing to something in female education in Shin Kalay, Afghanistan
Guest Speaker: Mohammad Khan Kharoti; Founder Green Village Schools

March 2: TBA: Climate change topic
Guest Speaker: Gary Braasch, Environmental Photographer; Invitation extended

March 16: Emotional Well-Being on $1.50/day or less: Implications from the field
Guest Speaker: Clark Martin, PhD, Clinical Psychology; Peace Corps veteran, 1966-68 (Tacloban Leyte, Philippines); Retired Psychologist and Administrative Director, Psychiatry Department, Kaiser Permanente

April 13: Do vaccines cause an autism epidemic?
Guest Speaker: Eric Fombonne, MD; Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry; Director of Autism Research, Institute for Development & Disability; Oregon Health & Science University

April 20: Small NGO's – Should we exist? The Nepal Experience of Global Nutrition Empowerment
Guest Speaker: Marie Long MD; Chair/Founder, Global Nutrition Empowerment; www.globalnutritionempowerment.org

May 11: Disease Surveillance in the Pacific and the Effects of Climate Change
Guest Speaker: Dawn Fitzgibbons, RN, MPH; Former Epidemiologist, Ministry or Health, Palau, Micronesia


Check out OHSU's global health center website to hear recordings of past speakers and to learn more about their upcoming events!