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Global Health Day: Global Health in the Pandemic Era

When: Friday, December 4, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Kristen Weber  

Group: Havey Institute for Global Health

Category: Academic


The Institute for Global Health's annual Global Health Day event is an exciting opportunity to learn about emerging topics in global health at Northwestern, explore the breadth and depth of current research in Chicago and around the world, network with colleagues, and celebrate the leadership and achievements of our leaders and membership.

Given the nature of the current pandemic, this year's Global Health Day events will be hosted completely online. We are optimistic, however about the opportunity to more thoroughly engage all of our global health affiliates, partners, and community members with this format.

Virtual Poster Sessions

Internal and external students, faculty, community members and partners from all disciplines will be virtually presenting posters on projects relevant to global health. Awards will be given for best poster for both student and faculty submissions, including honorable mentions.

Keynote Speaker

Our Keynote Presentation, Equitable, Global istribution of a Vaccine for the Novel Coronavirus, will be presented by Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).


Registration is required to attend. For more information on the event, please visit us online.

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