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Havey Institute for Global Health Seminar Series - Investigating Persistent Malaria Transmission in Tanzania

When: Friday, June 3, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

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

Contact: Sara Caudillo   (312) 503-9000

Group: Havey Institute for Global Health

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement


Please join the Robert J. Havey, MD, Institute for Global Health for our First Friday Seminar Series! This webinar will be available through Zoom, and registration is required in order to receive information to join. All that register will receive a link that is unique to them.

Our speaker for the month of June is Dr. Fredros Okumu, PhD, MBA.

Dr. Okumu is the Director of Science at Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania. He is a public health researcher and a mosquito biologist working on improved approaches for control of vector-borne diseases. Fredros is also passionate about improving ecosystems for young researchers in Africa. He serves in various advisory groups including WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Group (MPAG) and the Gates Foundation’s Malaria Strategic Advisory Panel (MSAP).

The Robert J. Havey, MD, Institute for Global Health Seminar Series is held the first Friday of each month, September through July, and will feature the research and ideas of outstanding global health leaders at Feinberg, the larger Northwestern community, and beyond.

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