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Global Health Education Day

When: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Contact: Meg Kennedy   (312) 503-9000

Group: Havey Institute for Global Health

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


Hosted by the Center for Global Health Education, Global Health Education Day is an exciting opportunity to draw together global health researchers, educators, and students. This year's event will be hosted at the Lurie Medical Research Center and feature a poster session, workshop, and impressive keynote lecture, followed by a closing reception. A full agenda can be found below.

Date: Wednesday, May 8th, 2024
Time: 12:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Where: Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611

Event Agenda:

Welcome: 12:00 - 12:15p.m.
Ryan Family Atrium

Lunch and Poster Session: 12:15 - 2:00p.m.
Ryan Family Atrium
*Lunch will be provided

Keynote Address: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Baldwin Auditorium
Dr. Lisa Umphrey (University of Colorado) will perform as a Keynote Speaker for this event. She will be speaking on her experience with partnership-driven initiatives in global health such as her work with the NPO ATLAS, and ethical training initiatives for trainees at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Keynote Address: 3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Baldwin Auditorium
Dr. Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán is a global health professional passionate about education and committed to health equity, addressing complexity, and emphasizing values in shaping a better world. As an educator, he fosters an environment of collaborative learning and knowledge exchange that empowers communities and individuals. He serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore Graduate School, Director of the InterAmerican Center for Global Health in Costa Rica, and Senior Advisor of the Planetary Health Alliance at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Faerron also holds adjunct positions at Northwestern University and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Awards and Closing Reception: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ryan Family Atrium
*Refreshments and small bites will be served

The Center for Global Health Education is proudly a member of the Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health.

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