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April 2018

UC Global Health Day 2018

April 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
University of California San Diego, Price Center9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093 United States
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UC GLOBAL HEALTH DAY 2018 This system-wide conference on global health, now in its sixth year, showcases the outstanding research, training and outreach taking place across the University of California and is an amazing opportunity for UC students, fellows, faculty, staff and visiting scholars to gather to share their work. Interdisciplinary by nature and collaborative in spirit, global health efforts encompass a range of academic topics – from psychology to engineering to sustainability and economics, scholars are committed to improving the…

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February 2018

2018 Los Angeles Global Health Conference

February 3, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Covel Commons, 200 De Neve Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 US
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We are excited to be hosting the second annual Los Angeles Global Health Conference on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018. Our theme this year is “Looking In, Looking Out: Balancing Global and Local Priorities in the Current Political Climate.” Please see our website – laglobalhealth.org – for more information.

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January 2018

Film Screening: Bending the Arc

January 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The DGSOM Global Health Interest Group and UCLA Center for World Health is hosting a screening of Bending the Arc on Thursday, January 18th. Bending the Arc tells the story of Partners in Health and their ongoing struggle to treat and eradicate tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in rural areas of Haiti, Peru, and Rwanda. Q&A to follow the movie with Pedro Kos (director) and Yuki Aizawa (producer). Light refreshments will be served prior to the screening.

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November 2017

ADDRESSING POVERTY, DISCRIMINATION, AND INEQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY: POLICIES THAT CAN TRANSFORM GLOBAL HEALTH

November 2, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 23-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Jody Heymann, MD, MPP, PhD Dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; Founding Director of the WORLD Policy Analysis Center

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October 2017

REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE AND HIV: A GENDER INCLUSIVE AGENDA FOR ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV.

October 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 23-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Deborah Mindry, PhD Research Anthropologist, UCLA Center for Culture and Health; Adjunct Professor, UCLA Department of Anthropology; Co-Director, Education, UCGHI Women’s Health and Empowerment Center of Expertise

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING – NO MÁS BEBÉS

October 17, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (B-Level)757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095 United States
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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING & PANEL DISCUSSION– NO MÁS BEBÉS The story of Mexican immigrant mothers who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were pushed into sterilizations while giving birth at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the 1970s.  Post-Film Panel Featuring:  Renee Tajima-Peña | Director & Producer, No Más Bebés Virginia Espino, PhD | Producer, No Más Bebés Margarita Loeza, MD | Venice Family Clinic Aparna Sridhar, MD, MPH, FACOG | Dept of Obstetrics &…

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“ALL I EAT IS ARVS”: MORAL AND POLITICAL ECONOMIES OF CARE IN CENTRAL MOZAMBIQUE

October 17, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 23-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Ippolytos Kalofonos, MD, MPH, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, West LA VA Medical Center

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POINT OF CARE TECHNOLOGY FOR RESOURCE-POOR SETTINGS

October 12, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 23-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Omai Garner, PhD Assistant Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Associate Director of Clinical Microbiology, UCLA Health System

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MY JOURNEY INTO GLOBAL HEALTH AND SEED GLOBAL HEALTH

October 10, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 23-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Folasade May, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Co-Director, UCLA Center for World Health Global Health Education Program; Director of Internal Medicine, Seed Global Health Dr. Fola May is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Digestive Diseases and co-director of the UCLA Center for World Health Global Health Education Program. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in Biology and then attended the University of Cambridge…

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September 2017

ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMACY

September 26, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 23-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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John Hamilton Special Assistant to the Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost, Former Clinic Director for Partners in Hope, Former Project Manager of EQUIP (Extending QUality ImProvement for HIV/AIDS in Malawi) John Hamilton has served UCLA for more than 30 years, including positions as an Assistant Dean in the School of the Arts and Architecture and Assistant Provost for campus. For ten years, John was the Director for Sub-Saharan Africa Programs for the CWH. In this role, he was instrumental in creating our…

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GLOBAL HEALTH: WHAT AGENCIES FUND WHAT AND HOW DO THEY COORDINATE?

September 12, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 53-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095 US
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Thomas J. Coates, PhD, is Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, which advances the international and global health mission of the David Geffen School of Medicine and UCLA Health. He is Director of the University of California Global Health Institute, which advances the mission of the 10-campus UC system to improve the lives of people in California and around the world. He is the Michael and Sue Steinberg Endowed Professor of Global AIDS Research within the Division of…

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June 2017

A Model Experience for Sustainability in Medical Student and Resident Pediatric Global Health

June 23, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095 US
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May 2017

“35,000 Lives Transformed” with Dr. Helena Ndume

May 3, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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UCLA STEIN EYE INSTITUTE SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017 RPB AUDITORIUM DIRECTIONS Helena Ndume, MD Head of Ophthalmology Windhoek Central Hospital, Namibia SEE International Dr. Ndume from Namibia received the inaugural Nelson Mandela Prize in 2015 for her humanitarian work - restoring sight to 35,000 individuals at no charge. 4:30 pm: Introduction by Dr. Bartly Mondino 4:40 pm: Special Guest Lecture "35,000 Lives Transformed" Helena Ndume, MD 5:30 pm: Reception in Adam Room

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February 2017

Stopping The Next Outbreak – Health Threats Inevitable, But Catastrophes Preventable: An insider’s perspective on global health crises and the challenging work of CDC

February 13, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095 US
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Dr. Anne Schuchat, Acting Director, Centers for Disease Control on "Stopping the next outbreak – Health threats inevitable, but catastrophes preventable: An insider’s perspective on global health crises and the challenging work of CDC" ABOUT THE SPEAKER ANNE SCHUCHAT, M.D. Acting Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rear Admiral, US Public Health Service Anne Schuchat, M.D. was the Principal Deputy Director for CDC starting September 2015 and assumed the role of Acting Director in January 2017. Dr. Schuchat began…

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January 2017

2017 Los Angeles Global Health Conference

January 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Covel Commons, 200 De Neve Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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We are excited to be hosting the second annual Los Angeles Global Health Conference on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. Our theme this year is “Re-Designing Global Health: Innovations and Sustainability.” Please see our website – laglobalhealth.org – for more information. We encourage all participates to submit a photo(s) to our photo contest and students to apply to give a short presentation at the conference. More details on our website. To register, please visit www.LAGHC.eventbrite.com.

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November 2016

Health Policies and Systems in Global Health

November 29, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 13-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095 US
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Corrina Moucheraud, Sc.D, MPHCorrina Moucheraud is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management. She is a health systems researcher specialized in global health. Her main areas of research include improving quality of care in resource-poor settings, particularly for women and infants; the processes and outcomes of policy implementation at the global and national levels; and incorporating health system information into quantitative methodologies, to develop more nuanced and relevant results for constrained systems. She has participated in…

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UCLA Latin America Initiative: Contributing to Clinical Excellence

November 3, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095 US
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The UCLA Center for World Health’s Latin America initiative is based on the premise that Latin America begins at the doorstep of UCLA and that independent education, clinical, and research initiatives are crucial to develop a robust health care force in each nation. Please join us at this exclusive event to learn more about our Latin America program, as Dr. Patrick Dowling, Dr. Karin Nielsen, Dr. Chris Tymchuk, and our Nicaraguan guest panelist, Dr. Roberto Guillen speak about building clinical…

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Capacity Building in a Global World

November 3, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 13-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Ross Donaldson, MD, MPH, CTropMed, FACEPDr. Ross Donaldson is the Director of the Emergency Medicine Global Health Program at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and holds appointments in the UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health.  Featured on CNN, BBC, NPR, and other media outlets, Dr. Donaldson is the critically acclaimed author of The Lassa Ward, a memoir about international aid work, as well as other medical texts and software, such as the popular WikEM smart-phone application for emergency clinicians that…

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The Social Responsibility of the Visiting Surgeon

November 1, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
CHS 23-105, 10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095 US
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Jorge Lazareff, MD, FAANSDr. Jorge Lazareff was born and educated in Argentina. He completed his training at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa and as an Alberta Research Fellow at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Between 1988 and 1993, Dr. Lazareff was head of the Department of Experimental Surgery and of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Hospital Infantil de Mexico “Federico Gomez”. Dr. Lazareff was recruited by the Division of Neurosurgery at UCLA…

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October 2016

Documentary Screening: Menstrual Man

October 27, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tamkin Auditorium, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095 US
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Documentary Screening of Menstrual Man  "There are men who squirm at the mention of a woman’s period. And then there’s Muruganantham, a school dropout who realised that the majority of women in India couldn’t afford sanitary pads and decided to do something about it. With limited resources at his disposal, he adopted extreme methods to conduct his research. It wasn’t long before his community shunned him. Even his wife decided that he was a pervert and left him.But that was then. Today,…

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