More Past Events

COLUMBIA GLOBAL CENTERS: OVERVIEW AND OPPORTUNITIES

Monday May 13, 2013, 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm

Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th St., 11th Floor

With Professor Safwan M. Masri, Vice President for the Global Centers.
FlyerSafwan M. Masri's Presentation.

HEALTH SYSTEMS: GLOBAL RESEARCH, ADVOCACY AND PROGRAM MONITORING INSIGHTS FROM THE FIELD

Wednesday April 10, 2013, 12:00 pm - 1:30pm

Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th St., Hess Commons

Moderated by Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH

Speakers to include Helen de Pinho and Margaret Kruk.
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MYANMAR: A NATION AT THE CROSSROADS

Tuesday April 9, 2013, from 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm

Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th St., Hess Commons

Speakers shared insights on Myanmar, providing the audience with a broad understanding of the socio-political realities and public health challenges of the country, and considering potential role of CU for helping to address key challenges.

Speakers included David L. Phillips, Wafaa El-Sadr and Joan Kaufman.
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IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF HIV/AIDS SEMINAR

Thursday March 28th from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 

Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th St., Hess Commons

Guest Speaker Bruce Schackman 

Panel disucssion to follow with Wafaa El Sadr (moderator), along with Lynn Freedman, andAndrea Howard
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THE HEALTHCARE CHALLENGE: THE DANISH APPROACH

Monday Feburary 4, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th St., Hess Commons

With the Honorable Pia Olsen Dhyr, MSC, Minister for Trade and Investment of Denmark on 

Presented by the Department of Health Policy & Managment, Dean Linda P. Fried, and the GHI 
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2012

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS SEMINAR: PROMOTING HEALTH FROM THE BOTTOM UP

Monday, November 19th 2012 12:00 pm -1:30 pm

Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th St., Hess Commons

Presentations: Paul ColsonSally FindleyJames Phillips

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN SEMINAR

Important discussions that aim to bring interdisciplinary insight and innovation to the area of violence against women and complications to womens health in crisis settings with expert faculty and researchers. 

Speakers: Therese McGinnLindsay Stark, Debbie Landis, MSSW

OVERVIEW OF ASHA: MISSION, RESEARCH, PROGRAM AND STUDENT PRACTICUM OPPORTUNITIES 

Tuesday September 18, 2012

With Founder & Director, Dr. Kiran Martin 

THE RISE IN HEALTH DIPLOMACY

Featuring IIona Kickbusch

Presentation was followed by a panel discussion with expert faculty from MSPH. 

NO TIME TO LOSE, A LIFE IN PURSUIT OF DEADLY VIRUSES

Tuesday June 19, 2012

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the GHI hosted panel discussion with eminent microbiologist Peter Piot on his new book, recounting his work on Ebola, HIV, and other viruses. Drs. Linda FriedElaine Abrams, and Ron Bayer joined the discussion of Dr. Piot's book, No Time to Lose, A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses.

 

OTHER PAST EVENTS

Health In Times of Crisis: Preparing and Responding Effectively.

Global Experience Pre-Departure Symposium: For all CUMC students participating in summer program and prohects abroad or envisioning a trip in the future.

Key Issues in International Operations: This meeting is especialy for faculty and staff that are conducting programs, research, trainings and other work abroad.

Psychosocial Capacity Building In Response to Disaster: featuring speaker Joshua L. Miller from Smith College, School of Social Work. This seminar was presented by the Global Mental Health Program and co-sponsered by the Global Health Initiative.

Adapting a Family Based Mental Health and Prevention Program for South Africa to Support HIV-Infected Youth and their Families: This seminar was presented by the Global Mental Health Program and jointly sponsored with the Department of Psychiatry/NYSPI and the Global Health Intiative.

The aging of the HIV epidemic in Africa and implications on prevention, treatment and the health system response: Older people in Africa have long been neglected by governments and donors.  This seminar will outline new work being conducted in this area and will discuss what it means for the HIV response.

Presenter: JOEL NEGIN, Senior Lecturer in International Public Health | Sydney School of Public Health

The aging of the HIV epidemic in Africa and implications on prevention, treatment and the health system response: This seminar outlined new work being conducted in this area and discussed what it means for the HIV response with presenter Joel Negin, Co-sponsored with ICAP.

Addressing Severe Mental Disorders in Disaster and Conflict Setting with Lynne Jones: Sponsored by the Mailman School of Public Health's Global Health Initiative (GHI) and Global Mental Health Program, the seminar features Dr. Lynne Jones presented on the mental health needs of those with problems that pre-date a crisis, as well as those with new difficulties triggered by crisis.

Thematic Working Group: Health Systems Science along with Averting Maternal Death and Disability (AMDD) and Ghana Essential Health Intervention Program (GEHIP) Seminar: Where There is No Health System

Building a Continuum of Care in Resource Constrained Environments with John Koku Awoonor-Williams

2010-2011 public lecture series "Global Health and the Politics of Cooptation" presented by The New York Academy of Medicine's Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health, with support from the New York Council for the Humanities

Thematic Working Group: Health in Crisis Seminar on December 13th 2010: Social Ecology of Crisis: Human, Social and Cultural Capital as the Basis of Relief Recovery

The Changing Landscape of Global Public Health, a conference which occured on October 24-26, 2010, with the Association of Schoold of Public Health, co-hosted by The Mailman School

Ground Rounds September 15, 2010: The Future of Global Health: The Role of U.S. Universities. Featuring Guest Michael H. Merson

Ground Rounds March 24th, 2010: Fair Society, Healthy Lives. Featuring Guest Professor Sir Michael Marmot