Global Health Student Day

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The 2012 Global Health Student Day is today from 1-6PM at Palmer Commons on the 4th floor.

This event will showcase the range and diversity of research, training and outreach in global health across all the Colleges and Schools on campus. It will provide a unique opportunity for students and visiting scholars to display the interesting work they are doing on global health around the world. It will allow units on campus to network and engage students in discussions about degree opportunities and summer internship programs.

The schedule of events is as follows:

1- 2:30 PM in Forum Hall
Keynote Speaker William J. Martin II, M.D., Associate Director for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Eunice               Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institutes of Health

2:30-4PM in Forum Hall

Student panels from the Global REACH Student Group, MHIRT Group, and Bolivia Interdisciplinary Internship Group. Discussions will be on wide variety of topics in relation to global health including but not limited to: perinatal mental health in Ghana, molecular epidemiology of helicobacter pylori in Lima, Peru, exposure to arsenic in drinking water of Mongolia, family planning perspectives in Uganda, and discussion of the value of interdisciplinary research for improving global health institutions.

4-5PM in the Great Lakes Room

      Poster sessions with International foods.

5-5:30PM in Great Lakes Room

Awards Ceremony

For more information please visit here, or email This event is sponsored by Center for Human Growth & Development , University of Michigan Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Global Scholars Program, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, and other units.


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