World Health Interest Group

hosted by the Center for Global Health and Diseases

Overview

This weekly seminar meets most Fridays throughout out the Fall and Spring Semesters between 9AM - 10AM. Discussion series will focus on a broad range of topics related to infectious disease research in international settings. The speakers will be comprised of a diverse group of local faculty, post-doctoral and graduate student trainees, as well as visiting colleagues from around the world.

Fall 2014

September 10, 2014

Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Health and Diseases and theCenter for Policy Studies at Case Western Reserve University


Allen Memorial Medical Library, Ford Auditorium

Robert E. Blanton, MD, MSc

Professor of International Health and Epidemiology and Biostatics

James W. Kazura, MD

Professor of International Health, Medicine and Pathology and Director of Center of Global Health & Diseases

Christopher L. King, MD, PhD

Professor of International Health, Medicine and Pathology

Case Western Reserve University

"Ebola: International Risks and International Responses"

 

September 19, 2014
Biomedical Research Building 433

Cleophas d'Auvergne, MD

Senior Medical Officer for Infectious Diseases in the Ministry of Health, St. Lucia

"Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) HIV/STI Guidelines"

 

September 26, 2014
Biomedical Research Building 433

Brenden Jenks

School of Medicine Class of 2018

Case Western Reserve University

"P. vivax Invasion Inhibition Studies in the US and Peru"

 

October 3, 2014

Biomedical Research Building 105

Joint Seminar with Center for Global Health and Diseases ID & HIV Host Defense

Co-sponsored by Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

Saba Valadkhan, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Case Western Reserve University

"Long non-protein-coding RNAs as novel players in the antiviral response"

 

October 10, 2014
Biomedical Research Building 433

Shuang Liang

Graduate Student, Biology

Case Western Reserve University

"TBD"

 

Special Lecture

Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:00-4:00PM

Wolstein Research Building 1413, 1st Floor Auditorium

Joint Seminar with Center for Global Health and Diseases ID & HIV Host Defence and the Infectious Disease and Immunology Institute Lecture Series

Co-sponsored by Infectious Diseases and Immunology Institute and

the School of Medicine

Daniel Bausch, MD, MPH and TM

Associate Professor, Department of Tropical Medicine

Tulane School o Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Director of Emerging Infections Department in Lima, Peru

"From the Front Lines of the Battle with Ebola"

 

November 7, 2014

Biomedical Research Building 105

Joint Seminar with Center for Global Health and Diseases ID & HIV Host Defense

Co-sponsored by Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

Mike Betts

 

November 14, 2014
Biomedical Research Building 433

Charles H. King, MD

Professor, International Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Medicine

Case Western Reserve University

"TBD"

 

November 21, 2014
Biomedical Research Building 433

Peter A. Zimmerman, PhD

Professor, International Health, Biology and Genetics

Case Western Reserve University

"TBD"

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