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Institute for Global Health
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Global Health Day

Global Health Day is an exciting opportunity to learn about emerging topics in global health at Northwestern, explore the breadth and depth of current research in Chicago and around the world, network with colleagues, and celebrate the launch of the new Institute for Global Health. All are welcome to submit abstracts, both internal and external to Northwestern.

Please join the the Institute for Global Health for a full day of events including a poster session and keynote panel featuring:

Isaac Adewole, MBBS, Former Minister of Health, Nigera, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan

Annelise Riles, Ph.D., J.D., M.Sc., Executive Director, Buffett Institute for Global Affairs, Associate Provost for Global Affairs, Professor of Law and Anthropology, Northwestern University

Global Health Day Agenda


Friday, December 6th, 2019
9 AM - 4:30 PM

Poster Session
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 
Location: Potocsnak Family Atrium
Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center
303 E. Superior
Chicago, IL 60611

Lunch served

Keynote Panel
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Hughes Auditorium
Robert Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior
Chicago, IL 60611

Time: 4:30 pm
Location: TBD

Full agenda to be released soon!

Poster Presentation Information

Persons from all disciplines with projects relevant to global health are invited to submit an abstract for presentation during the poster session. Trainees are encouraged to apply. Abstracts should be no more than 500 words. The deadline to apply has been extended to Thursday, October 31, 2019. 

Submit to present here.


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