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Global Health Education Day

Global Health Education Day is an exciting opportunity to draw together global health researchers, educators, and students. Led by the Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health Center for Global Health Education, the day's events will include a poster session, luncheon, an informative workshop, and prominent guest speakers.

2024 Events

Global Health Education Day will be held Wednesday, May 8th from 12:00p.m. - 5:00p.m in Lurie Medical Research Center (303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611)

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Lisa Umphrey, MD, FAAP

Lisa Umphrey, MD, FAAP

Keynote Speaker

Lisa Umphrey, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Global Health Fellowship Director

Senior Investigator, Center for Global Health

University of Colorado School of Medicine


Carlos A. Faerron Guzman, MD, MSC

Carlos A. Faerron Guzman, MD, MSC

Keynote Speaker

Carlos A. Faerron Guzman, MD, MSC

Associate Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore Graduate School

Director, InterAmerican Center for Global Health in Costa Rica

Senior Advisor, Planetary Health Alliance at Johns Hopkins University

The Center for Global Health Education is pleased to welcome keynote speakers Lisa Umphrey, MD, presenting "Partnership Driven Initiatives in Global Health Education: from Uganda to Humanitarianism to Academia," and Carlos A. Faerron Guzman, MD, MSC, presenting "Earth and Health - Integrating Planetary Health into Medical and Global Health Education." 


Watch 2023 Keynote Address: "Global Health Ethics: Aligning our Work with Movements for Change and Justice"

Leadership and 2023 Keynote Speakers

(L-R) Robert Murphy, MD, Executive Director, Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health; William R. Leonard, PhD, Co-director, Center for Global Health Education; Ross Upshur, BA(Hons) MA, MD, MSc, Keynote Speaker; Andrew Pinto, MD, CCFP, FRCPC, MSc, Keynote Speaker; Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD, Co-director, Center for Global Health Education


Poster Presentations

Posters presented at past Global Health Education Day events will remain publicly available to view online.

View past posters here

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