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Global Health Seminars & Lectures

Feinberg School of Medicine students completing global health electives are required to attend three Global Health Pre-Departure Seminars, as part of their Pre-Departure Requirements. See below for a list of upcoming seminars.

**Please note that some of our lectures are moving to a virtual format and will be hosted on Zoom. You can use your Northwestern email account for access or create a new account using your personal email. Download the Zoom desktop or mobile app here. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 (required)

  • "Global Health Ethics," Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD, Director, Center for Global Health Education and Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
  • Will be held virtually via Zoom: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/403218607
  • RSVP Here (zoom link will be sent to your email)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

  • "Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Lessons from Research and Global Advocacy," Brian Citro, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Impact, Kellogg School of Management
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
  • Will be held virtually via Zoom: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/671346342
  • RSVP Here (zoom link will be sent to your email)

Thursday, April 30, 2020 (required)

  • "Global Risks: Guidance and Resources for Responsible Travel," Julie Friend, JD, Director, Office of Global Safety and Security, Northwestern University
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Will be held virtually via Zoom: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/811898218
  • RSVP Here (zoom link will be sent to your email)

Thursday, May 7, 2020

  • "Menstruation Hygiene Management: Insights from School-Based Education Efforts in Kenya," Leah Neubauer, EdD, Assistant Professor of Preventative Medicine in the Division of Public Health Practice, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Director of Accreditation, Program in Public Health Kellogg School of Management
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
  • Will be held virtually via Zoom: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/309211068
  • RSVP Here (zoom link will be sent to your email)

 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (required)

  • "Top Ten Habits of Successful Global Health Practitioners," Shannon Galvin, MD, Associate Director, Center for Global Health Education and Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Will be held virtually via Zoom: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/788376366
  • RSVP Here (zoom link will be sent to your email)
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