Listed below are events for the 2011-2012 academic year. The Office of Global Health sponsors monthly seminars that provide a forum for faculty and trainees to present their scholarly work, as well as pre-departure workshops that prepare individuals for work overseas and return home. We welcome all UMMS members and visitors to join our events.

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June 25th - June 29thAll dayHarvard School of Public HealthEthical Issues in Global health Research: Maximizing Protections, Minimizing ObstaclesHarvard School of Public Health
May 21st5:00 - 7:00 PMLecture SeriesDr. Dorathy Grenada on Global HealthBIDMC, Rabkin Board Room SCC10
May 19th9:00 AM - 3:00 PMLiberian Association of Worcester CountyNurses for Change Healthcare Fair and ScreeningChrist Jubilee Church, 5 Elmwood Street, Worcester
May 18th12:30 PMLecture SeriesDr. Michel Nussenzweig - Human Antibody Response to HIVUMMS Amphitheatre I
May 14th11:30 AMLibrary ServicesPray the Devil Back to Hell: The story of Liberian women turned peachmakersUMMS Amphitheatre I
May 2nd5:30 PMCancer Center of Excellence Grand RoundsDr. Pat LoehrerUMMS Amphitheatre I
May 2nd4:00 PMLecture SeriesDr. Kenneth Mayer - Antiretrovirals for HIV Prevention: Current Status, Promise and Questions by Kenneth MayerUMMS LRB 316
April 27-29All dayUniversity of WashingtonUW Global Health ConferenceUniversity of Washington
April 26-27All dayDivision of Disaster MedicineLooking forward from Wenchuan: Collaboration, Training and Disaster Management Symposium hosted by UMMS and Sichuan Univeristy, China.UMMS Endo-Surgical Conference Room H1-776
April 21 - 22
Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012Yale University Hosts a conference on Global health innovationYale University, New Haven
Aprilt 17th12:00 PMResearch lectureDr. Jonathan Kurtis, MD, PhD - Vaccine Development for Pediatric Falciparum MalariaUMMS S2-310
April 13th12:00 PMUMass CCTS SeminarDr. Katherine Luzuriaga - Global Health ResearchUMMS University Campus - Amphitheatre III
March 7th12:00 PMDepartment of Medicine Research Lecture SeriesDr. Steven Meshnick - Genetic Hetero geneity of malaria, within-host and within-populationLazare Research Building Room 316
March 2nd4:00 PM - 8:00 PMMt. Sinai Global Health ConferenceMedical Innovations for Neglected Populations - Addressing Global Health CrisesMt. Sinai Stern Auditorium
March 2nd12:00 PMCFAR SeminarJudith Lieberman - How HIV Evades triggering innate immunityUMMS Biotech II - 3rd floor seminar room
February 27th5:00 PMOGH Presentation at Student Pre-departure MeetingPreparation for student traveling over the summer for clinical rotationsUMMS S1-607 Goff Conference Room
February 27th11:45 AMOGH Presentation at Research Funding Services Brown BagUpdate on Foreign project registration and travel registrationUMMS University Campus Amphitheatre I
February 3rd8:00 AMPediatric Grand RoundsWork Force Capacity Building: Pediatric GME in Developing CountriesUMMS University Campus Amphitheatre I
February 1st - 13th
8:30 - 11:30 AM

1:30 - 4:30 PM 

Family Medicine - Foundations of Global HealthFoundations of Global Health Residency Elective. A two week intensive course about Global Health offered by the Department of Family Medicine Residency Program. Contact Dr. Anna Doubeni for more information.
Goff Center
January 28th
9.30 AM - 4:30 PM
Global & Community Health Conference for Medical & Dental Students: Building a Life Around ServiceAre you interested in global and community health? This full day workshop will provide information on: Volunteer opportunities, Disaster relief, Refugee work, Global health research, Global health funding and Work/life balance. (More information)

Massachusetts Medical Society Headquarters, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451

January 25th - 27th
8.30 AM - 4:30 PM
Professional Grant Development WorkshopMaster the techniques of writing superior and winning proposals sponsored by The Grant Training Center (More Information)

Bentley University

Dec 1st
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM

World AIDS Day Symposium

“Diversity of HIV Research at UMMS CFAR” hosted by
UMMS Center for AIDS Research (More Information)

Faculty Conference Room

Dec 1st
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

World AIDS Day Poster Session

Old Medical School Lobby

Nov 28th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emergency Medicine Global Health Lecture Series
DR. Michelle Niescierenko from the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston will be giving a talk on Malnutrition and special considerations for the emergency care of malnourished children.
UMass Emergency Medicine Offices
Nov 20th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kenya medical Camp Benefit Dinner
Kenya 2011 medical camps reports, Food, Music,
Dancing, and much more. Tickets $20 at www.uhai.org (More Information)
Boys and Girls Club, Inc.
65 Tainter Street,
Worcester, MA

Nov 13-15th

Annual CUGH & GHC Meeting

This three day meeting will explore the breadth of issues relevant to the promotion of health equity worldwide (website)

Montreal, Canada

Nov 10th

1:00PM - 2:00PM

OGH Special Event

Dr. Bernard Nahlen from the US President's Malaria Initiative comes to give a talk on "Fighting Harder and Smarter Against Malaria" (More Information)

UMass Medical School S2-102 Amphitheatre I

Oct 21st
7:00 PM
Guest Speaker for Dept of Family Medicine
Making a Difference in a World of Need by Dr. Eric Reeves. (More Information)
Oct 18th
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
MASS Division of TB Prevention and Control
TB Challenges: When Your Patient Has Other Complicated Medical Conditions (More Information)
Hoagland Pincus Conference Center, Shrewsbury, MA

Sept 15

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Global Primary Care: Health for All

Symposium to launch the MGH Department of Medicine Global Primary Care Residency (More Information on Registration)

The Holiday Inn, 5 Blossom Street, Boston, MA

Aug 1-Aug 26th


Global Health Course

Global Health Course at the University of Minnesota (flyer)

Minneapolis, MN

Aug 4

5:30 PM


Student Pre-Departure Workshop for Travel Health, Safety, and Security (International Elective Travel Fund Application)

S2 – 309 B-C

July 8-9th

All day


Annual HEARTT Liberia Symposium and Pre-Departure Workshop (flyer)

Amp III, S6-102 and Faculty Conference Room