Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Global Health

Global Health Seminars and Lectures


FSM medical students doing global health electives are required to attend three Global Health Seminars.

Global Health Seminars

All Wednesday Lectures are held from 1-2 PM in the Center for Global Health Large Conference Room (Suite 1058, 645 N Michigan Ave, Chicago).

Seminar I: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Facilitator: Jennifer Grant, MD, Department of Medicine-Infectious Diseases

Title: Liver Fibrosis and Molecular Characterization of the HBV Virus in HBV/HIV Infected Individuals in Nigeria

Seminar II: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Facilitator: Sally McFall, PhD & Mark Fisher, PhD, McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science, Center for Innovation in Global Health Technologies

Title: Point-of-Care Diagnostic Device Development for TB in South Africa

Seminar III: Wednesday, August  10, 2016

Facilitator: Adam Murphy, MD, MBA, Department of Urology

Title: Adventures in Liberia: Initiating a Medical Rotation and Research Agenda

Seminar IV: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Facilitator: Leah Neubauer, EdD, Department of Preventative Medicine

Title: Menstruation Hygiene Management (MHM) in Kenya

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Seminar V: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12-1 PM

Facilitators: Prof. Juliet Sorensen, Center for International Human Rights - Access to Health Project

& Dr. Shannon Galvin, Feinberg School of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division 

Title: Zika-Heath and Human Rights at the Frontline of an Epidemic

Location: Rubloff, Room 180, 420 E Superior, Chicago, IL 60611


Seminar VI: Friday, September 16, 2016 12-1 PM

Facilitator: Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD, Department of Hospital Medicine

Title: Global Health Ethics

Location: Baldwin Auditorium, Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E Superior, Chicago, IL


Seminar VII: Friday, September 16, 2016 12-1 PM

Facilitator: Professor Akinwale Coker, University of Ibadan & Dr. Akiniyi Osuntoki, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Title: Developing Innovative Interdisciplinary Biomedical Engineering Programs in Africa

Location: Center for Global Health large conference room, 645 N. Michigan, Suite 1058

Seminar VIII: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 5-7 PM

Presenter:  Professor Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, Nigeria

Title: Elevating the Quality and Reach of Healthcare in Africa

Location:  Hughes Auditorium, Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E Superior, Chicago, IL