February 16, 2021

World Health Week at VUMC 
February 22 - 25 (virtual events)

Presented by VU School of Medicine Global Health Organization

World Health Week is a week dedicated to spreading awareness about global health and features panels and talks given by prominent clinicians involved in global health. This year’s theme is “Global Health and Pediatrics”.

Listed below is the schedule; click on the RSVP / Anchor Link event for more details about each speaker.

Monday, February 22; 12-1 pm
Panel: Global Health at Home: Stories of Immigrant and Refugee Families in the U.S.
Featuring: Dr. Desai, Dr. Ahonkai, Dr. Carlson, and Dr. Bialostozky
RSVP; Zoom link

Tuesday, February 23; 12-1 pm
Panel: Respiratory Virus Surveillance in Low Resource Settings
Featuring: Dr. Moon, Dr. Halasa, Dr. Haddadin, and Dr. Samuels
RSVP; Zoom link

Wednesday, February 24; 12-1 pm
Flexner Deans’ Lecture Series Annual Satcher Lecture
“What The Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City.” with Dr. Hanna-Atisha
RSVP to receive a Zoom link

Thursday, February 25; 12-1 pm
Panel: Lwala Community Alliance in Kenya
Featuring: Dr. Starnes, Director Rogers, and Dr. Omwanda
RSVP; Zoom link

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