2018 World Health Week | February 19 – 23

Global Women’s Reproductive Health

Organized by Vanderbilt Global Health Organization in partnership with Medical Students for Choice & Physicians for Human Rights, and funding provided by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of Diversity Affairs and Council of Class Officers

Daily schedule of guest speakers:

MONDAY

February 19, 12 – 1 p.m., LH 208

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Flexner Deans' Lecture Series 2017-2018
In conjunction with Center for Medicine, Health and Society, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and Center for Latin American Studies

Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D.
Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Co-founder and Chief Strategist
Partners in Health

"Academic Medicine and the Future of Global Health Equity:
Reflections from West Africa"

RSVP: 208 LH has reached capacity, livestream will be available in 214 Light Hall

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February 19, 4 – 5 p.m., Langford Auditorium

Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D.
Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Co-founder and Chief Strategist
Partners in Health

"Paul Farmer and Haiti"

Moderated by Ted Fischer, Ph.D., in association with the Vanderbilt University Department of Anthropology

Tickets are available in 201 Light Hall, 230 Buttrick Hall and the Sarratt Box Office.

Dr. Paul Farmer, physician and anthropologist, is chief strategist and co-founder of Partners In Health, Kolokotrones University Professor and chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He also serves as U.N. Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Community-based Medicine and Lessons from Haiti. Dr. Farmer has written extensively on health, human rights, and the consequences of social inequality. His most recent books are In the Company of the Poor: Conversations with Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, Reimagining Global Health: An Introduction, and To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation.

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TUESDAY

February 20, 12 – 1 p.m. | LH 407A-D

Carol Ziegler,  DNP, APRN, NP-C, RD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Global Health Coordinator, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

“Role of Primary Care Providers in Advocating for Vulnerable Communities in a Changing Climate”

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WEDNESDAY

February 21, 12 – 1 p.m. | LH 512

Jenny Eaton Dyer, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Hope Through Healing Hands

“The Mother & Child Project: How to Advocate for the Health of Women and Children Worldwide”

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THURSDAY

February 22, 12 – 1 p.m. | LH 407A-D

Siloam Family Health Center

“Considerations in Caring for Immigrant and Refugee Populations: Perspectives from a Multi-Disciplinary Team”

Panel Discussion:
Kristin Martel, M.D.
Elisa Greene, PharmD, BCACP
Lauren Smith, FNP
Rebecca Swift, LCSW

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FRIDAY

February 23, 12 – 1 p.m. | LH 512

Willie J. Parker, M.D., MPH, MSc
​Chair, Board of Physicians for Reproductive Health

"Reproductive Health in the American South"

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