Indiana University Center for Global Health


Global Health Scholars Day

The Indiana University Center for Global Health convened the first Global Health Scholars Day on May 2. The event featured poster presentations and the opportunity for those interested in global health throughout the university to network and share information.

The following posters were selected as winners in each category:

Case Presentation
Jason Hoard, IU School of Medicine
“Bullous Impetigo in the Setting of Antibiotic Shortage in El Salvador: A Case Report”
Mentor: Ruben Hernandez, MD<

Public Health
Ryan Smith, IU School of Medicine
"Chamas for Change: A Community-Based Strategy for Pregnancy, Infancy, and Women Empowerment"
Mentor: Laura Ruhl, MD

Nora Gilliam, IUPUI undergraduate
“Distribution of ApoE polymorphisms in Ugandan children with severe malaria”
Mentor: Chandy John, MD

For more information, please contact Jenny Baenziger, MD, assistant director of education for the IU Center for Global Health.

Global Health Research Awards

The Indiana CTSI, in cooperation with the IU Center for Global Health, Purdue and Notre Dame, has exciting grant opportunities available for researchers interested in advancing global health in Indiana and around the world in low-and middle- income countries. Applications are welcome from faculty, graduate students and post-graduate fellows in a broad range of disciplines including medicine, science, nursing, environmental science, social science, public health and other areas.

For more information, contact David Plater.

Global Health Research Seminars

All seminars are open to the public and held from 12-1 pm at the Regenstrief Institute in the Social Hub (1101 W. 10th St., Indianapolis, IN 46202). Free lunch is provided.

Contact us to learn more about upcoming events.