Global Health Research Speaker Series

Global Health Research Speaker Series

Learn about a new global health topic on the second Tuesday of each month at our Research Speaker Series.

Upcoming Events


June 8, 2021

Fiona Miller, PhD

"What is a Sustainable Health System?"

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm 

Dr. Miller is a professor of health policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She holds the chair in health management strategies, and directs the Centre for Sustainable Health Systems at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Miller’s program of research focuses on health technology and innovation policy, and sustainability (environmental, social, economic) in health systems. She has a particular interested in how health technologies are developed and their adoption is governed. Miller is affiliated with the Joint Centre for Bioethics, the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative,  UofT's President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability, and the Sustainable Built Environment Performance Assessment (SBEPA) Network.

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July 13, 2021

Joan Haase, PhD, RN, FAAN

 "Fostering Resilience in Adolescents/Young Adults with Cancer: Establishing International Resilience Collaborative Group to Conduct Research"

Dr. Haase is the Holmquist Professor of Pediatric Oncology Nursing at Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN. Her research is focused on fostering resilience in adolescents/young adults with cancer and her Resilience in Illness Model (RIM) is widely used as the guiding framework for research.  Based on that work, she is founder of the Asian Resilience in Illness for AYA with Cancer (AREA) Cooperative group that is evaluating the cultural fit of the RIM in China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan."



August 19, 2021

Ruben Hernandez, MD



September 14, 2021

Rachel Umoren, MB ChB, MS



October 12, 2021

Michael Scanlon, MPH



November 9, 2021

Hongmei Nan, MD, PhD



December 14, 2021

Victoria Champion, PhD, RN, FAAN


Dr. Faith Yego, Moi University School of Public Health, presents at the February 2021 Research Speaker Series.
Dr. John Humphrey presents his research on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV during the April 2021 Research Speaker series.
Dr. Rajesh Vedanthan from NYU presents at the January 2021 Research Speaker Series event.
Dr. Adrian Gardner presents about "The Role of a Global Health Organization During a Pandemic."
Dr. Mabel Nangami presents on disruptive public health strategies for transformative change in Kenya's health outcomes.      
Dr. Ken Cornetta presents about palliative care in western Kenya.
Dr. Jimmy Carlucci presents on improving retention in HIV early infant diagnosis services in resource-limited settings.      
Dr. Caitlin Bernard presents on “Global Reproductive Health Issues” at the Global Health Research Speaker Series.
Dr. Mary Ott, IU School of Medicine, presents about human rights approaches to adolescent reproductive health.
Dr. Darron Brown presents on HPV and cervical cancer during the Research Speaker Series at the Regenstrief Institute social hub.
Dr. Laura Ruhl presents and update on the population health initiative with the AMPATH program in Kenya.
Dr. Aaron Ermel presents about HPV in western Kenya and biobanking.
Dr. James Cleary updates the audience on improvements in global palliative care.
Dr. Una Osili discusses the long-term impacts of civil war during the monthly research speaker series.
Dr. Horacio Duarte presents during the August 2020 Global Health Research Speaker Series.

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