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Global Health Journal Club

Journal Club sessions are an opportunity for our faculty, staff, and students to read and discuss current publications and news articles related to the field of global health.  Sessions are held monthly and open to all faculty, staff, students, and community members.

2018 - 2019 Sessions
Mark your calendars for the upcoming season of the Global Health Journal Club!  The dates are set, and articles for discussion will be posted in a timely manner.  All sessions are held from 12-1:00 PM.  Bring your lunch, a friend and join us! 


2017 - 2018 Sessions
"Models of Foreign Aid"

Student Leaders:  Jacob Creighton, Cara Forsythe, & Emily Henkel
Thursday, February 8
12:00 PM
Location:  LEC 2.042

Article:  Three Case Studies of Global Fund Withdrawal in South Eastern Europe

"Non-Communicable Disease Management in Rural Communities"
Student Leaders:  Blake Seeker & Maddie Flores
Tuesday, January 9
12:00 PM
Location LIB 2.027/2.029
Article:  Implementation and Outcomes of a Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Program in Rural Guatemala

Infectious Diseases - "Overcoming Barriers to Treatment of Infectious Diseases"
Student Leaders:  Averi White & Travis Bishop
Tuesday, December 5
12:00 PM
LIB 2.027/2.029
Articles:  (1)  Riders for Health; (2) Riders for Health - BBC World News 2014-11-13 (vimeo); (3) Improving antiretroviral therapy adherence in resource-limited settings at scale:  a discussion of interventions and recommendations

Child Health - "Global Pediatric Malnutrition"
Student Leaders:  Keerthana Pakatani & Eden Sirak
Tuesday, November 14
12:00 PM
LIB 2.027/2.029
Articles:  What Pediatricians Can Do to Address Malnutrition Globally and at Home 

Maternal Health - "Involving Males in Family Planning"
Student Leaders:  Chidimma Amuneke-Nze & Jaclyn Boozalis
Monday, October 16
12:00 PM
LIB 2.027/2.029
Articles:  Barriers to male involvement in contraceptive uptake and reproductive health services:  a qualitative study of men and women's perceptions in two rural districts in Uganda  

2016 - 2017 Sessions

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Systems in Low-and Middle Income Countries
Student Leader:  Thomas Pederson
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12:00 PM
Collaboratory, LIB 4.074
Articles:  (1) Promoting emergency medical care systems in the developing world:  Weighing the costs; (2) Emergency care capacity in Africa:  A clinical and educational initiative in Tanzania

Non-Communicable Diseases
Student Leaders:  Andrew Maroda & Katy Kazen
Thursday, January 19, 2017
12:00 PM
Collaboratory, LIB 4.074
Article: Global nutrition transition and the pandemic of obseity in developing countries

Infectious Diseases
Student Leaders:  Rachel Dang & Akshay Goswami
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
12:00 PM
Collaboratory, LIB 4.074
 Australian Football League clinics promoting health, hygiene and trachoma elimination:  the Northern Territory experienceHow much is not enough?  A Community Randomized trial of a Water and Health Education program for Trachoma and Ocular C. trachomatis infection in Niger

Environmental Health & Human Rights
Student Leaders:  Mark Kennedy & Madelein Puig
Friday, November 4, 2016
12:00 PM
LEC 2.040
Health Profile of Women Ragpicker Members of a Nongovernmental Organization in Mumbai, India

Maternal Depression
Student Leaders:  Becky Muenich & Amina Igeh
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
12:00 PM
LEC 2.040
 Maternal depression and mental health in early childhood:  an examination of underlying mechanisms in low-income and middle income countries
Additional reading:  Maternal depression and malnutrition in children in southwest Uganda:  a case control study

Ethical Considerations of Herbal Medicine
Student Leaders:  Taylor Russell & Lauren Wagner
Thursday, September 22, 2016
12:00 PM
LIB 4.074 (The Collaboratory)

2015 - 2016 Sessions

Planetary Health is Global Health
Student Leaders: Joshua Walther & Lara Slesnick
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
12:00 PM
LEC 2.040
Global Health and Sustainable Development Goals
Student Leaders: William Manning, Rebekah Muenich, and Maureen Montgomery 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
12:00 PM
Library 4.074 (The Collaboratory)
Connections among Nature, Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, and Human Health and Well-Being
Student Leaders: Ann Ding, MSII and Filip Drambarean, MSII
Friday, February 19, 2016
12:00 PM
Library 4.074 (The Collaboratory)
Faith-based Care in Global Health
Student Leaders: Christopher Smith, MSII and Nicole Michaeli, MSII
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
12:00 PM
Library 4.074 (The Collaboratory)
Collaborating with the Mother-in-Law: Methods to Empower Women Facing Domestic Violence in India
Student Leaders: Hanna Blaney, MSII and Jennifer Nordhauser, MSII
Monday, November 30, 2015
12:00 PM
Library 4.074 (The Collaboratory)


Assessment of reproductive health and violence against women among displaced Syrians in Lebanon
Student Leader: Claire Jordan, MSII and Ralph Bauer, MSII
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Have an interesting article you would like to submit for a session?  Send here.