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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.

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
Articles:
 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
Article: 
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
Article:
 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.