Global Health Grand Rounds
The Global Health Grand Rounds form a central part of Weill Cornell's newly established Global Health Curriculum. Free and open to the public, the monthly lecture series serves as a platform for dialogue on contemporary global health challenges with renowned leaders in the field.
September 19, 2012
"Improving Diagnosis of TB Among HIV-Infected Persons in the Developing World"
Jay Varma, M.D.
Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene
October 22, 2012
"Health in the Time of Globalization"
Nils Daulaire, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Office of Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
November 14, 2012 *Cancelled Due to Hurricane Sandy*
James Orbinski, M.D.
Former International President of Médecins Sans Frontières and Founder of Dignitas International
December 5, 2012 "Poverty, the Unbanked, and Microfinance" Ritu Chattree, M.B.A.
International Finance and Development Executive Former Vice President of Finance & Development for Grameen America
January 23, 2013
Panel about South Sudan
Satchit Balsari, M.D., M.P.H. Director of the Global Emergency Medicine Program at Weill Cornell Medical College
Michael Vortmann, M.D. Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
February 20, 2013
Thomas Pogge, Ph.D.
President and Director of the Health Impact Fund and Director of the Global Justice Program at Yale University
March 13, 2013
Joanne Carter, D.V.M.
Executive Director of RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund and Board Representative to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
April 3, 2013
Anthony Fauci, M.D.
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health
May 2013: TBA
The Global Health Grand Rounds is sponsored by: The Office of the Dean, The Medical Student Executive Committee (MSEC), the Global Emergency Medicine Program at Weill Cornell, the Office of Global Health Education, the Center for Global Health, the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell University, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, and the Weill Cornell Events Management Office.
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