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Global Health Week at Washington University in St. Louis is organized by the Global Health Student Advisory Committee, which is a multidisciplinary committee. The activities are designed to educate and engage the community on a broad range of health care issues.
Everyone is welcome to attend all the events. Please register by February 15, 2017. Walk-ins welcome.
The global health case competition is for Washington University students. The deadline to register for participation is Feb, 7 2017. If you don't have a team we will help to match you with other participants.
For more information regarding these events:
Mon, Feb 20, 12 pm, Danforth University Center, Room 276, Danforth Campus: Dr. Jean-Francois Trani, Associate Professor, Brown School, Washington University
Wed, Feb 22, 12 - 1 pm, Space is limited, Danforth Campus: Lunch with Dr. Linda Garro, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
Wed, Feb 22, 3 - 5 pm, Brauer Hall, Danforth Campus: Career Fair
Wed, Feb 22, 4 pm, Umrath Lounge, Danforth Campus: Dr. Linda Garro Lecture on "Hot Breakfast, Salad and Soul Food: A Health Portrait of an African-American Family Living in a Troubled Los Angeles Community"
Thurs, Feb 23, 8 am, Space is limited, TBD, Danforth Campus: Lunch with Dr. John McArthur, Senior Fellow-Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institute.
Thurs, Feb 23, 12:10 pm, Wohl Auditorium, Medical Campus: Dr. Linda Garro Lecture on "Narrative Thinking and Health"
Thurs, Feb 23, 4 pm, Clark Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Danforth Campus: Dr. John McArthur, Senior Fellow - Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institute. Reception following the lecture. Lecture on “The Sustainable Development Goals: Toward Better Living Standards for Everyone”
Fri, Feb 24, 12 pm, Danforth University Center, Room 276, Danforth Campus: Dr. Gautam Dantas, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University, Lecture on "Combatting Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs Across Diverse Habitats"
Sat, Feb 25, 9:30 am-5 pm, Danforth Campus: Global Health Case Competition and Keynote Lecture by Dr. Jeff Gordon, Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor and Director, Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University, on "Childhood Undernutrition and Gut Microbiota Immaturity: Human Development Viewed from a Microbial Perspective".
These events are supported by the Office of the Provost, Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health, Brown School, School of Medicine, Law School, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Assembly Series and Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis.