Center for
Global Public Health


Fall 2017 Upcoming Seminars

To be announced.

For additional information about our seminars or to schedule a meeting with our speakers, please contact Michelle M. Ruidiaz-Santiago.

Past Seminars

The Center for Global Health Seminar Series brings together global public health experts to address and discuss particular areas relevant to global health. Past seminars are listed below, click on each title to access the recording of the seminars:

Tuberculosis, the Biggest Public Health Crisis in Africa: Challenges and Solutions by Keertan Dheda, MBBCh, FCP, FCCP, PhD, FRCP, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Director of the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit, Head of the Division of Pulmonology Department of Medicine, University of Cape, South Africa. (May 2017)

Advances in Tuberculosis Research Relevant to Global Tuberculosis Control >> by Jerrold J. Ellner, MD, Professor and Chief Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston Medical Center. (March 2017)

Challenges for the 21st Century Global Public Health: Convergence of Demography, Economics, Environment, and Biology >> by K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA, Ruth and O.C. Hubert Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University. (February 2017)

Indoor Burning of Biomass Fuels: How to Prevent the #1 Environmental Cause of Death and Save the Planet at the Same Time by William Martin, II, MD, MS, Dean and Professor, College of Public Health, Ohio State University. Presentation not available.(November 2016)

The Lure of the Genome: Is Africa Ready for Biobanking >> by Francis Barchi, PhD, Assistant Professor Member of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers School of Social Work. (October 2016)

Ending AIDS by 2030? Not Even Close >> by Richard Marlink, MD, Henry Rutgers Professor of Global Health and Director of RBHS Global Health Institute, Rutgers University. (September 2016)

Worker Health & Safety in Developing Countries: Recent Developments by Hasanat Alamgir, MBA, PhD, Associate Professor and Chair of Health Policy and Management,
School of Health Sciences and Practice, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York.
Presentation not available. (June 2016)

Global Health Justice and the Search for Better Medicines: From Bad Pharma to Good Pharma >> by Donald W. Light, PhD, Professor of Comparative Health at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; Guest Researcher, Center for Migration and Development at Princeton University; Guest, Division of Medical Ethics at New York University. (March 2016)

Neurodevelopmental Consequences of Pesticide Exposure: A World-Wide Health Risk >> by Nancy Fiedler, PhD, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; EOHSI, Clinical Research and Occupational Medicine; Chair, Biomedical Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB) — Piscataway/New Brunswick. (October 2015)

Growth Retardation and Adult Health: Interdisciplinary Approach to Global Public Health>> by Daniel Hoffman, PhD, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Director of the Center for Childhood Nutrition Education and Research in Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (December 2014)

Air Pollution Campaign in Kampala, Uganda>> by Qingyu Meng, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rutgers School of Public Health. (September 2014)

Air Quality Challenges in Urban Sub Saharan Africa >> by Dr. Bruce Kirenga, collaborator from the School of Medicine Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. (September 2014)

Urban Air Pollution Particulate Matter: A Mixture with Various Toxic Drivers by Alvaro Osornio Vargas, MD, PhD, MMSc, Prodessor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Alberta, Canada; Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, University of Michigan. Presentation not available. (December 2013)