Center for
Global Public Health


Spring 2017 Upcoming Seminars

February 15th

Type 2 Diabetes: A major driver of the Global Non Communicable Disease Pandemic

Guest Speaker:
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
Principal Investigator, PH-LEADER Academy for NCDs
Emory University

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Light lunch will be provided.

Room 3 A/B
School of Public Health
Busch Campus
683 Hoes Lane West
Piscataway, NJ 08854


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:

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. November 2016. Presentation not available.

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
 (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)

Air Pollution Campaign in Kampala, Uganda by Dr. Qingyu Meng, Rutgers School of Public Health Department of Environmental and Occupational 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 (recording not available) by Dr. Alvaro Osornio Vargas, international collaborator from Mexico City. (December 2013)