Urban Global Health Celebration

October 2013



Urban Global Health Celebration

The Urban Global Health Celebration on Saturday, October 19, 2013 and was a great success with 130 attendees for the morning/afternoon symposium and 193 attendees for the evening celebration festivities. During the morning/afternoon symposium, 29 posters were presented by students, trainees, and faculty. Oral presentations and panels given on a variety of urban and global topics were presented by a medical student, trainees, and faculty from the College of Medicine and the School of Public Health.

The Urban Global Health Celebration helped fundraise for Department of Medicine Urban and Global Health initiatives, including work in the Dominican Republic and India. The Dominican Republic and India projects are international learning and service opportunities open to students and trainees.

The Urban Global Health Excellence Award was presented in recognition of outstanding service and dedication to urban and global health. Awardees included:
• Lauren Hughes
• Supriya Mehta
• Santosh Saraf

The Urban Global Health Certificate of Recognition was presented in recognition of outstanding poster presentations. Awardees included:
• Courtney Babb
• Kirk Douglas
• Elijah Odoyo-June