February 3, 2022
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00pm – 1:15pm

In recognition of World Cancer Day

“Challenges in Blood Cancer Treatment in Nepal”
Bishesh Pouydal, MD
Professor of Hematology, DM Hematology Coordinator and
Head Clinical Hematology ad Bone Marrow Transplant
Civil Service Hospital, Nepal, Kathmandu

View recording HERE


December 1, 2021
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00pm – 1:15pm

“Viruses, Varients and Very Challenging Times: The Impact of COVID-19 on People with HIV”
Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, AACRN
Endowed Professor of Nursing Leadership and Innovation, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and
Clinical Core Co-Director, JHU Center for AIDS Research

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November 3, 2021
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00pm – 1:15pm

“Global Pandemics Interconnected – Malnutrition and COVID-19 in Indonesia”
Vanessa Oddo, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois Chicago


October 6, 2021
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00pm – 1:15pm

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month Event

Breast Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa: Time to Raise the Stakes

“Real time management of breast cancer in Africa: capacity building”
Omolara Fatiregun, MD
Clinical Oncologist, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH)

“The benefits and challenges of breast cancer clinical trials in Nigeria” 
Abiola Ibraheem, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Medicine
Core Faculty, UIC Center for Global Health
University of Illinois College of Medicine

View recording HERE


September 1, 2021
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00pm – 1:15pm
“Funding vs. Financing Global WASH Interventions”
Samuel Dorevitch, MD, MPH
Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
UIC School of Public Health

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May 5, 2021 12:00 pm
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

“Building Service Capacity and Addressing Service Needs Among Refugees With Disabilities in Illinois”

Mansha Mirza, PhD, OTR/L, MSHSOR
Associate Professor, Dept of Occupational Therapy
College of Applied Health Sciences, UIC

Rooshey Hasnain, Ed.D., MA.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD)
UIC Program in Rehabilitation Sciences

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April 7, 2021 12:00 pm
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00pm – 1:15pm

“History, Challenges and Opportunities for Global Health”
David Peters, MD, PhD
Professor, Health Systems Division
Edgar Berman Chair in International Health
Director, Alliance for a Healthier World


March 3, 2021 12:00 pm
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

“Description of the Healthcare System in Israel: Implications for COVID Response”
Gabi Bin Nun, MA
Associate Professor in the Department of Health Systems Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
UIC School of Public Health Visiting Scholar*

*The SPH Visiting Scholar in Israeli Studies Program is kindly subsidized by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago


February 3 2021
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

“Global Surgery and Health Equity: Current Priorities and Future Directions”
Doruk Ozgediz, MD, MSc, FACS, FAAP
Director of Global Surgery and Health Equity, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco


December 2, 2020 12:00 pm
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00pm – 1:15pm

“Decolonizing Global Health Education”
Q.G. Eichbaum, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


November 4, 2020 12:00 pm
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Topic: COVID and Essential Workers
Gerry Eijkeman, MD, MPH
Unit Chief, Health Promotion and Social Determinants, PAHO


October 7, 2020 12:00 pm
UIC Global Health Colloquium
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

“Surfacing Up: Psychiatry and Social Order in Colonial Zimbabwe”
Lynette Jackson, PhD
Gender and Women’s Studies; and African American Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago