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Past Events

February 3, 2021

Strengthening Systems for Health: Responding to a request from Rwanda's Ministry of Health

CGHE Director Joseph Kolars leads a case study discussion with colleagues from across the University, including Professor of Nursing Jody Lori, John and Kristin Scott, from Michigan Medicine, and the center's own Christabel Sefa.

December 16, 2020

Center for Global Health Equity Seminar: Climate, Vulnerability and Health

Nancy Love, from Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Joseph Eisenberg, from Public Health, lead discussion on how surveillance infrastructure that connects environmental, societal, structural and other factors could offer insights that improve health outcomes. With Pam Jagger (School of Environment and Sustainability); Marie O'Neill (Public Health); Dirgha Ghimire (UM Population Studies Center); and Branko Kerkez (Civil and Environmental Engineering).

November 19, 2020

Center for Global Health Equity Seminar: Empowering Women and Communities in Global Health

Laura Rozek, from the School of Public Health, and Cheryl Moyer, from the Medical School, moderate a discussion with colleagues engaged projects focused on women around the world. With Jody Lori, Professor of Nursing; Elizabeth King, Associate Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education; and Bridgette Carr, Clinical Professor of Law.

October 29, 2020

Center for Global Health Equity Seminar: Data Science in Global Health

John Ayanian leads a discussion about the potential for data science to make an impact in LMIC settings. With Akbar Waljee, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Bhramar Mukherjee, Professor of Biostatistics, African Studies Center Director Andries Coetzee, Assistant Professor of Surgery Gifty Kwakye, and Professor of Nursing Massy Mutumba.

October 15, 2020

Human Rights, Health, and COVID-19: Exploring the Connections
The U-M Donia Human Rights Center and the Center for Global Health Equity are co-sponsoring this panel to consider the impact of the pandemic on both civil and economic, social, and cultural rights; as well as how a state's human rights practices affect its ability to respond to COVID.

September 29, 2020

Center for Global Health Equity Introductory Seminar

Center director Joseph Kolars and senior advisor John Ayanian lead a discussion about formation of the new center and planned efforts to address health inequities in low- to middle-income countries.