Upcoming Global Events

**Global Public Health Week will be September 18-27, 2017.

Global Food Drive with I.C. Compassion

 

September 18- 27, 2017

Ongoing

College of Public Health Building (CPHB)

Requested food list – Highly needed and culturally relevant foods

Assist Johnson County NGO – I.C. Compassion – gather culturally relevant and heavily requested food items for local immigrant populations to help support their local food bank. I.C. Compassion is an Iowa City-based non-profit that provides services and resources to immigrant populations in our community. For more information about I.C. Compassion or to get involved, please visit their website.

 

Photography Exhibit: Climate Change in Asia

 

Ongoing (September 20-October 5, 2017)

1st Floor Atrium, College of Public Health (CPHB)

View work by Pulitzer Center photojournalist Sean Gallagher. Sean has spent the last 10 years immersed in various Asian cultures, documenting the impact of climate change on various populations.

 

Spotlight Series: Multi-Cultural Potluck Lunch

 

Co-sponsored by the CPH Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Global Public Health Committee.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

12:30-1:30pm

C217 College of Public Health Building (CPHB)

Join us for a potluck lunch celebrating the cultural diversity of our public health community. Bring a dish to share or stop by to sample foods from around the world. All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend.

RSVP recommended

More information

 

Lunch-and-Learn: Serving Children with AIDS – Prevention and Hope for an HIV-free Generation in Malawi with Mphatso Mary Nguluwe

 

Cosponsored by Global Public Health Initiative and College of Nursing

Thursday, September 28, 2017

12:30-1:30pm

C217 College of Public Health Building (CPHB)

Light lunch provided

Ms. Mphatso Mary Nguluwe serves as Director of the Livingstonia Synod Aids Programme (LISAP)  for the Church of Central Africa, Presbyterian, Synod of Livingstonia (CCAPL).  In her work, she has implemented initiatives which aim at promoting the quality of life for children living with HIV, among them the “Prevention of Parents to Child Transmission of HIV,” an initiative whose goal is to ensure an HIV free generation.  She also promotes gender equity and equality for boys and girls, works to prevent child trafficking and serves as a researcher in community development work.  Ms. Mphatso is a founding member of a girls and boys empowerment initiative funded by the Scottish Government & Tearfund UK aimed at eliminating the cultural practices which put girls at risk of multiple abuses as well as HIV infection.  She serves as Vice Board Chairperson of the Malawi Scotland Partnership, the Fishers Trainers & Senders Ministries and the Coalition of Gender HIV & AIDS in Malawi.  She holds degrees in Midwifery from Queens University of Belfast, Northen Ireland and in Nursing Education, Administration & Community Nursing Science from Medunsa, South Africa.

Ms Nguluwe is visiting Iowa City under the auspices of the International Peacemakers Program of the Presbyterian Church.

 

Meet-and-Greet with Stav Shapira, Ben Gurion University

 

Monday, October 2, 2017

12:00-1:00pm

C162 College of Public Health Building (CPHB)

Lunch provided

Stop by and chat with global scholar Stav Shapira from Ben Gurion University in Tel Aviv, Israel. Stav focuses her research on disaster and emergency management and is visiting Iowa as a guest of Dr. Corinne Peek-Asa.

RSVP suggested: Click here.

 

MHIRT Program Information Session

 

Friday, October 27, 2017

10:00-11:30am

N160 College of Public Health (CPHB)

No RSVP required

The MHIRT Research Internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to participate in a hands-on research internship in an international setting. Gain valuable skills and enhance your academic portfolio working alongside public health and health science professionals from Romania, Armenia, or The Gambia. Dr. Diana Dulf from the Cluj School of Public Health in Cluj-Napoca, Romania will be in attendance to discuss opportunities available at her university.

Visit the MHIRT website

 

Global Scholar Lunch & Lecture with Razvan Chereches and Diana Dulf, Babes-Bolyai University

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

12:30-2:00pm

C217 College of Public Health Building (CPHB)

Lunch provided

Help us welcome Dr. Razvan Chereches and Dr. Diana Dulf from the Cluj School of Public Health in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Long time partners of the UI College of Public Health, our guests will present on ongoing research taking place in Cluj, as well as the global research and study opportunities available for UI students and faculty. Students are invited to stay after the presentation for a meet-and-greet with Dr. Chereches and Dr. Dulf.

RSVP suggested: Click here.

 

MHIRT Program Information Session

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

11:30-1:00pm

N160 College of Public Health (CPHB)

No RSVP required

The MHIRT Research Internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to participate in a hands-on research internship in an international setting. Gain valuable skills and enhance your academic portfolio working alongside public health and health science professionals from Romania, Armenia, or The Gambia.

Visit the MHIRT website

 

 

For more College of Public Health events, please visit the college-wide events calendar.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sophie Switzer in advance at sophie-switzer@uiowa.edu or 319-384-4136.


Questions or comments? Contact Sophie Switzer. This page was last reviewed on September 22, 2017.