Global Health Events



August 28 - September 1, 2017 & September 5-8, 2017 (second week optional)- Intensive Course on Fundamentals of Implementation Science in Global Health

UW Campus

Fundamentals of Implementation Science in Global Health is a one to two-week intensive course – with an intensive didactic week, and an optional second week of mentored protocol development – that provides course participants with an introduction to the emerging field of Implementation Science. Application Deadline: May 15, 2017


September 19th- 7:00-9:00- Annual Global Health Dinner

RSVP and contact Kasey Kingham @ for more information


October 1st- Pathway application deadline for PGY 2’s

Please see application information and curriculum here:



Past Events 

February 22, 2017- 7:30am- Kane 120- Free Lecture

        “Income Inequality and Population Health: An Update”- by Ichiro Kawachi (UW’s Walker Ames Speaker)


February 23, 2017- 6-8:00pm- Cuadra No. 32: 2132 1st ave Seattle, WA 98121

        Women Rise: Empowering Women through Legal Rights and Economic Opportunity


March 8, 2017- 7:00-8:30PM- UW William H. Foege Building

        Film Screening- “Exposed: The race against tuberculosis” hosted by Partners In Health Engage Seattle

April 12, 2017- TBD- UW EM Global Health Track Sponsored Speaker Series

        Heather Hammerstedt MD MPH is a board certified emergency physician practicing in Boise, Idaho. She is a founder of the Global Emergency Care Collaborative (GECC) and currently functions as Executive Director. GECC currently has an ongoing clinical, academic, and consultant relationship with stakeholders in Uganda, where they have created the country’s first emergency medicine training programs for advanced providers and physicians and are working with the national government to create a national emergency care system. She will talk about her ongoing work abroad and on creating a meaningful global health career.

April 18, 2017- Global Health Journal Club

May 8, 2017- A Discussion on Planetary Health with Dean Ann Kurth

Center for Global Health Nursing as we welcome Ann Kurth, Dean and Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing of Yale University School of Nursing, for her talk on Planetary Health

        3:30pm at Alder Auditorium

        1310 NE 40th St.

        Seattle, WA 98105

        Entrance on NE 40th st. between Brooklyn Ave NE and University Way NE

May 10, 2017 12:00-1:00pm- Closing Gaps in HIV and Cervical Cancer Prevention: Priorities for Kenya (Dr. Nelly Mugo, Kenya Medical Research Institute)

NJB 1360- 325 Ninth Ave. Seattle

May 12, 2017 5:00-8:00pm- 40th Anniversary of PATH

Seattle Center

Free event- more info here:

May 15, 2017 at 7:00-8:15pm: The Syrian Genocide: Dr. Zaher Sahloul Reports from the Field

Student Union Building HUB (4001 E. Stevens Way NE Seattle)

May 17, 2017 at 12pm- Fellow Journal Club

Jodie and the GEMRH fellowship will host a skype based journal club of two articles related to Climate Change and effects on health in the Arctic. More details to come - please RSVP to Kasey if you can join!

May 22, 2017 at 2:00-3:00pm- “Evolving models of HIV service delivery in Africa”

Please join the International Clinical Research Center as we welcome Dr. Chris Duncombe, Consultant, World Health Organization. NJB 1360

May 23, 2017 at 3:00-4:00pm- “Report Overview from the National Academies Committee Members”

Register for webinar here:

June 5th 9am-4pm: Room T747- Please join the faculty of the Dept of Global Health and School of Public Health for the GH related spring thesis presentations. Great opportunity to hear more about all the great work being done by our greater UW Global health community. Contact: Nour Shoura ( as the event is closer for details on exact titles of the presentations, but they are throughout the day.

June 12th 12:00-1:00pm- “A Phylogenetic Perspective on HIV in Seattle”- NJB 1360          

Please join the International Clinical Research Center as we welcome Dr. Josh Herbeck, Acting Assistant Professor, University of Washington.

July 10, 2017-6:00pm- Opportunities for Global Health exposure and training at UW

HMC Ninth and Jefferson building 13th floor- room 1309

Join us for the first yearly global health seminar for residents and fellows to learn about opportunities for Global Health training currently available at UW including: Global Health Fellowships, the Global Health pathway and certificate, ways to facilitate research (and find mentors) during residency, and information on the available clinical electives abroad. We will have faculty representatives from IM/global health department,  OBGYN and EM as below, however the panelists are well-versed in opportunities for other specialties and eager to help get you in contact with potential mentors!

July 13, 2017- 4:00-5:00 pm- The Impact of Proposed Cuts to US-Funded Climate Change Activities Webinar

This webinar, by two internationally recognized climate change experts: Prof. Madeleine Thomson, Senior Research Scientist, Intl. Research Institute, Columbia Univ. and Dr. Jon Patz, Director of the Global Health Institute, Univ. Wisconsin, will outline the proposed cuts to US agencies involved in climate change that are in front of Congress and the impact they will have on the US and internationally. Ways individuals and communities can address climate change and what can be done to stop these cuts will also be discussed.