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Community Events

The Center for Global Health co-sponsors monthly and annual events and outreach opportunities on and off campus throughout the year. Here are global health events that are happening around the world.



November 5, 3:00 pm

"International Legal Issues" presented by Emily J. Curray

Hansel Phelps Auditorium, Research Complex 1 North, Room 1006

Anschutz Medical Campus

This talk will cover the following topics:

  • Your Legal Rights as Temporary Residents
  • J-1 waivers (subject based on Skills List)
  • H-1B visas – Transferring from higher education to a private employer.
  • National Interest Waiver & evidence
  • How do I know if it’s worth it to try an Extraordinary Ability petition? What if it’s denied?
  • Adjusting to Permanent Residency: Self-sponsored & Institutionally Sponsored
  • Finalizing the Green Card
  • Maintaining Permanent Residency – What if I get a great offer at home?​​​​

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from an experienced legal expert!


November 10-21, 2014

Annual Global Health and Disasters Course

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

This international health course is a two week course offered once a year as part of the University of Colorado School of Medicine Global Health Track. The first week of the course is the Global Health section of the course and the second week of the course is the Children in Disasters section.

This course prepares its participants for international experiences and future global health work. This is an interactive training course which incorporates readings, lectures, small group problem based learning exercises, technical skill sessions, online coursework and a disaster simulation exercise.

Click here to learn more, see a agenda and more!​

November 21, 2014

Annual Global Health Symposium

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Faculty and students of the University of Colorado share their work at this exciting annual event. Check out the program, abstracts from presenters, etc. by clicking here​.

January 15, 2015

Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Toolbox

Posner Center, 1031 33rd St, Denver, CO

5:30-8:00 p.m.

What will you gain?
  1. Recognize the basics of GIS Maps, including layers, labels, indicators, etc.
  2. Identify GIS training and educational resources.
  3. Recall StoryMapping as a powerful tool for donors, beneficiaries, and stakeholders.
  4. Construct a sample map by applying GIS principles and analyzing demographic data.

Learn more.


March 22-May 19, 2015

Ride for World Health 2015

Ride for World Health is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization founded in 2006 by medical students at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. The Ride itself is an annual full support pedal powered journey bringing global health issues to classrooms and lecture halls in small towns and big cities across America. Along the way, riders raise funds for select beneficiaries who represent their ideals and implement programs that address the very issues they lecture about.

Apply to become a rider! Go to, click on “Apply Now,” or contact Arwa Mesiwala and Dave Hartnett at

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