The 2014 Global Health Symposium will be held in the Hensel Phelps Auditorium West (Research Center 1, Room 1006) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado.
All Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members and Leaders with an interest in global health work are invited to attend.
Call for Abstracts
To apply to be a presenter at the 2014 Global Health Symposium, please submit a 250 word abstract highlighting your current international work.
This Symposium not only shares your work with the community, but also proposes the opportunity to promote potential networking and collaboration with other global health advocates.
If you are interested in presenting your work to the audience, please submit your abstract to Michelle Shiver, administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, August 4, 2014 (midnight).
Selection will be concluded by September 15 and you will be notified no later than October 1, 2014.
Call for Nominations
The Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health is issuing a call for nominations for the 2014 Award for Excellence in Global Health.
The purpose of this award is recognize and publicly honor those individuals, institutions or organizations based in the state of Colorado that have made a significant and exemplary contribution to the sustained improvement of the health of multiple populations over an extended period of time.
This award will be given at the Global Health Symposium, scheduled for November 21, 2014 at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus.
To check out selection criteria and how nominations work, click here.
Nominations must be received no later than August
4, 2014 (midnight) for consideration by the selection committee.
2008: Jim Jackson of Project CURE
2009: Warren Berggren, MD; Gretchen Berggren, MD; Eric Simoes, MD
2010: Robert E. Booth, PhD and Charles Steinberg, MD
2013: Thomas Campbell, MD and Michaleen (Dr Mickey) Richer, MD, DTMH
2013 Global Health Symposium
The Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health held the 2013 Global Health Symposium on Friday, November 15th. Check out what you missed!
See the article highlighting the Symposium; click here.
Excellence in Global Health Award
Meet the recipients of the 2013 award!
Thomas Campbell, MD
Dr. Campbell conducts research to improve the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS-related complications. As Principal Investigator of the Colorado AIDS Clinical Trials Unit he conducts research to optimize the clinical management of HIV-1 infection including the development of improved strategies for administration of antiretroviral therapy, improved management of treatment-related toxicities, and better treatment of multi-drug resistant HIV-1 infection. He is the lead investigator of the first comparative study of antiretroviral efficacy and safety in resource-limited settings around the world.
He is also Director of the Colorado HIV Research Training Program, which provides support for postdoctoral training in AIDS research at UCD and affiliated institutions. He is the Director of the Colorado Center for AIDS Research Virology Core Laboratory, which makes virology tools and services available to University of Colorado investigators for research in AIDS pathogenesis and treatment. And, he is the Associate Program Director of the Colorado Adult General Clinical Research Center, a state-of-the-art facility available to Colorado medical investigators to conduct safe, controlled, inpatient and outpatient studies of humans.
Michaleen (Dr Mickey) Richer, MD, DTMH
Dr. Richer retired in August 2012 after 25 years of working overseas in providing humanitarian assistance mostly in east Africa. Humanitarian work included approximately 10 years working with non-governmental agencies (NGOs) providing direct patient care, 10 years working with the United Nations including UNICEF and WHO (World Health Organization) working with governments on developing health care policies and the last 5 years working with the US-government (USAID/OFDA) where guidance and oversight was provided to Washington on funding of humanitarian assistance programs. Experience included management, policy development and research on Onchocerchiasis, Trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, Guinea Worm, cholera and Nodding Disease among other infectious diseases. Before going overseas Dr. Richer was in private practice of Pediatrics in Denver for approximately 18 years.