Global Health Grand Rounds are sponsored by the Office of Global Health, whose mission is to develop global partnerships that lead to the generation of knowledge and creation of innovations in health care. The office also provides resources for UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers and clinicians who are interested in global activities.
"Global Health Distinctions Program: A Model for Global Health in Graduate Medical Education"
Speaker: Dominique Cosco, M.D., FACP, Assistant Professor, Emory University of Medicine
"Narrative Medicine and the Universal Power of Reflective Essay- Writing"
Speaker: Alex Lyda, Communications Manager, University of Texas at Dallas
"Refugee Status: A Comprehensive Look at the Painful Existence"
Speaker: Abier Abdelnaby, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center
"Learning from Developing Countries: Global Health Innovations - E and M Health Solutions to Improve Health Information Systems"
Speaker: Wuleta Lemma, Ph. D., Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Center for Global Health Equity, Tulane Ethiopia and the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
“Diabetes and Obesity: A Global Health Challenge”
Sushma Sharma, Ph.D.
Director, Population and Public Health Research, DFW Hospital Council Foundation
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“Human Organ Trafficking: Global Concerns and Policy Proposals”
Speaker: Pan Garner, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, MLS, Southern Methodist University
“Telemedicine: Challenges and Capacities for Effectiveness in Low Resource Environments”
Speaker: Mehari Gebreyohanns, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
“A Serendipitous Journey: On Doctoring in the Developing World”
Speaker: Dawn D. Johnson, M.D.
Lead Physician, ARMS Pediatric HIV Clinic, Children’s Medical Center
"Improving Health Care Delivery Through Global Collaboration"
Speaker: Michelle Niescierenko, M.D.
International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow, Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham & Women’s
"Tropical Medicine Case Studies"
Speaker: Nicholas Comninelis, M.D., M.P.H., DIM & PH
INMED – Institute for International Medicine
"The Role of Libraries in Global Health: Information Services That Support Global Health Research"
Speaker: Kelly Gonzalez, M.S.I.S., M.B.A., AHIP
Interim Library Director, UTSW Library
"The Roles of Culture and Ethics in Community-Based Health Care among Resettled Refugees"
Speaker: Lance A. Rasbridge, Ph.D.
Refugee Outreach Program – East Dallas Health Center
"The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Global Health"
Speaker: Diane Stanton
Executive Director, Uganda Partners
“Conflict & Catastrophe: The Impact of Crisis on Child Health”
Speaker: Tess Barton, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
“The Double Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Nations”
Speaker: Brent Armstrong, M.D.
Medical Center of McKinney
“Airway Symposium and Workshop in Nigeria: Challenges and Rewards”
Speaker: Patrick Olomu, M.D., FRCA
Children’s Medical Center Dallas
"HIV in India: A Multifaceted Epidemic"
Speaker: Kavita Bhavan, M.D.
"Global Health Education in the Age of Globalization and Travel"
Speaker: John Gibson, M.D.
Director of Global Health Training
John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency Program
"Journal to Quality Improvement in Tanzania"
Speaker: Patrice Griffith, M.B.A.
Director of Quality Improvement and Safety, UT Southwestern
Presentation - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
"Road Traffic Injury Surveillance in Nigeria"
Speaker: Dima Turkmani, Dr.PH., M.B.A.
Taybah for Healthcare Consulting
"Be Aware or Beware – Global Clinical Trial Regulations"
Speakers: Marti Cherry and Rick Robinson
Fulbright, and Jaworski, L.L.P.
“Impact and Future of Mobile Apps”
Speaker: Arvind Sarin
Founder and CEO, Copper Mobile, Inc.
"Trials and Tribulations of Performing Pregnancy Studies in Developing Countries"
Speaker: Jeanne Sheffield, M.D.
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern
"From Parkland to Zimbabwe – A Journey in Surgical Mission Work"
Speaker: P. Craig Hobar, M.D.
"Opportunities in Global Health: The Rotary International Example"
Speaker: Sandra Forster
Rotary International District 5810, North Central Texas
“Hardships are Inevitable; Misery is Optional: Delivery and Teaching Quality Surgical Care in Resource Poor Areas”
Speaker: Donald E. Meier, M.D.
Texas Tech University Health Science Center in El Paso
"Ethical Challenges in Global Health Education: A Case-Based Approach"
Speaker: Ruth E. Berggren
M.D., Director for the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics,
UT Health Science Center San Antonio