Global Health Grand Rounds – Archives

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.

2014

November 2014

“Human Organ Trafficking: Global Concerns and Policy Proposals”
Speaker: Pan Garner, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, MLS, Southern Methodist University
Speaker Bio

October 2014

“Telemedicine: Challenges and Capacities for Effectiveness in Low Resource Environments”
Speaker: Mehari Gebreyohanns, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Speaker Bio
Presentation

September 2014

“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
Speaker Bio
Presentation

May 2014

"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
Speaker Bio
Presentation

April 2014

"Tropical Medicine Case Studies"
Speaker: Nicholas Comninelis, M.D., M.P.H., DIM & PH
INMED – Institute for International Medicine
Speaker Bio
Presentation

March 2014

"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
Speaker Bio
Presentation 

February 2014

"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
Speaker Bio
Presentation

2013

December 2013

"The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Global Health" 
Speaker: Diane Stanton
Executive Director, 
Uganda Partners 
Speaker Bio
Presentation

November 2013

“Conflict & Catastrophe: The Impact of Crisis on Child Health”
Speaker: Tess Barton, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
UT Southwestern
Speaker Bio
Presentation 

October 2013

“The Double Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Nations”
Speaker: Brent Armstrong, M.D.
Medical Center of McKinney
Speaker Bio
Presentation 

September 2013

“Airway Symposium and Workshop in Nigeria: Challenges and Rewards”
Speaker: Patrick Olomu, M.D., FRCA
Children’s Medical Center Dallas
Speaker Bio
Presentation

May 2013

"HIV in India: A Multifaceted Epidemic"
Speaker: Kavita Bhavan, M.D.
UT Southwestern
Speaker Bio
Presentation 

April 2013

"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
Speaker Bio
Presentation 

February 2013

"Journal to Quality Improvement in Tanzania"
Speaker: Patrice Griffith, M.B.A.
Director of Quality Improvement and Safety, UT Southwestern
Speaker Bio
Presentation - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 

2012

December 2012

"Road Traffic Injury Surveillance in Nigeria"
Speaker: Dima Turkmani, Dr.PH., M.B.A.
Taybah for Healthcare Consulting
Speaker Bio
Presentation

November 2012

"Be Aware or Beware – Global Clinical Trial Regulations"
Speakers: Marti Cherry and Rick Robinson
Fulbright, and Jaworski, L.L.P.
Speaker Bio
Presentation

October 2012

“Impact and Future of Mobile Apps”
Speaker: Arvind Sarin
Founder and CEO, Copper Mobile, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Presentation

September  2012

"Trials and Tribulations of Performing Pregnancy Studies in Developing Countries"
Speaker: Jeanne Sheffield, M.D.
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern
Presentation

May 2012

"From Parkland to Zimbabwe – A Journey in Surgical Mission Work"
Speaker: P. Craig Hobar, M.D.
LEAP Foundation
Speaker Bio
Presentation

April 2012

"Opportunities in Global Health: The Rotary International Example"
Speaker: Sandra Forster
Rotary International District 5810, North Central Texas
Speaker Bio
Presentation

March 2012

“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
Speaker Bio 
Presentation

February 2012

"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
Speaker Bio
Presentation