Global Health Day Showcases Students’ Experiences


Sponsored by the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth’s first Global Health Day will showcase student global health activities and experiences across the undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools.

Lisa Adams, an assistant professor of medicine and a leader of the Geisel School’s partnership with Rwanda, will moderate the event’s keynote session. (Photo by Lars Blackmore)

The inaugural event, on April 3, will feature the diversity of global health work being done in different disciplines.

The event will include poster presentations, global health photography, a global health student group fair, a careers panel, and concurrent interactive sessions covering a broad range of global health topics.

The day will end with a keynote session, “HIV Prevention and Treatment in Malawi and Rwanda: From Public Health Policy to Community-Based Interventions.” Samson Njolomole of Partners in Health in Malawi and Jean Luc Nkurikiyimfura of the Kigali HIV Clinic in Rwanda will participate. Lisa Adams, associate dean for global health and associate professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine, will moderate.

The full schedule of events can be found on the Dickey Center website.

Joseph Blumberg