Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Online

The team at Harvard, led by Professor Ashish Jha, is launching PH555x “Improving Global Health: Focusing on Quality and Safety” an online course on the edX platform beginning September 16th. The course is free and open to anyone, it will run for 8 weeks over the fall. It includes leading global health experts from around the world and provides an overview of a pressing challenge: improving the quality and safety of healthcare around the globe.

Media Kit: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/ph555x/
This link contains the following:
- Letter from Professor Ashish Jha
- Course trailer
- Course flyer

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Historic Washington Hall

Join The Seattle Globalist for their second annual Globie Awards fundraiser. They’ll highlight our best writers and honor Seattle’s Globalist of the Year: a community member doing outstanding global work. All proceeds benefit Seattle Globalist media makers and youth.

Early Bird Deal: $65

Ticket Includes:

  • Chance to party with the who’s who of Seattle’s global community, hosted by Comedian Yogi Paliwal 
  • Buffet-style dinner and dessert from Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max
  • Open bar stocked with O Wines and Mac & Jack’s
  • Great door and raffle prizes, not to mention an awesome show

Regular $80 ticket sales begin on September 9, 2014.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. TBD, New York City

Hosted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), the inaugural Roux Prize Award Ceremony and Dinner celebrates global health impact. A $100,000 prize will be awarded for bold, inventive use of the Global Burden of Disease data to improve health. The award is named in honor of David and Barbara Roux, he, a founding IHME board member.

For more information on the award: www.rouxprize.org. For information on the event: Rachel Woods, 206.543.4030 or racheljo@uw.edu.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Hilton San Diego Bayfront

The University of California San Diego Center for AIDS Research International Core presents: a one-day inter-CFAR working meeting on CFAR HIV Research in International Settings (CHRIS). All who have an interest in international HIV/AIDS research are welcome to attend, and registration is absolutely FREE! We are honored this year to have two extraordinary keynote speakers:

Dr. Eric Goosby, former U.S. Global AIDS Ambassador and current Professor and Director of the UCSF Center for Implementation Sciences.

Dr. Carlos del Rio, Hubert Professor and Chair of the Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health, and Director of the Emory University Center for AIDS Research.

For more more information on lodging and logisitics, visit their website.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Harris Hydraulics, 3rd floor lobby

Join us to learn more about the MPH program at the Department of Global Health. All on-campus information sessions will be held in the Harris Hydraulics Laboratory. No reservation or appointment is needed to attend an information session. For more information: Jennifer Tee teej@uw.edu.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 8:00 am - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm. Bellevue Hyatt

In October, international experts in the fields of science, technology, policy and practice will come together to discuss how the ongoing explosion in data, if effectively harnessed, presents significant opportunities to help ensure food and water security.

The conference will explore:

  • The data needs of smallholder farmers and showcase examples where data has been used by and to benefit smallholder farmers
  • Innovations in irrigation data systems
  • Advances in public health with regard to water and food
  • The economic and policy implications of ag water metering
  • How data helps us better understand climate systems
  • How data can be used effectively from field to global scales to help ensure water and food security.

Register to attend the conference today. Registering before Sept. 18 will save you $100. Join in via Twitter using #water4food. 

This conference is presented by the University of Nebraska, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Harris Hydraulics, 3rd floor lobby

Join us to learn more about the MPH program at the Department of Global Health. All on-campus information sessions will be held in the Harris Hydraulics Laboratory. No reservation or appointment is needed to attend an information session. For more information: Jennifer Tee teej@uw.edu.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Harris Hydraulics, 3rd floor lobby

Join us to learn more about the MPH program at the Department of Global Health. All on-campus information sessions will be held in the Harris Hydraulics Laboratory. No reservation or appointment is needed to attend an information session. For more information: Jennifer Tee teej@uw.edu.