Upcoming Events

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Yale Building, Room J1-102 (first floor, adjoining the coffee shop)

The Fred Hutchinson and University of Washington Cancer Consortium present: Scott Wittet, MA, Cervical Cancer Prevention Programs at PATH. Box lunches provided.

For more information: Julia Chase at jchase1@seattlecca.org or (206)288-6261.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Chinook Building, 401 5th Ave, Room 121

UW/FHCRC CFAR Sociobehavioral and Prevention Research Core (SPRC) & Public Health-Seattle & King County LunchBox Talks Presents: Rosa Solorio, MD, MPH on "HIV Prevention Messages Targeting Young Latino Immigrant MSM Who May Not Identify as Gay.”

Dr. Solorio is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington School of Public Health.  Her research is focused on HIV prevention in Latino youth. Her original research papers have been published in top journals including Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Journal of Adolescent Health, Perspectives in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Journal of AIDS, AIDS and Behavior, and Journal of Health Services.  Dr. Solorio’s leadership experience includes serving as a Founding Board Member for the Latino Coalition against AIDS (LCAA), based in Los Angeles, CA (2004-08).  Her media experience includes informing an HIV testing campaign in collaboration with LCAA and Univsion (2007) and serving as the spokesperson for the makers of Tylenol for the “Just Keep Moving Campaign” which targeted older adults with physical activity messages (2007). Dr. Solorio has received over $2,000,000 in grant funding as a Principal Investigator; the sources of funding include private foundations (i.e. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and the NIMH. She has served as a co-investigator on multiple NIMH R01 grants. She will present her work on an NIMH funded study entitled,  “HIV Prevention Messages Targeting Latino MSM”.

Mark your calendars.  We’ll provide snacks! If you have any questions, please contact Joanna Bove (bovej@uw.edu).

A recording of this lecture will be available at the following website: http://depts.washington.edu/cfar/SPRC_Lunch_box_Series

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.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Belltown Community Center, 415 Bell Street, Seattle, WA 98121

Every day, Doctors Without Borders/MSF aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe – treating those most in need regardless of political, religious, or economic interest. Whether an emergency involves armed conflicts or epidemics, malnutrition or natural disasters, MSF is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis.

MSF seeks for its field missions:
PHYSICIANS – NURSES – SURGEONS – ANESTHESIOLOGISTS & NURSE ANESTHETISTS – MIDWIVES - EPIDEMIOLOGISTS – PHARMACISTS – MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS – MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTISTS & TECHNOLOGISTS - EXPERIENCED FIELD COORDINATORS

All interested medical professionals: join us to learn more about MSF and how you can put YOUR ideals into practice.

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.

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm. Ninth and Jefferson Building, Room 1360 (908 Jefferson Street)

Please join us for the monthly Global Health Faculty Research Seminar, to foster learning, communication, and collaboration between Department of Global Health members from different centers, programs, and initiatives. This series is held on the first Monday of every month beginning at 4:00 pm.

The upcoming seminar, “Integrating Health Economic Analyses into STI/HIV Research” features Ruanne Barnabas, MBChB, DPhil, Assistant Professor, Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Assistant Professor, Global Health.

This seminar will be webcast and accessible in real-time at http://uwmedical.adobeconnect.com/dghfacultyresearch/. Participants should select “Enter as Guest” and type their name. Interaction from remote participants will be limited to typed-chat. Questions will be answered at the end of the presentation as time allows.

For more information, contact the Global Health Resource Center at ghrc@uw.edu or 206-685-7362. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at least 10 days in advance at dso@uw.edu or 206-543-6450, 206-543-6452/TTY.

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.

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Harris Hydraulics Building

The Department of Global Health invites new and current students and trainees for a Welcome Reception. This will be a great opportunity to meet other students, faculty and staff. Refreshments appetizers will be provided. Please join us!

The event will take place in the Harris Hydraulics Building, which is just west of the South Campus Center. For more information: ghrc@uw.edu.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Harris Hydraulics Building, 3rd Floor

Join the START center as they debut their new space in Harris Hydraulics and commemorate their expansion from a program into the START center. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

The Strategic Analysis, Research & Training (START) Center uses an innovative mentorship model to provide high---quality analysis and research support to public health organizations while developing applied research and analytic skills of graduate research assistants in global and domestic public health.

For more information: Carrie Craik at ccraik@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.