Global Health Week - September 18 - 22, 2023

Faculty, residents, fellows, students, staff, and the Morgantown community are invited to attend.  All presentations will be held in Room 1905 HSC North from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. each day.

Registration is required for each presentation during Global Health Week 2023.

Monday, September 18, 2023

"The War in Ukraine: Effects on Health"

Sergiy Yakovenko, PhD - Schools of Medicine and Engineering

Alison Wilson, MD - Department of Surgery

Valerie Gritsenko, PhD - Physical Therapy

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

"Commencing and Maintaining a Pediatric Heart Surgery Program for Developing Nations of the Caribbean: A Decade in Jamaica"

Vinay Badhwar, MD, FACS, FACC

Executive Chair, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute

Gordon F. Murray Professor and Chair - Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

"Global Aging: How to Sustain our Social, Economic, and Health Systems"

France Weaver, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Public Health

West Virginia University

Thursday, September 21, 2023

"Estonian Experience"

Maleah Cline

Junior Nursing Student

West Virginia University

"Equity and Disparity in the South African Healthcare System"

Dixie Shahan, Pharm D.

Acute Care Pharmacy Resident

West Virginia University

Friday, September 22, 2023

"Professional and Personal Experiences with Diversity and Equity in Global Health"

Internal Medicine Global Health Track Residents

Moderator: Josephine Reece, MD, FACP