Spring 2018 Lecture Series Schedule

Spring 2018 Lecture Series Schedule

  • Jan 22nd   “Introduction and Overview”  
    • Peter Koehn, Professor of Political Science Director Global Public Health, UM   
  • Jan 31st   “Menstrual Hygiene: the Intersection Between Women's Health, Economic Empowerment, and Environmental Impact”   
    • Sarah Webb, Program Director for Asia & Latin America with Days for Girls International   
  • Feb 7   “Update on the Global AIDS Epidemic”
    • Nancy Fitch, Independent Consultant in International Health and Former Director of Curry Health Center
  • Feb 14   “The Republic of Georgia Food Safety System:  Moving past a Laissez-faire System”
    • Joe Russell, Retired Chief Health Officer of the Flathead City-County Health Department
  • Feb 21   “Building Inclusive Education Opportunities for Kenyan Children who are Deaf/Blind”
    • Martin Blair, PhD, Executive Director of The Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities
  • Feb 28   “Predicting pandemics and the myth of Sisyphus?”
    • Marshall E. Bloom, MD, Associate Director for Scientific Management, Division of Intramural Research, Rocky Mountain Laboratories
  • March 7   “Global Grizzlies 2017: A Look at Ugandan Medicine”
    • Andrew Honken, Pre-med student & Teague Rutherford, Pre-dental student. 2017 Global Grizzly representatives to Iganga, Uganda
  • March 14   “Treating Poverty as an Illness: My Experiences in Haiti”
    • Libbie Lapp, PA-C

  • March 21   “Kind and Crucial Care for Kenya”
    • Angela Haugo, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • April 4   “Nutritional status of lactating women and their children in two agro-ecological zones of rural Ethiopia”
    • Nora O'Brien, PhD. Professor of Nutrition, University College Cork, Ireland
  • April 11   “The Evolution of Public Health in a Republic of NGOs: Why aid in Haiti hasn't had a greater impact”
    • Michele Sare, MSN, RN, Director of Nurses for Nurses International Foundation
  • April 18   “Specialty care in Developing Nations -- an Oxymoron or an Aspiration”
    • Joe Knapp, MD Cardiologist, Past Director of Medical research at the International Heart Institute of Montana
  • April 25   “Using telemedicine to improve eyecare in Montana and throughout the world”
    • Todd Murdock, MD Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Missoula
  • May 2   “Health Care Beyond Borders – Medical Mission to Tanzania, Africa”
    • Mary Nielsen, MSN, RN and Tim Nielsen, RPT, Team Leaders for Tanzania Medical Mission
  • May 2   Celebration Event! 8 pm