Lecture Series 2017 Schedule

Schedule and Information




Jan 25th

Peter Koehn, Professor of Political Science and Director, Global Public Health program, UM

“Introduction and Overview to the 2017 Lecture Series”

Feb 1st

Kate Hurley, RN, MBA, MSN, Healthcare Consultant

“Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response”

Feb 8th

Linda Jacobsen, CNM, CFNP, MPH, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, Seed Global Health

“The Global Health Service Partnership: A Novel Approach to Addressing Human Resources for Health”

Feb 15th

Luwanika Mlera, MSc, PhD, Laboratory of Virology, Rocky Mountain Laboratories

“Modelling Powassan Virus in Peromyscus Leucopus Mice”

Feb 22nd

Tim Nielson, RPT, and Mary Nielson, MSN, RN, Team Leaders for Tanzania Medical Mission

“Med-Gyver Medical Care Mission in Tanzania”


Mar 1st

Jessica Crawford, MPH, MA, Senior Manager & Group Lead, Health Systems, VillageReach

“Health Systems Strengthening at the Last Mile”

Mar 8th

Heidi Halverson, RDH, BSDH, LAP

“Dental Hygiene Work in Rural Settings”

Mar 15th

Nerissa Koehn, MD, Associate Program Director, and Rachel LaRocca, MD, Resident, Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana

“Refugee Health in Montana”

Mar 29th

Darin Bell, MD, Family Medicine, Partnership Health Center

“Health Care and Health Education in Ethiopia”

Apr 5th

Tenly Snow, MS, Information Systems Manager, VillageReach

“Reaching the Last Mile: How Better Data Visibility Can Improve Health Outcomes in LMICs”

Apr 12th

Bob Quinn, Organic Farmer and President of Kamut, Int., Big Sandy, MT

“Can the Health Problems Created by Modern Wheat be Solved with Ancient Wheat?”

Apr 19th

Madison Schwarzkoph, GPH minor, UM, Maddie Covey, Exercise Science major, GPH minor, UM

“Global Grizzlies: Arusha, Tanzania” and “An Indian Summer: A Look at Women’s Health in Northern India”

Apr 26th

Tamara Kittleson-Aldred, MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS, Occupational Therapist/Seating and Positioning Specialist

“24-hour Postural Care in Peru: Empowering Families Caring for Children with Disabilities”

May 3rd

Lisa Fleischer, MD, Family Medicine, Kalispell Regional Medical Center

“Challenges in Health-care Delivery in St Lucia”

May 3rd

Special Celebration Event

After The Lisa Fleischer Lecture

Celebration Event in Brantly Hall, President’s Room

7:30 PM-8:30 PM.