Lecture Series 2018 Schedule

Schedule and Information




Jan 24th




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

“Introduction and Overview to the 2018 Lecture Series”


GBB #106

Jan 31st




Sarah Webb, Program Director for Asia & Latin America with Days for Girls International

“Menstrual Hygiene: the Intersection Between Women's Health, Economic Empowerment, and Environmental Impact”


GBB #106

Feb 7th




Nancy Fitch, Independent Consultant in International Health and Former Director of Curry Health Center

“Update on the Global AIDS Epidemic”


GBB #106

Feb 14th




Joe Russell, Retired Chief Health Officer of the Flathead City-County Health Department

“The Republic of Georgia Food Safety System: Moving past a Laissez-faire System”


GBB #106

Feb 21st




Martin Blair, PhD, Executive Director of The Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities

“Building Inclusive Education Opportunities for Kenyan Children who are Deaf/Blind”


GBB #106


Feb 28th




Marshall E. Bloom, M.D. Associate Director for Scientific Management, Division of Intramural Research, Rocky Mountain Laboratories

“Predicting pandemics and the myth of Sisyphus?”


GBB #L09

Mar 7th




Andrew Honken, Pre-med student & Teague Rutherford, Pre-dental student. 2017 Global Grizzly representatives to Iganga, Uganda

“Global Grizzlies 2017: A Look at Ugandan Medicine”


GBB #L09

Mar 14th



Libbie Lapp, PA-C with Dermatology Associates of Kalispell, Montana

“Treating Poverty as an Illness: My Experiences in Haiti”


GBB #106

Mar 21st




Angela Haugo, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine with Dynamic Roots Wellness of Stevensville, Montana

“Kind and Crucial Care for Kenya”


GBB #106

Apr 4th



Nora O'Brien, PhD. Professor of Nutrition, University College Cork, Ireland

“Nutritional status of lactating women and their children in two agro-ecological zones of rural Ethiopia”

GBB #106

Apr 11th




Michele Sare, MSN, RN, Director of Nurses for Nurses International Foundation

“The Evolution of Public Health in a Republic of NGOs: Why aid in Haiti hasn't had a greater impact”


GBB #106

Apr 18th




Joe Knapp, MD Cardiologist, Past Director of Medical research at the International Heart Institute of Montana

“Specialty care in Developing Nations -- an Oxymoron or an Aspiration”


GBB #106

Apr 25th




Todd Murdock, MD Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Missoula

“Using telemedicine to improve eyecare in Montana and throughout the world”


GBB #106

May 2nd




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

“Health Care Beyond Borders – Medical Mission to Tanzania, Africa”


GBB #106

May 2nd

Special Celebration Event

After the Mary and Tim Nielsen Lecture

Celebration Event in Brantly Hall, President’s Room

7:30 PM-8:30 PM.