Lecture Series 2019 Schedule

Schedule and Information




January 16




Peter Koehn, Professor of Political Science; Director, Global Public Health Program, UM

 “Multitudes Are Crossing Borders: Arising Challenges for Global Health and Future Public Health Professionals”

 GBB #123

January 23




Kevin Deitle, BSN, M.Ed.L University of Montana Campus Peace Corps Representative

“Health Education Experiences with the Peace Corps”


GBB #123

January 30




Kirsten Tucker, Pre-medical, Global Public Health student, and Global Grizzly at University of Montana

"Healthcare in Uganda: Three Months of Observing and Learning"


GBB #123

February 6




Darin Bell, MD Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana, University of Montana

“Healthcare in Borneo: The Interconnection Between Environmental & Human Health”


GBB #123

February 13




Joseph Carlson, Global Public Health & Exercise Science student at University of Montana

“India: Chaotic Fluidity – Perceptions from a Rural Health Internship”


 GBB #123


February 20




Michele Sare, DNP(c), MSN, RN, Executive Director of Nurses for Nurses Intnl Foundation

“Henry Street, Hayden, Haiti, & Golden Rule Jones: The Power of the Ethic of Reciprocity”

 GBB #123

February 27




Phil Seidenberg, MD Asst. Clinical Director & Assoc. Prof. of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico

"Child Health in Zambia: Notes from the Field"

 GBB #123

March 6



Donna Bainbridge, PT, EdD, AT-Ret Special Olympics Global Clinical Advisor; Adjunct Instructor, College of Health Professions & Biomedical Sciences, UM

“Inclusive and Equitable Health and Wellness for Persons with Intellectual Disability around the Globe:  How Special Olympics is Fostering Systems Change"


GBB #123

March 13




Lisa Parks, Professor of Comparative Media Studies; Director of Global Media Technologies & Cultures Lab, MIT; 2018 MacArthur Fellow

“How Information Technologies Impact Quality of Life in Africa: Rethinking Dominant Assumptions”

GBB #123

March 20



Breanna Barger-Kamate, MD Attending Physician, Sacred Heart Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Chair & Founder, Mali Medical Relief Fund

“Montana to Mali and Back Again: One UM Grad’s Journey to a Career in Global Health”

GBB #123

April 3




Chris Siegler, Peace Corp Volunteer, Sierra Leone, 1967-69; Board member, Village Hope, Inc, an economic development NGO

"The Secret Ingredient in International Development”

GBB #123

April 10




Deborah Goldman, CNM, ARNP, MPH Global Health Service Partnership volunteer, Seed Global Health; Global Health Nurse Midwife Consultant

“Addressing High Maternal Mortality & the Right to Safe, Respectful Maternity Care”

GBB #123

April 17




Leigh Taggart, MPH, BSN Health Program Coordinator, Atlas Cultural Foundation; Adjunct Professor, MSU-Billings

“Sustainable Community Development in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains”

GBB #123

April 24




Jonah Attebery, MD Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care, U of Nebraska Medical Ctr

“The Head & the Heart: What Global Health Research has to Teach us About Healthcare in Montana”

GBB #123

April 24

Celebration Event

After the Jonah Attebery lecture

Global Public Health Minor hosts an open reception at the President's Room in

7:30 PM-8:30 PM.