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Global Health Grand Rounds

Global Health Grand Rounds brings together students, researchers, and health experts to discuss how different disciplines innovatively design solutions to global health challenges. These monthly fora, sponsored by NYIT Center for Global Health, are open to the entire NYIT community and to residents from local affiliated hospitals.

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Grand Rounds (2017-2020)

September 9, 2021
Global Public Health: Tackling the World’s Toughest Challenges
Speaker: Scott Kellermann, M.D.

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May 10, 2021
Investing in Healthcare Capacity: Lessons from Covid and Beyond
Speaker: Vanessa Kerry, M.D., M.Sc

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April 13, 2021
The Future of Global Health in the Age of Uncertainty
Speaker: Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.

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November 16, 2020
Stories from the Field: International Emergency Medicine and Global Health
Speaker: Frederick Davis, D.O., M.P.H.

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September 14, 2020
Global Health Challenges and the Role of the CDC
Speaker: Vikas Kapil, D.O., M.P.H.

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March 9, 2020
SARS-CoV-2: What do we know right now and what happens next?
Speaker: Bryan Gibb, Ph.D.

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February 3, 2020
Refugee Healthcare: Displaced but not forgotten.
Speaker: Nicholas Comninellis, M.D., M.P.H., DIMPH

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December 6, 2019
Progress and Future Challenges of the Fight Against HIV/AIDS at Home and Abroad.
Speaker: Yanoh Jalloh, M.P.H.

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November 11, 2019
Bringing our “E” Game: the Role of Empathy in Developing Global and Local Health Programs.
Speaker: Lisa Vahapoglu. Ph.D., JD

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September 19, 2019
Launching Your Global Health Career.
Speaker: Scott Kellermann, M.D.

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May 6, 2019
Climate Information: A New Tool for Health Practitioners.
Speaker: Speaker: Madeleine C. Thomson, Ph.D.

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March 26, 2019
Health and Safety When Traveling Abroad
Speaker: Theresa M. Fiorito, M.D.

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December 3, 2018
HIV/AIDS: Recent advances, Progress,and Challenges in Global Health
Speaker: Arti Barnes, M.D.

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November 5, 2018
Waging Justice for Global Health
Speaker: Paul Zeitz, D.O.

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October 1, 2018
Women’s Health: Gender Equity in Global Health
Speaker: Isha Mehta, M.D.

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September 10, 2018
Launching Your International Healthcare Career
Speaker: Nicholas Comninellis, M.D., M.P.H., DIMPH.

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April 6, 2018
TraumaLink: A Self-sustaining Model to Reduce the Burden of Road Traffic Injuries
Speaker: Jon Moussally, M.D., an emergency medicine specialist affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and North Shore Medical Center.

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March 5, 2018
Global Health Challenges: The Life-Cycle of Religious Violence
Speaker: Conrad Fischer, M.D., associate professor of medicine, physiology and pharmacology at Touro College of Medicine

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December 1, 2017
Apocalypse Then and Now: A Public Health Physician’s Journey in the Time of HIV
Speaker: Scott Kellerman, M.D., M.P.H., former global technical lead for HIV/AIDS at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

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November 3, 2017
Refugee Status: A Comprehensive Look at the Painful Existence
Speaker: Abier Abdelnaby, M.D., associate professor of surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center

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October 6, 2017
Learning from Developing Countries: Global Health Innovations - e and mHealth Solutions
Speaker: Wuleta Lemma, Ph.D., clinical associate professor and director of Center for Global Health Equity, Tulane University

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May 1, 2017
Women’s Health: A Global Health Challenge
Speaker: Isha Mehta, M.D.

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April 4, 2017
Global Health Beyond Disease
Speaker: Kwadwo Sarpong

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March 13, 2017
Launching Your International Healthcare Career
Speaker: Nicholas Comninellis, M.D., M.P.H., DIMPH

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