Feb 14, 2024 - 1:15pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) welcomes Dr. Oleg Sergeyev, MD, PhD, Leading Researcher/Group leader of Epigenetic Epidemiology at Lomonosov Moscow State University, to the IGH Global Health Seminar Series. Dr. Sergeyev will deliver a talk titled "Prospective Cohort Study of Puberty and Young Adulthood: Molecular Biomarkers and Improving Public Health" on February 14, 2024, from 1:15-2:15 pm via Zoom (passcode 2202).

Co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Commonwealth Honors College

Nov 15, 2023 - 4:00pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy welcome Risha Hess, PhD, Principal at Propelevate, to the IGH Global Health Seminar Series. Balen will deliver a talk titled "The Intersection of Climate Change and HIV and What It Means for the Global Health Community" on November 15, 2023, from 4-5 pm.

Oct 02, 2023 - 4:00pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy welcome Julie Balen, PhD, Professor of Health Systems and Global Change at Canterbury Christ Church University, to the IGH Global Health Seminar Series. Balen will deliver a talk titled "Federalism and the health system in Nepal: Findings from a participatory study" on October 2, 2023, from 4-5 pm.

Sep 20, 2023 - 4:00pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy welcome Om Kurmi, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research at Coventry University, to the IGH Global Health Seminar Series. Kurmi will deliver a talk titled "Household Air Pollution: A Silent Killer in Low- and Middle-Income Countries" on September 20, 2023, from 4-5 pm.

Apr 08, 2022 - 4:24pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH), International Programs Office, and the School of Public Health and Health Sciences are pleased to announce the sixth talk in the IGH 2021-2022 Global Health Seminar Series by Masaya Kato, PhD, MPH. He will deliver a talk titled "COVID-19 Pandemic Situation and Response in WHO South-East Asia Region" on April 14, 2022, from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm via Zoom.

Feb 24, 2022 - 11:30am

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and Department of Nutrition are pleased to announce the next talk in the IGH 2021-2022 Global Health Seminar Series. Join us as we welcome Dr. Robert Akparibo from the University of Sheffield (UK) for a talk titled "Dietary Transition in African Cities: Leveraging Evidence for Interventions and Policy to Prevent Diet-Related Non-Communicable Diseases."

Feb 11, 2022 - 5:00pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Center for International Education are pleased to co-sponsor the first talk in the spring 2022 IGH Global Health Seminar Series by Dr. Daniela Lempertz, founder of Global Child EMFDR Alliance and the German Network Soforthilfe Psyche, EMDR Therapist, and consultant for children and adolescents, Germany. Dr. Lempertz will will talk about how young children can show the signs of PTSD and approaches to helping infants grow resilience on Friday, February 11, from 5:00-6:00 pm via Zoom.

Dec 01, 2021 - 2:30pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy are pleased to announce the third talk in the IGH 2021-2022 Global Health Seminar Series by Dr. Hilda García-Pérez. Dr. García-Pérez will deliver a talk titled "The Mexican Health System: Diagnosis and Challenges" on Wednesday, December 1, beginning at 2:30 pm via Zoom.

Oct 19, 2021 - 8:30am

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy are pleased to announce the second talk in the IGH 2021-2022 Global Health Seminar Series by Dr. Shinji Nakahara. Dr. Nakahara will deliver a talk titled "Strengthening Health Service System By Integrating Emergency Care into Primary Healthcare" on Tuesday, October 19, beginning at 8:30 am via Zoom.

Oct 01, 2021 - 8:30am

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy welcome Dr. Paul Coly, MD, and Jean Claude Niyibizi, B.Pharm, RPh., on Friday, October 1st, for the first talk in the IGH Global Health Seminar Series for 2021-2022. They will deliver a talk titled "African Health Systems: The Example of Rwanda & Senegal."

Mar 04, 2021 - 4:00pm

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy welcome Virginia A. Oostburg, MD, MPH, BPT, Former Director of the Surveillance Disease Prevention and Control at the Caribbean Public Health Agency, CARPHA, for the second talk in the IGH 2021 Global Health Seminar Series. Dr. Oostburg will deliver a talk titled “Equity in Health in the Caribbean through Solidarity: Expectation vs Practical Implication.”

Feb 16, 2021 - 8:30am

The UMass Amherst Institute for Global Health (IGH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Policy are pleased to announce the first talk in the IGH 2021 Global Health Seminar Series by Dr. Daniel E. Dawes.