Emily Liming Johns

Emily Liming Johns

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The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health hosted guest seminar speaker James Johnston, M.D., professor in the UAB Department of Neurosurgery and director of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship, on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

The Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation held a Grand Rounds presentation with speaker Thomas Maddox, M.D., MSc, vice president of Digital Products and Innovation at BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine, on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health is excited to announce the first recipient of its telehealth pilot grant, Noha Sharafeldin, MBBCh, MSc, Ph.D.

The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health hosted guest seminar speaker Albert Manasyan, M.D., MPH, associate professor in the UAB Department of Pediatrics and head of the Department of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ), on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Alan T. N. Tita, M.D., Ph.D., director for the Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health (MHIGH) and associate dean for Global and Women’s Health, and Cynthia Ye, Ph.D., a researcher in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, have partnered to instruct the Global Health Research Methods course.

Jodie Dionne, M.D., associate director of Global Health in the UAB Center for Women’s Reproductive Health and associate professor in the Department of Medicine, is working on a new R01 funded by NIH/NIAID focused on helping pregnant mothers keep their unborn babies safe from syphilis.

The inaugural UAB Global Health Symposium was held September 28-29, bringing together a diverse group of health care workers from around the world to discuss equity in global health.

The Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation is devoted to driving the transformation of health and health care by future-proofing the health care workforce and fostering and facilitating high-value innovation that will improve health outcomes and economic development. One way the institute has done this is through the Dothan Community Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, which was held at the Health Center South Medical Tower.

The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health hosted guest seminar speaker Marcos Ribeiro, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., FCCP, associate professor in the Section of Pulmonology in the Department of Medicine at the Health Science Centre, State University of Londrina in Parana, Brazil on Tuesday, Oct. 3.

Luke Burleson, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and program director of the Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Resource-Limited Settings (PURLS) fellowship, and Matthew Larrison, M.D., professor in the Department of Radiology, have implemented a Point-of-Care Ultrasound curriculum for family practice residents in Kenya.

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