Enjoy these global health focused webinars, workshops & panels now available on YouTube.

Seminar LGBTQ Carib

Seminar LGBTQ Carib

Issues & Challenges facing the LGBTQ+ Community in the Caribbean

This panel featured the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition for a presentation and discussion on the issues and challenges facing LGBTQ communities in the Caribbean with a special focus on access to healthcare.

Hosted by the Sparkman Center for Global Health, the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, & the Behavioral and Community Sciences Core of the Center for AIDS Research on 04.21.2021

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Alumni Panel

Alumni Panel

Going Global: Panel Discussion on Getting Started in a Global Health Career

Three recent UAB alumni working in global health share their experiences transitioning from academica and entering the field of global health practice. Current doctoral students Liza Kimbo and Allison Spensley facilitate the discussion.

Hosted by the Sparkman Center for Global Health on 03.24.2021

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Rocque Lepard

Rocque Lepard

Incidence & Risk Factors of Pediatric Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida in Vietnam

Drs. Brandon Rocque & Jacob Lepard presented updates on pilot project activities for their 2019 funded project focused on pediatric hydrocephalus and spina bifida in Vietnam.

Hosted by the Sparkman Center for Global Health on 03.02.2021

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Lois Vaccines

Lois Vaccines

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy in LMICs

Lois Privor-Dumm is the Senior Advisor for Policy, Advocacy & Communications at the International Vaccine Access Center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomber School of Public Health. She is an expert in the field of vaccine introduction and especially recognized for her work with new vaccine introduction.

Hosted by the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, School of Public Health Office of Public Health Practice, & the Sparkman Center for Global Health on 02.03.2021

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MSF panel

MSF panel

Refugee Crisis Panel: Unraveling a Major Humanitarian Crisis Through Discussion

The UAB MSF chapter hosted a panel discussion on the Refugee Crisis. Panelists included Dr. Tina Reuter - Director of UAB Institute for Human Rights, Dr. Meredith Gartin - Assistant Profession in UAB School of Public Health, April M. Jackson MacLennan, Esq. - Attorney & Board member for the Alabama Interfaith Refugee Partnership, and Dr. Deborah Bowers - Instructor with UAB School of Nursing.

Hosted by UAB MSF on 11.12.2020

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Freedman

Freedman

Travel in the COVID-19 Era

Dr. David Freedman of UAB Medicine discusses travel during COVID times for ID Grand Rounds.

Hosted by UAB's Department of Infectious Diseases on 11.12.2020

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Pilot Project workshop

Pilot Project workshop

Pilot Project Application Workshop

Interested in preparing an application for the 2021 Sparkman Center Pilot Grant Funding? Watch the workshop where Sparkman Center staff and Pilot Grantees will provide insights into the application process.

Hosted by the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health on 11.11.2020.

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Bateman

Bateman

Examining a Culturally Relevant Patient-Level Intervention to Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening in Egypt

Dr. Lori Bateman of the UAB School of Medicine, Dr. Ahmed Nawwar of Alexandria University, and Somaia Khamess of Alexandria University presented updates on pilot project activities for Dr. Bateman's 2019 funded project focused on colorectal cancer screening in Egypt.

Hosted by the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health on 10.29.2020

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Tipre

Tipre

Fly Ash Exposure and Infant Neurodevelopment in Sri Lanka

Dr. Meghan Tipre of the UAB School of Medicine will present updates on pilot project activities for her 2019 funded project focused on fly ash exposure & infant neurodevelopment in Sri Lanka.

Hosted by the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health on 10.14.2020

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