McMaster University

McMaster University

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Global Health Speaker Series

The GHO developed the annual Global Health Speaker Series in 2010. Preeminent experts from all corners of the globe have participated. Topics range from earthquake management to teleradiology in developing countries.

2015/2016 Speakers & Presentations

Regine AaldersMs. Regine Aalders

Counselor for Health, Welfare and Sport, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Dutch Health Care System: Adaptivity to Innovation



2014/2015 Speakers & Presentations

Lisa SchwartzDr. Lisa Schwartz

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics & Arnold L. Johnson Chair in Health Care Ethics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University


Ross UpshurDr. Ross Upshur

Head of the Division of Clinical Public Health & Professor, Department of Family and
Community Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto


Ethics and Ebola: How do we address complex ethical issues in an evolving humanitarian emergency?

Janneke FrambachDr. Janneke Frambach

Visiting Scholar, Maastricht University

Globalization in Health Sciences Education: The Cultural Complexity of Problem-Based Learning Across the World

Lubana AhmedDr. Lubana Ahmed

Canadian Field Manager, Human Resources for Health in Bangladesh Project (HRH) and Cowater International Inc.


Stephen CollensMr. Stephen Collens

Project Director, Human Resources for Health in Bangladesh Project (HRH) and Cowater International Inc.


Canada Supports Bangladesh's Strengthened Management and Training of Nurse Midwives for Improved Maternal and Neonatal Services

2013/2014 Speakers & Presentations

Abdallah Daar

Dr. Abdallah Daar

Chief Science and Ethics Officer and Chair of Scientific Advisory Board, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada

Grand Challenges Canada: Empowering Innovations for Global Health

Ponnambalam Selvagnanapathy

Dr. Ponnambalam Ravi Selvaganapathy

Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Biomicrofluidics, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada

What is Microfluidics? What can it do for global health?

Kenneth RosenthalDr. Kenneth Rosenthal

Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada

Why some sex workers and infants resist HIV-1 infection

David SandersonDr. David Sanderson

Director of the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP), Oxford Brookes University

'We’re not in the field any more’: challenges in urban disaster response for aid agencies

Harry Shannon

Dr. Harry Shannon

Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Evaluating Humanitarian Aid after Disasters

Leyla Soleymani

Dr. Leyla Soleymani

Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Physics, Recipient of Grand Challenges Canada

The development of a handheld electronic device for diagnosing tuberculosis at the point-of-need

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