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Global Health Research Collaborative roundtables open to everyone starting July 22 – School of Medicine News

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The Global Health Research Collaborative at Wayne State University School of Medicine will present a series of Zoom presentations and panel discussions on global health issues starting July 22.

Presentations, open to all, will cover topics such as “COVID-19: Long COVID-19 and Future Pandemics” and “Tackling Health Challenges in Ukraine and Ukrainian Refugees”, as well as panel discussions on emergency medicine, refugee trauma research, breast cancer research in African American populations, and conducting effective collaborations with international organizations.

The Friday series is a component of the 2022 session presented by the collaborative, which aims to extend quality global health education to local and foreign professionals at the start of their careers. The program aims to develop a network of highly qualified global health researchers who will conduct research aimed at improving health, capacity development, evaluation and monitoring of evidence-based interventions for health problems in their own country.

It is not necessary to be registered in the program to participate in the sessions.

Events open to the public include:

July 22, 11:35 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: “COVID-19: Long COVID-19 and Future Pandemics”. Join an engaging conversation with the city of Detroit’s leading COVID-19 experts as they dissect their experiences driving their healthcare and academic institutions’ response during the pandemic. They will place the discussion in the context of the changing roles of researchers and the careers of health care providers. Participants include Teena Chopra, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, for the School of Medicine, corporate medical director of infection prevention, epidemiology, and antibiotic stewardship for WSU and the Detroit Medical Center and co-director of Wayne State University’s Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases; Marcus Zervos, MD, associate dean of global affairs for the School of Medicine and co-director of the Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases; Anita Chopra, MD, internal medicine physician at the University of Washington Medical Center and member of the long covid center at UW Medicine; and Uzma Syed, DO, Southshore Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine Consultants board-certified infectious disease specialist, and chair of the COVID-19 task force and director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. At New York.
Zoom link: https://wayne-edu.zoom.us/j/98064585998?pwd=L0QweE5majIzQkY4eU9mckdMRnB5QT09
Reunion: 980 6458 5998

July 29, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: “Global Perspectives Panel”. Participants and topics include Arash Javanbakht, MD, WSU associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience, and director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic, which will focus on the importance of research on refugee trauma. Evelyn Jiagge, Ph.D., research specialist at Henry Ford Hospital, will focus on breast cancer research in African American populations. Indryas Woldie, MD, WSU assistant professor of oncology and hematology, specialist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, will focus on conducting effective collaborations with international organizations.
Zoom link: https://wayne-edu.zoom.us/j/99417515857?pwd=VTh0Y3lLUjl5UVEvRzhJQTlZNU9Tdz09
Reunion: 994 1751 5857

July 29, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: “Meeting health challenges in Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees”. An in-depth discussion on the crisis in Ukraine and the challenges faced by Ukrainian refugees due to displacement will feature Paul Kilgore, MD, MPH, WSU associate professor of pharmaceutical practice and co-director of the Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases; Arash Javanbakht, MD, WSU associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience, and director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic; Victor Burlaka, LMSW, Ph.D., WSU associate professor of social work; and Brian True, Managing Director of Eye Care For Ukraine.
Zoom link: https://wayne-edu.zoom.us/j/99417515857?pwd=VTh0Y3lLUjl5UVEvRzhJQTlZNU9Tdz09
Reunion: 994 1751 5857

August 5, 10 to 11 a.m.: “Round table on emergency medicine networks”. Valerie Mika, Associate Director of Clinical Research Operations for WSU’s Department of Emergency Medicine, will moderate a panel discussion on professional networking in the field of emergency medicine. She will be joined by several emergency medicine professionals from the WSU School of Medicine.
Zoom link: https://wayne-edu.zoom.us/j/93381469806?pwd=UzN2RmtGNGk0VEFLbjVxK2h3eVFWZz09
Reunion: 933 8146 9806

August 12, 11:35 a.m. to noon: “Infectious Disease Research Expert Group”. Three leading professionals will discuss how they got involved in infectious disease research and their experiences in the field. With Indira Brar, MD, infectious disease specialist at Henry Ford Health; Linda Kaljee, Ph.D., principal investigator for Henry Ford Health and associate professor at WSU’s Center for Pediatric Prevention Research; and Paul Kilgore, MD, MPH, WSU associate professor of pharmacy practice and co-director of the Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases.
Zoom link: https://wayne-edu.zoom.us/j/91825563985?pwd=MDZDQWwyVWpyYmFxb2FPSEl4SktBdz09
Reunion: 918 2556 3985

For more information, email Zahraa Ghosn at [email protected]