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Event: 2016 Implementation Science Symposium with Gorik Ooms

The Center for AIDS Research at the University of Washington is hosting an implementation science symposium titled “Saving Global Health from the Rationality Project; What Role for Implementation Science?” May 11th from 4-6:30pm. There will also be a poster competition highlighting HIV-related implementation science student projects. Students interested in presenting their HIV-related IS work should send … Continued

Event: GlobalWA’s Spring Member Celebration

Please join the board of directors and members of Global Washington on May 12 for an event to honor organizations and individuals in Washington state working on solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Solutions such as access to education, life-saving health programs, job creation and protecting human rights — all of which improve lives … Continued

Event: 2016 Stephen Stewart Gloyd Endowed Lecture

Please join the University of Washington for this special event. Dr. Sanjay Basu is the 2016 Stephen Stewart Gloyd Endowed lecturer. His topic is “Optimizing the Effects of Social Safety Nets on Public Health.” The Stephen Stewart Gloyd Endowed Lecture was established in 1982 to recognize Dr. Park Willis Gloyd. The lectureship was renamed by the family … Continued

Event: Medical Teams International: Africa Update Event

Please join Medical Teams International for a special presentation by their Africa Regional Director, Dan Ward. Dan is just back from Liberia and will share about MTI’s work with refugees in Uganda and Lebanon and the successful containment of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. MTI’s special guests will include the Liberian Association of Washington State and the African Chamber … Continued

Event: Global Oncology Lecture Series

Join WGHA members Fred Hutchinson and University of Washington at their Global Oncology Lecture Series titled  “Breast cancer predictors, genetics, and screening among Latinas”. In a multi-center project in the US, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center examined health disparities surrounding breast cancer in the Latino population. The Center included four projects that examined predictors of the various subtypes … Continued

Event: Life Science Innovation Northwest

Join WGHA member Life Science Washington for North America’s Largest Fully-Integrated Life Science Exposition. Life Science Innovation Northwest connects world-class industry leaders and showcases the Pacific Northwest as a global center for life science advancement. Why attend? Investors and Partners Meet executives from the most exciting life sciences organizations in the region Get a ‘big picture’ … Continued

Event: Global WACh End of Year Event: “The Next Big Thing: Adolescent Health”

Join Global WACh for their end of the year event “The Next Big Thing: Adolescent Health”, showcasing the achievements of Global WACh students, faculty, grantees, and scholars around the world. Keynote Speaker Bruder Stapleton, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics Adolescent Health Presentations Minnie Kibore, MBChB, MMed, Global Health Meghan Moreno, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Pediatrics … Continued

Event: Implementation of a Good Lab Practices Quality & Sustainability Program

The International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories Emerald City Chapter would like to invite you to their Spring Program titled “Implementation of a Good Lab Practices Quality & Sustainability Program”, on June 7th. Description of the presentation by Kerry Cobb, Battelle Having a well-established Quality Program for your lab can help to ensure your operations are conducted in … Continued

Event: Assessing Global Health Security

Infectious diseases have the potential to spread quickly in an increasingly interconnected world. The Ebola outbreak is a case in point, having claimed over 11,000 lives in six countries in less than two years. There is increasing concern over the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil especially ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, as participants … Continued

Event: Rock Star Women in Science

Scientists from five of Seattle’s leading life science and global health research institutions bring their firepower to the stage to share their breathtakingly cool discoveries, discuss the region’s unique opportunities for research collaboration, celebrate women in the lab and the boardroom – and talk about why it matters that girls follow in their footsteps. Rock star … Continued