Global Health Equity Grand Rounds

Global Health Delivery Grand Rounds provide an interactive forum for both speakers and attendees to keep abreast of their colleagues' work, share best practices, and receive constructive feedback from peers in the global health community. Topics can have a research, clinical, or programmatic focus and invited speakers will vary each month. These meetings take place every first Thursday of the month at Carrie Hall at 9:00AM.

Upcoming Presentations

What Do Historians of Medicine Do? And How? And Why?
: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Who: Scott Podolsky, MD & David Jones, MD, PhD

When: Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Who: Sara Selig, MD, MPH

When: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Who: Dylan Tierney, MD

Past Presentations


Achieving the vision of Astana: primary health care as a foundation for universal health care
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Dan Schwarz, MD, MPH
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Partnering to Strengthen Medical Education in a Rapidly Evolving Healthcare System
Monday, December 2, 2019
Lisa Cosimi, MD
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Measuring and Responding to the Global Burden of Avoidable Suffering: Guidance from the Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief and from WHO
Monday, November 4, 2019
Eric Krakauer, MD, PhD
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Ebola: A Tale of Two Outbreaks
October 7, 2019
Eugene Richardson, MD, PhD
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Access to Mental Health Services in Haiti, Liberia, Rwanda and Other Low Resource Settings
May 2, 2019
Anne Becker, MD, PhD, SM

A Bio-Social Strategy for TB Elimination
April 4, 2019
Salmaan Keshavjee, MD, PhD
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Psychosocial Interventions in Communities Affected by HIV:
Lessons Learned from Program Participants in Haiti and Tanzania
March 7, 2019
Mary Kay Smith Fawzi, ScD
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New Drugs and Regimens for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
December 6, 2018
KJ Seung, MD
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Integrated Delivery of ART and PrEP for HIV Prevention to Ugandan Serodiscordant Couples:
A Qualitative Evaluation
November 1, 2018
Norma Ware, PhD
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Diagnostics Matter: The Partners in Health Experience
October 4, 2018
Daniel Orozco, MPH
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Securing and Recovering Health Systems in Conflict and Crisis Affected States
September 6, 2018
Margaret Bourdeaux, MD, MPH
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Principles of Tuberculosis Elimination and the Zero TB Initiative
May 3, 2018
Mercedes Becerra, ScD
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Identifying and Confronting Challenges in Treatment and Care for Adolescents Living with HIV
April 5, 2018
Molly Franke, SD
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Community Health Workers: a Critical Workforce for Achieving Equity of Outcomes
March 1, 2018
Dan Palazuelos, MD, MPH
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Challenges and Progress in Pandemic Prevention
February 1, 2018
Jonathan Quick, MD, MPH
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Same-Day Treatment Initiation and Other Strategies to Improve HIV Treatment Outcomes
December 7, 2017
Serena Koenig, MD, MPH
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Partners in Health’s MEQ Team: Putting Data to Work
November 2, 2017
Annie Michaelis, PhD, Jean Claude Mugunga, MD, MS, and Mike Johnson, MA, MS
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Comprehensive Care for TB Patients and their Families in Carabayllo, Peru
October 5, 2017
Courtney Yuen, PhD
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Global Health Financing: Objectives, Measures and Data
September 7, 2017
Chunling Lu, PhD
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Improving Quality of Care for Mothers and Newborns with the Better Birth Program and the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist
May 4, 2017
Katherine Semrau, PhD, MPH

Emerging Mental Health Program Development at Partners In Health, and Related GHD Partnership Collaborations
March 2, 2017
Giuseppe Raviola, MD, MPH
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Biosocial Approaches to Ebola Virus Disease
February 2, 2017
Eugene Richardson, MD
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Equity in Global Health Research Collaborations: Why and How?
December 1, 2016
Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, PhD
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Rethinking Global Health Education: University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda
November 8, 2016
Peter Drobac, MD, MPH
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Reframing NCDs and Injuries for the Poorest Billion
October 6, 2016
Gene Bukhman, MD, PhD
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Universal Health Coverage
September 1, 2016
Joia Muhkerjee, MD, MPH
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Global Health and the Built Environment
June 2, 2016
Edward Nardell, MD and Sierra Bainbridge
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Improving Equity and Child Development Using Any Methods Necessary: Lessons from and Early Childhood Intervention in Chile in Evolution from Randomized Controlled Trial to Continuous Quality Improvement and Quasi-Experimental Methods
April 7, 2016
MaryCatherine Arbour, MD, MPH
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Implementation Research & Public Sector Business Strategy for Accountable Care Systems
March 10, 2016
Duncan Maru, MD, PhD
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The Lancet Commission in Global Surgery and the Harvard Medical School Program in Global Surgery and Social Change
February 4, 2016
John G. Meara, MD, DMD, MBA
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The Multi Regional Clinical Trials (MRCT) Center: Developing Standards and Improving the Conduct of Clinical Trials in LMICs
January 7, 2016
Barbara Bierer, MD
Rebecca Li, PhD
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Strengthening the Health System while Responding to the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic: Lessons Learned by Partners in Health in West Africa
December 3, 2015
Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD
Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN
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Beyond Didactic Classroom Training: Improving the Quality of Care at Rural Health Facilities in Rwanda through On-Site Mentorship and Quality Improvement Coaching
November 5, 2015
Anatole Manzi, Mphil, MS, PhD
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African Migration and HIV in the Western World: Policies, Practices, and Ongoing Challenges
October 1, 2015
Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH
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Strengthening Healthcare in Rural Madagascar: Spreading the Model
September 3, 2015
Tara Loyd, MPH and Michael Rich, MD, MPH
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Promoting Vital Indigenous Communities: Healthcare, Culture Work, and Advocacy in Maya, Guatemala
June 3, 2015
Peter Rohloff, MD, PhD
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National Health Reform in Lesotho: Overcoming Inequities
May 7, 2015
Hind Satti, MBBS, MPH
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Clinical Trials in Tuberculosis: Opportunities to Advance Social Justice
April 2, 2015
Carole Mitnick, ScD
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2014 and Earlier

Ebola Virus disease in West Africa: Updates, Challenges, and Ways Forward
October 24, 2014
Sara Stulac, MD, MPH
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Surgical Accompaniment in Rural Haiti: Bringing Surgery to a Forgotten People
September 26, 2014
Alexi C. Matousek, MD, MPH
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Introduction to Humanitarian Crises: Clinicians and Disaster Response
July 25, 2014
Stephanie Kayden, MD
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Social Determinants of an Epidemic - Lessons from People Living with HIV in South Africa
June 27, 2014
Ingrid Katz, MD
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Developing a Framework for Education in Global Health Delivery
May 25, 2014
Joia Mukherjee, MD, MPH

Building the Health Workforce: The Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program
April 25, 2014
Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD
Robert Rivielli, MD, MPH

Panel Discussion on the Future of Global Health
March 28, 2014
Stacy Smith, MD
Jochen Lorch, MD
Danny Milner, MD

Operation Walk Boston: Total Joint Replacement in the Dominican Republic: Collaborative Orthopedic Care, Education and Research
February 21, 2014
Thomas Thornhill, MD
Jeffrey Katz, MD, MSc
Roya Ghazinouri PT,DPT,MS

Pathology Capacitation in Resource Limited Settings
January 17, 2014
Danny Milner, MD, MSc

Controlling Cholera in Haiti: Challenges and Progress
December 6, 2013
Louise Ivers, MD, MPH, DTM&H

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