The Infectious Diseases journal club will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at 12:00noon – 1:00pm in the 12th floor lounge located by the elevators of the 12th floor of the Abramson research building.
This week's journal club will be presented by Dr. Matt Kelly, MD, MPH - Matt completed a CHOP Pincus GlobalHealth Fellowship 2011-2013 in Botswana and is currently a final year peds ID fellow at Duke. Matt will be speaking on, "Investigating the poor health outcomes of HIV-exposed, uninfected infants in Botswana."
Penn HealthX and GHIG Lunch Seminar
Dr. Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD
Friday, November 20th at 12:45pm in Jordan Medical Education Commons, 506
Penn HealthX, the Global Health Interest Group and the Roderick T. Wong, M'03 Term Fund for Healthcare Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology are honored to invite you to our first co-hosted lunch seminar of the year.
We are excited to welcome Dr. Harvey Rubin, Professor of Medicine and Computer and Information Science here at Penn. Dr. Rubin is the founder and Executive Director of Energize the Chain (EtC), an initiative that aims to create an economically and technologically sustainable energy infrastructure for the effective transportation and storage of vaccines in low and middle-income countries. EtC establishes public-private partnerships to harness the energy potential of telecommunication towers to achieve this infrastructure. EtC currently operates in Zimbabwe and Ghana, and is expanding to other countries beyond Sub-Saharan Africa, including India. Dr. Rubin completed his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania and MD at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and has published more than 90 peer-reviewed papers and chapters on topics ranging from basic biology of infectious disease to mathematical modeling to health care delivery and innovations. A talk he gave at TEDxGramercy can be found here<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6STcFfKFVU&authuser=0>.
Dr. Rubin's talk will be accompanied by lunch catered by Bacchus. Due to an expectedly high turnout, please RSVP at the button below as soon as possible.
Dr. Harvey Rubin Talk & Reception | Friday, November 20th | 12:45pm | Jordan Medical Education Center Room 506, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard
We look forward to seeing you there!
Come meet MS2 students and learn about how they spent their MS1 summer! There will be several students who particiated in global health activities there.