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Dr. Beth Cameron speaking at a Conversations in Global Health event

Conversations in Global Health

Conversations in Global Health is a one-credit class centered around structured discussions, led by Professors John Monahan and Maeve McKean and students, in which six global health leaders discuss both their personal career journeys, and what they see as the major health issues that will confront our world in the years ahead. The aim of this course is to enable students to engage, in an intimate setting, with leaders and to reflect critically on their experiences and recommendations.



Extending the Net of Protection: One Man’s Tireless Effort to Strategically Combat Malaria (Video)

March 26, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Combating Epidemics in a New Global Health Landscape (Video)

March 19, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 17 minutes

Ending Childhood Violence to Ensure Healthy Futures (Video)

February 26, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes

Blog Posts

Dedicated to Serving the Common Good: The Career of Admiral Timothy Ziemer

March 29, 2019

One of the major challenges facing global health leaders today is navigating polarizing political waters to achieve support for important health issues. Throughout his career, Admiral Timothy Ziemer, who serves as the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and…

Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer Shares Insight and Experience

March 28, 2019

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, the "Conversations in Global Health" lecture series welcomed Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer (retired) as he reflected on his career and shared insight into the fields of global health and development. Apart from the experiential wisdom Ziemer has acquired from his time serving…