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The Cardiometabolic Research Training Program: Building Capacity for CVD Research in Nepal and Kenya

Speaker: Annette Fitzpatrick, Alfred Osoti, Biraj Karmacharya, and Archana Shrestha Title: The Cardiometabolic Research Training Program: Building Capacity for CVD Research in Nepal and Kenya Cardiometabolic risk factors, which increase the risk of and promote onset of CVD related to mortality and disability, include a combination of metabolic dysfunctions primarily characterized by hypertension, insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, dyslipidemia, and central adiposity. This crisis has led to a call for strategic investment in research including regional development, networking across countries, and expanding cross-sectoral partnerships to improve translation, innovation, and patient care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). In this collaboration with Kathmandu University and University of Nairobi, we aim to increase high-impact research on cardiometabolic disease and risk factors by building research capacity in Nepal and Kenya via PhD and Master’s level degree training in the US as well… Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. **This event will be available EXCLUSIVELY through Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/876786147. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

PhD Dissertation Defense - Beryne Odeny

You are invited to attend Global Health Implementation Science PhD student Beryne Odeny’s online Dissertation Defense, titled "Evaluation of Electronic Medical Records and data quality in HIV clinics using DHIS2 data in Kenya, 2011-2018". The defense will be held on Zoom on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 11:00am PT. Event interval: Single day event. Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/94196385519. Event Types: Meetings. Academics. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Online (Zoom).

Concentrations of key HIV-risk vaginal microbiota species and inflammatory mediators across preconception, pregnancy, and early postpartum in HIV-negative Kenyan women

Speaker: Michelle Sabo, MD, PhD Title: Concentrations of key HIV-risk vaginal microbiota species and inflammatory mediators across preconception, pregnancy, and early postpartum in HIV-negative Kenyan women Michelle C. Sabo, MD, PhD is an Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington.  She received her MD and a PhD in immunology at Washington University in Saint Louis.  Her thesis work focused on the molecular mechanisms of antibody mediated neutralization of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).    Michelle completed residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington.  Her current research focuses on how the vaginal microbiome alters HIV susceptibility and cervicovaginal inflammation. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

Kenya Research and Training Center Weekly Seminar

Speaker:  Title. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Monday, September 5, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Monday, September 5, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

Kenya Research and Training Center Weekly Seminar

Speaker:  Title. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

eHealth Work in Progress Meeting-Making Interventions More User Centered: A Formative Evaluation with At-Risk Adolescent Women

Speaker: Jessica Blayney, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences University of Washington Dr. Jessica Blayney is a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. Her research and clinical interests involve understanding how social contexts influence sexual victimization risk as well as variation in post-victimization recovery, including PTSD, alcohol use, and sexual risk taking. Dr. Blayney has expertise in user experience (UX) design and is a UX practitioner. Her work also involves translating basic social science research into theory-informed alcohol and sexual risk interventions for adolescents and young adults. Event interval: Single day event. Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/96191169902. Event Types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: CFAR. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Virtual 5th Annual Advanced TB Research Training Course

The University of Washington's Department of Global Health and the Tuberculosis Research and Training Center (TRTC) is accepting applications for the 5th Annual Advanced TB Research Training Course. The course will be held as a Virtual Only course from September 12 – 16, 2022. Please join us for one week of intensive cross-disciplinary training in TB research and public health practice. Topics covered will be: Immunology & Vaccines , Pathogenesis &Treatment , Biomarkers, Diagnostics & Case Finding , Aerobiology, Transmission & Prevention , Disease Modeling, Implementation Science, Advocacy, Confirmed TB Speakers include: Willem Hanekom, Africa Health Research Institute , Sophia Georghiou, FIND , Khisi Mdluli, Gates Research Institute , Amita Gupta, Johns Hopkins University , David Boyle, PATH , David Branigan, Treatment Action Group , Mike Frick, Treatment Action Group , Birgitte Geising, World Health Organization , Monica Campo, UW , Paul Drain, UW , Tom Hawn, UW , Sylvia LaCourse, UW , Chetan Seshadri,… Event interval: Single day event. Event Types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle Tuberculosis Research Advancement Center (SEATRAC), University of Washington Tuberculosis Research and Training Center (TRTC) . Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:30 AM – Friday, September 16, 2022, 11:00 AM. Virtual: Register here: https://courses.washington.edu/tbresearchcourse/registration-fees/. For more info visit courses.washington.edu.

CFAR & PHSKC LunchBox Talk-Monkeypox Update: The PHSKC Sexual Health Experience

Speaker: Chase Cannon, MD, MPH  Acting Assistant Professor   Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases   University of Washington    Chase Cannon, MD, MPH (he/him) is an Acting Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy/Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. He received medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern and Tulane University before coming to UW for infectious diseases fellowship, where he also completed a MPH in Epidemiology. His clinical practice and research are based at Harborview Medical Center and focus on HIV/STI care and prevention for LGBTQ+ and other socially marginalized populations. He recently became the Co-Director of the PHSKC Sexual Health Clinic where he oversees the HIV PrEP program. Event interval: Single day event. Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/95594629208. Event Types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: CFAR & PHSKC. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

Kenya Research and Training Center Weekly Seminar

Speaker:  Title. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

Women Faculty Leadership Series - Difficult Conversations

Speaker: Sara Kim, PhD  The Women Faculty Leadership Series is designed to empower UW School of Medicine women faculty with tools to be successful their careers.  The goal of this session is to discuss an approach to having tough conversations with less stress and more success, particularly for women in medicine and science.    All events in this series are in Pacific Time and will be held on Zoom. Zoom information will be sent with registration confirmation to the email address provided during registration.  More information and registration: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/uwmedicine.us19.list-manage.com/track/click?u=bd105b7cac5c383cb996370fc&id=b3c47bc4b4&e=b462abb7c3__;!!NuzbfyPwt6ZyPHQ!_nE7W6Z-Osgh5BwfF-A7wNXIjQ0kx2qMV-j4yos-j4fAe901itIEyUA-Phws8jP4ChEovemOabyg$. Event interval: Event Types: Lectures/Seminars. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Virtual. Register here: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/uwmedicine.us19.list-manage.com/track/click?u=bd105b7cac5c383cb996370fc&id=b3c47bc4b4&e=b462abb7c3__;!!NuzbfyPwt6ZyPHQ!_nE7W6Z-Osgh5BwfF-A7wNXIjQ0kx2qMV-j4yos-j4fAe901itIEyUA-Phws8jP4ChEovemOabyg.

Kenya Research and Training Center Monthly Zoom Seminar

Speaker: TBA Title: TBA. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. **This event will be available EXCLUSIVELY through Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/876786147. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Monday, September 26, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Monday, September 26, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

Kenya Research and Training Center Weekly Seminar

Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

Kenya Research and Training Center Weekly Seminar

Speaker:  Title. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

KRTC presents Donald Nyangahu

Speaker: Donald Nyangahu Title: TBA. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Monday, October 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Monday, October 17, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

UBookstore Talk with Mary Anne Mercer

University Book Store is excited to present Mary Anne Mercer for the release of Beyond the Next Village. Beyond the Next Village is Mary Anne Mercer’s memoir of discovery, growth, and awakening in 1978 Nepal, which was then a mysterious country to most of the world.This event is free to attend, however, registration is required through the link provided: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/university-book-store-presents-mary-anne-mercer-tickets-388817833607 We request that all attendees wear masks and maintain social distancing during the reading and signing. If you have any questions, please contact events@ubookstore.com. Event interval: Single day event. Event Types: Special Events. Meetings. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way Northeast Seattle, WA 98105.

Kenya Research and Training Center Monthly Zoom Seminar

Speaker: TBA Title: TBA. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. **This event will be available EXCLUSIVELY through Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/876786147. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

Studies of TB aerobiology, infectiousness, and prevalence in Nairobi

Speakers: David Horne, MD, MPH Title: Studies of TB aerobiology, infectiousness, and prevalence in Nairobi. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. **Available via Zoom** https://uw-phi.zoom.us/j/876786147. For more info visit uw-phi.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

The Gut Microbiota, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease in HIV-Infected Individuals

Speaker: Tecla Temu, MD, PhD Title: The Gut Microbiota, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease in HIV-Infected Individuals   Tecla Temu is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Global Health. After she completed her medical/graduate degree from Brown University, she pursed a Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Public Health in Kenya. She has since been living in Kenya and conducting research on the epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases in the African population and their interaction with infectious diseases. She is currently a PI for multiple project all based in Kenya including two studies that focus on the role of inflammation and immune activation toward atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases in adults living with HIV, and a CADA study, a cohort study to evaluate risk and correlates of asymptomatic cardiac dysfunction after pregnancies complicated with hypertension diseases (PI: Osoti, Farquhar, Temu). In addition, she is a lead investigato… Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

KRTC presents Kirk Tickell

Speaker: Kirk Tickell Title: TBA. Event interval: Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Global Health Kenya Research and Training Center http://depts.washington.edu/kenyares/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyares. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. UW Campus - Hans Rosling Center - Room 797 Guthrie Annex 3 (GA3), Seattle, WA 98105 **Available via Zoom** https://washington.zoom.us/j/815388627. For more info visit washington.zoom.us.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.

DGH Master of Public Health Information Session

Information sessions are offered each month using the web-based platform Zoom. In these sessions prospective students have the opportunity to speak with an MPH advisor who will give a brief presentation and answer questions about the program.  You must pre-register in order to receive the session link. Event Types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Online (Zoom). For more info visit globalhealth.washington.edu.