Global Health Day 2018


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD


March 29, 2018
(All day)


8:00 AM - 11: 45 AM: Poster Judging
(Feinstone Hall, closed to public)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Awards & Keynote Speaker
Dr. Raj Panjabi, CEO of Last Mile Health and Associate Physician, Division of Global Health Equity, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
(Sommer Hall) 

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Student Posters, Presentations & Pizza
(Feinstone Hall)

Event Summary

Can't attend in person? Watch the live WebCast: 

Johns Hopkins Global Health Day 2018 is on March 29, 2018

Each year, as a part of the international community, the Center for Global Health celebrates Global Health Day by sharing and informing global health knowledge, expertise and experiences with the Johns Hopkins, local, and international communities. March 29th will feature keynote speaker Dr. Raj Panjabi, faculty mentorship awards, lunch, and a student poster session.

This event is co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health MPH Program, and the Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World.

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Raj Panjabi, CEO of Last Mile Health and Associate Physician, Division of Global Health Equity, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Talk Title: TBD

Dr. Rajesh Panjabi is the CEO of Last Mile Health and an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. After fleeing his home country of Liberia at age 9, he returned to work with the Liberia Ministry of Health and cofounded Last Mile Health in 2007. He is a recipient of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship (2017) and the TED Prize (2017). He was named a Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year (2017), one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People” (2016), and one of Fortune’s “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” (2015, 2017).

Faculty Mentorship Awards: 

As students cultivate and expand their knowledge of global health through working abroad, they receive support, guidance and mentorship from faculty at Johns Hopkins, as well as from their partners and collaborators. Global Health Day seeks to recognize and honour this hard work through providing awards to those exceptional Hopkins faculty mentors.

Do you want to recognize your mentor or advisor for outstanding global health mentorship? Submit your nomination here!

Student Posters

Students who awarded the GHEFP, GHFRA, GEMS, Paul Lietman Fellowship, or MPH Field Experience Awards in 2017 are required to present posters on Global Health Day. 

Please see the poster guidelines and abstract submission form below: 

>> Poster Guidelines
>> Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted by March 01, 2018. 

Questions about Global Health Day? 

Contact: Nina Martin | | 410-502-9871


Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

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Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

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Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

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Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

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Yukari C. Manabe, MD

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