Global Health Research Speaker Series

Global Health Research Speaker Series

Learn about a new global health topic at our quarterly Research Speaker Series.

Kosali Simon, PhD, presents during the first 2024 quarterly research speaker event.
Dr. Ken Cornetta presents about palliative care in western Kenya.
Michael Davis, PhD, RRT, FAARC, discusses the challenges in the delivery of respiratory care in West Africa.
Dr. Lonnie Embleton presents “Engaging underserved and marginalized adolescents in health services in Kenya: how are we doing?”
Dr. Molly Duman Scheel discusses her lab’s work to control mosquitoes.
Dr. Fiona Miller, professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, presents “What is a Sustainable Health System?” during the June 2021 Research Speaker Series event.
Dr. John Humphrey presents his research on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV during the April 2021 Research Speaker series.
Dr. Rajesh Vedanthan from NYU presents at the January 2021 Research Speaker Series event.
Dr. Adrian Gardner presents about “The Role of a Global Health Organization During a Pandemic.”
Dr. Mabel Nangami presents on disruptive public health strategies for transformative change in Kenya’s health outcomes.      
Dr. Jimmy Carlucci presents on improving retention in HIV early infant diagnosis services in resource-limited settings.      
Dr. Darron Brown presents on HPV and cervical cancer during the Research Speaker Series at the Regenstrief Institute social hub.
Dr. Laura Ruhl presents and update on the population health initiative with the AMPATH program in Kenya.
Dr. Aaron Ermel presents about HPV in western Kenya and biobanking.
Dr. James Cleary updates the audience on improvements in global palliative care.
Dr. Una Osili discusses the long-term impacts of civil war during the monthly research speaker series.
Dr. Horacio Duarte presents during the August 2020 Global Health Research Speaker Series.

Upcoming Events

Returning to in-person/hybrid format 2024!

The Global Health Research Speaker series will return to a hybrid format in 2024 with quarterly research speakers at the Regenstrief Institute. 

  • In-Person Location: Regenstrief Institute, 1101 W. 10th Street, Indianapolis (corner of 10th Street and Wilson Street)
  • Parking: Public (for fee) parking is available in the Wilson Street Garage which is adjacent to the building.
  • Building Security: Regenstrief maintains a secure building entrance. Event support from the Center for Global Health Equity and the Center for Health Services Research will be onsite to assist with entry and other event logistics. 

May 14, 2024

Join the IU Center for Global Health Equity and the Regenstrief Institute's Center for Health Services Research for this quarter's Research Speaker Series session featuring Erick Amick, Ph.D, MPH, MA. Dr. Amick is the inaugural Executive Director of the Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development at the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice at the University of Chicago. A brief Q&A will follow the discussion.

Learn more and register

August 13, 2024

Speaker to be announced. 


November 12, 2024

Olakunle Alonge, MD, PhD, MPH, is a public health physician and associate professor of health policy and organization at the University of Alabama at Birmingham's (UAB) School of Public Health. Dr. Alonge also serves as the director of the Sparkman Center for Global Health at UAB. Dr. Alonge's research focuses on supporting effective implementation of health system strengthening strategies and complex health initiatives for addressing both communicable and non-communicable diseases, including injuries in low and middle-income countries. A brief Q&A will follow the discussion.


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