March 1, 2024

Global Health Research Collaborative to host informational town hall March 7 for faculty interested in participant mentoring

The Global Health Research Collaborative will host a virtual town hall from 4 to 5 p.m. March 7 via Zoom for faculty members interested in serving as mentors for the 2024 Global Health Summer Research Workshop, which will run from June 24 through Aug. 16.

The town hall will be presented by Global Health Research Collaborative Co-directors Vijaya Arun Kumar, M.D., M.P.H., and Paul Kilgore, M.D. ’91, M.P.H.

The meeting identification number is 990 8458 6409; passcode is GHRC.

Faculty mentors should be willing to help coach physicians and fellows from around the world in the fundamentals of research. Research Workshop participants and mentors will work together to develop and implement a research project in the program participant’s region.

The GHRC was created to ensure facilitation of global health research across a worldwide network that provides distinct advantages. These include supervision for research under individuals who understand their community sociologically, ease of communication and connection between professionals globally, and development of unique global health research education platforms that provide an unprecedented level of practicum training.

Topics covered will include core work on quality improvement, library sciences, clinical research, biostatistics, and global and public health. Electives include Emergency Medicine, maternal and child health, communicable diseases and behavioral health. For more information, email or visit

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