Join the School of Public Health Global Health Program fall kickoff event
Robert Lorway is a professor of medical anthropology in the Institute for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Intervention Politics and Social Transformation. His research focuses on community-based interventions that aim to alleviate the suffering of highly stigmatized people in African and Asian contexts. He has written two books on the subject, Namibia’s Rainbow Project: Gay Rights in an African Nation, and AIDS Activism, Science and Community across Three Continents.
Following the lecture and Q&A, three breakout sessions will be held. Participants will be able to select the breakout session they want to attend during registration.
Breakout Session 1: Meet the speaker, Dr. Lorway
Breakout Session 2: Learn about global health research at SPH, Dr. Mehta
Breakout Session 3: Meet the global health students, Global Health Student Interest Group (GHSIG)/Global Health Staff
Space in the breakout sessions are limited and registration is first come first serve, so please be sure to RSVP soon!