Stanford University
Center for Innovation in
Global Health  

Seminar Series: Readings and Presentations


Presentation Title / Presenter
Required Readings (pdf)
PowerPoint Presentations (pdf)

Session 1: Globalization's Impact on Health Disparities: How to be an Agent of Change?
Michele Barry, MD, FACP & Lisa Chamberlain, MD


Frieden TR. Public Health Requirements for Rapid Progress in Global Health. Glob Public Health 2009;4(4):323-37

Hotez PJ. Rescuing the Bottom Billion through Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases. Lancet 2009;373(9674):1570-5

Marmot M. Closing the Gap in a Generation: Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health. Lancet 2008;8:372(9650):1661-9

Who Runs Global Health? Lancet 2009;373(9681):2083.

Greun RL. Public Roles of US Physicians: Community Participation, Political Involvement, and Collective Advocacy. JAMA 2006;296(20):2467-75

Virtual Mentor

mbarry (M.Barry)

lchamberlain (L. Chamberlain)

Session 2: Case Based Tropical Medicine: Malaria
Brooke Cotter, MD & John Kugler, MD
Dondorp A. Artesunate versus Quinine for Treatment of Severe Falciparum Malaria: A Randomized Trial. Lancet 2005;366(9487):717-25 jkugler(B. Cotter/J. Kugler)
Session 3: Occupational Health: The Risks and Benefits of Global and Local Jobs
Mark Cullen, MD

Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety in Developing Countries

Rosenstock L. Advancing Worker Health and Safety in the Developing World. J Occup Environ Med 2005;47(2):132-6

mcullen(M. Cullen)

acopland (A. Copland)

cjayakesera (C. Jayakesera)

Session 4: Case Based Tropical Medicine: Hyper-reactive Malarial Splenomegaly (HMS)/ Schistosomiasis
Brooke Cotter, MD & John Kugler, MD

Mothe B. A Case of Hyper-Reactive Malarial Splenomegaly. The Role of Rapid Antigen-detecting and PCR-based Tests. Infection 2008;36(2):167-9

Gryseels B. Human Schistosomiasis. Parasitol Today 1996;12(3):115-9

bcotter, jkugler (L. Carter & J. Barnum)

ktarlock, mitoh(K. Tarlock & M. Itoh)

Session 5: Health Policy and its Impacts on Health: Global and Local Examples
Peter Long, PhD

Klein, E. “Wealth-Care Reform." The American Prospect. June 18, 2009.

Andersen R. Revisiting the behavioral model and access to medical care: does it matter? J Health Soc Behav. 1995; 36(1):1-10

Side-by-side of health reform proposals

Summary of global health initiative from the Obama Administration

plong (P. Long)

rpatel, grichardson (R. Patel & G. Richardson)


Session 6: Case Based Tropical Medicine: Nematodes/Typhoid
Brooke Cotter, MD & John Kugler, MD
Not currently available

smcgill, dariel (S. McGill & D. Ariel)

tdavee (T. DaVee)

Session 7: The Non-Communicable Disease Epidemic: Global and Local Burdens
Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD

Please read either #1 or #2 and #s 5-7 are optional

Abegunde DO. The Burden and Costs of
Chronic Diseases and in Low-Income and
Middle-Income Countries
. Lancet 2007;370(9603):1929-38

Mathers CD. Projections of Global Mortality
and Burden of Disease from 2002 to 2030
. PLoS Med 2006;3(11):e512

Omran AR. The Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly.
Milbank Mem Fund 1971;49(4):509-38

Williams A. Intergenerational Equity: An Exploration of
the 'fair innings' Argument
. Health Econ 1997;6(2):117-32

Diabetes Mellitus Increase the Risk of Active Tuberculosis: A Systematic Review of
13 Observational Studies

The Effects of Malnutrition on Child Mortality in Developing Countries

Subramanian SV. Association of Maternal Height with Child Mortality,
Anthropometric Failure, and Anemia in India
. JAMA 2009;301(16):1691-701

magee_pickham (G. Magee & D. Pickham)
Session 8: Case Based Tropical Medicine: TB Adults/TB Peds
Brooke Cotter, MD & John Kugler, MD
Not currently available bleakly_hill (T. Bleakly, A. Hill & S. Manapatra)
Session 9: Ethical Controversies: Global Outsourcing of Research and Local Community Based Research
Marilyn Winkleby, MD & Michele Barry, MD, FACP

Hanni KD. Steps to a Healthier Salinas: Targeting the Taqueria: Implementing Healthy Food Options at Mexican American Restaurants. Health Promot Pract 2009;10(2 Suppl):91S-99S

Israel BA. Community-Based Participatory Research: Lessons Learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research. Environ Health Perspect 2005;113(10):1463-71

winkleby (M. Winkleby)

mcneil_wang_winestone (C. McNeil, M. Wang & L. Winestone)

Session 10: Case Based Tropical Medicine: Crptococcal Meningitis/Trypanosoma
Brooke Cotter, MD & John Kugler, MD
Not currently available

mcneil_wang_winestone (M. Peck)

mcneil_wang_winestone (K. Cheung)

Session 11: War and Health Impacts: Iraq War and Regions of Conflict Global and Local Sequelae
Ian Tong, MD & Paul Wise, MD

Karen Seal. Daniel Bertenthal, Christian Miner, Saunak Sen, Charles Marmar. Bringing the War Back Home. Arch Intern Med 2007;167:476-482

Alan West, William Weeks. Mental Distress Among Younger Veterans Before, During, and After the Invasion of Iraq. 2006;57(2);244-248

Charles Hoge, Jennifer Auchterlonie, Charles Milliken. Mental Health Problems, Use of Mental Health Services, and Attrition From Military Service After Returning From Deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. JAMA 2006;295(9):1023-1032

Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles. New York Times. January 13, 2008

Cara Tabachnick. From the Battlefield to Prison. November 10, 2009

mcneil_wang_winestone (J. Bacha, J. Openshaw & G. Suh)
Session 12: Case Based Tropical Medicine: Podoconiosis/Filariasis
Brooke Cotter, MD & John Kugler, MD
Not currently available will be posted following session


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