Featured Events

Apr April 14 Fri 2017

COPE: Innovations in Native Community Health

Partners in Health - West, Stanford Global Health, the Organization for Global Health (OGH) and the Stanford American Indigenous Medical Students (SAIMS) are proud to welcome Dr. Sonya Shin and Henrietta Sandoval-Soland for a brown bag lunch and presentation on improving health in Native communities. View details.

Past Events

May May 06 Fri 2016

Stunting & Environmental Enteric Dysfunction Research Seminar

Join us for a special seminar Friday, May 6, from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. in Y2E2, Room 300, bringing together Stanford scientists from several disciplines to address environmental enteric dysfunction (EED), a chronic inflammatory process that contributes to child stunting and cognitive development. EED is estimated to affect 80% of residents of low-income countries and may have a profound impact on global health. View details.

Apr April 09 - 11 Sat-Mon 2016

Consortium of Universities for Global Health, 7th Annual Conference

Save the date! The 2016 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference will be held in San Francisco, CA from April 9-11, 2016. Special satellite sessions will take place April 8, 2016. Learn more at www.cugh.org.

Feb February 02 Tue 2016

Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Info Session

CIGH will host a Doctors Without Borders (Medicine Sans Frontiers / MSF) recruitment event. All interested medical, para-medical and non-medical professionals are welcome to attend to hear more about MSF and volunteering opportunities. View details.

Jan January 20 Wed 2016

2nd Annual Global Health Research Convening

The 2nd Annual Global Health Research Convening will be held January 20, 2016 at the Bechtel Conference Center. The Convening aims to build community among researchers across schools, institutes and departments at Stanford who are working in the field of global health, foster collaboration and connect students to researchers and mentors.

Jan January 13 Wed 2016

Getting Started in Global Health for Stanford Undergraduates

A networking event for undergraduate students interested in global health research and advocacy at Stanford. Join the Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) for two panel discussions featuring leaders from Stanford and the nonprofit community who will share insights on how to get involved in global health - as a volunteer, researcher or in your future career path. See event details.

Dec December 09 Wed 2015

Special Seminar: Global opthalmologist's quest to cure the blind

Join the Center for Innovation in Global Health for a special seminar with Geoffrey Tabin, MD, a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences and co-director of the outreach division at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. Dr. Tabin specializes in cornea cataract and refractive surgery. He is also the co-founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project and has been named the “unsung hero” by the Dalai Lama for his international work and dedication to eradicate unnecessary world blindness and sustain opthalmic health care in the developing world. Tabin is also the fourth person to climb the “7 summits" - the highest peaks of all seven continents. View event details. Click here to RSVP.

Oct October 29 Thu 2015

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim: "Ending Poverty: How Health and Innovation Can Lead the Way"

Oct October 25 - 29 Sun-Thu 2015

ASTMH 64th Annual Meeting

Stanford CIGH is on the scene at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 64th Annual Meeting taking place this week in Philadelphia. The premier forum for the exchange of scientific advances in tropical medicine and global health, this year's ASTMH conference brings together nearly 4,200 attendees from over 75 countries dedicated to reducing the burden of tropical infectious diseases and improving health for all. Several Stanford students, researchers and faculty are onsite representing more than 25 abstracts. Follow along for updates. #TropMed15  

Oct October 21 Wed 2015

Special Seminar with Ian Crozier

Oct October 08 Thu 2015

Conversations in Global Health with Anita Zaidi

Join us for our Fall edition of Conversations in Global Health featuring special guest Anita Zaidi, MD, world-renowned pediatrician and director of the enteric and diarrheal diseases program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In this dialogue, we'll hear more about Dr. Zaidi's life, work and timely issues in global child health. View event details and RSVP here.

Apr April 20 Mon 2015

Bay Area Global Health Seminar

The next Bay Area Global Health Seminar will be hosted at the University of California, Davis with a focus on emerging infectious disease and associated environmental drivers. The seminar will run from 12:30-2:00 pm, with networking time before and after the panel. View event details and RSVP here.

Apr April 09 Thu 2015

Conversation in Global Health

CIGH will host Dr. Chris Elias, president of global development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for the next Conversation in Global Health seminar. Join us on April 9 to hear more about Dr. Elias' long career in health & medicine, his work at the Gates Foundation and topical issues in global health. The event will be Stanford Medicine's Paul Costello and take place in LKSC 120 from 5:30-6:30 pm.

Mar March 26 - 28 Thu-Sat 2015

Consortium of Universities for Global Health, 6th Annual Conference

The CUGH conference will be held in Boston, MA from March 26-28, 2015. This global health conference is an exciting opportunity to learn, network, and build collaborations with colleagues from around the world. It will bring together over 1,500 researchers, students, policymakers, NGOs, and public and private organizations. Learn more at www.cugh.org.

Mar March 04 Wed 2015

Conversation in Global Health

Join us for the next Conversation in Global Health, featuring Dr. Gavin Yamey from UCSF. The discussion will be moderated by Paul Costello. The session will be held in LKSC 120 at 4:00 pm.

Nov November 30 Mon 2015

The next Bay Area Global Health Seminar will be held November 30, 2015 and feature scientific experts from UCSF, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Stanford. The seminar will travel to UC Berkeley and feature two panel discussion centered around the topic "Global health education and training partnerships: Opportunities and challenges." Event details

Nov November 12 Thu 2015

Liver Cancer Workshop 2015

Join us Nov. 12, 2015 for a Liver Cancer Workshop featuring guest speakers and a panel discussion centered on the theme, "Epidemiology and Prevention of Liver Cancer: Global Perspectives and Application to the Bay Area for Cancer Control and Prevention." The event is hosted by the Stanford Cancer Institute, Liver Cancer Working Group and Center for Innovation in Global Health, and will be held from 12-4pm at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. View event details.