World Health Day

Through April 8, 2021
Zoom Webinar

Apr 7, 9:30pm – Apr 8, 7:00am HKT

Organizers: University of Chicago Center for Global Health

Apr. 7

To celebrate World Health Day, the University of Chicago Center for Global Health will host a virtual event featuring UChicago faculty, local leaders, and our Global Partners discussing pivotal work completed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This all-day Celebration will consist of two, 3-hour sessions: Engaging with Global Partners during COVID-19 and Ensuring Equity and Justice in Research Post-COVID-19.

April 7, 2021
9:30pm                Hong Kong.Beijing
7:00pm                Delhi
3:30pm                Paris
2:30pm                London
8:30am                Chicago

Check out the full agenda HERE

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Keynote Speakers:

  • Mr. John Palfrey | President of the MacArthur Foundation
  • Professor Folasade T Ogunsola | Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos


  • Dr. Konyin Ajayi, LLB, LLM, PhD | Chairman Advisory Board at Nasarawa State Investment and Economic Advisory Council
  • Dr. Brisa Aschebrook-Kilfoy, PhD | Research Associate Professor, University of Chicago
  • Mr. Derek R.B. Douglas, AB, JD | Vice President for Civic Engagement and External Affairs, University of Chicago
  • Dr. Serap Erdal,PhD | Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Dr. Deborah Gorman-Smith, PhD | Dean and Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor of the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice, Principal Investigator and Director of the Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention, University of Chicago
  • Dr. J. Michael Millis, MD | Professor of Surgery, Faculty Director, University of Chicago Center in Beijing, Vice Chair for Global Surgery, Director, Clinical Leadership Development Fellowship, Director, Hepatobiliary Surgery, University of Chicago
  • Dr. Christopher Sola Olopade, MD, MPH | Dean for Academic Affairs, Division of Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine, Director of Clinical Programs, Center for Global Health, Director of International Programs, Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Dr. Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, MD, FACP, FASCO, OON | Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics, Associate Dean, Center for Global Health, Director, Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics, University of Chicago