Special Edition Global Health Lecture Series featuring Michael Cappello, MD, Yale School of Medicine
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) and the Center for Tropical Medicine & Infectious Diseases (CTMID) invite you to attend a special edition of the Global Health Lecture Series. Everyone is invited. Free lunch will be provided to the first 50 attendees (Lubbock campus only!)
From Bench to Bush, and Back Again: The Molecular Pathogenesis of Pediatric Tropical Diseases
- Speaker: Michael Cappello, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Microbial Pathogenesis, & Public Health Yale School of Medicine
- Date: Monday, May 14, 2012
- Time: 12:00 noon
- Location: ACB 120
AEC 212- El Paso (11:00 am MT)
Room 4714 - Amarillo
Over the past five years, Michael Cappello, MD has been conducting field work in Ghana on hookworm and malaria. During this presentation, Dr. Cappello will describe his laboratory and detail his work. He will also discuss the Ghana-Yale partnership that he and colleague Elijah Paintsil have developed with Noguchi Institute and the Korle Bu Teaching hospital.
Michael Cappello, MD is Professor of Pediatrics, Microbial Pathogenesis, and Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine. Since joining the Yale faculty in 1996, Dr. Cappello has developed a laboratory and field based research program focused on parasitic diseases. In 2006, he was named a Global Health Ambassador by the Paul G. Rogers Society of Research! America, the nation’s largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority . In addition to his research, Dr. Cappello also provides clinical care as an Infectious Diseases specialist. In 2002, he founded the Yale Program in International Child Health, which coordinates and develops global initiatives in Pediatric research, clinical care, and medical education.
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