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The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues related to global health and constructive ways to build healthy communities. The lectures will be held twice a month at 12:00 noon CT. Invited guest speakers will share their personal stories and experiences. Everyone is invited to attend. Free lunch will be provided to the first 40 attendees (Lubbock campus only!).

  • Lubbock ACB 110
  • Lectures originating at the Lubbock campus
    will no longer be linked, but they will be
    recorded for viewing on the OGH web site.

Joel Dickens, MD trained in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University and was in private practice for four years in West Texas. Following that time, he trained in OB/GYN at UTMB in Galveston and was in private practice for 7 years in West Texas. He then relocated to West Africa and spent four years at Baptist Medical Center in Nalerigu, located in northern Ghana. He joined TTUHSC (Amarillo) in February 2013.

During this presentation, Dr. Dickens will describe his experience practicing medicine for four years in Nalerigu, Ghana, an extremely impoverished and underserved area. He will also discuss some of the common maternal complications and disease processes in northern Ghana, including typhoid fever, malaria, and tuberculosis.

This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. Meals will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

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Previous Lectures

Spring 2014

February 2014

March 2014

April 2014

May 2014


 

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Spring 2013

January 2013 February 2013 March 2013 April 2013 May 2013

Fall 2012

August 2012 September 2012 October 2012 November 2012

Spring 2012

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Fall 2011

September 2011 October 2011 November 2011 December 2011

Spring 2011

January 2011 February 2011 March 2011 April 2011 May 2011

Fall 2010

September 2010 October 2010 November 2010 December 2010

Summer Seminar Series on Health Disparities


Spring 2010

January 2010 February 2010 March 2010 April 2010 May 2010

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