Global Health Lecture Series | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues related to global health. The lectures will be monthly at 12:00 noon CT. Invited guest speakers will share their personal stories and experiences, research initiatives, and insights into constructive ways to build healthy communities and develop sustainable global health initiatives.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Upcoming Global Health Lectures


Implementation Science in a Global Setting:  Addressing Mental Health as a Public Health Issue in Bogotá 

  • Speaker: Joshua S. Yudkin, PhD, MPH, MA, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, University of Quindío, Children’s Health 
  • Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • Time: 12:00-1:00p
  • Location: via Zoom (REGISTER HERE)

This presentation focuses on the development and evaluation of a training for mental health professionals that was offered by the Secretary of Health of Bogotá and led by our presenter, Dr. Joshua S. Yudkin. The presentation will highlight the challenges and opportunities related to policy development, process management, and data analyses. It will also present a mixed-methods evaluation of this initiative. 

Dr. Joshua S. Yudkin, PhD, MPH, MA is an epidemiologist by training who focuses on employing transdisciplinary methodologies to empowering vulnerable populations in diverse settings. Yudkin has conducted both field and clinical research in rural communities in places such as Tamil Nadu, India and Chihuahua, Mexico as well as with hospital systems in Texas. Most recently, he was awarded a Fulbright research grant, which is connected to the research he will present during this presentation.  

The presentation will be recorded and made available to the public.

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