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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 50 attendees (Lubbock campus only!). Click here for a list of lecture dates, speakers, and topics.

  • Title: Understanding the Health Profile of Immigrants and
    Their Relevance to the Health Care System (flyer link)
  • Speaker: Jeff Dennis, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
    Department of Internal Medicine, TTUHSC Lubbock
  • Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 noon CT
  • 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.

Dr. Dennis conducts population health research in the Dept. of Internal Medicine, analyzing large databases to understand disparities in health outcomes or services. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Colorado, with a specialization in population health and demography. In recent years, he has co-authored multiple publications examining the health of Mexican immigrants to the U.S. Prior to coming to TTUHSC, he spent 5 years as an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

The WHO estimates that 214 million people worldwide are international migrants, residing somewhere other than their country of origin. Understanding the health profile of migrant and refugee populations is relevant to both sending and receiving countries for economic reasons, as well as for the provision of health care services.  This presentation examines recent research on the health profile of immigrant populations worldwide, with an in-depth focus on immigrants to the United States.

Want to reserve your meal? Bring 1 large bottle of baby powder to the Office of Global Health (2B410) prior to the day of the lecture and we’ll reserve a meal for you!!!!

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