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3rd Annual Bay Area Tuberculosis Science (BATS) Symposium

3rd Annual Bay Area Tuberculosis Science (BATS) Symposium

Join the UC Tuberculosis Research Advancement Center (UC TRAC) for the 3rd Annual Bay Area Tuberculosis Science (BATS) Symposium, co-sponsored by Alliance members UCSF Center for Tuberculosis and UC Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases. BATS brings together TB investigators at UCSF, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Stanford University and the SF Department of Public Health to highlight established and early-stage investigators in the UC TRAC community with the intention to build community and foster collaboration. 

How to Cover Planetary Health

How to Cover Planetary Health

Join Mongabay for their Mongabay Webinar Series: Planetary Health on June 13th @ 9PM UTC (2PM PST). This Mongabay webinar will focus on the planetary health framework, and how journalists can better communicate stories related to global or ecological change and the human health impacts of these changes. Panelists for this webinar include Alliance members Sam Myers, the faculty director of the Planetary Health Alliance, and Mark Schapiro, a journalist and lecturer at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. 

International West Africa Symposium & Workshop on Infectious Disease

International West Africa Symposium & Workshop on Infectious Disease

Join Alliance member UCSF’s Quantitative Biosciences Institute in collaboration with the University of Sierra Leone for the first International West Africa Symposium & Workshop on Infectious Disease. The Symposium on July 29-30 will bring and expose leaders in the international infectious disease community from within Africa and beyond, together in Freetown, Sierra Leone to describe the state of the art in infectious disease research on a number of key pathogens relevant to the region. Workshops will follow on July 31-August 3.

Empowering Frontline Health Workers with AI: Navigating Pitfalls and Possibilities

Empowering Frontline Health Workers with AI: Navigating Pitfalls and Possibilities

Join the Bay Area Global Health Alliance at 8:30-10 am PT, June 25 for a panel discussion exploring the complexities and opportunities of using AI to support frontline workers. This discussion, the third in a four-part series sponsored by Pfizer, will be moderated by UC Berkeley lecturer and Alliance board chair Colin Boyle and will feature Elina Urli Hodges (Duke Global Health Innovation Center), Daphne Ngunjiri (Access Afya, Kenya), Andrew Ddembe (MobiKlinic, Uganda), Raghav Minocha (Simprints), and Enric Jané (Causal Foundry).

Human-Centered Design Course

Human-Centered Design Course

Alliance member UCSF is offering a course focused on human-centered design. Human-centered design is a discipline incorporating the human needs perspective to solve problems in public health and medicine. Learners will learn and follow a design process, applying methods focused on building empathy, translating needs into solution requirements, creative ideation, prototype development and testing, and planning for implementation. Deadline for registering for this Fall term course is May 1st, 2024.

Implementation Science Short Course

Implementation Science Short Course

Join Alliance member UCSF for a two-day course that will introduce and apply key concepts of Implementation Science in a small group setting. This course will provide opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills, as well as meet and collaborate with other Implementation Science researchers. Learners will complete this course with concrete examples applying relevant Implementation Science theory to their own research area.