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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. 

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.

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.

Master of Science in Global Health Info Session

Master of Science in Global Health Info Session

Join Alliance member UCSF for their Master of Science in Global Health Info Session. UCSF Master’s in Global Health Sciences is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students for careers in research, policy, academia, program management and evaluation, and leadership. Program Director Chris Carpenter, MD, MPH and Associate Director Ingrid Chen, PhD, MS ’13 will present an overview of the program and admissions process and have time for Q+A.

Health Equity Community Building Symposium

Health Equity Community Building Symposium

Join UCSF for a day-long in-person and virtual event focused on health equity in data interpretation and radical participatory design and research sponsored by UCSF’s SOM Dean’s Office, Institute for Global Health Sciences, and Emancipatory Sciences Lab.

Monkeypox Update | Bay Area and Beyond | August 25, 2022

Monkeypox Update | Bay Area and Beyond | August 25, 2022

With monkeypox now an international, national and state public health emergency, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance and UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences hosted an online update on the crisis. Experts from Bay Area Global Health Alliance member organizations UCSF, Stanford University, PRC, San Francisco Community Health Center, and Chevron, along with Santa Clara County Health Officer and Public Health Director Sara Cody, shared their perspectives.

Building Community Resilience Against the Health Effects of Wildfires and Air Pollution | September 8, 2022

Building Community Resilience Against the Health Effects of Wildfires and Air Pollution | September 8, 2022

Bay Area Global Health Alliance members Americares, Stanford University, Public Health Institute, UCSF, and Google had a virtual conversation exploring the impact of wildfires and air pollution on the health of communities in the United States. The discussion co-hosted by the Alliance and Americares highlighted the most important concerns in this space and each panelist shared how their organization is working to build resilience, support preparedness/disaster management efforts, and address the health inequities resulting from climate change. At this virtual event, attendees had the opportunity to learn from leading experts in climate health, contribute ideas, and leave with action items to further climate resilience in their communities. Learn more.

Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Roundtable Discussion | November 15, 2022

Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Roundtable Discussion | November 15, 2022

On November 15, UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences and the Bay Area Global Health Alliance co-hosted a virtual roundtable discussion on how to prevent the next pandemic. The online conversation featured award-winning science writer and author Laurie Garrett with: Jonna Mazet – Vice Provost, Grand Challenges, UC Davis; Chancellor’s Leadership Professor of Epidemiology and Disease Ecology, Larry Brilliant – physician and epidemiologist, CEO of Pandefense Advisory, senior counselor at the Skoll Foundation and a CNN Medical Analyst, Thu Do – Director, Medical Affairs, Global Patient Solutions, Gilead Sciences, and Paul Wesson – Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Medicine, UCSF (serving as moderator). Learn more.

Pandemic Preparedness and Response Conversation Series

Pandemic Preparedness and Response Conversation Series

Unbiased metagenomics hold considerable promise in our ability to rapidly detect and respond to emerging infectious disease threats. The scientists at the Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub and UCSF are working to improve scale and access to next- generation sequencing tools around the globe. Two colleagues from CZ Biohub and UCSF will join Alliance member UCSF to talk about their work.

IGHS Grand Rounds / CPPR Conversation Series with Anthony Fauci and Eric Goosby

IGHS Grand Rounds / CPPR Conversation Series with Anthony Fauci and Eric Goosby

Alliance member UCSF invites you to a CPPR conversation series/IGHS grand rounds hosted by the Center for Pandemic Preparedness and Response and the Institute for Global Health Sciences at UCSF featuring two globally renowned infectious disease doctors, Anthony Fauci, MD, and Eric Goosby, MD. This is a unique opportunity to hear from two medical giants with extensive experience in the management and containment of infectious disease outbreaks.