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Join Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health for their two-day immersive seminar on developing research skills applicable to global health. The workshop will introduce participants to key issues in research proposal development, promote the development of participants’ research interests into tractable research questions, and provide a set of tools and an approach to support development of global health research proposals.
Health Disparities in former NFL Players: Findings from the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University
Join UC Berkeley School of Public Health for their insights on the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University, a comprehensive research program that examines the health and wellbeing of former National Football League (NFL) players, by focusing on conditions and injuries that former players have identified as most important for both their short- and long-term health. As a researcher who focuses on the importance of centering the community in research studies, Dr. Whittington will share insights on health disparities in former NFL players.
Join UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences for their event featuring Dr. William Fischer, Pulmonary and Critical Care physician and Director of Emerging Pathogens at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Fischer will discuss advances in the care of patients with Ebola virus disease including supportive care and pathogen-specific therapies and how we are leveraging these lessons learned coupled with new research to advance the care for patients with Lassa fever.
Join the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND) at UC Berkeley for their 14th Annual Symposium. CEND aims to strengthen connections between scientists working on infectious diseases of global health importance and the broader global health research, therapeutics development, and advocacy communities. The focus of the 14th Annual Symposium is Fundamental Mechanisms, Breakthrough Therapies and Beyond.
Join the Bay Area Global Health Alliance and Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign in welcoming Dr Harris, a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary NHS Consultant in Public Health Medicine at Imperial College London, to discuss his new book focused on the potential of low cost healthcare solutions from low income countries. The book presents a pathway for the UK’s National Health Service to adopt low-cost but effective innovations from areas of the world traditionally seen as beneficiaries rather than providers of help and support. He will share examples of simple, frugal, high quality alternatives to current practice.
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During this session, Sarah Francis, Founding Partner, Campaigns & Impact and co-Founder Drew Bernard at Upswell, and Alliance member, led a session on the types of research that can be deployed through social media and how to use social media as a tool for survey recruitment. Sarah and Drew shared insights on how to understand one’s audience, measure the impact of ads on the perception of a brand, and use in-app polls. They also shared information on ads targeting options and strategies to create engaging content to help recruit participants through online surveys.