The event was opened by Asabe Poloma, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Global Engagement.
The remarks were followed by a faculty lecture by Methodius G. Tuuli, MD, MPH, MBA, Chace-Joukowsky Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women and Infants Hospital. His lecture was entitled Global Maternal Health: Promise of Novel Technology for Treating Postpartum Hemorrhage.
Global Health faculty also recognized the outstanding contributions of Dr. E. Jane Carter to the field. Susan Cu-Uvin, MD, Director, Global Health Initiative presented her with a Certificate of Appreciation for her outstanding contributions to Global Health at Brown University.
The Best Global Health Abstract award was presented by B. Star Hampton, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Professor of Medical Science. It was awarded to Neeva Wernsman Young, B.S., B.A. for her abstract entitled Spatiotemporal Assessment of Artemisinin Resistant P. falciparum in Rwanda. She received a $500 award.
The event ended with a reception and the student poster presentations. 36 abstracts on global health were presented by students across different schools and departments at Brown.