IGHID celebrates 12th anniversary

The UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) celebrated its nearly 12-year anniversary of improving clinical care, research and educational opportunities in the US and abroad on Friday, April 5, with a symposium on Carolina's campus.

IGHID celebrates 12th anniversary click to enlarge Carolina leadership, global health site leaders and special guests like Richard Chaisson, MD, a tuberculosis expert from Johns Hopkins (bottom left), celebrated the 12-year anniversary of the UNC IGHID on Friday, April 5.
IGHID celebrates 12th anniversary click to enlarge Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, of Harvard and Partners in Health, and Myron "Mike" Cohen, MD, IGHID Director and UNC Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Medical Affairs, spoke before the events began on April 5.

The UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) celebrated its nearly 12-year anniversary of improving clinical care, research and educational opportunities in the US and abroad on Friday, April 5, with a symposium on Carolina's campus.

Get caught up with the full four-hour recording of the event: http://www.unccn.org/ighid-stream. Explore more photos on the IGHID Facebook page.

People who attended the event in person or via the livestream heard talks from Chapel Hill-based faculty as well as those who live full- or part-time at the IGHID's sites on four continents. Special guest presentations were given by Richard Chaisson, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research, and Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard and co-founder of Partners in Health. Learn more about this innovative, lifesaving work by exploring the website or reading our 2018 progress report.

The full list of speakers included:

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