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362 Plantation St., ACC7-004
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel: 508-856-2840
Fax: 508-856-1140



Listed below are events for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Office of Global Health sponsors monthly seminars that provide a forum for faculty and trainees to present their scholarly work, as well as pre-departure workshops that prepare individuals for work overseas and return home. We welcome all UMMS members and visitors to join our events.If you would like an event posted to this calendar please mail your request to globalhealth@umassmed.edu .

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3/26 - 3/28/15 Abstracts by 10/15/14

CUGH and Boston University 6th Annual Global Health Conference - Deadline for Abstracts is 10/15/14. To Register please click on this link: CUGH 2015 Registration Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston

9/5/14 - 9/6/14 Registration starting Monday July 21, 2014 

HEARTT (Health Education and Relief Through Teaching) HEARTT"s Annual Pre-Departure Symposium, being hosted by the New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University for more informaiton please go to www.hearttfoundation.org Rutgers University Piscataway TWP, NJ
9/4/14 8:45 am - 3:30 pm UMCCTS in collaboration with Cubist Pharmaceuticals A joint symposium on host/pathogen interactions to include a mix of short talks and disussions topics in host biology, pathogen biology, and the host/pathogen interface. To register for the meeting, please send an email with your name, title and department to Nate Hafer by August 11, 2014. UMass Worcester Campus
 05/22/14 7:30 registration; Program 8:30 am - 5:45 pm  UMMS Office of Research  The UMMS Office of Research 18th Annual Basic Research/Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Retreat. For more information please go to the OOR "website" or contact Joan Lynch at joan.lynch@umassmed.edu  UMMS, Worcester Campus, Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, 55 Lake Ave., Worcester, MA
 05/20/2014 7:30 registration; Program 8:30 am - 8 pm  UMCCTS  The 5th Annual Research Retreat sponsored by UMCCTS. You can find more program details on the "website" . Click "here" to register. Registration is open until May 2, 2014. UMMS Worcester Campus, Albert Sherman Center, 55 Lake Ave., Worcester,MA
 05/14/14 12 pm - 1 pm   UMCCTS,Office of Technology Management and Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property  The Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Seminar Series - How to Interact With Companies Click "here" to register
UMMS Worcester Campus, Faculty Conference Room, S1-342 (lunch will be served) 
 05/10/14 - 05/12/14        Consortium of Universities for Global Health  The CUGH 5th Annual 2014 Global Health Conference "Advancing the Global Health Agenda in the Post MDG Era" for registration click "here" www.cugh.org Washington Hilton, Washington, DC
 05/02/2014  11 AM - 5 PM       UMass Institute for Applied Sciences  Models to Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities - a day long symposium to kick off the Models to Medicine Center at UMass Amherst. For more information go to: www.umass.edu/M2Msymposium  UMass Amherst Campus, Life Science Laboratories and Student Union Ballroom
 05/01/14 12 pm - 1 pm  UMCCTS,Office of Technology Management and Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property  The Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Seminar Series - The Path to the Commercialization of  your Discovery Click "here" to register UMMS Worcester Campus, Faculty Conference Room, S1-342 (lunch will be served)

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Lamar Soutter Library  

This panel, timed to complement the visiting National Library of Medicine exhibition Surviving and Thriving: Aids, Politics, and Culture, will offer a discussion of the evolution of HIV/AIDS research and HIV+ patient care at UMass Medical Center from the early 1980s to the present.

The Cube, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS Worcester Campus
4:00 PM -5:00  PM
Travel Prep Session The International Medical Education Program has scheduled a Mandatory Travel Preparation Session on Thursday April 10, 2014 4:00-5:00 pm Amp I . F you are traveling in the next 6 months YOU MUST ATTEND! A reception will follow the workshop.
Please RSVP to Cassie Caez by March 17, 2014, to let her know if you will be attending the travel prep session and reception. (and how you plan to attend, either in person or remotely).
Amp I
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
UCSF Global Health Research Symposium Attend the first UCSF GLobal Health Resesarch Symposium and learn about UCSF scientists who are advancing health worldwide. (More Information). Keynote address by: Dr. Eric Goosby, Former U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, other speakers include: Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Joe DeRisi, Shari Dworkin, Maggie Feeney, Elvin Geng, DeBroski Herbert, Jim Kahn, Tom Leitman, and Susan Meffert. Submit an abstract for poster presentation here by December 20, 2013. Register online today! Genentech Hall, UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Invitation to submit Panel and Abstract Proposals. Panel Proposals Due November 8, 2013 (More Information). Abstract Proposals Due December 15, 2013 (More Information) Online
7:00 - 8:00 AM
Department of Surgery Surgery Grand Rounds: A Pilot Program to Decrease Morbidity and Mortality for Breast and Cervical Cancer in Cali, Colombia. Armando Sardi, MD, FACS, Chief of Surgical Oncology and Director of Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center. (More Information). Lazare Auditorium, S1-607
09/13/13 8:00 - 9:00 AM
Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Grand Rounds: The UMMS Dept of Pediatrics Global Health Program: Effecting change through Academic Partnerships. Dr. Patricia McQuilking and Dr. Alan Picarillo.
UMMS Amphitheater I
07/12/13 - 07/13/13
The Heartt Foundation
HEARTT Annual Pre-Departure Symposium. Join HEARTT in a symposium to prepare for volunteering in Liberia (More Information).
Baystate medical Center Conference Center, Chestnut Building, 1st Floor; Conference room #1. 759 Chestnut st. Springfield, MA 01199
05/10/13 8:30 - 4:00 PM     
UMass Medical School
International Festival. Entertainment and shows in the Medical School Lobby from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Vendors from around the world in the Old Medical School Lobby from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM. International food in the Faculty Conference Room from 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM. (More Information)
Old and New Medical School Conference Room.
05/09/13 3:00 - 4:00 PM     
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
India Resesarch and Outreach Initiative: Past, Present, and Future. IROI, co-founded by Apurv Soni (MS-1), conducts community based research geared toward improving the health status and health care accessibility of under-served and rural populations in India. The findings from research conducted by IROI can guide outreach programs, as well as recommend changes in policy on a local and national level. PLEASE JOIN DR. JEROAN ALLISON (QHS) AND APURV SONI IN HOSTING DR. SOMASHEKHAR NIMBALKAR (PEDIATRICS, CAM, GUJARAT, INDIA) AND NISHA FAHEY (MS - 1, DES MOINES UNIVERSITY). (More Information)
Albert Sherman Center, Room AS9.2072
04/26/13 3:00 PM     
African Community Education
2013 Spring Festival. Join the African Community Education for a night of Music and Drumming, Dancing, African Food, Fashion Show, Raffle Prizes and Inspirational Stories. (More Information)
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 28 Mulberry Street, Worcester, MA