International Response to Global Epidemics

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:00pm
International House Philadelphia (3701 Chestnut Street) South America Room

The University of Pennsylvania's Center for East Asian Studies, Africa Center, South Asia Center, Middle East Center, Perelman School of Medicine’s Global Health Programs, School of Nursing, and Perry World House, are pleased to present the Global Distinguished Lecture, featuring Patricia Henwood, MD. Dr. Henwood will speak on "International Response to Global Epidemics."


Dr. Patricia Henwood, through the lens of working with Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone, will address emergent epidemics, and the global response to diseases in our inter-connected world. Dr. Henwood is the Director of Global Health Initiatives in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and Co-Founder & President of PURE (Point-of-care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments).

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow, and all are welcome to attend   |       LINK

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