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In a world with constantly shrinking borders, world health issues, disease control, and public health are growing concerns.

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In a world with constantly shrinking borders, world health issues, disease control, and public health are growing concerns.

    Outsmarting Outbreaks: Using Genomics to Track Viruses: In The Front Row at Scripps Research

    Outsmarting Outbreaks: Using Genomics to Track Viruses: In The Front Row at Scripps Research

    In this Front Row presentation, Kristian Andersen shares how he, with a global network of collaborators, applies a ‘team science’ approach to deciphering outbreaks of emerging diseases such as Ebola and Lassa Virus. His highly cross-disciplinary work combines next-generation sequencing, computational biology, experimentation and field work to investigate how viruses emerge and cause large-scale outbreaks. Series: "Front Row at Scripps Research" [Show ID: 34808]

    • 57 min
    Indirect Effects of War and Developmental Disabilities

    Indirect Effects of War and Developmental Disabilities

    Paul H. Wise, MD, MPH from Stanford University. Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34658]

    • 38 min
    The Perfect Predator: A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug with Steffanie Strathdee and Thomas Patterson

    The Perfect Predator: A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug with Steffanie Strathdee and Thomas Patterson

    Delve into the realms of predatory superbugs with infectious disease epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee and her husband, psychologist Thomas Patterson. This is an incredible story of Strathdee’s fight to save her husband’s life, which led her to rediscover a forgotten treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This unprecedented treatment saved Patterson’s life as well as several others and helped launch the Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics (IPATH) at UC San Diego, the first phage therapy center in North America. Series: "Women in Science" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34410]

    • 58 min
    Collaborating to Improve Emergency Care Around the Globe - UCSF and the World Health Organization

    Collaborating to Improve Emergency Care Around the Globe - UCSF and the World Health Organization

    Dr. Andi Tenner has a global health focus and interest in disaster response and post-disaster recovery, systems development and education. She talks about UCSF's contributions to emergency care around the world, particularly in response to health crises wit the World Health Organization. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34167]

    • 58 min
    Universal Mental Health Coverage -- UC Global Health Day 2018

    Universal Mental Health Coverage -- UC Global Health Day 2018

    Global health researchers from throughout the University of California system convened for the 2018 UC Global Health Day, featuring keynote speaker Vikram Patel of Harvard Medical School addressing the need for universal mental health coverage, followed by commentary from Janis Jenkins of UC San Diego and Bruce Link of UC Riverside.
    Series: "UC Global Health Institute" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 32915]

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Catalyzing Student Advocacy Into Action -- UC Global Health Day 2018

    Catalyzing Student Advocacy Into Action -- UC Global Health Day 2018

    Student advocates from across the UC system join the 2018 UC Global Health Day to describe efforts on their respective campuses to collaborate with faculty, campus global health groups, and each other in support of global health. Current proposed cuts to the global health budget threaten the health of communities both globally and locally. The UCGHI Advocacy Initiative helps ensure student, faculty, and community voices are heard throughout California and in Washington, D.C. by coordinating campus events and outreach to members of Congress and other elected officials.
    Series: "UC Global Health Institute" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33666]

    • 27 min

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