Research Program on Global Health and Human Rights

 

The University of Connecticut's Human Rights Institute is in the process of building a new Research Program on Global Health and Human Rights that will serve as:

Below is a listing of our upcoming events.

For more information, or if you are interested in being part of the Research Program on Global Health & Human Rights, please contact Dr. Sarah Willen at sarah.willen@uconn.edu.

Click here to see the faculty list (or scroll to the bottom of the page)

Upcoming Events

Recent Events

 

“Social Determinants of Health and the Principle of ‘Equity’: Challenges and Perspectives for Global Health Education and Research”
Michael Knipper, MD, PhD (Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany)
Monday, November 18
12-1pm
University of Connecticut Health Center, The Exchange, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite 260, Farmington, CT 06030
Disabilities Conference Room, Suite #173
For directions click here
Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP (lmccarthy@uche.edu)
Click here for directions or more information. Visitors are advised to use valet parking (due to ongoing construction).
Co-sponsored by the Department of Community Medicine

 

"Equity and the 'Right to Health' in the History of Medicine: Old Questions, New Answers?"
Michael Knipper, MD, PhD (Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany)
Monday, November 18
5-6:30pm
Dodd 162, Storrs Campus
Light refreshments will be provided
Click here for more information
Co-sponsored by the Medical Anthropology Forum

 

“The Challenge of Achieving Universal Coverage: South Africa’s Attempts to Implement the Right to Health”
Leslie London, MD (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Monday, October 28
12-1pm
Low Learning Center, UConn Health Center, Farmington Campus
Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP (lmccarthy@uche.edu)
Click here for directions or here for more information. Visitors are advised to use valet parking (due to ongoing construction).
Co-sponsored by the Department of Community Medicine & the Medical Anthropology Forum

 

“Discipline and Care: Health Rights in a U.S. Women’s Jail”
Dr. Carolyn Sufrin (UCSF/UC Berkeley)
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
5pm-6:30pm
Dodd Center, Room 162
Storrs Campus
More information click here

 

“Women behind Bars”
Film Screening and Panel
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
4pm-6pm
Dodd Center, Konover Auditorium
Storrs Campus
More information click here

 

“Incarcerated Women and Reproductive Health Care: Opportunities and Challenges for a Vulnerable Population”
Dr. Carolyn Sufrin (UCSF/UC Berkeley)
Thursday, April 11, 2013
12pm-1:30pm
University of Connecticut Health Center
Community Medicine Large Conference Room The Exchange Building University of Connecticut Health Center
270 Farmington Avenue, Suite 260
Farmington, CT 06030
For directions click here
Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP (to Stacey Rich at srich@uchc.edu)
More information click here

 

“Moral Progress – Again: Harm Reduction and the Repetition of the State in Human Rights Practices”
Dr. Jarrett Zigon
Monday, April 22, 2013
12pm-1:30pm
Dodd Center, Room 162
Storrs Campus
More information click here

 

Research Program on Global Health & Human Rights
Affliliated Faculty

  1. Megan Berthold, Assistant Professor of Casework, School of Social Work
  2. Tom Buckley, Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  3. Audrey Chapman, Healey Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Department of Community Medicine
  4. Chad Cotti, Associate Professor of Economics
  5. Megan Ehret, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  6. Pam Erickson, Professor of Anthropology
  7. Debs Ghosh, Assistant Professor of Geography
  8. David Gregorio, Professor, Community Medicine and Health Care; Director, MPH Program
  9. Blair Johnson, Professor of Psychology
  10. Molly Land, Professor of Law and Human Rights
  11. Kathy Libal, Associate Professor of Social Work; Associate Director – Human Rights Institute
  12. Denise Panosky, Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing
  13. Stephen Schensul, Director, Center for International Community Health Studies (CICHS); Professor, Community Medicine and Health Care
  14. Deborah Shelton, Professor of Nursing; Director, Center for Correctional Health Networks - CCHNet
  15. Bradley Simpson, Associate Professor of History
  16. Merrill Singer, Professor of Anthropology & Public Health
  17. Robert Trestman, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Nursing; Executive Director of Correctional Managed Health Care at the UConn Health Center
  18. Sarah Willen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology; Director, Research Program on Global Health & Human Rights at HRI

 

 

 

 

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