October 16, 2009 - Dr. Thomas Quinn, Research & Health Delivery in Less Developed Countries

 

 

Dr. Thomas Quinn is the Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. Dr. Thomas Quinn holds a B.S. and M.Sc. from UND and a medical degree from Northwestern University.

Dr. Quinn discussed the development of health networks from a variety of perspectives, including: building research infrastructure and conducting field operations at overseas sites; organizing integrated systems to deliver health services, pharmaceuticals, and social education in less developed countries (LDCs); and recognizing opportunities for professional development and service throughout a long career.

Dr. Quinn's lecture, "Challenges and Opportunities in Global Health: Different Approaches to Two Infectious Diseases Epidemics" helped students identify the complex issues and diversity associated with global health networks.


(Photos: Will Wall, 2009)

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