The University of Iowa

International health research and training is focus of Nov. 7 symposium

November 3rd, 2014

A symposium exploring opportunities for international heath research and collaborative training programs will be held at the University of Iowa Friday, November 7, 2014, from 3-5 p.m. in Room 2117, Medical Education Research Facility (MERF). The event is open to the public and no registration is required.

Presenters include:

  • Dr. Selma Jeronimo, Department of Biochemistry, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil. Selma is also one of the winners of 2014 International Impact Award from UI International Programs.
  • Dr. Paul Bohjanen, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine; Director, Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Translational Research; Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Susan Beebout, Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, University Iowa; Physician and Faculty Member, Clinique Olivia and University Abdou Moumouni, Niger

Each presenter’s talk will be around 35 minutes with five minutes for questions. A reception will follow in MERF 1103.

This event has been made possible by an International Programs Major Projects Award, supported by the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization.

For more information, contact Mary Wilson at

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Carver College of Medicine in advance at (319) 335-8587.