Public Lecture: Global Health, Equity and Innovation
The University of Newcastle is delighted to welcome Dr Arun Chockalingam, Secretary General of the World Hypertension League, as its inaugural visiting Global Innovation Chair Professorial Fellow.
Dr Chockalingam will be giving a public lecture titled Global Health, Equity and Innovation on Thursday 24 October at our Callaghan Campus.
Dr Chockalingam has had a varied and fascinating career encompassing a unique combination of global health research, policy, training, and administration in addition to international leadership within the global health community. He was the founding Director of the Office of Global Health at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, a division of the US National Institutes of Health. He has also been a key contributor to United Nations forums on the Prevention and Control of non-communicable diseases, and has co-authored reports for the US national Institute of Medicine.
Dr Chockalingam has been a reviewer for research granting agencies such as the Canadian Institute of Health Research, the NIH and European Commission and held a number of Directorships and senior research leadership positions in Canadian universities. He has established research collaborations in countries as diverse as China, India, Germany, Kenya and Argentina.
This is a free public lecture. All are welcome.
WHEN: 4pm Thursday 24 October
WHERE: ATC Lecture Theatre (See campus map for directions )
University of Newcastle
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