Global Health Night set for Jan. 31 at Penn State Hershey campus

Join members of the Penn State College of Medicine Global Health Interest Group on Jan. 31 for Global Health Night at the University Conference Center on the Penn State Hershey campus for an evening of international food and important discussion about issues in global health.

Keynote speaker Jose A Stoute, associate professor of medicine, and microbiology and immunology, in the Department of Medicine's Division of Infectious Diseases, will present “Microwave Treatment of Malaria: Rare, Medium, or Well Done?” at 6 p.m. Dinner and a poster session begin at 5:30 p.m. Also slated to speak is Donald R. Mackay, professor of surgery and pediatrics, chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery, and vice chair of the Department of Surgery. Mackay’s presentation will be “Addressing the Burden of Surgical Diseases: Perspectives from Operation Smile.”

Tickets, which are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Humanities Office, C1743, or the Medical Education Office, C1704.

Global Health Night is sponsored by the Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine, the Office of the Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, the Global Health Interest Group, and the American Medical Student Association at Penn State Hershey. For more information, email

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Last Updated January 26, 2012