Conference explores global health issues

March 16, 2009

University Park, Pa. -- The second annual Penn State Global Health Conference, hosted by GlobeMed at Penn State, will bring together students, faculty and community members March 20-21 to join in the movement for global health equity, exploring issues of global health and why disparities in health exist in the U.S. and throughout the world. Attendees will participate in a variety of panel sessions, workshops and discussions about the forces that shape global health and what can be done to make a positive and lasting impact.

The Conference will be held in the Life Sciences Building at the University Park campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit The event is co-sponsored by the College of Health and Human Development, the Office of Undergraduate Education, Schreyer Honors College, University Health Services, UPAC, the Eberly College of Science and the Health Professions Office. For questions, please contact Jon Lichkus at

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