Spring 2021 MPH Speaker Series

Event Date
Apr 14, 2021
9:00 am
10:30 am

Spring 2021 Master of Public Health Virtual Speaker Series From Local to Global: Public Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic


Global Impacts of COVID-19  

Our global partners share how COVID-19 has impacted their programs and communities (including Peru, Kenya, and El Salvador). 


  • Robinson Karuga Research Manager, LVCT Health Nairobi, Kenya 

  • Raquel Orellana Nunez Program Lead, Alight El Salvador

  • Ariel Frisancho Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) Peru

  • Jesse Kihuha Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) Kenya


Moderator: Kari Hartwig, DrPH

Associate Professor of Public Health, MPH Program Director


About this MPH Speaker Series: In this three-part series, hear from St. Kate's alumni and local and international partners about their role in pandemic relief, pivoting resources, and how COVID-19 is contributing to disparities and hidden pandemics worldwide. Conversations will focus on innovations, adaptation, discoveries, and lessons that may shape preparedness for future global health crises. 

This speaker series is open to the public. Registration is required. Register in the Event URL provided. You will receive a Zoom link via the email address you provide before each event. Please contact lshammond@stkate.edu with any questions.


Special thanks to the GHR Foundation for providing funding support for this speaker series.