Diseases of Poverty Course

hosted by: Nicholas Comninellis, MD, MPH, DIMPH

November 11 2021 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Building ED 310/311


Meeting Overview

Many diseases are closely associated with poverty. When social infrastructures falter—as in times of disaster, economic depression, or civil unrest—these diseases routinely reemerge. This course updates healthcare professionals with acute management skills for common diseases of poverty.

Session 1
1:00-1:45 Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Overview – Comninellis

Session 2
1:55-2:40 Tissue Helminth Diseases (schistosomiasis filariasis) – Myrick

Session 3
2:50-3:35 Tropical Medicine Case Studies - Myrick

Session 4
3:45-4:30 Launching Your International Healthcare Career - Comninellis

Faculty
Tim Myrick, MD, DTMH
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
timothy.myrick@gmail.com

Nicholas Comninellis MD, MPH, DIMPH
Dean, Institute for International Medicine
nicholas@inmed.us, 816-520-6900


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