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2018 Jonathan Mann Health and Human Rights Memorial Lecture Series

Sofia Gruskin

Engaging Human Rights for Global Health: Sexual rights and how definitions and data drive global and local engagement

Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA

Professor of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine
Professor of Law and Preventive Medicine, Gould School of Law
Director, Program on Global Health and Human Rights
Institute for Global Health
University of Southern California


Thursday, November 24, 2018
6:30 PM 
Stein Auditorium, Nesbitt Hall
3215 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

The lecture is free and open to the community.

Previous Speakers

Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, dean and professor of Medicine for the College of Medicine at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
"The Public Health Approach to Preventing Violence: A Retrospective"
April 27, 2017
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Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, president of the American Public Health Association
"Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Conversation on Racism"
May 9, 2016
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Dana L. and David H. Dornsife, Philanthropists
"Health and Human Rights: The Quest for Water in Africa"
October 6, 2014
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Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
"Ten Years of Progress: Working Towards an AIDS-Free Generation"
April 18, 2013
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Rajsekhar Budithi, CEO of the Society for the Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP)
Given in conjunction with National Conference on Hunger and Poverty: "Beyond Hunger: Real People, Real Solutions."
May 4, 2012 (Video link unavailable)

Susan Retik, President & Co-Founder of Beyond 11th
April 7, 2011
"Advancing Peace and Health by Empowering Widows in Afghanistan"
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Barbara Hogan, South African Minister of Health
Featuring a Special Tribute to Ahmed Kathrada
November 12, 2008
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Dr. Paul Farmer, Founder of Partners in Health
Rethinking Global Public Health: Prevention, Care and the Role of the American University
November 20, 2007
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