Event Title

Innovation in Global Health: The Equity Imperative

Presenter Information

Megan Christofield, JhpiegoFollow

Document Type

Event

Location

Quadrangle 170, SJU

Event Website

https://www.csbsju.edu/global-health/partnership-equity-in-global-health

Start Date

13-9-2022 12:45 PM

End Date

13-9-2022 2:05 PM

Description

What innovations are catalyzing impact in global health? How are (or aren’t) equity and partnership considered in their development and application? Gain perspective on the intersection between peace studies and global health, learn about dynamic product and process innovations revolutionizing health impact in low- and middle-income countries, and hear about the changing ways innovation is sourced, nurtured, and financed in global development.

Megan Christofield (she/her) is a Project Director & Senior Technical Advisor at Jhpiego, a global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University with operations in nearly 40 countries around the globe. At Jhpiego, Megan leads and supports teams to introduce and scale access to contraceptives by applying evidence-based best practices, strategic advocacy, and design thinking. She is a creative thinker and recognized thought leader, published in the journal of Global Health Science & Practice, BMJ Global Health, Conflict & Health, STAT, and interviewed in WIRED. Prior to her work at Jhpiego, Megan worked at the Center for American Indian Health and was a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer. Megan received her undergraduate degree in Peace Studies from the College of St. Benedict & St. John’s University and her Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In 2017 Megan was the Decade Award winner from the College of Saint Benedict.

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Sep 13th, 12:45 PM Sep 13th, 2:05 PM

Innovation in Global Health: The Equity Imperative

Quadrangle 170, SJU

What innovations are catalyzing impact in global health? How are (or aren’t) equity and partnership considered in their development and application? Gain perspective on the intersection between peace studies and global health, learn about dynamic product and process innovations revolutionizing health impact in low- and middle-income countries, and hear about the changing ways innovation is sourced, nurtured, and financed in global development.

Megan Christofield (she/her) is a Project Director & Senior Technical Advisor at Jhpiego, a global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University with operations in nearly 40 countries around the globe. At Jhpiego, Megan leads and supports teams to introduce and scale access to contraceptives by applying evidence-based best practices, strategic advocacy, and design thinking. She is a creative thinker and recognized thought leader, published in the journal of Global Health Science & Practice, BMJ Global Health, Conflict & Health, STAT, and interviewed in WIRED. Prior to her work at Jhpiego, Megan worked at the Center for American Indian Health and was a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer. Megan received her undergraduate degree in Peace Studies from the College of St. Benedict & St. John’s University and her Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In 2017 Megan was the Decade Award winner from the College of Saint Benedict.

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