Global Health Neurology Program Events


Countering Global Neurological Burden Will Take Advocacy, Training

Neurologists involved in global health programs calls for more advocacy and training in neurologic disorders in developing countries around the world.

Wanted: Nancy Snyderman reflects on Ebola and calls for commitment to science literacy

Two years ago, Ebola jumped from the jungle into West African cities and ultimately the United States. As a physician-journalist for ABC and NBC News, I had covered tough stories around the globe — from epidemics to wars and refugee camps. But nothing prepared me for the drama and sociopolitical fallout from Ebola. We had all been watching the devastation from this epidemic play out from a distance in print and on television. With each compelling story, Ebola became increasingly tragic and exotic, yet it was safely oh-so-far away.



Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Britt Wray, Stanford/LSHTM Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellow, about her new book on the impacts of climate change on mental health – and how to build resilience. This is an in-person event. Refreshments will be served.
May 18, 2022
4:30-6:00pm PST
Location: Stanford Campus, Shiram Tea Room