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Midwest Regional Conference

Annual Midwest Regional Global Health Conference

UK is proud to be the founding host, and continuing co-sponsor, of the Annual Midwest Regional Global Health Conference. Along with our past co-sponsors Marshall University, University of Cincinnati and the University of Louisville, we are thrilled to welcome the participation of the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, West Virginia University and Wright State University for the next conference, to be held Spring of 2018. Check back often for more details! 


Past Conferences 

2016: "Looking for a Home: Health Challenges of Refugees" 

The 2016 Annual Midwest Global Health Conference was held on November 5, 2016 at University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics.  

The conference explored the health and social issues affecting immigrant and migrant populations. It also provided participants the opportunity to learn about systems in place and current challenges in creating a community prepared to care for our increasingly diverse population.  

A wide variety of participants, including medical, nursing, pharmacy and public health students and faculty, along with other specialties, attended the event and provided overwhelmingly positive feedback, reporting of speakers who were “excellent and engaging” and “passionate about global health.”