Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium Series

About Us

Juliet Sorensen is the Harry R. Horrow Professor in International Law at Northwestern Law School, where she teaches Health and Human Rights. Professor Sorensen is a founder of the Northwestern Access to Health Project, an interdisciplinary global community health partnership that works throughout the global south.

Osefame Ewaleifoh is a 4th year PhD/MPH Candidate at Northwestern University and a 2015 American Society for Microbiology Robert Watkins Fellow. His PhD work is in Neuro-virology, while his MPH studies investigates frameworks for promoting access to health. He is also the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Northwestern Public Health Review.

Anna Maitland is the inaugural Schuette Fellow in Health and Human Rights at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Center for International Human Rights where she supports the Northwestern Access to Health Project. Through her fellowship she is also assisting with the 2016 Interdisciplinary Symposum.

The Northwestern Interdisciplinary global health Symposium series was started in 2014 by Professor Juliet Sorensen, Kate Klein and, Osefame Ewaleifoh to host annual interdisciplinary public health symposia focused on stimulating the cross pollination of public ideas with experts from health and non- health centered disciplines.

For more information on the 2016 Interdisciplinary Symposium, please contact Anna Maitland at  312-503-1473.

For more information regarding the Symposium series, please contact Osefame Ewaleifoh at 443-388-7248.