GHI Workshop: Acute Disaster Relief – Jan 26th, 2016

The Global Health Initiative’s exciting workshop on acute disaster relief will be taking place on Tuesday, January 26that 7pm. Please be advised that this workshop is mandatory for those going on GHI trips this summer.

Our speaker will be Dr. Karen Joughin, who was a member of the Queensland Health team sent to Banda Aceh, Indonesia, three weeks after the Boxing Day Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. She will share lessons learned through this experience, with specific focus on providing coordinated disaster relief.

Dr. Joughin interned as a family medicine resident, and then completed the plastic surgery residency training program at Dalhousie University. Her clinical fellowships have focused on microsurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and hand surgery. She also participates in Australia and New Zealand Burn Association’s global health initiative for the Emergency Management of Severe Burns course in developed and developing nations.


Date: Tuesday, January 26th

Time: 7pm (food will be served at 6:30pm)

Location: MSAC, Hardwick Hall 


Please RSVP by filling out this form by Monday January 25th:


The workshop will be videoconferenced to:


IMP: MSB 131

NMP: NHSC 9-370

SMP #1: HSC 148

SMP #2: KGH 228

VC Anywhere address:

Call-in: 1-877-792-2270 #30311


For a complete list and schedule of the GHI workshops please visit: Global Health Initiative Workshops Page

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