International Studies & Programs

Home > Featured Events > Past Events > Distinguished Lecture Series presents: Bottom-Up Community Actions with Ecological Responsibility to Transform Political and Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico

Distinguished Lecture Series presents: Bottom-Up Community Actions with Ecological Responsibility to Transform Political and Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
1:00 PM

Zoom: https://msu.zoom.us/j/91415771538
Passcode: ESP800

 

Bottom-Up Community Actions with Ecological Responsibility to Transform Political and Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Event Flyer (PDF).

Arturo Massol Deya.pngJoin the MSU Environmental Science and Policy Program, the MSU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, MSU Sustainability, the MSU Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, and the MSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for the Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Dr. Arturo A. Massol-Deya as he presents "Bottom-Up Community Actions with Ecological Responsibility to Transform Political and Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico."

 

 

 

Invited Speakers

  • Tonya Villafana, Vice President, Global Franchise Head, Infection, AstraZeneca, USA
  • Richard Mihigo, Coordinator for Immunization & Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Programme, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Republic of the Congo
  • Douglas Slater, Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development, Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Guyana
  • Ova Emilia, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
  • Roberto Lopez, Executive Director, Acción Internacional para la Salud (AIS), Peru
  • Amit Kumar, Consul General of India, Chicago, USA


This international panel brings together diverse voices from the frontlines of addressing health disparities and inequities in vaccine access and distribution in a global context.