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Global Health Research Expert Panel Discussion

May 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Please join us in a virtual workshop series on Global Health research! The workshop series aims to help participants have a better understanding of the most common practical issues in global health research, and offer the opportunities to share their own experience, expand professional network, and discuss with peers about the problems faced in the field.

The series comprises two sessions:

Session 1:  Expert Panel Discussion 

Time: Friday, May 28th, 9:00-10:30 AM

Three global health research experts with extensive experience in Africa, Asia and Latin America will give a talk and answer your commonly-asked questions on global health research.

  • Dr. Suzanne Maman: Professor in the Department of Health Behavior, Associate dean for Global Health at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Maman has over 20 years of experience in HIV and violence prevention research in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Dr. Fan Yang: Assistant Professor in Peking University, China. Before joining Peking University, Dr. Yang worked at the UNC Project-China as a postdoc fellow after receiving her PhD from Johns Hopkins University. She has extensive research experience in HIV prevention and sexual health studies in Asian communities.
  • Dr. Laura Villa-Torres:  Inclusive Science Program Manager at NC TraCS Institute, UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Villa-Torres focuses her research on immigrant community health and sustainable community-based interventions

Session 2: Hands-on case practice workshop 

Time: Friday, June 4th, 9:00-10:30 AM

Students will work in groups to discuss real-life scenarios related to global health research. There will be small prizes for all groups.

You can choose to attend either or both of the events, depending on your availability. Please note that the second session has limited capacity and we will prioritize UNC graduate students first.

If you have any questions about these events, please feel free to contact Chunyan Li ( We look forward to seeing you at the workshops!

Please sign up HERE to attend the events. 



May 28, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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