Global Health Symposium

The 2019 Global Health Symposium was held in the Mt. Princeton Conference Center at the Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, CO on Friday, October 18, 2019. Students, faculty, staff, community members and leaders with an interest in global health work attended.

Call for abstracts

Are you interested in presenting your global health project work at the upcoming Global Health Symposium? To apply to be a presenter, submit a 250-word abstract highlighting your current international work. Please see the required guidelines.

Presenting at this symposium is not only an opportunity to share your work with the community, it's also an opportunity to network and collaborate with other global health advocates. 

Deadline: September 15, 2019 (midnight). Please submit your abstract to Mary Moua, administrator at

2019 Excellence in Global Health Award

The purpose of this award is recognize and publicly honor those individuals, institutions or organizations based in the state of Colorado that have made a significant and exemplary contribution to the sustained improvement of the health of multiple populations over an extended period of time in a global health setting.   

Do you know someone who you would like to nominate?  

Deadline:  September 6, 2019 (midnight). Please submit your nominations to Mary Moua, administrator at‚Äč.   

Past Awardees:

2008: Jim Jackson of Project CURE

2009: Warren Berggren, MD; Gretchen Berggren, MD; Eric Simoes, MD

2010: Robert E. Booth, PhD and Charles Steinberg, MD

2013: Thomas Campbell, MD and Michaleen (Dr Mickey) Richer, MD, DTMH

2014: Carl C Bartecchi, MD, MACP, Susan Niermeyer, MD, MPH, FAAP and Calvin Wilson, MD

2015:  Blair Gifford, PhD and P K Vedanthan, MD

2016:  Theodore C Ning, MD, FACS and Constance C Ning, RPT, MA

2017:  Sarah Mulligan and Joshua Solomon, MD, FCCP 

2018:  Emilie Calvello Hynes, MD, MPH and Paul Polak, MD

Past programs