Lectures, Webinars, and Conference Presentations

August 2022. Ohio State University Medical School. Global Health course.

May 2022. Global Surgery Student Alliance: “Hoping to Help: The Red and Green Flags of Global Health Volunteering”

May 2022. American Association of Physicists in Medicine’s International Council Orientation/Townhall meeting: “Building ethical and effective partnerships in global health”

February 2022. University of Cincinnati, Social Justice Awareness and Global Health Experiences class

December 2021. Northwestern U. Medical School Explore Global Health podcast: https://www.globalhealth.northwestern.edu/events/podcast/lasker.html?fbclid=IwAR2xfxpleVVZYqJVhh6n7sbKENuRagAqGPtBbRhLWTKKTI9XbuNz3kZcn-U

November 2021. Olam Focal Point Conference, session on skilled volunteers

August 2021. Emory University pre-medical students

July 2021. Lehigh Valley Health Network global health course

May 2021. The American College of Academic International Medicine, annual conference

April 2021. Global Oral Health Conference, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Dentistry

March 2021. HPA the Catalyst, American Physical Therapy Association, Global Health Special Interest Group.  “An Interactive Forum to Explore The Brocher Declaration;
A Call to Maximize the Value and Minimize the Harm of Short-Term Engagements in Global Health”

February 2021. Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders.

January 2021. Medical School for International Health and Centre for Global Health of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University

October 2020. Consortium of Universities for Global Health. “Improving Short-term Global Health Activities: Introducing Declaration and Advocacy for Global Health Partnerships.”

Baylor Pre-Health Honor Society;

University of Minnesota, Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility

October, 2019. Milwaukee School of Engineering.

May, 2019. Conference on “Compassion, Ethics & Excellence in Global Health” co-sponsored by Catholic Health Association, MedSurplus Alliance, and the Task Force for Global Health, Decatur GA.

March, 2019. Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Chicago, IL.

Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA.

January, 2019. Penn State Medical School, Hershey, PA.

December, 2018. NAFSA conference, poster with S. Stanlick

November, 2018. UNESCO Bioethics Conference, Jerusalem, Israel

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

October, 2018. New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.

August, 2018. European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Lisbon, with S. Siegel.

Society for the Study of Social Problems conference, Philadelphia, with Sarah Stanlick.

African Forum on Research and Education in Health, Durban, South Africa. Poster with E. Mantey et al.

Project Helping Hands summit, Portland, OR. Consulting with Board and speaking at Volunteer Summit.

July, 2018. Conference of American College of Academic International Medicine. SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

June, 2018. Webinar, Midwifery Institute at Jefferson University

May, 2018.  NAFSA Association of International Educators conference, Philadelphia, PA. Poster with S. Stanlick

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Global Health

American Dental Association Foundation, Chicago.

Northwestern University, Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Evanston, Il.

April, 2018. Global Service Learning Conference, Notre Dame. “Dignity and Justice: What does it mean for health-related Global Service Learning?” with J. Evert, B. Compton, and L. Loh

Webinar, Global Alliance of Nursing and Midwifery.

March, 2018. Consortium of Universities for Global Health.

February, 2018. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

                 Eastern Sociological Society, Baltimore, MD

December, 2017. Association of International Education Administrators Workshop, Lehigh          University, Bethlehem, PA.

November, 2017. Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

October, 2017. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.

August, 2017. “Guidelines for Effective Global Health Volunteering”. African Forum on Research and Education in Health, Accra Ghana, with M. Aldrink, R. Balasubramaniam, P. Caldron, B. Compton, L. Loh, S. Prasad, and S. Siegel

June, 2017. Ethics of Help, University of Minnesota

May, 2017. DePauw University

April, 2017. Consortium of Universities for Global Health, “Creation and Implementation of Standards for Ethical Global Health Volunteering”, poster, with M. Aldrink, R. Balasubramaniam, P. Caldron, B. Compton, and S. Siegel

December, 2016. Einstein Medical School global health conference, New York, NY, “Short-Term Missions in Global Health; Current Guidelines and a Proposal”

Student volunteer conference, U. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, “The Promises and Pitfalls of Global Health Volunteering”

October, 2016. International Service Learning Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, “Short-term Volunteer Health Trips; Common Practices and Host Staff Preferences”, with M. Rozier and B. Compton.

September, 2016. Timmy Global Health conference, Indianapolis, IN

August, 2016. European Society on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Zagreb, Croatia, “Short-term Volunteer Health Trips; Common Practices and Host Staff Preferences”, with M. Rozier and B. Compton.

June, 2016. United Nations University/Maastricht University, The Netherlands, “Short-term Volunteer Health Trips; Creating Alignment between Host Community Preferences and Sponsor Practices”, with M. Rozier and B. Compton.

University of Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom

April, 2016. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

GASP working group, San Francisco, CA

March, 2016. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Eastern Sociological Society, Boston, MA, “The Role of Partnerships in International Medical Missions”, with M. Rozier and B. Compton

Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Cambridge, MA, “Global Health Volunteering; Making the Most of Short-term Service Trips”

Feb., 2016. Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA

Jan., 2016. Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology research colloquium, Lehigh University

Medical School for International Health, Beer Sheva, Israel, “Nine Characteristics of Effective Global Health Volunteer Trips.

2015, June.  Brocher Foundation, Geneva. “Global Health Volunteering; Who Benefits?”

2014, November    Host Country Staff Perceptions of International Volunteer Health Programs. Einstein Medical School, Advancing Global Health Conference

“Keys to Strong Partnerships in International Medical Missions, American Public Health Association, with M. Rozier and B. Compton

2014, September   Catholic Health Association, Global Health Summit, Short-Term International Medical Mission Trips: Phase I, Research Findings, Practices & Perspectives of U.S. Partners.” with M. Rozier and B. Compton

2014, August   Society for the Study of Social Problems, “International Health Volunteering; Understanding Organizational Goals”

2013, November.  American Public Health Association, “Measuring impact: How do organizations sponsoring short-term international health volunteers know if they are making a difference?”

“Host Country Staff Perceptions of International Volunteer Health Programs” Association for Research on Non-Profit and Voluntary Action

2013, August.  Society for the Study of Social Problems, August. “Giving Back: International Volunteering in Health”