Diseases of Poverty Course

hosted by: Nicholas Comninellis, MD, MPH, DIMPH

November 11 2021 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Main Building ED 310/311

Meeting Overview

Many diseases are closely associated with poverty. When social infrastructures falter—as in times of disaster, economic depression, or civil unrest—these diseases routinely reemerge. This course updates healthcare professionals with acute management skills for common diseases of poverty.

Session 1
10:00-10:45 Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Overview – Comninellis

Session 2

10:55-11:40 Tissue Helminth Diseases (schistosomiasis filariasis) – Myrick
Session 3

11:45-12:30 Tropical Medicine Case Studies – Myrick

Session 4

12:40-1:30 Launching Your International Healthcare Career – Comninellis

Tim Myrick, MD, DTMH
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Nicholas Comninellis MD, MPH, DIMPH
Dean, Institute for International Medicine
nicholas@inmed.us, 816-520-6900