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Global Health Faculty in Focus Lecture with Desiree LaBeaud, MD: From research to community engagement at the intersection of plastics, climate change, and health

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**Time and location updated as of 10/31 - see details below**

Join us for the latest installment of this series featuring Stanford Global Health Faculty discussing their work and career path. Attendees will have time to network and ask questions. Dinner will be served.

Dr. Desiree LaBeaud is a professor of pediatrics and infectious diseases and physician-scientist who has devoted much of her efforts to better understanding the risk factors and long-term health consequences of arboviral infections, including Rift Valley fever, chikungunya, and dengue virus. She will discuss her career path and work, focusing on her recent community engagement work addressing the connection between plastic trash and mosquito-borne illness in Kenya, whichhas led to the creation of a nonprofit to address these interconnected planetary health issues.

The Q&A will be moderated by Wasan Kumar, Stanford medical student and Organization for Global Health co-chair.

Dinner will be provided in Alway Courtyard from 5:00pm-5:35pm. At 5:35pm, the event will move to Alway M112 for the presentation.


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