Faculty Affiliate Lecture: Noncommunicable Disease in Global Health


Mission Hall, MH-1406

Chronic Disease (Diabetes) in Haiti
Dr. Chris Carpenter

Obesity in Taiwan
Dr. Jyu-Lin Chen

Dr. Carpenter is a clinical instructor in the Dept of Pediatrics, who completed a global health fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital, where he served as the associate director of the global health fellowship. He is a founder of the Kay Mackeson Clinic in Haiti, caring for children with chronic diseases.

Dr. Chen is an associate Professor in the Dept of Family Health Care Nursing, where her research focuses on childhood obesity prevention and healthy lifestyle promotion in children in Asian Pacific regions and Chinese immigrants in the US. She is the inaugural recipient of the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Presidential Chair in Global Health Nursing.