March 19, 2023

UMMS, U-M presenters at CUGH 2023

The annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) conference takes place April 14-16 in Washington, DC, and features several speakers from Michigan Medicine and broader University.

The world’s largest academic global health conference, CUGH 2023 will feature presentations from faculty in Emergency Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, along with colleagues from the U-M Center for Global Health Equity and the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. A medical student’s project in Uganda will also be highlighted.

CUGH registration remains open. Below find a list of University-affiliated presenters or find the full CUGH 2023 program here.


Governance, Citizenship, and Accountability: Community-Centered Development in the Ugandan Health Sector (Oral Abstract)
Joshua Greenberg
MD/PhD student, U-M Medical School


Training the Next Generation of Global Health Researchers: the NIH-Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars
Emma Lawrence
Obstetrics and Gynecology, U-M Medical School


Root Cause Analysis of Maternal Mortality in Bong County, Liberia: A Case Series Study (Oral Abstract)
HaEun Lee
U-M Center for Global Health Equity


Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Fogarty Center’s Global Health Fellows and Scholars Program
Rockefeller Oteng
Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School


Capacity Building in Crisis Regions: Lessons Learned from Iraq, Sierra Leone and Ukraine
Florian Schmitzberger
Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School, Officer, Refugee Relief International


US Guns Flowing to Mexico and Central America: The Vector of the Public Health Crises in the Americas
Eugenio Vargas
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention


Collaborative Research Jam – An Innovative Approach to Developing Global Emergency Research Priorities (Oral Abstract)
Prashant Mahajan
Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School