Gaylord Anderson Lecture - Refugee Health in Germany

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Dr. Alexander Kraemer will deliver the 2017 Gaylord Anderson Memorial Lecture on the topic of refugee health in Germany. After the lecture, Dr. Kraemer will be joined by local refugee health workers for a question & answer session, moderated by Dean John Finnegan.

4:30 PM | Reception
5:00 PM | Lecture
5:45 PM | Question & Answer Session with Dr. Kraemer, Blain Mamo, MPH '04, refugee health coordinator at Minnesota Department of Health, Ashley Mitchell, MPH '14, program manager at Wellshare International, and Leah Baker, refugee resettlement program manager at Lutheran Social Service of MN

 Live-stream the lecture via the School's YouTube page.

Refugee Health - Public Health Concepts & Recent Disease Dynamics in Germany

Alexander Kraemer, PhD, MD

Professor and Head, Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Alexander Kraemer is a top expert in the field of Public Health, and is one of the founders of the first independent School of Public Health in Germany. He was chair of the doctoral teaching program for DrPH/PhD students at Bielefeid School of Public Health for ten years. 

Kraemer is active in several research fields of public health like refugee health, health and climate change, urban health, occupational health, health at the university setting, infectious disease epidemiology as well as global and national burden of disease studies. He is author and editor of several books on infectious disease epidemiology, urban health, climate change health effects, e-health and health at the university setting. He is author and coauthor of more than 300 publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals.


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