Wednesday, Nov. 20 | 11 a.m. - noon | 180 Farber Hall | UB South
PJ Pitts, PharmD, RPh
Disaster relief and experiential rotations in Haiti post-2010 earthquake
PJ Pitts, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy at D’Youville, began her work in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. She was a member of the second-wave of the first responders to Haiti and her two-week trip quickly turned into a 16-month stay. Locally, Pitts is working to develop a practice at Jericho Road, a community health center for refugees in Buffalo, as well as develop experiential rotations for her global health oriented pharmacy students abroad. Food and refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, Nov. 20 | noon - 1 p.m. | 180 Farber Hall | UB South
Martin Zende, MS
HIV-patient care and food security: patient-centered microeconomic projects in Harare, Zimbabwe
Martin Zende received his MS in tropical resource ecology from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ). He supports HIV patients to complete agricultural projects aimed at increasing food security and improving drug adherence and patient retention in care and treatment in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zende is currently completing a fellowship in the UB/UZ AIDS International Training and Research Program funded by a NIH grant from the Fogarty International Center.