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Special Programs - Exploring Global Health and Development

Aaron Buseh is an Associate Professor of Nursing at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He spent his youth in Africa, where AIDS has continued to devastate entire countries. After fleeing political turmoil in his homeland of Liberia, he went on to complete is doctorate in Nursing at UWM. Join the Institute of World Affairs as Dr. Buseh explores the challenges facing global health care and its impact on international development.

This event is FREE and open to the public


Speakers

Dr. Aaraon Buseh
Dr. Aaraon Buseh
Associate Professor of Nursing, UWM

Dr. Aaron G. Buseh received his Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Cuttington University, Monrovia, Liberia. He also completed a Masters of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree and a Masters of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago . Dr. Buseh later completed his Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee . Dr. Buseh has a background in both in nursing and public health. Dr. Buseh's research areas spans local and international/global public health issues affecting vulnerable populations. In the last several years, he continues to develop and refine a program of research that focuses on the transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS, social stigma, health care barriers, and quality of life determinants of HIV/AIDS among adolescents, women, and men in the United States and in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Buseh's doctoral dissertation research assessed HIV/AIDS knowledge and sexual risk behaviors among secondary school students in Swaziland, Southern Africa . His work has been published in several peer-reviewed/refereed journals and presented at several local and international/global conferences/forums including the 13th Global AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, the 28th Annual Conference of the Global Health Council in Washington, D.C., and the 15th Global AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand .


Dr. Buseh's current teaching assignment is in the undergraduate department where he teaches the course, "Perspectives on Health Care System." This course introduces students to the modes of health care delivery, socio-economic, political, and structural issues influencing health care delivery in the U.S. and other selected countries. It also focuses on the general context of health care delivery as a foundation for understanding the role of the discipline of nursing in this complex domain.

In addition to working with undergraduate students, he has supervised several masters' clinical projects and independent studies. He has also worked with several doctoral students on independent studies and served on several dissertation research committees here at UWM and at other universities in the United States.

http://www4.uwm.edu/nursing/

Date/Time
November 19, 2008
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
Lecture Hall 151 - Cunningham Hall - UWM
1921 E. Hartford Ave
Milwaukee ,WI 53201
Cost
Basic Members: $0
Premium & Above Members: $0
Non-Members: $0
Students: $0