Dr. Melanie Katsivo

melanie katsivo

International Research Officer, Western International; and Western University's Liaison for the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)

Office: IGAB, 2nd Floor 
519 -661-2111 x 86240

Dr. Katsivo fosters, stimulates and facilitates the development and sometimes implementation of Global Health and International Research and Education, at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, as well as across other Faculties. This role includes promoting global health awareness at Western through a Global Health Conversation Series, providing mentorship and developing opportunities for greater participation in interdisciplinary global health and international research for students and faculty. Dr. Katsivo contributes strategy and content for grant proposals; provides critical reviews; creates and nurtures global partnerships and she participates in multi-disciplinary team grants, as well as in small group facilitation/teaching in global health courses/summer schools.

Keywords: population and public health; socio-cultural determinants of health and disease; health promotion; global health; global partnerships