Open Committee and Working Group Positions

The IH Section is always looking for interested members who want to get more involved in its activities throughout the year. We are eager to connect members with committees and working groups that interest them! Volunteers are encouraged to collaborate on multiple initiatives, and self-starters will find that there is a place for them in just about any aspect of what we do. Below you will find a summary of open positions or roles that our committees and working groups are seeking to fill. If you are interested in getting involved or learning more, please reach out to the committee/working group chair.


The Advocacy/Policy Committee is seeking members to assist with drafting Section policy proposals and contribute to goals and strategies to engage Section members in global health advocacy work. Please contact Kevin Sykes for more information.


The Global Health Connections Working Group is seeking volunteers for the following positions:

  • “Student/Young Professional Transition Plan Project” Coordinator, to work with the IHSC and IH Leadership to develop a road map for students and young professionals to become more involved in the IH Section; and
  • “Connecting Colleagues Project” Coordinator, to work to develop methods to increase communication with IH Section members outside of the Annual Meeting.

Please contact Theresa Majeski for more information.


The Program Committee is seeking volunteers for the following positions:

  • Reviewers to assess and score abstract submissions for the Annual Meeting; and
  • Moderators who are attending the Annual Meeting to moderate oral and invited sessions.

Please contact Padmini Murthy or Vamsi Vasireddy for more information.


The Climate Change Working Group is seeking a Co-chair to disseminate information current topics and emerging developments on climate change and health to the Section membership and post to the IH Blog. Please contact Rose Schneider for more information.