Morehouse School of Medicine's Inaugural Global Health Symposium Global Health Equity: Envisioning the Future

28 November, 2018


720 Westview Drive Southwest, Atlanta, GA, USA
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Morehouse School of Medicine's Inaugural Global Health Symposium Global Health Equity: Envisioning the Future


The symposium will include a full day of panel discussions, global health initiative spotlights and professional networking, culminating with a festive multicultural-themed evening reception that features culturally diverse cuisine and musical entertainment. Hear from global health thought-leaders from Morehouse School of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Health Organization (WHO) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), & CDC.

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Speakers


Gary H. Gibbons, MD
Gary H. Gibbons, MD Director at National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Roger I. Glass, MD, PhD
Roger I. Glass, MD, PhD Director at Fogarty International Center and Associate Director for International Research
Ambassador Andrew Young
Ambassador Andrew Young Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations at Andrew J. Young Foundation and Natural Products and Research Center
Dr. Erick Gbodossou
Dr. Erick Gbodossou Founder and current president of PROMETRA International at Andrew J. Young Foundation and Natural Products and Research Center
Gilberte (Gigi) Bastien, PhD
Gilberte (Gigi) Bastien, PhD Associate Director, Office of Global Health Equity at Morehouse School of Medicine
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Anthony S. Fauci, MD Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at National Institutes of Health
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG President and Dean at Morehouse School of Medicine
Jonathan K. Stiles, PhD, FAETC
Jonathan K. Stiles, PhD, FAETC Professor, Microbiology, Biochemistry & Immunology at Morehouse School of Medicine
Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC
Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC Professor, Director and Senior Associate Dean at Morehouse School of Medicine- Clinical Research Center & Clinical and Translational Research
Herman Taylor, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA
Herman Taylor, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA Professor and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine
Michael Powell, PhD
Michael Powell, PhD Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine
Mahfuz Khan, MS
Mahfuz Khan, MS Senior Researcher at Morehouse School of Medicine
Monica Kaufmann Pearson
Monica Kaufmann Pearson Radio Show Host at KISS104.1 FM
Lilly Immergluck, MD, MS
Lilly Immergluck, MD, MS Associate Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine and Emory University
Wilson Mbewe, BScHB, MBChB, MCS, MMED
Wilson Mbewe, BScHB, MBChB, MCS, MMED Medical Superintendent Kanyama Level One Hospital at Ministry of Health- Kanyama District
Marie Guerda Nicolas, PhD
Marie Guerda Nicolas, PhD Professor at University of Miami
Robert Demont, MS
Robert Demont, MS Director of Bioscience-Healthcare Ecosystem Expansion at Metro Atlanta Chamber- Georgia Global Health Alliance
Kofi Kondwani, PhD, MS
Kofi Kondwani, PhD, MS Assistant Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine- Community Health & Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine
Kashef Ijaz, MD, MPH
Kashef Ijaz, MD, MPH Principal Deputy Director at Division of Global Health Protection in the Center for Global Health
José Francisco García Gutiérrez, MD, PhD, MSc
José Francisco García Gutiérrez, MD, PhD, MSc Regional Advisor in Human Resources for Health Development at Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization
Jenelle Williams, MBA
Jenelle Williams, MBA Director of Programs at Global Health Action
Eve H. Byrd, DNP, MPH
Eve H. Byrd, DNP, MPH Director, Mental Health Program at The Carter Center
Ben Chi, MD, MSc
Ben Chi, MD, MSc Co-Director, Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Monique Wubbenhorst, MD, MPH
Monique Wubbenhorst, MD, MPH Senior Advisor at USAID Global Health Program

Schedule


08:00 - 09:00

Concurrent Breakfast Meeting

Symposium

09:15 - 09:20

Convening Remarks

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Gilberte (Gigi) Bastien, PhD

09:20 - 09:40

A Vision for Global Health Equity

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Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG

09:40 - 10:00

Shifting the Paradigm: Community, Culture & Collaboration

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Gilberte (Gigi) Bastien, PhD

10:00 - 11:45

Panel Discussion - Honoring the History and Breaking New Ground in Global Health

Symposium

13:00 - 14:15

Complementary and Integrative Approaches to Global Health and Wellness

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15:45 - 16:45

Panel Discussion – Harnessing Human Resources for Global Health Equity

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17:00 - 18:30

Cultural Reception

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