The Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health held the 2013 Global Health Symposium on Friday, November 15th. Check out what you missed!
See the just released article highlighting the Symposium; click here.
Listed in order of presentation schedule
- Kevin Lillehei, Madaktari Africa
- David Eckhardt and Claudia Luna-Asturias, Child health associate/physician assistant program in Guatemala
- Steve Berman, Online learning in Pediatrics and Disasters
- Heather Hageman, Improving breastfeeding initiation and exclusivity in La Paz, Bolivia
- Elizabeth Lutz, Saving vaccines in the Americas: a framework for vaccine safety training
- Yizhe Xu, Maternal health and self-help group: improving health communication for better health
- Traci Bekelman, Urban poverty and dietary protein in Costa Rica: results from a pilot study
- Karen Hampanda, Gender, power and perinatal HIV in Zambia
- Mary Jane Rapport and Lisa Dannemiller, An approach to teaching pediatric physical therapy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- Brittney Macdonald, Developing educational materials for an early childhood development program in southwest Guatemala
- Steve Ducey, Nick Brunger, Sue Hammerton, Village health workers are a key component to improving nutrition
- Denise Hartstock, Reducing health risk from mercury and arsenic through health promotion education and training in Geita district, Tanzania
- Levi Bonnell, A geographic analysis of knowledge, awareness and attitudes of rabies in Kasula and Kibondo districts, Tanzania
- Meredith Fort, Involving men and families in reducing cardiovascular disease risk in Chiapas, Mexico
- PJ Parmar, A family medical home for Denver's refugees - Dr. Parmar did not use a PowerPoint
- Gisele Coutin Marie, Cuba's public health surveillance system: a response to a crisis
- Blair Gifford, Strengthening health systems: the case of China
- Brooke Bredbeck, Common denominators within global health: a comparison of three rapid needs assessments from across the globe
- Robert Dellavalle, Global burden of skin disease
- Wayne Sullender, Efficacy of inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine among children in rural India during 2009-2010
- Lincoln Pac, Mortality in a cohort of rural Ugandans screened for tuberculosis and cryptococcal antigenemia prior to initiating ART
- James Gaensbauer, Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) immunity in HIV-exposed but uninfected (Heu) infants
- Robin Bernstein, Breast milk, infant growth and intestinal health in rural Gambia
Excellence in Global Health Award
Meet the recipients of the 2013 award!
Thomas Campbell, MD
Dr. Campbell conducts research to improve the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS-related complications. As Principal Investigator of the Colorado AIDS Clinical Trials Unit he conducts research to optimize the clinical management of HIV-1 infection including the development of improved strategies for administration of antiretroviral therapy, improved management of treatment-related toxicities, and better treatment of multi-drug resistant HIV-1 infection. He is the lead investigator of the first comparative study of antiretroviral efficacy and safety in resource-limited settings around the world.
He is also Director of the Colorado HIV Research Training Program, which provides support for postdoctoral training in AIDS research at UCD and affiliated institutions. He is the Director of the Colorado Center for AIDS Research Virology Core Laboratory, which makes virology tools and services available to University of Colorado investigators for research in AIDS pathogenesis and treatment. And, he is the Associate Program Director of the Colorado Adult General Clinical Research Center, a state-of-the-art facility available to Colorado medical investigators to conduct safe, controlled, inpatient and outpatient studies of humans.
Michaleen (Dr Mickey) Richer, MD, DTMH
Dr. Richer retired in August 2012 after 25 years of working overseas in providing humanitarian assistance mostly in east Africa. Humanitarian work included approximately 10 years working with non-governmental agencies (NGOs) providing direct patient care, 10 years working with the United Nations including UNICEF and WHO (World Health Organization) working with governments on developing health care policies and the last 5 years working with the US-government (USAID/OFDA) where guidance and oversight was provided to Washington on funding of humanitarian assistance programs. Experience included management, policy development and research on Onchocerchiasis, Trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, Guinea Worm, cholera and Nodding Disease among other infectious diseases. Before going overseas Dr. Richer was in private practice of Pediatrics in Denver for approximately 18 years.