The Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health encourages you to save the date for the 2013 Global Health Symposium. The Symposium will take place on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on Friday, November 15th.
Call for Abstracts!
Apply to present at the 2013 Global Health Symposium by submitting a 250-word abstract about your current international work to Molly Terhune by July 31st, 2013. This is a great opportunity to share your work with an audience, and to network with other global health advocates in the Denver area. Presenters will be selected by August 31st, 2013.
Nominations for Excellence in Global Health Award
At the Global Health Symposium on November 15th, a deserving contributor will be presented with the Excellence in Global Health Award. Do you know someone who should be considered for this honor? Learn about the selection criteria and nomination process here. Deadline for nominations is July 1st, 2013.
The agenda for the 2013 Global Health Symposium is under construction and will be released this summer. Check back periodically for updates!
See what you missed at the 2012 Global Health Symposium
Click here to view the schedule in printable format.
Infectious and Non-communicable Diseases
8:30 am- “AIDS-KS in Zimbabwe” Tom Campbell, MD, Professor and Interim Head, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
8:45 am- “Preventing Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV and Minimizing Complications of HIV in Adults in Uganda” Edward N. Janoff, MD, Tim Gill Professor of Medicine and Microbiology; Director, Mucosal and Vaccine Research Colorado (MAVRC) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
9:00 am- “Molecular Biology of Parasitic Helminths: Basic Science to Drug Development” Richard E. Davis, PhD, Associate Professor in the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
9:15 am – "The Effect of Anemia and Parasites on Child Development in Southwest Guatemala" Darren Eblovi, 4th Year Student, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Community Engagement and Planning
9:30 am – “Building Health Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Capacity in Tanzania” Deborah Thomas, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Denver
9:45 am – “Role of Collaboration in Planning and Implementation of International Need Assessments” Catia Chávez, MPH, Andrea Clinger, MPH, Katie Kidwell, MD, University of Colorado
10:00 am –“Community Engagement in Haiti” Gretchen Glode Berggren, MD, Adjunct Professor, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado
10:15 am – “Colorado Refugee Wellness Center” Jamaluddin Moloo, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, University of Colorado
10:30 am – “The Greenhouse Project: Colorado’s New Collaborative Center for International Development” Andrew Romanoff, Senior Advisor, International Development Enterprises (iDE)
11:00 am – “Whole Grain Rice Products and Dry Beans: Dietary interventions for enhanced gut mucosal immunity and protection against diarrheal pathogens” Elizabeth P. Ryan, Assistant Professor of Toxicology and Nutrition, Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University/Colorado School of Public Health
11:15 am – “Auxilliare Programs in Leogane, Haiti” Blair Gifford, PhD, Professor, School of Business, University of Colorado Denver
11:30 am – “International Asthma Services (IAS): Responding to Global Demand” P.K. Vedanthan, MD, Chairman IAS
11:45 am – “Promoting Early Language Development in Young Children with Illiterate Mothers Living in Poor Communities in Southwest Guatemala” Lauren Mehner, 2nd Year Student, University of Colorado School of Medicine
12:00 pm - "International Projects in Physician Assistant Education at the University of Colorado" David Eckhardt, MS, PA-C, Instructor, Course Director of Clinical Skills, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Jon Bowser, MS, PA-C, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Interim Director, Interim Associate Dean and Section Head, Child Health Associate Physician Assistant Program, University of Colorado School of Medicine
12:15 pm – “Impact of a Cleaner-Burning Cookstove Intervention on Blood Pressure in Nicaraguan Women” Maggie L. Clark, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental and Radiological Sciences, Colorado State University
12:30 pm - Conclusion