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NIH at the CUGH 2013 annual conference

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Fogarty participated in many sessions as a part of the Consortium of Universities in Global Health (CUGH) 2013 Annual Conference, which was held March 14 -16, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

Day 1: Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Role of the NIH in Global Health
10:45-12:15 - Room Ballroom Salon 1 and 2

  • Introduction: Thomas Quinn, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
  • NIH > Moderator: Roger Glass, Dir., Fogarty International Center
  • NIH > Anthony Fauci, Dir., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • NIH > Susan Shurin, Deputy Director, National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • NIH > Nora Volkow, Dir., Natl. Inst. on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • NIH > Douglas Lowy, Deputy Dir., National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Partnerships for Global Health
13:30-14:45 - Room Ballroom Balcony A

  • MOD: Christopher Stewart, Assoc. Clin. Professor, Univ. of California
  • David Bangsberg, Director, Mass. General Hospital Center for Global Health
  • Anne Seymour, Associate Director, University of Pennsylvania
  • Christopher Perdue, GEIS Portfolio Chief, Capacity Building and Disease Surveillance
  • NIH > Christine Jessup, Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Program Officer, Fogarty International Center

US Government Agencies for Global Health
15:00-16:30 - Room Ballroom Salon 1 and 2

  • Moderator: Cong. Jim McDermott, House of Representatives
  • NIH > Francis Collins, National Institutes of Health
  • Thomas Frieden, Centers for Disease Control
  • Eric Goosby, US Department of State
  • Jonathan Woodson, US Department of Defense

NIH > Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars
16:45-18:00 - Room Delaware A

  • NIH > Moderator: Myat Htoo Razak, program officer, Fogarty Fellows and Scholars
  • Craig Cohen, University of California, San Francisco
  • Joe Zunt, University of Washington
  • Doug Heimburger, Vanderbilt University
  • Joe Kolars, University of Michigan
  • Yukari Manabe, Johns Hopkins University
  • Iman Martin, Fogarty Fellow
  • Nora Rosenberg, Fogarty Fellow
  • Jennifer Zambriski, Fogarty Fellow

NIH > The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI): Strategic U.S. investments in African medical education
16:45-18:00 - Room Delaware B

  • Moderator: Seble Frehywot, George Washington University
  • Fitzhugh Mullan, George Washington University
  • Milliard Derbew, Addis Ababa University
  • Nelson Sewankambo, Makerere University
  • Francis Omaswa, African Centre for Health and Social Transformation

Day 2: Friday, March 15, 2013

Climate Change Policy Options and their Implications for Global Health
10:30-12:00 - Room Washington 5/6

  • NIH > Moderator: John Balbus, Senior Advisor to Director on Public Health Issues, National Institute of Environmental Health
  • Jonathan Patz, Dir. Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin
  • Andrew Haines, Professor and Former Dean, London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Climate
  • Joel Schwartz, Program Director, Harvard University School of Public Health
  • Alan Dangour, Senior Lecturer, London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Climate

Day 3: Saturday, March 16, 2013

Crisis in the Sahel
10:30-11:45 - Room ThurBR Northeast

  • NIH > Moderator: Alan Guttmacher, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Ashley Judd, Actor/Activist, USA
  • Alisha Graves, University of California-Berkeley, USA
  • Jean Christophe Fotso, Head Reproductive Health, Kenya
  • Malcolm Potts, University of California-Berkeley, USA

Climate Change and Global Health: Using Science to Protect Populations
12:45-14:15 - Room Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

  • NIH > Moderator: John Balbus, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Aiyagari Rao, Scientific Adviser, India
  • Pamela Anderson, International Potato Center, USA
  • Gueladio Cisse, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland