NIH-related sessions at 2017 Consortium of Universities for Global Health CUGH meeting

March / April 2017 | Volume 17, Issue 2

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The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) held its annual conference April 7 - 9, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Representatives from NIH participated in a variety of sessions on issues critical to global health research.

Friday, April 7, 2017

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Implementation Science: The Signature Science of Global Health
    Organized by Fogarty and moderated by Nalini Anand, Director, Center for Global Health Studies at Fogarty

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • NIH Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars: Building Research and Leadership Capacity in Global Health

Full agenda for Friday, April 7, 2017 from CUGH

Saturday, April 8, 2017

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Translating Research to Policy: Creating and Implementing Evidence-Based
  • Policies for the Prevention and Early Detection of Women’s Cancers

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Plenary Panel
    How Can NIH Help Advance Global Health Research in a Changing World? [Video]
    Moderator: Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass
    Invited Speakers:
    Pamela Y. Collins, Associate Director for Special Populations; Director, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health and Office of Rural Mental Health Research, National Institute of Mental Health
    Anthony S. Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Gary H. Gibbons, Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
    Douglas R. Lowy, Acting Director, National Cancer Institute

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Fake Medicines: An Unseen Threat to Global Health
  • Oral Abstract Presentations: Health Systems and Human Resources

Full agenda for Saturday, April 8, 2017 from CUGH

Sunday, April 9, 2017

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

  • Future of Infectious Disease Pandemics: From Ebola to Zika, and Beyond

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Full agenda for Sunday, April 9, 2017 from CUGH

Updated September 2017

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