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Fogarty- and NIH-related sessions at 2018 Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual meeting

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) held its annual conference March 15 - 18, 2018 in New York, N.Y. Representatives from NIH participated in a variety of sessions on issues critical to global health research.

CUGH logoThursday, March 15, 2018

  • Global Cancer Research:
    Addressing Disparities, Locally and Globally

    Organized in part by the National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health at NIH

Information on all Satellite Events for Thursday, March 15, 2018 from CUGH

Friday, March 16, 2018

  • It Takes a Village:
    Supporting the Spectrum of Female Leaders in Global Health

    Speakers include: Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass
  • NIH Fogarty International Center Pathways to Global Health Research Careers:
    Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

    Moderators: Joseph Zunt, Professor, Departments of Neurology and Global Health, University of Washington; Benjamin Chi, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Speakers: Gilberte Bastien, Clinical Psychologist and Fogarty International Clinic an Research Scholar, Haiti; Ramnath Subbaraman, Assistant Professor and Attending Physician, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine; Hendry Sawe, Head, Emergency Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Lisa Bebell, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Medicine Specialist, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital; Mario Conejo-Olivas, Chief, Neurogenetics Research Center, National Institute of Neruological Sceince, Lima, Peru; Carla Chibwesha, Associate Director and Assistant Professor, Division of Global Women's Health, University of North Carolina; Jeffery Blander, Chief Innovation Officer, President's Emergency Plan for AIDS (PEPFAR), Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy, US Department of State

Full agenda for Friday, March 16, 2018 from CUGH

Saturday, March 17, 2018

  • Fogarty International Center at 50
    Speaker: Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass
  • Gairdner Panel on Health Disparities Globally
    Moderator: Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass

Full agenda for Saturday, March 17, 2018 from CUGH

Sunday, March 18, 2018

  • The Impact of Climate Change and Environmental Degradation on Health Outcomes
    Moderator: Dr. John Balbus, Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) at NIH

Full agenda for Sunday, March 18, 2018 from CUGH

Updated March 19, 2018