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Dr. Galvin to speak at the DHA Symposium, "Public Health Challenges in Haiti Two Years after the 2010 Earthquake"

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Center for Global Health
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
645. N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1058
Chicago, IL 60611

February 24, 2012

Dr. Shannon Galvin, Associate Director of Clinical Research at the Center for Global Health, has been invited to speak at the DuSable Heritage Association Symposium on March 3, 2012. The Symposium is addressing public health challenges in Haiti two years after the 2010 earthquake. Dr. Galvin will speak about her 2011 trip to Grace Children's Hospital in Haiti to conduct a needs assessment and training. She will also describe the ongoing training partnership between Grace Children's Hospital and Children's Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University.

The DuSable Heritage Association (DHA) is an affiliate of the Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad AMHE, a 30-year old non-profit organization with seven chapters in the U.S. and Canada. The AMHE Foundation is its philanthropic arm. DHA's mission is to promote the legacy of Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable, the founder of Chicago, through cultural and educational activities.

To learn more about the symposium and the DuSable Heritage Association, please review the following documents:

This page last updated Feb 24, 2012

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