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Global Health Day

Global Health Day is an exciting opportunity to learn about emerging topics in global health at Northwestern, explore the breadth and depth of current research in Chicago and around the world, network with colleagues, and celebrate the launch of the new Institute for Global Health. All are welcome to submit abstracts, both internal and external to Northwestern.

Save the Date for Global Health Day

 

Friday, December 6th, 2019
9 AM - 4:30 PM

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Please join the the Institute for Global Health for a full day of events including a poster session and keynote panel featuring:

Annelise Riles, Ph.D., J.D., M.Sc., Executive Director, Buffett Institute for Global Affairs, Associate Provost for Global Affairs, Professor of Law and Anthropology, Northwestern University

Isaac Adewole, MBBS, Former Minister of Health, Nigera, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan

Roger Glass, M.D, Ph.D., Director, Fogarty International Center and Associate Director for International Research, National Insitutes of Health (NIH)

Location:
Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center
& Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611

Morning Session:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Simpson Querrey Auditorium

Poster Session and Lunch:

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
SBQRC Potocsnak Family Atrium

Afternoon Session:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Hughes Auditorium

Reception
4:30 pm

 

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Global Health Day - Full Agenda

 

Find the full agenda and speaker list for Global Health Day below:

9:00am - 9:10 am
Welcome and Introduction
Simpson Querrey Auditorium

Robert Murphy, MD
Executive Director, Institute for Global Health, Director, Center for Global Communicable Diseases, John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Robert Havey, MD
Deputy Director, Institute for Global Health, Director of the Global Health Initiative Fund, Founder of the Global Health Initiative, Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

9:10 am - 11:00 am
Northwestern Centers of Global Excellence
Institute for Global Health Center Directors
Simpson Querrey Auditorium

Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD
Co-Director, Center for Global Health Education, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine) and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
William R. Leonard, PhD
Co-Director, Center for Global Health Education, Abraham Harris Professor of Anthropology & Global Health, Northwestern University
 
Lifang Hou, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Global Oncology, Chief of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention in the Department of Preventive Medicine, Professor of Preventive Medicine (Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention) and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Mark Huffman, MD, MPH
Director, Center for Global Cardiovascular Health, Quentin D. Young Professor of Health Policy, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Igor Koralnik, MD
Adjunct Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Section Chief of Neuro-Infectious Diseases & Global Neurology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Moderators:
 
Robert Havey, MD
Deputy Director, Institute for Global Health, Director of the Global Health Initiative Fund, Founder of the Global Health Initiative, Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Chad Achenbach, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Preventive Medicine, Center for Global Communicable Diseases, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 

11:10 am - 11:30 am
Tea Break
Simpson Querrey Auditorium Pre-Function Area 

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Northwestern Early Career Scientist Panel
Simpson Querrey Auditorium 

Patrick Mbullo, MA
Ph.D Student, Department of Anthropology & Global Health, Northwestern University
 
Kamaldeen Okuneye, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Global Communicable Diseases, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Anubha Agarwal, MD, MSc
Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Moderator:
 
Leah Neubauer, EdD, MA
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Public Health Practice), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Director of Accreditation, Program in Public Health, Kellogg School of Management
 

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Intercollaborative Global Health Activities at Northwestern
Simpson Querrey Auditorium 

Dévora Grynspan, PhD, JD
Vice President for International Relations, Northwestern University
 
Matt Glucksberg, MS, PhD
Professor Biomedical Engineering, Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health Technologies, McCormick School Engineering
 
Kara Palamountain, MBA
Research Associate Professor, Kellogg School of Management
 
Juliet Sorensen, JD
Executive Director, Injustice Watch, Professor of Law (Clinical), Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
 
Moderator:
William R. Leonard, PhD
Co-Director, Center for Global Health Education, Abraham Harris Professor of Anthropology & Global Health, Northwestern University
 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch and Poster Session
SBQRC Potocsnak Family Atrium 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Keynote Speaker Panel
Hughes Auditorium

Annelise Riles, Ph.D., J.D., M.Sc.
Executive Director, Buffett Institute for Global Affairs, Associate Provost for Global Affairs, Professor of Law and Anthropology, Northwestern University
 
Isaac Adewole, MBBS
Former Minister of Health, Nigera, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan
 
Roger Glass, M.D, Ph.D.
Director, Fogarty International Center and Associate Director for International Research, National Insitutes of Health (NIH)
 
Moderator:
Robert Murphy, MD
Executive Director, Institute for Global Health, Director, Center for Global Communicable Diseases, John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Implementation Research Panel
Hughes Auditorium 

Isaac Adewole, MBBS
Former Minister of Health, Nigera, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan
 
Roger Glass, M.D, Ph.D.
Director, Fogarty International Center and Associate Director for International Research, National Insitutes of Health (NIH)
 
Namratha Kandula, MD, MPH
Co-Director, Center for Community Health, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM), Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Crystal Patil, PhD
Professor, Department Head, Women, Children and Family Health Science, College of Nursing, The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
 
Moderator:
 
Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH
Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Associate Director, Center for Global Cardiovascular Health, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Closing Remarks
Hughes Auditorium

Robert Murphy, MD
Executive Director, Institute for Global Health, Director, Center for Global Communicable Diseases, John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
Reception
SBQRC Potocsnak Family Atrium

Poster Session Details for Presenters

 

Persons from all disciplines with projects relevant to global health were invited to submit an abstract of no more than 500 words for presentation during the poster session. Internal and external candidates were invited to apply. The abstract submission deadline has passed. Decisions will be announced the week of November 11th, 2019.  

Please Note: Poster setup will take place on Friday, December 6th from 7:00 am - 9:00 am.  

Poster Guidelines for Accepted Presenters

  • At least one poster presenter or representative must be available for questions during the 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm poster session. 
  • We recommend that posters be 3 ft high x 5 ft wide. The tack boards that are provided are approximately 4 ft high x 6 ft wide. 
  • Medical students must print through Quartet Digital Printing (located in the Searle Building in Room B-407). More details about this process will be provided in your acceptance email. 
  • All photos included in your posters must comply with HIPPA regularions and informed consent must be obtained from all subjects. 
  • Those that present at Global Health Day are welcome to also submit their posters for consideration at other events, such as IPHAM Day.

The following prizes will be awarded during the afternoon session: Best Poster, Best Student Poster, and two Honorable Mentions.

For questions about the poster session, please contact sara.caudillo@northwestern.edu.

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