[Telecentres] CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Global Health and Development Conference at Stanford

Jennifer Staple Jennifer.Staple at aya.yale.edu
Sun Apr 30 18:43:45 BST 2006

*Unite For Sight's Fourth Annual International Health Conference*
*Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global Goals*
*April 14-15, 2007 - Stanford University*

*How to submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation (DEADLINE 
JULY 15):*  http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php

Please also feel free to forward this message to anyone who may be 
interested in attending or presenting.

*When:* April 14-15, 2007
*Where:* Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
*Theme:* "Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global 
*Who should attend?*Anyone interested in eye care, international health, 
medicine, health education, health promotion, public health, 
international service, nonprofits, or microenterprise
*Conference Goal: *To exchange ideas across disciplines about best 
practices in public health, medicine and research, and international 
health and development
*Register Today For A Reduced Rate! -* 

    * Join over 1,500 leaders, doctors, professionals, and students from
      across the world
    * More than 150 speakers about public health, international
      development, and eye care
    * Exchange ideas about best practices in achieving global goals to
      improve health and development
    * Participate in plenary sessions and breakout workshops

        Confirmed Speakers in Global Health, International Development,
        Public Health, Medicine, Health Policy and Advocacy Sessions
        Confirmed Speakers in Global Eye Care and Research Sessions

      Global Health, International Development, Public Health, Medicine,
      Health Policy and Advocacy

*Nancy Aossey*, President and CEO, International Medical Corps
*Ann Banchoff*, MSW, MPH, Program Director, Office of Community Health, 
Stanford University School of Medicine
*Daniel Bausch*, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Tulane University School 
of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
*Donna and Philip Berber*, Founders, Glimmer of Hope
*Terry Blaschke*, MD, Professor of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, 
Stanford University
*Susan Blumenthal*, MD, MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General, 
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine and 
Tufts University Medical Center
*Araceli Castro*, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Social Medicine; 
Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Harvard School of Medicine
*Stephen L. Cochi*, MD, MPH, Senior Advisor, Global Immunization 
Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and 
*Brenda Colatrella*, MBA, Senior Director, Office of Contributions, 
Merck & Co. Inc
*Sunita Dodani*, MD, MS, FCPS, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate 
School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh**
*Michael Doyle*, President and CEO, CHF International
*Kamran Elahian*, MS, Chairman, Co-Founder, Global Catalyst Partners; 
Co-Founder, Global Catalyst Foundation and Schools Online
*Christopher Elias*, MD, MPH, President of PATH
*Ulrick Gaillard*, JD, CEO of Batey Relief Alliance
*Gabriel Garcia*, MD, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean of Medical 
School Admissions, Stanford University School of Medicine
*Adrienne Germain*, President, International Women's Health Coalition
*Maren Grainger-Monsen*, MD, Senior Research Scholar, Center for 
Biomedical Ethics, Stanford School of Medicine
*George Guimaraes*, President and CEO, Project Concern International
*Jessica Haberer*, MD, Research Advisor, Clinton Foundation
*John Hammock*, PhD, The Alexander N. McFarlane Associate Professor of 
Public Policy, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition 
Science and Policy and The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Former 
Executive Director, Oxfam America; former Executive Director, ACCION 
International; Founder and Former Director, Feinstein International 
Famine Center, Tufts University; Consultant, Women's World Banking and USAID
*Lindsay M. Harris*, Managing Director, A Bridge for Africa Foundation
*Polly F Harrison*, PhD, Director, Alliance for Microbicide Development
*David Heymann*, MD, MPH, Former Executive Director for Communicable 
Diseases, World Health Organization
*Amreen Husain*, MD, Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, 
Stanford University
*Evaleen Jones*, MD, Founder, President and Medical Director, Child 
Family Health International; Clinical Assistant P
*Judith Justice*, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology 
and Health Policy in Residence, Department of Epidemiology and 
Biostatistics, UCSF
*Mark W. Kline*, MD, President, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS 
Initiative; Professor of Pediatrics and Head, Section of Retrovirology, 
Baylor College of Medicine
*Jamie Mclaren Lachman*, Project Njabulo Director, Clowns Without Borders
*Ana Langer*, MD, President and CEO, EngenderHealth
*Brian Lehnen*, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Village Enterprise Fund
*Jane Maxwell*, Editor, Hesperian Foundation
*Robert Metcalf*, PhD, Professor Biological Sciences, California State 
University, Sacramento; Treasurer, Solar Cookers International
*Mini Murthy*, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor of Practice,New York 
Medical College School of Public Health
*Thomas Novotny*, MD, MPH, Director of International Programs; Professor 
in Residence, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine
*Bjorg Palsdottir*, MPA, Consultant, Co-Founder and Associate Director 
of the Center for Global Health at New York Unive
*Philip Pizzo*, MD, Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine
*William W. Rankin*, PhD, President, Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance
*Farshad Rastegar*, MD, President and CEO, Relief International
*Ian Rawson*, Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti
*William Reese*, President and CEO, International Youth Foundation
*George Rupp*, PhD, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee
*Lisa Russell*, MPH, Filmmaker, Obstetric Fistula
*Harshad Sanghvi*, MD, Medical Director, Maternal and Neonatal Health 
Program, JHPIEGO
*Scott Sasser*, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency 
Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
*Karen Sendelback*, President and CEO, Friends of the World Food Program
*Robert David Siegel*, MD, PhD, Department of Microbiology and 
Immunology, Program in Human Biology, and Center for African
*Lilit Simonyan*, MPA Candidate; Founder, Former CEO, International 
Director, Stepanavan Youth Center NGO Armenia
*Cathy Skoula*, Executive Director, Action Against Hunger-USA
*Jim Smith*, Executive Director, American International Health Alliance Inc
*Jeff Todd*, MS, JD, Vice President Programs and Public Health, Prevent 
Blindness America
*Landry Tsague*, MD, William H. Foege Fellow, Department of Global 
Health at Emory Rollins School of Public Health
*Paul Volberding*, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, UCSF Department of 
Medicine; Chief, Medical Service SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center; 
Co-Director, UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research
*Karen White*, MBA, MPH, Senior Researcher, Institute for Global Health, 
*Tanya Whitehead*, PhD, University of Missouri - Kansas City
*Elliott Wolfe*, MD, Consulting Professor of Medicine, Stanford 
University School of Medicine
*Derek Yach*, MBChB, MPH, Director of Rockefeller Foundation's Program 
on Global Health

      Global Eye Care and Research

*Robert Alexander*, MPH, PhD, National Eye Institute
*R. Rand Allingham*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, Glaucoma 
Service, Duke University Eye Center
*Thomas Tontie Baah*, MD, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Hospital, Ghana
*Tom Beggins*, MD, Former Medical Director and Surgeon, Lusaka Eye 
Hospital, Zambia
*Sandy Block*, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
*Harry S. Brown*, MD, Founder and President, SEE International
*Donald Budenzv*, MD, MPH, Professor of Ophthalmology, Epidemiology, and 
Public Health, University of Miami Miller Sch
*James Clarke*, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye 
Clinic, Ghana
*Pat Cross*, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Medical Student 
Research and Scholarship, Stanford School of Medicine
*Syril Dorairaj*, MD, Glaucoma Service at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
*Gordon Douglas*, MD, Medical Director, Orbis International
*Peter Egbert*, MD, Professor, Stanford Department of Ophthalmology
*Ilene Gipson*, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; 
Chair, Women's Eye Health Task Force Executive Committee
*Jasvir Grewal*, MD, Ophthalmologist, UK
*Heskel Haddad*, MD, New York Medical College
*Andrew Iwach*, MD, Glaucoma Research & Education Group, American 
Academy of Ophthalmology Committee of Secretaries
*Vasudev Kanade*, MD, St. Raphael's Hospital
*Moses Katabarwa*, MPH, PhD, Program Epidemiologist, River Blindness, 
Lymphatic Filariasis, and Schistosomiasis Programs, Carter Center
*Murali Krishnamurthy*, President, Sankara Eye Foundation
*Jacob Kumaresan*, MD, MPH, Dr.PH, President, International Trachoma 
*Mark Lieberman*, MD, Founder and Medical Director, Tibet Vision Project
*Michael Marmor*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
*Roger Martin*, Allergan/Lumigan Glaucoma Screening Activist
*Stephen McLeod*, MD, Theresa M. and Wayne M. Caygill MD Endowed Chair; 
Associate Professor and Interim Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, 
University of California San Francisco
*Eydie Miller*, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Scheie Eye Institute, 
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
*Jennifer Peterson*, Country Director, Guinea and Sierra Leone, Helen 
Keller International
*Alejandro Ramirez Magana*, Director General, Cinepolis
*Gullapalli N. Rao*, MD, President, International Agency for the 
Prevention of Blindness; Distinguished Chair of Eye Health, L.V. Prasad 
Eye Institute
*Hannah Reddick*, Guinea Program Assistant, Helen Keller International
*Alan Robin*, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye 
Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
*Alfredo A. Sadun*, MD, PhD, Floral Thornton Chair of Vision Research, 
Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, University of 
Southern California
*William Selezinka*, MD, Retired Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, UCSD
*Richard D. Semba*, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Wilmer Eye Institute, 
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
*Chirag Shah*, MD, MPH, Wills Eye Hospital
*Val Shestopalov*, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Bascom 
Palmer Eye Institute
*Kuldev Singh*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
*Pooja Sinha*, MBBS, Ophthalmologist, AB Eye Institute, Patna, India
*Satyajit Sinha*, MBBS, Ophthalmologist, AB Eye Institute, Patna, India
*Bruce Spivey*, MD, President, International Council of Ophthalmology
*Bradley R. Straatsma*, MD, JD, President International Council of 
Ophthalmology Foundation; Professor Emeritus, Jules Stein Eye Institute, 
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
*Glenn Strauss*, MD, Vice President of International Health Care and 
Programs, Mercy Ships International
*Christopher Ta*, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford 
*Shachar Tauber*, MD, Director of Ophthalmology Research, Cornea and 
Refractive Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry, St. 
John's Hospital and Clinics
*Ken Tuck*, MD, Past President of American Academy of Ophthalmology
*R. Venkatesh*, DO, DNB, Deputy CMO, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, 
*Martin Wand*, MD, Chairman, American Academy of Ophthalmology National 
Glaucoma Project
*Seth Wanye*, MD, The Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

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