[Telecentres] CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - International Development Conference at Yale

Jennifer Staple Jennifer.Staple at aya.yale.edu
Wed Jun 13 03:52:49 BST 2007

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Unite For Sight Fifth Annual International Health Conference
Building Global Health For Today and Tomorrow
**April 12-13, 2008*
*Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Join 2,000 conference attendees and 130 speakers for a stimulating 

    Keynote Addresses By Dr. Jeffrey Sachs and Dr. Sonia Sachs
    And More Than 130 Featured Speakers

*Call For Abstracts *- DEADLINE JULY 15, 2007 - 

*Register For Conference* - EARLY BIRD RATE ($35 Students, $60 All 
Others) Increases After June 15th - 
http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2008/registration.php REGISTER BY 

*Who should attend?* Anyone interested in international health, public 
health, international development, medicine, social entrepreneurship, 
eye care, nonprofits, philanthropy, microfinance, bioethics, 
anthropology, health policy, advocacy, and public service. 

*Keynote Addresses*

    * *Jeffrey Sachs, *PhD, Director of Earth Institute at Columbia
      University; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development,
      Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University;
      Special Advisor to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon
    * *Sonia Sachs, *MD, MPH, Health Coordinator, Millennium Villages

*Featured Speakers (Confirmed Thus Far)*

    * Greg Allgood, PhD, Director, Children's Safe Drinking Water,
      Procter & Gamble
    * Michele Barry, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine and Global Health
      Director, Office of International Health; Chief, General Medicine
      Firm, Yale University School of Medicine
    *  Georges Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, American Public Health
    *  Susan Blumenthal, MD, MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General,
      Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine
      and Tufts University Medical Center
    *  Neil Boothby, EdD, Professor of Clinical Population and Family
      Health; Director, Program on Forced Migration and Health, Mailman
      School of Public Health
    *  Harry S. Brown, MD, Founder, Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE)
    *  Donald Budenz, MD, MPH, Professor of Ophthalmology, Epidemiology,
      and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    *  Michael Cappello, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology
      and Public Health; Director, Program in International Child
      Health; Co-Director, International Adoption Clinic, Yale
      University School of Medicine
    *  Emily Moore and Mark Carlson, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Sociology,
      San Diego State University
    *  James Clarke, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal
      Eye Clinic, Ghana
    *  Margaret Duah-Mensah, Ophthalmic Nurse, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana
    *  Susan Hall Forster, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Department
      of Medical Studies, Department of Ophthalmology, Yale School of
      Medicine; Chief, Ophthalmology, Yale University Health Services
    *  Michael Gyasi, MD, Ophthalmologist and Director of the Bawku Eye
      Care Program, Ghana
    *  Leon Herndon, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke
      University Eye Center
    *  Ibrahim Jabr, Interim President, International Trachoma Initiative
    *  Dean Karlan, PhD, President and Founder of Innovations for
      Poverty Action; Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale University
    *  Zachary Kaufman, MPhil in International Relations; DPhil
      Candidate in International Relations, University of Oxford; JD
      Candidate, Yale University Law School
    *  Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD, Assistant Professor in Public Health
      Practice, Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale
      School of Public Health
    *  Doug Lawrence, Vice President/General Manager, BD Medical -
      Ophthalmic Systems
    * Tshepo Mbalambi, BSc, Med Sci, MBcHB Candidate, University of
      Ghana School of Medicine
    *  Mini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of
      Behavioral Science and Community Health, Program Director Global
      Health, New York Medical College School of Public Health
    *  Edward O'Neil Jr, MD, Founder, Omni Med; Author, Awakening
      Hippocrates: Primer on Health, Poverty, and Global Service, and A
      Practical Guide to Global Health Service
    *  Cliff OCallahan, MD, PhD, Pediatric Faculty, Middlesex Hospital
      Family Practice Program; Chair, AAP Section on International Child
    *  Elijah Paintsil, MD, Associate Research Scientist, Department of
      Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
    *  Matthew Paul, MD, Danbury Eye Physicians and Surgeons
    *  Steven C. Phillips, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Global Issues and
      Projects, Exxon Mobil Corporation
    *  Louis Pizzarello, MD, MPH, Secretary General, International
      Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
    *  Thomas Quinn, MD, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
    *  Nathan Radcliffe, MD, Glaucoma Service at New York Eye & Ear
    *  Ian Rawson, MD, CEO/Directeur General, Hopital Albert Schweitzer
    *  William Reese, President and CEO, International Youth Foundation
    *  Ilya Rozenbuam, MD, GANY Glaucoma Fellow, New York Eye and Ear
    *  Lisa Russell, MPH, Filmmaker
    *  Sarwat Salim, MD, Ophthalmologist
    *  Werner Schultink, MD, Chief Child Development and Nutrition, UNICEF
    *  Bruce Shields, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Chairman Emeritus,
      Department of Ophthalmology, Yale University School of Medicine
    *  Peter Singer, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine; Chief, Clinical
      Endocrinology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern
    *  Kari Stoever, Senior Program Officer, Neglected Tropical
      Diseases, Sabin Vaccine Institute
    * Robert Farris Thompson, PhD, Col. John Trumbull Professor of the
      History of Art, Yale University
    *  Jamie Lachman and Tim Cunningham, Clowns Without Borders
    *  Satya Verma, OD, FAAO, Director, Community Eye Care, Pennsylvania
      College of Optometry
    *  Seth Wanye, MD, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching
      Hospital, Ghana

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