Institute for Public Health (IPH) Faculty Scholars will present satellite sessions at the 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference, Mar. 7-10, 2019 in Chicago entitled, “Translation and Implementation for Impact in Global Health”. CUGH’s annual conference is considered a “must-attend event” for experts in global health. More than 1800 scientists, students and implementers from academia, NGOs, government and the private sector present, learn and collaborate annually to address challenges in global health around the world.
On Mar. 7, William G. Powderly MD, the Larry J. Shapiro Director, Institute for Public Health and director of its Global Health Center and Jason Q. Purnell PhD, associate professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis will host a satellite session at the Chicago conference entitled, “Global to Local: How U.S. Universities need to Address Disparities in Their Own Communities.” Learn more.
A second session called “Addressing Gaps in Child Behavioral Health Services and Research in Sub-Saharan Africa” includes speakers: Fred Ssewamala PhD, the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor, Brown School; Mary McKay PhD, the Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean, Brown School; Ozge Sensoy Bahar PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Brown School; Joshua Kiyingi, Data Manager, SMART Africa Center, Uganda; and, Abdallah Ibrahim, Lecturer, University of Ghana. This session is supported by funding from the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis.
Most satellite sessions are free and open to the public, however, registration is required.
A wide range of medical and non-medical disciplines are represented throughout the pre-conference satellite day on March 7 and throughout the March 8-10 conference. The conference website says, “Attendees will be inspired and challenged and learn new skills, contacts and ways we can improve the health of people and the planet.”