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Global Health Conference 2019: One World, One Health

Date: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Time: 8:30am to 3:00 pm

Location: Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI) 228 W. Miller St, Springfield, IL

TOPICS:

  • Global Health- The Real Attitude Adjuster – Jerry Kruse, MD MSPH, Dean
  • SIU Students Global Health: Where They Have Been and Where They are Going! - Careyana Brenham, MD
  • How to Create a Fellowship Training Program Overseas - Miriam Redleaf, MD, FACS
  • Laws of the Harvest: Development of a Surgical Service in Ghana - John Sutyak, MD, FACS
  • Challenges of Performing Surgery Overseas: Lessons Learned in India - Matthew Johnson, MD
  • Can Volunteerism Make a Difference? Risks and Challenges of Short Term Global Health Trips - Sangita Basnet, MD
  • The Global Burden of Lung Cancer- Edem Agamah, MD
  • General Approach to Infections in a Returning Traveler – Vidya Sundareshan, MD
  • Comparison of Mission Experiences 2019: Ethiopia and Ghana - Karen Hoelzer, MD
  • Tabletop Discussions on Global Health Issues – All Participants
    • Topics for Discussion- 1. Discuss local disaster preparedness; 2. Identify potential global health opportunities for faculty, staff and students; 3. Discuss strategies to provide better healthcare to immigrants in central and southern Illinois

Link to Conference Brochure

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Past meetings:

SIU Global Health Conference 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 9:00am-3:00pm

Location: Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, M.G. Nelson Family Auditorium, 228 W. Miller Street, Springfield, IL

Link to Conference Brochure

FEATURED GUEST SPEAKERS:

N Regina Rabinovich, MD – Harvard School of Public Health

Miriam I Redleaf, MD – University of Illinois Chicago

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS:

Keynote Speaker:  Global Health Progress and Challenges:  Are We Learning to Do It Better?

N. Regina Rabinovich, MD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Distinguished Alumna ‘82

SIU Students Global Health Program: Mission Peru - Asiya Mohammed, MD

Public Health Challenges in a Low/Middle Income Country - Josiah Alamu, PhD, MPH

Global Medicine with International Assists Medical Missions (IAMM) - Careyana M Brenham, MD

Preparing for Global Health Deployment:  Preventive Measures and Practical Tips – Janak Koirala, MD; Sangita Basnet, MD

Otology and Audiology Training in a Region of Sparse Expertise - Miriam I Redleaf, MD

The Cancer Burden in the Developing World - Edem S Agamah, MD

 

SIU Global Health Conference 2017: One World, One Health 

http://www.siumed.edu/cpd/events/global-health-conference-2017-one-world-one-health.html

Location: Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, M.G. Nelson Family Auditorium, 228 W. Miller Street, Springfield, IL

Conference brochure link

Topics:

  • Planned and Unplanned Disaster Relief:  An International Perspective
  • Global Health Outreach with Medical Students:  Where We have Been and Where We are Going
  • UIS Public Health Students’ International Program
  • Graduate and Postgraduate Educational Strategies in Global Health:  Focusing on Development and Sustainability
  • Providing Rich Clinical Experiences for US Medical Students and Doctors in Rural Ghana
  • The Challenges of Setting Up a PICU Where None Exists
  • Bridging the Medical Divide:  The Nigeria Experience
  • International Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:  Expanding the Continuum of Care
  • Global Health and Infectious Diseases:  HIV, Hepatitis, and MDR Pathogens
  • Equipped for Service:  Resources for Medical Missions

 

Past Global Health Forum Presentations:

April 26, 2013
12:00-1:00pm
Venue: South Auditorium, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Cambodian Mental Healthcare - Reacquiring Identity In A Global Culture
Presented by: Jeffrey Bennett, MD,  Assistant Professor, SIU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Developmental Disabilities  
&
Pediatric Orthopaedics In Cambodia - Who’s The Fisherman Now?
Presented by: Keith Gabriel, MD, Associate Professor, SIU School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics

April 13, 2012
12:00-1:00pm
Venue: SIU School of Medicine, South Auditorium

Global Experiences In Medicine – A Medical Student’s Perspective
Presented by: Michael Sinha, MSIV, SIU School of Medicine, Medical Student 

October 21, 2011
12:00-1:00pm
Venue: SIU School of Medicine, South Auditorium

Overview of the Study Abroad in The Gambia
Presented by: Josiah Alamu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Public Health Dept, Univ. of Ill, Springfield & Cynthia Wilson, PhD, Associate Professor, Teacher Education Dept, Univ. of Ill, Springfield 

Social, Educational, and Public Health Issues in the Gambia
Presented by: Katty Ankou, UIS Biology undergraduate student
& Lucia Goncalves, Biology undergraduate student, Univ. of Ill, Springfield
& Abena Afreh, Clinical Lab Science undergraduate student, Univ. of Ill, Springfield 

HIV / AIDS Stigma in Urban and Rural Clinical Settings in The Gambia
Presented by: Cassandra Bernardi, Public Health graduate student, Univ. of Ill, Springfield 

July 22, 2011
12:00-1:00 pm
Global Brigades Honduras Medical Missions Trip
Presented by: Marco Britton, MSIV
SIU School of Medicine, Medical Student 
&
Tabatha Wells, MD
SIU School of Medicine, Resident
Dept. of Family and Community Medicine

April 22, 2011
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Kalmykia: TB Outbreak in the Steppes
Presented by: Janak Koirala, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases
SIU School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

"Playing Global Health Politics: Overcoming Obstacles on a Fulbright Scholarship in   India”
Presented by:Sameer Vohra, MSIV
Medical Student

January 28, 2011
12:00 - 1:00 pm
"Medical Missions in Kenya, East Africa"
Presented by: James Malone, MD
Associate Professor of Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology
&
"SIU School of Medicine’s Global Health Student Interest Group:Past, Present and Future"
Presented by: Lacey Stelle, MSIV
SIU School of Medicine, Medical Student

July 23, 2010
12:00 - 1:00 pm
"Third World Orthopaedics"
Presented by: Osaretin Idusuyi, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics
&
"Tanzania KCMC Medical Mission"
Presented by: Richard Bass, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology

April 23, 2010
12:00 - 1:00 pm
"A Week in Dangriga, Belize"
Presented by: Daniel Niebrugge, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology
&
"Haiti, Disaster Medicine: The Tale of Two Earthquakes"
Presented by: Mark McAndrew, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics

January 22, 2010
12:00 - 1:00 pm
"A Perspective On India And Other Opportunities For Medical Students"
Presented by: Catherine Berjohn
4th Year Medical Student &
Nancy Khadori, MDProfessor of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
&
"A Medical Mission Experience In Nigeria"
Presented by: Careyana Brenham, MD
Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine

October 9, 2009
12:00 - 1:00 pm
"Reaching Out To The Poor In Africa:The Ghana Experience"
Presented by: Edem Agamah, MD
Central Illinois Hematology & Oncology Center, Springfield, IL
&
"Transfer Of Knowledge And Technology:Establishing Pediatric and Neonatal ICU's in Nepal"
Presented by: Sangita Basnet, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care