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09:00 AM

day:
Tuesday
date:
11/06/2012
time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
event:
Global Health in the Americas: Technology to Diminish Health Disparities
location:
Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium
type:
Symposium
department:
Center for Global Health
audience:
Employees Faculty Nurses
details:
"Global Health in the Americas: Technology to Diminish Health Disparities" brings together distinguished researchers and physicians from Haiti, Brazil, Costa Rica and the United States to discuss challenges and best practices in the effort to address health disparities. Primary care, public policy, and telemedicine outreach are contextualized by additional invited speakers on health economics. UVa faculty in pediatrics, infectious diseases, public health, surgery and emergency medicine contribute to the discussion.
URL:
http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/community-service/centers/global-health/events
isCME:
No
speakers:
Alberto Saenz, MD Professor Emeritus, Hospital Nacional de Ninos, San Jose, Former Chief Executive, Social Security Administration of COSTA RICA; Vanessa Rouzier, MD Head of Pediatrics, The GHESKIO Centers, Port-au-Prince, HAITI; Karen Rheuban, MD Medical Director, Office of Telemedicine, Director, Center for Telehealth, Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia, USA; Anastacio de Queiroz Sousa, MD, PhD Faculdade de Medicina Universidade Federal do Ceará, Director, Hospital São José de Doenças Infecciosas, Secretaria da Saúde do Ceará, Fortaleza, BRAZIL; Lucas A. Bossard, Operations Officer, Climate Business Group of the International Finance Corporation (a subsidiary of the World Bank); Tanya Wanchek, JD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Research Public Health Sciences/Health Economist
registration:
No registration is necessary
ctrglobalhealth@virginia.edu
contact:
April Ballard ALB2B@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

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