Tuesday, 21 July 2009

[creative-radio] Call For Abstracts: Global Health and Innovation Summit at Yale


Please forward widely. Registration (Early Bird Rate) and Abstract Submission Now Open.

Global Health & Innovation Summit
The World's Leading Idea Incubator For Global Health Innovation

A Conference Presented Annually by Unite For Sight
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Saturday, April 17 - Sunday, April 18, 2010
Registration Now Open (Early Bird Registration Rate):http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference

Call For Abstracts: Submit an abstract online at http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference The first deadline for abstract submission is August 15, and the final abstract deadline is September 20.

"A Meeting of Minds," --CNN

200 Speakers in April 2010 <http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/speakers>, Including Keynote Addresses by Seth Godin, Jeffrey Sachs and Sonia Sachs. Plus social innovation sessions by CEOs and Directors of Acumen Fund, Partners in Health, WaterPartners, Save The Children, HealthStore Foundation, and many others.

The Global Health & Innovation Summit convenes more than 2,200 participants from 55 countries. The Summit challenges students, public health professionals, educators, doctors, scientists, lawyers, universities, corporations, nonprofits, and others, to develop innovative, effective solutions to achieve global goals.

Keynote Speakers

"Using The Power of Stories and Tribes to Spread Your Messages and Change The World," Seth Godin, MBA, Agent of Change; New York Times Bestselling Author of Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us; Founder, Squidoo.com

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 Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH, Health Coordinator, Millennium Village Project

Leaders of Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship Speakers

Gene Falk, Co-Founder, Executive Directors, mothers2mothers

Scott Hillstrom, Chairman of the Board, CEO and Co-Founder, HealthStore Foundation

Kevin Jones, Co-Founder, Good Capital

Nancy Lublin, CEO, Do Something

Nicholas Lumpp, Cofounder, Somaly Mam Foundation

Joia Mukherjee, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Partners in Health; Director, Institute for Health and Social Justice; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ajay Nair, MBBS, MPH, Portfolio Associate, Acumen Fund

Billy Shore, JD, Founder and CEO, Share Our Strength

Kevin Starr, MD, Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program, Mulago Foundation

Gary White, Executive Director, WaterPartners

Andrew Wolk, CEO, Root Cause

Plus 200 Featured Speakers, including:

Ron Adelman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Yale University Eye Center

Jesus Aguais, Executive Director, Aid for AIDS

Astier Almedom, DPhil, Professor of Practice in Humanitarian Policy and Global Public Health

Agbessi Amouzou, PhD, Assistant Scientist, Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Tom Arnold, CEO, Concern Worldwide

Jane Aronson, MD, Director, International Pediatric Health Services; Founder and Executive Officer, Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO); Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Bob Bollinger, MD, MPH, Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health; Director, Center for Clinical Global Health Education, Johns Hopkins University

Peter Bourne, MA, MD, Visiting Scholar, Oxford University; Vice Chancellor Emeritus, St. George's University; Formerly Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Health Issues; Chair, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC)

Kathleen Casey, MD, FACS, Director, Operation Giving Back, American College of Surgeons

James Clarke, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Luz Claudio, MD, Associate Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine, Chief of the Division of International Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Paul Cleary, PhD, Dean of Public Health, Chair, Epidemiology and Public Health; Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale University School of Public Health

Gustavo V. de Moraes, MD, Research Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Prabhjot Dhadialla, PhD, Program Director of Health Systems, Development and Research, Columbia Center For Global Health and Economic Development, Community Health Worker Advisor, Millennium Village Project

Zoravar Dhaliwal, CEO, Community Lab

Amir Dossal, Executive Director, UN Office for Partnerships

Margaret Duah-Mensah, RN, ON, Ophthalmic Nurse, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

Harvey Fineberg, MD, PhD, President, Institute of Medicine of The National Academies

Susan Forster, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Studies, Department of Ophthalmology, Yale School of Medicine; Chief, Ophthalmology, Yale University Health Services

Kevin Frick, PhD, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Pape Gaye, President and CEO, IntraHealth International

Ilene Gipson, PhD, Senior Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute; Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

Ashifi Gogo, Co-founder, Sproxil; Holekamp Family PhD Innovation Fellow, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Kate Grant, Executive Director, The Fistula Foundation

Laura Herman, Managing Director, Social Impact Advisors

Christopher P. Howson, PhD, Vice President for Global Programs, The March of Dimes Foundation

Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, PhD, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD, Assistant Professor in Public Health Practice, Division of Epidmiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health

Norman Kleiman, PhD, Director, Eye Radiation and Environmental Research Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Jamie Lachman, Clowns Without Borders

Robert Lawrence, MD, The Center for a Livable Future Professor, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Health Policy, and International Health; Director, Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Ted London, PhD, Senior Research Fellow; Director, Base of the Pyramid Initiative, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

Pamela Lynam, MD, Country Director Kenya, JHPIEGO - Johns Hopkins University

John McGoldrick, JD, Senior Vice President, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)

Carole Mitnick, Sc.D., Instructor, Department of Global Health and Social medicine, Harvard Medical School

Mini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS, MPhil, CHES, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Global Health Program Director, New York Medical College School of Public Health

Ron Nabors, Chief Executive Officer, Christian Blind Mission-USA

Cliff O'Callahan, MD, PhD, FAAP, Pediatric Faculty, Family Practice Group; Director of Nurseries, Middlesex Hospital; Chair, AAP Section on International Child Health

Rebecca Onie, JD, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Project HEALTH

Santa Ono, PhD, Sr. Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Academic Affairs, Emory University

David Oot, Associate Vice President for Health, Save The Children

Sung Chul Park, MD, Glaucoma Fellow, New York Medical College, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Matthew Paul, MD, Danbury Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Steven Phillips, MD, Medical Director, Global Issues and Projects, ExxonMobil Corporation

Maryse B. Pierre-Louis, MD, MPH, MH/HSA, Lead HNP Specialist, Human Development; Coordinator, Booster Program For Malaria Control in Africa, World Bank Africa Region

Louis Pizzarello, MD, MPH, Secretary General, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Suzanne Rainey, Forum One Communications

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PhD, Stanley C. Moore Professor and Chair of Bioengineering, Rice University

Majid Sadigh, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Sarwat Salim, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee-Memphis

Georgia Sambunaris, Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of Economic Growth, US Agency for International Development

David Spiegel, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Laura Stachel, MD, Bixby Center for Reproductive Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

John E. Tedstrom, PhD, President and CEO, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC)

James C. Tsai, MD, Robert R. Young Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine; Chief of Ophthalmology, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Seth Wanye, MD, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Sheila West, PhD, El-Maghraby Professor of Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

David Zakus, BSc, MES, MSc, PhD, Director, Centre for International Health; Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health; Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation; Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada

Derek Yach, Vice President of Global Health Policy, PepsiCo

Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer, U.S. Malaria Coordinator, President's Malaria Initiative

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