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Unite For Sight Second Annual International Health Conference
"Eyes on International Collaboration: Promoting Health >From Campus to
Lab to Field"
April 2 and 3, 2005
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_Community Experiences: Improving Health for the Medically Underserved_
*"Global Health", Dr. Barry Bloom, PhD
*"Impossible Dreams - The First Ascent of the East Face of Mt. Everest
and Eradicating Blindness in Mountainous Asia", Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, MD
*"Eye Diseases and Community Experiences in Tanzania", Dr. Muhsin
Sheriff, MD, MPH
*"Health Care for the Homeless in Boston", Dr. James O'Connell, MD
_The Role of Research to Improve Health_
*"Compassion, Knowledge, and Advanced Ophthalmic Technologies", Dr.
Dimitri Azar, MD
"Advances in Corneal Transplantation", Dr. Shachar Tauber, MD
*"Optic Neuro-Prevention - A Strategy to Eradicate Glaucoma Blindness",
Dr. Louis Pasquale, MD
*"Stem Cells to the Retinal Rescue", Dr. Michael J. Young, PhD
*"The Role of Household Drinking Water Treatment Technologies and Safe
Water Storage in Preventing Blindness in the Developing World", Ms.
Susan Murcott, M.S.
_Epidemiology and The Economic Perspective on Health Improvement_
*"Economic Tools: How to Use Them and What They Can Reveal About
Blindness Prevention," Dr. Kevin Frick, PhD
*"The Role of Economics in Improving Health Outcomes", Heidi Williams, MSc
*"An Update on Ocular Leprosy," Dr. Ebenezer Daniel, M.B.B.S., M.S.,
D.O., M.P.H., M.A.M.S.
*"Eye Health in Nigeria," Dr. Rotimi Bajulaiye, MD
*"Eye Health in India," Dr. Santanu Sanyal, MBBS, MHS
*"Grassroots Optometry," Dr. Erik Weissberg, OD
*"Adaptive Technology for the Sight-Impaired," Dr. Sethuraman (Panch)
*"Our Health is Our Only Wealth: The Story of Lok Swasthya Sewa, a Model
Health Cooperative in Ahmedabad, India," Dr. Chirag Shah, MD, MPH
*"A Successful Model for Comprehensive Eye Care Coverage in the
Developing World: The Case of LV Prasad Eye Institute," Mr. Rohit
*"Upgrading Eye Health Care Strategies in Rural Tanzania," Mr. Sachin Jain
*"Eye Health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania," Ms. Sally Ong
*"Cataract Surgeries in Humjibre and Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana," Ms.
*"Unite For Sight in Kathmandu, Nepal - A Documentary," Mr. Ganesh Subedi
*"Glaucoma, A National Eye Health Problem in Romania," Ms. Madaline
"Eyeglasses for Children in China," Ms. Shawna Novak
*"Youth Participation in Improving Health Outcomes in Africa," Ms. Neema
*"Utilizing Service-Learning to Enhance Public Health in West Africa,"
Ms. Brighid O'Donnell
Biographies of speakers at
_CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Unite For Sight Second Annual International Health
April 2-3, 2005
Unite For Sight encourages you to submit a proposal for a poster
presentation at the 2005 Unite For Sight Second Annual International
Health Conference, April 2-3, 2005, at Harvard University in Cambridge,
MA. Unite for Sight's conference, "Eyes on International Collaboration:
Promoting Health From Campus to Lab to Field," is for all professionals
and students involved in medicine, health education, health promotion,
public health, and international service. Its purpose is to provide an
international forum for the exchange of ideas about original health and
medical research and international service.
1. International Medicine and International Health
2. Public Health
3. Scientific Research
4. Advocacy and Health Policy
5. Research in Ophthalmology
6. Nonprofits in Health
Instructions For Submitting Unite For Sight Conference Abstracts
1. All abstract submissions must be submitted electronically to
by January 15, 2005 with Subject Line ABSTRACT
2. Proposals must include: Title, Abstract Category, 1-2 learning
objectives, 250-word abstract, and biosketch of all authors
3. All persons submitting an abstract must first register and submit
payment to attend the Unite For Sight Conference at
4. All abstracts selected for poster session presentation will be
published in the Conference Program for distribution to conference
attendees. By submitting an abstract, authors agree to have their
abstract published in the program.
5. Applicants will be notified by e-mail whether their proposal was
accepted by February 1, 2005.
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