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  • Jennifer Staple
    *Unite For Sight s Fourth Annual International Health Conference* *Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global Goals* *April 14-15, 2007 -
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      *Unite For Sight's Fourth Annual International Health Conference*
      *Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global Goals*
      *April 14-15, 2007 - Stanford University*

      *How to submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation (DEADLINE
      JULY 15):* http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php

      Please also feel free to forward this message to anyone who may be
      interested in attending or presenting.

      *When:* April 14-15, 2007
      *Where:* Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
      *Theme:* "Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global
      Goals"
      *Who should attend?*Anyone interested in eye care, international health,
      medicine, health education, health promotion, public health,
      international service, nonprofits, or microenterprise
      *Conference Goal: *To exchange ideas across disciplines about best
      practices in public health, medicine and research, and international
      health and development
      *Register Today For A Reduced Rate! -*
      http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php

      * Join over 1,500 leaders, doctors, professionals, and students from
      across the world
      * More than 150 speakers about public health, international
      development, and eye care
      * Exchange ideas about best practices in achieving global goals to
      improve health and development
      * Participate in plenary sessions and breakout workshops


      Confirmed Speakers in Global Health, International Development,
      Public Health, Medicine, Health Policy and Advocacy Sessions
      <http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php#sec1>
      Confirmed Speakers in Global Eye Care and Research Sessions
      <http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php#sec2>


      Global Health, International Development, Public Health, Medicine,
      Health Policy and Advocacy

      *Nancy Aossey*, President and CEO, International Medical Corps
      *Ann Banchoff*, MSW, MPH, Program Director, Office of Community Health,
      Stanford University School of Medicine
      *Daniel Bausch*, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Tulane University School
      of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
      *Donna and Philip Berber*, Founders, Glimmer of Hope
      *Terry Blaschke*, MD, Professor of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology,
      Stanford University
      *Susan Blumenthal*, MD, MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General,
      Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine and
      Tufts University Medical Center
      *Araceli Castro*, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Social Medicine;
      Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Harvard School of Medicine
      *Stephen L. Cochi*, MD, MPH, Senior Advisor, Global Immunization
      Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and
      Prevention
      *Brenda Colatrella*, MBA, Senior Director, Office of Contributions,
      Merck & Co. Inc
      *Sunita Dodani*, MD, MS, FCPS, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate
      School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh**
      *Michael Doyle*, President and CEO, CHF International
      *Kamran Elahian*, MS, Chairman, Co-Founder, Global Catalyst Partners;
      Co-Founder, Global Catalyst Foundation and Schools Online
      *Christopher Elias*, MD, MPH, President of PATH
      *Ulrick Gaillard*, JD, CEO of Batey Relief Alliance
      *Gabriel Garcia*, MD, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean of Medical
      School Admissions, Stanford University School of Medicine
      *Adrienne Germain*, President, International Women's Health Coalition
      *Maren Grainger-Monsen*, MD, Senior Research Scholar, Center for
      Biomedical Ethics, Stanford School of Medicine
      *George Guimaraes*, President and CEO, Project Concern International
      *Jessica Haberer*, MD, Research Advisor, Clinton Foundation
      *John Hammock*, PhD, The Alexander N. McFarlane Associate Professor of
      Public Policy, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition
      Science and Policy and The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Former
      Executive Director, Oxfam America; former Executive Director, ACCION
      International; Founder and Former Director, Feinstein International
      Famine Center, Tufts University; Consultant, Women's World Banking and USAID
      *Lindsay M. Harris*, Managing Director, A Bridge for Africa Foundation
      *Polly F Harrison*, PhD, Director, Alliance for Microbicide Development
      *David Heymann*, MD, MPH, Former Executive Director for Communicable
      Diseases, World Health Organization
      *Amreen Husain*, MD, Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology,
      Stanford University
      *Evaleen Jones*, MD, Founder, President and Medical Director, Child
      Family Health International; Clinical Assistant P
      *Judith Justice*, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology
      and Health Policy in Residence, Department of Epidemiology and
      Biostatistics, UCSF
      *Mark W. Kline*, MD, President, Baylor International Pediatric AIDS
      Initiative; Professor of Pediatrics and Head, Section of Retrovirology,
      Baylor College of Medicine
      *Jamie Mclaren Lachman*, Project Njabulo Director, Clowns Without Borders
      *Ana Langer*, MD, President and CEO, EngenderHealth
      *Brian Lehnen*, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Village Enterprise Fund
      *Jane Maxwell*, Editor, Hesperian Foundation
      *Robert Metcalf*, PhD, Professor Biological Sciences, California State
      University, Sacramento; Treasurer, Solar Cookers International
      *Mini Murthy*, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor of Practice,New York
      Medical College School of Public Health
      *Thomas Novotny*, MD, MPH, Director of International Programs; Professor
      in Residence, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine
      *Bjorg Palsdottir*, MPA, Consultant, Co-Founder and Associate Director
      of the Center for Global Health at New York Unive
      *Philip Pizzo*, MD, Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine
      *William W. Rankin*, PhD, President, Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance
      *Farshad Rastegar*, MD, President and CEO, Relief International
      *Ian Rawson*, Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti
      *William Reese*, President and CEO, International Youth Foundation
      *George Rupp*, PhD, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee
      *Lisa Russell*, MPH, Filmmaker, Obstetric Fistula
      *Harshad Sanghvi*, MD, Medical Director, Maternal and Neonatal Health
      Program, JHPIEGO
      *Scott Sasser*, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency
      Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
      *Karen Sendelback*, President and CEO, Friends of the World Food Program
      *Robert David Siegel*, MD, PhD, Department of Microbiology and
      Immunology, Program in Human Biology, and Center for African
      *Lilit Simonyan*, MPA Candidate; Founder, Former CEO, International
      Director, Stepanavan Youth Center NGO Armenia
      *Cathy Skoula*, Executive Director, Action Against Hunger-USA
      *Jim Smith*, Executive Director, American International Health Alliance Inc
      *Jeff Todd*, MS, JD, Vice President Programs and Public Health, Prevent
      Blindness America
      *Landry Tsague*, MD, William H. Foege Fellow, Department of Global
      Health at Emory Rollins School of Public Health
      *Paul Volberding*, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, UCSF Department of
      Medicine; Chief, Medical Service SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center;
      Co-Director, UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research
      *Karen White*, MBA, MPH, Senior Researcher, Institute for Global Health,
      UCSF
      *Tanya Whitehead*, PhD, University of Missouri - Kansas City
      *Elliott Wolfe*, MD, Consulting Professor of Medicine, Stanford
      University School of Medicine
      *Derek Yach*, MBChB, MPH, Director of Rockefeller Foundation's Program
      on Global Health


      Global Eye Care and Research

      *Robert Alexander*, MPH, PhD, National Eye Institute
      *R. Rand Allingham*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, Glaucoma
      Service, Duke University Eye Center
      *Thomas Tontie Baah*, MD, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Hospital, Ghana
      *Tom Beggins*, MD, Former Medical Director and Surgeon, Lusaka Eye
      Hospital, Zambia
      *Sandy Block*, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
      *Harry S. Brown*, MD, Founder and President, SEE International
      *Donald Budenzv*, MD, MPH, Professor of Ophthalmology, Epidemiology, and
      Public Health, University of Miami Miller Sch
      *James Clarke*, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye
      Clinic, Ghana
      *Pat Cross*, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Medical Student
      Research and Scholarship, Stanford School of Medicine
      *Syril Dorairaj*, MD, Glaucoma Service at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
      *Gordon Douglas*, MD, Medical Director, Orbis International
      *Peter Egbert*, MD, Professor, Stanford Department of Ophthalmology
      *Ilene Gipson*, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School;
      Chair, Women's Eye Health Task Force Executive Committee
      *Jasvir Grewal*, MD, Ophthalmologist, UK
      *Heskel Haddad*, MD, New York Medical College
      *Andrew Iwach*, MD, Glaucoma Research & Education Group, American
      Academy of Ophthalmology Committee of Secretaries
      *Vasudev Kanade*, MD, St. Raphael's Hospital
      *Moses Katabarwa*, MPH, PhD, Program Epidemiologist, River Blindness,
      Lymphatic Filariasis, and Schistosomiasis Programs, Carter Center
      *Murali Krishnamurthy*, President, Sankara Eye Foundation
      *Jacob Kumaresan*, MD, MPH, Dr.PH, President, International Trachoma
      Initiative
      *Mark Lieberman*, MD, Founder and Medical Director, Tibet Vision Project
      *Michael Marmor*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
      *Roger Martin*, Allergan/Lumigan Glaucoma Screening Activist
      *Stephen McLeod*, MD, Theresa M. and Wayne M. Caygill MD Endowed Chair;
      Associate Professor and Interim Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology,
      University of California San Francisco
      *Eydie Miller*, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Scheie Eye Institute,
      University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
      *Jennifer Peterson*, Country Director, Guinea and Sierra Leone, Helen
      Keller International
      *Alejandro Ramirez Magana*, Director General, Cinepolis
      *Gullapalli N. Rao*, MD, President, International Agency for the
      Prevention of Blindness; Distinguished Chair of Eye Health, L.V. Prasad
      Eye Institute
      *Hannah Reddick*, Guinea Program Assistant, Helen Keller International
      *Alan Robin*, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye
      Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
      *Alfredo A. Sadun*, MD, PhD, Floral Thornton Chair of Vision Research,
      Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, University of
      Southern California
      *William Selezinka*, MD, Retired Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, UCSD
      *Richard D. Semba*, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Wilmer Eye Institute,
      Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
      *Chirag Shah*, MD, MPH, Wills Eye Hospital
      *Val Shestopalov*, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Bascom
      Palmer Eye Institute
      *Kuldev Singh*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
      *Pooja Sinha*, MBBS, Ophthalmologist, AB Eye Institute, Patna, India
      *Satyajit Sinha*, MBBS, Ophthalmologist, AB Eye Institute, Patna, India
      *Bruce Spivey*, MD, President, International Council of Ophthalmology
      *Bradley R. Straatsma*, MD, JD, President International Council of
      Ophthalmology Foundation; Professor Emeritus, Jules Stein Eye Institute,
      David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
      *Glenn Strauss*, MD, Vice President of International Health Care and
      Programs, Mercy Ships International
      *Christopher Ta*, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford
      University
      *Shachar Tauber*, MD, Director of Ophthalmology Research, Cornea and
      Refractive Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry, St.
      John's Hospital and Clinics
      *Ken Tuck*, MD, Past President of American Academy of Ophthalmology
      *R. Venkatesh*, DO, DNB, Deputy CMO, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry,
      India
      *Martin Wand*, MD, Chairman, American Academy of Ophthalmology National
      Glaucoma Project
      *Seth Wanye*, MD, The Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana



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    • Jennifer Staple
      _*Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global Goals **Unite For Sight s Fourth Annual International Health Conference*_ *APRIL 14-15, 2007 -
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        _*Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global Goals
        **Unite For Sight's Fourth Annual International Health Conference*_
        *APRIL 14-15, 2007 - STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, CALIFORNIA, USA

        ***Please also feel free to forward this message to anyone who may be
        interested in attending or presenting.**

        *How to submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation (_ABSTRACT_
        SUBMISSION DEADLINE _JULY 15_):*
        http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php


        Abstract Categories:

        1. International Medicine and International Health
        2. Public Health
        3. Eye Care
        4. Scientific Research
        5. Advocacy and Health Policy
        6. Social innovation and entrepreneurship

        *Register Today For A Reduced Rate! (Current Rate is $35 Students/$55
        All Others - *_RATE INCREASES AFTER July 15_**
        http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php

        *When:* April 14-15, 2007
        *Where:* Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
        *Theme:* "Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global
        Goals"
        *Who should attend?*Anyone interested in eye care, international health,
        medicine, health education, health promotion, public health,
        international service, nonprofits, or microenterprise
        *Conference Goal: *To exchange ideas across disciplines about best
        practices in public health, medicine and research, and international
        health and development. Conference topics range from/ "The Right to
        Health: Towards Social Inclusion and Universal Health Care in Latin
        America"/ and /"Antiretroviral Drugs and Issues of Drug Access and
        Quality in the Developing World"/ to /"Global Progress in Preventing the
        Burden of Blindness and Other Diseases Caused by Measles and Rubella"/
        and /"Once I Was Blind....The Challenges of Eye Care in Ghana"/**

        * Join over 1,500 leaders, doctors, professionals, and students from
        5 continents
        * More than 150 speakers about eye care, public health,
        international development, entrepreneurship, microfinance, policy
        and advocacy, bioethics, and medicine
        * Exchange ideas about best practices to achieve global goals in
        health and development


        Confirmed Speakers in Global Health, International Development,
        Public Health, Medicine, Health Policy and Advocacy Sessions
        <http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php#sec1>
        Confirmed Speakers in Global Eye Care and Research Sessions
        <http://www.uniteforsight.org/2007_annual_conference.php#sec2>


        Global Health, International Development, Public Health, Medicine,
        Health Policy and Advocacy**

        *Nancy Aossey*, President and CEO, International Medical Corps
        *Ann Banchoff*, MSW, MPH, Program Director, Office of Community Health,
        Stanford University School of Medicine
        *Daniel Bausch*, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Tulane University School
        of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
        *Donna and Philip Berber*, Founders, Glimmer of Hope
        *"Insecticide-Treated Bednets in Mass Disease Control and Elimination
        Campaigns," Brian Blackburn*, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor,
        Infectious Diseases, Stanford School of Medicine
        *"Health Care in Georgia," Trish Blair*, MD, President, A Call To Serve
        International
        *"Antiretroviral Drugs and Issues of Drug Access and Quality in the
        Developing World," Terry Blaschke*, MD, Professor of Medicine and
        Molecular Pharmacology, Stanford University
        *"Critical Health Issues in the 21st Century," Susan Blumenthal*, MD,
        MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General, Clinical Professor of
        Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine and Tufts University Medical
        Center
        *"Creating a Rural Learning Environment in a Rural School in South
        India," Mason Byles*, former executive at Hewlett Packard
        *"The Right To Health: Towards Social Inclusion and Universal Health
        Care in Latin America," Arachu Castro*, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of
        Social Medicine; Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change,
        Harvard School of Medicine
        *"Leprosy Rehabilitation in India," Robert A. Chase, *MD, Emile Holman
        Professor of Surgery Emeritus, Stanford University School of Medicine
        *"Global Progress in Preventing the Burden of Blindness and Other
        Diseases Caused by Measles and Rubella," Stephen L. Cochi*, MD, MPH,
        Senior Advisor, Global Immunization Division, National Immunization
        Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
        *Jim DeVries*, MD, Senior Vice President of Programs, Heifer International
        *Sunita Dodani*, MD, MS, FCPS, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Graduate
        School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
        *Kamran Elahian*, MS, Chairman, Co-Founder, Global Catalyst Partners;
        Co-Founder, Global Catalyst Foundation and Schools Online
        *"Public Private Partnerships to Advance Technologies for Neglected
        Disease," Christopher Elias*, MD, MPH, President of PATH
        *"The Dominican Bateyes: Humanitarian Crisis on the Sugar Cane
        Plantations," Ulrick Gaillard*, JD, CEO of Batey Relief Alliance
        *"Advocacy and Community Health," Gabriel Garcia*, MD, Professor of
        Medicine, Associate Dean of Medical School Admissions, Stanford
        University School of Medicine
        *"With Women Worldwide: Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health to End
        HIV/AIDS," Adrienne Germain*, President, International Women's Health
        Coalition
        *"Hold Your Breath: Cultural Competency," Maren Grainger-Monsen*, MD,
        Senior Research Scholar, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford School
        of Medicine
        *George Guimaraes*, President and CEO, Project Concern International
        *"HIV/AIDS in China," Jessica Haberer*, MD, Research Advisor, Clinton
        Foundation
        *John Hammock*, PhD, The Alexander N. McFarlane Associate Professor of
        Public Policy, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition
        Science and Policy and The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Former
        Executive Director, Oxfam America; former Executive Director, ACCION
        International; Founder and Former Director, Feinstein International
        Famine Center, Tufts University; Consultant, Women's World Banking and USAID
        *Lindsay M. Harris*, Managing Director, A Bridge for Africa Foundation
        *Polly F Harrison*, PhD, Director, Alliance for Microbicide Development
        *David Heymann*, MD, MPH, Former Executive Director for Communicable
        Diseases, World Health Organization
        *Amreen Husain*, MD, Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology,
        Stanford University
        *Evaleen Jones*, MD, Founder, President and Medical Director, Child
        Family Health International; Clinical Assistant P
        *Judith Justice*, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology
        and Health Policy in Residence, Department of Epidemiology and
        Biostatistics, UCSF
        *"Pediatric AIDS: Worlds Apart," Mark W. Kline*, MD, President, Baylor
        International Pediatric AIDS Initiative; Professor of Pediatrics and
        Head, Section of Retrovirology, Baylor College of Medicine
        *"Addressing the Reproductive Health of Women and Girls Displaced by
        Conflict and Natural Disasters," Sandra Krause*, MPH, BSN, Reproductive
        Health Project Director, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children
        *"Healing Through Laughter - An Innovative Psychosocial Response to the
        HIV/AIDS Crisis in Southern Africa," Jamie Mclaren Lachman*, Project
        Njabulo Director, Clowns Without Borders
        *Peter R. Lamptey*, MD, DrPH, President, Family Health International
        Institute for HIV/AIDS
        *Ana Langer*, MD, President and CEO, EngenderHealth
        *"Health and Human Rights," Robert S. Lawrence*, MD, Edyth H. Schoenrich
        Professor of Preventive Medicine and Associate Dean for Professional
        Practice and Programs; Director, Center for a Livable Future, Johns
        Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
        *"An Effective Model of Rural Microfinance," Brian Lehnen*, Executive
        Director and Co-Founder, Village Enterprise Fund
        *Fiona Macaulay,* President, Making Cents International
        *Jane Maxwell*, Editor, Hesperian Foundation
        *Robert Metcalf*, PhD, Professor Biological Sciences, California State
        University, Sacramento; Treasurer, Solar Cookers International
        *John McGoldrick, *Executive Vice President, Bristol-Myers Squibb*
        "Is Women's Health A Human Right?" Mini Murthy*, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant
        Professor of Practice,New York Medical College School of Public Health
        *Andre-Jacques Neusy*, MD, DTM&H, Associate Professor of Medicine;
        Director of Center for Global Health, New York University School of Medicine
        *"Innovations in Global Health Education," Thomas Novotny*, MD, MPH,
        Director of International Programs; Professor in Residence, Epidemiology
        and Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine
        *Bjorg Palsdottir*, MPA, Consultant, Co-Founder and Associate Director
        of the Center for Global Health at New York Unive
        *"Exploring Reproductive and Sexual Health With Liberian Refugee Women,"
        Rena Patel*, MPhil, BA, MD Candidate, Stanford School of Medicine
        *Philip Pizzo*, MD, Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine
        *Jonathan D. Quick*, MD, MPH, President & Chief Executive Officer,
        Management Sciences for Health
        *William W. Rankin*, PhD, President, Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance
        *Farshad Rastegar*, MD, President and CEO, Relief International
        *"Addressing the Root Causes of Disease in Haiti," Ian Rawson*, Hopital
        Albert Schweitzer Haiti
        *William Reese*, President and CEO, International Youth Foundation
        *"To Replant the Uprooted: Toward A Shared Vision of Health
        Communities," George Rupp*, PhD, President and CEO, International Rescue
        Committee
        *Lisa Russell*, MPH, Filmmaker, Obstetric Fistula
        *Harshad Sanghvi*, MD, Medical Director, Maternal and Neonatal Health
        Program, JHPIEGO
        *Scott Sasser*, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency
        Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
        *Karen Sendelback*, President and CEO, Friends of the World Food Program
        *"Reducing Maternal Mortality in Three Low Resource Countries," Jill
        Sheffield*, President, Family Care International
        *Robert David Siegel*, MD, PhD, Department of Microbiology and
        Immunology, Program in Human Biology, and Center for African
        *Lilit Simonyan*, MPA Candidate; Founder, Former CEO, International
        Director, Stepanavan Youth Center NGO Armenia
        *"Medicine in Vietnam: Past, Present, and Future," Peter A. Singer*, MD,
        Chairman, East Meets West Foundation; Professor of Clinical Medicine,
        Chief, Clinical Endocrinology, Keck School of Medicine, University of
        Southern California
        *"Basic Pathology and Immunology of Leprosy," David M. Scollard, *MD,
        PhD, Chief, Research Pathology, National Hansen's Disease Programs,
        Louisiana State University
        *Cathy Skoula*, Executive Director, Action Against Hunger-USA
        *D. Scott Smith*, MD, MSc, DTM&H, Chief of Infectious Disease &
        Geographic Medicine, Kaiser Redwood City Hospital
        *Jim Smith*, Executive Director, American International Health Alliance Inc
        *Jessie Stone*, MD, Director, Soft Power Heath, Uganda
        *Landry Tsague*, MD, William H. Foege Fellow, Department of Global
        Health at Emory Rollins School of Public Health
        *"Global Health Ethics in the New Millenium, Evolving Concepts," Anvar
        Velji*, MD, Treasurer, Global Health Education Consortium; Chief of
        Infectious Disease at Kaiser Permanente, South Sacramento; Clinical
        Professor, University of California at Davis
        *Paul Volberding*, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, UCSF Department of
        Medicine; Chief, Medical Service SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center;
        Co-Director, UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research
        *Karen White*, MBA, MPH, Senior Researcher, Institute for Global Health,
        UCSF
        *Tanya Whitehead*, PhD, University of Missouri - Kansas City
        *Elliott Wolfe*, MD, Consulting Professor of Medicine, Stanford
        University School of Medicine
        *"Leadership of Global Health NGOs," Derek Yach*, MBChB, MPH, Director
        of Rockefeller Foundation's Program on Global Health


        Global Eye Care and Research

        *Robert Alexander*, MPH, PhD, National Eye Institute
        *R. Rand Allingham*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, Glaucoma
        Service, Duke University Eye Center
        *"Eye Care in Ghana, The Challenges and Way Forward," Thomas Tontie
        Baah*, MD, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Hospital, Ghana
        *"Progress Towards Affordable Vision Correction: New Appropriate
        Technology and Clinical Methodology," Ian B. Berger*, M.D., M.P.H.
        Dr.PH, Founding President, InFOCUS
        *Tom Beggins*, MD, Former Medical Director and Surgeon, Lusaka Eye
        Hospital, Zambia
        *Sandy Block*, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
        *Harry S. Brown*, MD, Founder and President, SEE International
        *"Glaucoma in Africa: What We Know and What We Need To Know," Donald
        Budenzv*, MD, MPH, Professor of Ophthalmology, Epidemiology, and Public
        Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
        *"Cornea Transplant Needs and Barriers in Ghana," James Clarke*, MD,
        Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana**
        *Pat Cross*, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Medical Student
        Research and Scholarship, Stanford School of Medicine
        *"Ocular Leprosy: Results From A Seven Year Longitudinal Study,"
        Ebenezer Daniel*, M.B.B.S.M.S.D.O.M.P.H.M.A.M.S, Division of Ocular
        Immunology, Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University
        School of Medicines
        *Osei Darkwa*, PhD, MCSE, CCNA, Founder and President, Ghana Computer
        Literacy and Distance Education; Founder, Asante Akim Multipurpose
        Community Telecentre; Unite For Sight Ghana Program Coordinator
        *Syril Dorairaj*, MD, Glaucoma Service at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
        *Gordon Douglas*, MD, Medical Director, Orbis International
        *Michael R. Duenas*, OD, Health Scientist/Project Officer, Centers for
        Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease
        Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation and
        National Vision Program
        *"What I Have Learned About Glaucoma Management in Ghana," Peter
        Egbert*, MD, Professor, Stanford Department of Ophthalmology
        *Joe Feczko*, MD, Vice President, Pfizer Inc., Executive Vice President,
        Pfizer Global Research and Development, and President, Worldwide Development
        *"Women and Eye Disease," Ilene Gipson*, PhD, Professor of
        Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Chair, Women's Eye Health Task
        Force Executive Committee
        *Jasvir Grewal*, MD, Ophthalmologist, UK
        *"Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Retinopathy of
        Prematurity," William Good*, MD
        *"River Blindness Control and Elimination Programs," Ken Gustavsen,
        *Manager, Global Product Donations, Merck & Co., Inc
        *"Nutritional Factors in the Development of Cataracts,"* *Heskel
        Haddad*, MD, New York Medical College
        *"Current Challenges in Glaucoma Management," Andrew Iwach*, MD,
        Glaucoma Research & Education Group, American Academy of Ophthalmology
        Committee of Secretaries
        *Mohammed Kabir*, Optometrist, Kumasi School of Optometry, Ghana
        *Vasudev Kanade*, MD, St. Raphael's Hospital
        *"River Blindness Disease - Past, Present, and Future
        Control/Elimination," Moses Katabarwa*, BSc, MPH MA, PhD, Program
        Epidemiologist, River Blindness, Lymphatic Filariasis, and
        Schistosomiasis Programs, Carter Center
        *"Vitamins and Carotenoids in the Prevention of Blindness," Klaus
        Kraemer*, MD, Secretary General, Sight and Life
        *Murali Krishnamurthy*, President, Sankara Eye Foundation
        *"Infinite Vision - The Story of Dr. V(enkataswamy) and the Aravind Eye
        Care System," Pavithra Krishnan*, Filmmaker
        *Jacob Kumaresan*, MD, MPH, Dr.PH, President, International Trachoma
        Initiative
        *Bradford Lee*, MSc, MD Candidate, Stanford University
        *Tom Lewis*, Southern Eye Associates, Sierra Leone
        *"Visioning Tibet," Marc Lieberman*, MD, Founder and Medical Director,
        Tibet Vision Project
        *"Eye Diseases of Artists: Van Gough, Monet, and Others," Michael
        Marmor*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
        *Roger Martin*, Allergan/Lumigan Glaucoma Screening Activist
        *Stephen McLeod*, MD, Theresa M. and Wayne M. Caygill MD Endowed Chair;
        Associate Professor and Interim Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology,
        University of California San Francisco
        *Christine Melton*, MD, Friends of Aravind Association
        *Eydie Miller*, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Scheie Eye Institute,
        University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
        *"Global Epidemiology of Childhood Blindness: Challenges for Public
        Health Ophthalmology," Mohammed Muhit*, MD, Clinical Research Fellow,
        International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and
        Tropical Medicine
        *"Sustainability and Eye Care Programs: Development of a Global
        Resource," Kovin Naidoo*, BSc, BOptomOD, MPH, Director International
        Centre for Eyecare Education in Africa
        *Jennifer Peterson*, Country Director, Guinea and Sierra Leone, Helen
        Keller International
        *Alejandro Ramirez Magana*, Director General, Cinepolis
        *Gullapalli N. Rao*, MD, President, International Agency for the
        Prevention of Blindness; Distinguished Chair of Eye Health, L.V. Prasad
        Eye Institute
        *"Entrepreneurship and Ophthalmic Equipment," Rizvi Rawoof*, Director,
        Optiquip Surgical, Sri Lanka
        *Hannah Reddick*, Guinea Program Assistant, Helen Keller International
        *Alan Robin*, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye
        Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
        *"An Epidemic of Blindness in Cuba: Lessons on Nutrition and
        Mitochondria," Alfredo A. Sadun*, MD, PhD, Floral Thornton Chair of
        Vision Research, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery,
        University of Southern California
        *Cathy Schanzer*, MD, Medical Director and Chief Surgeon, Southern Eye
        Associates
        **"*The Ukrainian Eye Project: A 14-Year Effort To Rehabilitate Vision
        Care Capabilities in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine,"* *William Selezinka*,
        MD, Retired Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, UCSD
        *"Eye Care in Chennai, India," T. Senthil*, MBBS, Consulting
        Ophthalmologist, Uma Eye Clinic, India
        *Chirag Shah*, MD, MPH, Wills Eye Hospital
        *"Identification of Pathogenic Mechanisms of Glaucoma By Systems
        Analysis of Diverse Types of Genome-Wide Data," Val Shestopalov*, PhD,
        Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
        *Kuldev Singh*, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
        *Pooja Sinha*, MBBS, Ophthalmologist, AB Eye Institute, Patna, India
        *Satyajit Sinha*, MBBS, Ophthalmologist, AB Eye Institute, Patna, India
        *"International Ophthalmology: Structure and Function," Bruce Spivey*,
        MD, President, International Council of Ophthalmology
        *"Education of Ophthalmologists and Allied Eye Care Providers: A
        Cornerstone of Preservation and Restoration of Vision Worldwide,"
        Bradley R. Straatsma*, MD, JD, President International Council of
        Ophthalmology Foundation; Professor Emeritus, Jules Stein Eye Institute,
        David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
        *"From Enthusiasm to Effectiveness - Moving Forward in Liberia, West
        Africa," Glenn Strauss*, MD, Vice President of International Health Care
        and Programs, Mercy Ships International
        *"Biominetic Artificial Cornea," Christopher Ta*, MD, Assistant
        Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University
        *"Advances in Cornea Transplantation," Shachar Tauber*, MD, Director of
        Ophthalmology Research, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Department of
        Ophthalmology and Optometry, St. John's Hospital and Clinics
        *Jeff Todd*, MS, JD, Vice President Programs and Public Health, Prevent
        Blindness America
        *Ken Tuck*, MD, Past President of American Academy of Ophthalmology
        *R. Venkatesh*, DO, DNB, Deputy CMO, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry,
        India
        *"Eye Care Services in Northern Region, Ghana: The Role of NGOs" Seth
        Wanye*, MD, The Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana
        *Jachin Williams*, Community Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute, India
        *M. Roy Wilson*, MD, Chancellor, University of Colorado HSC
        *Richard Wilson*, MD, Gaucoma Service, Wills Eye Hospital



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