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714CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - International Development Conference at Yale

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  • Jennifer Staple
    Jun 8, 2007
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      Unite For Sight's Fifth Annual International Health Conference
      Building Global Health For Today and Tomorrow
      April 12-13, 2008
      Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
      http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/2008

      Join 2,000 conference attendees and 130 speakers for a stimulating conference. 

      Keynote Addresses By Dr. Jeffrey Sachs and Dr. Sonia Sachs
      And More Than 130 Featured Speakers

      Call For Abstracts - DEADLINE JULY 15, 2007 - http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2008/posters.php

      Register For Conference - EARLY BIRD RATE ($35 Students, $60 All Others) Increases After June 15th - http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2008/registration.php REGISTER BY JUNE 15TH TO SECURE LOWEST RATE

      Who should attend? Anyone interested in international health, public health, international development, medicine, social entrepreneurship, eye care, nonprofits, philanthropy, microfinance, bioethics, anthropology, health policy, advocacy, and public service. 

      *Keynote Addresses*
      • 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 Sachs, MD, MPH, Health Coordinator, Millennium Villages
      *Featured Speakers (Confirmed Thus Far)*
      • Greg Allgood, PhD, Director, Children's Safe Drinking Water, Procter & Gamble
      • Michele Barry, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine and Global Health Director, Office of International Health; Chief, General Medicine Firm, Yale University School of Medicine
      •  Georges Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, American Public Health Association
      •  Susan Blumenthal, MD, MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine and Tufts University Medical Center
      •  Neil Boothby, EdD, Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health; Director, Program on Forced Migration and Health, Mailman School of Public Health
      •  Harry S. Brown, MD, Founder, Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE) International
      •  Donald Budenz, MD, MPH, Professor of Ophthalmology, Epidemiology, and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
      •  Michael Cappello, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Public Health; Director, Program in International Child Health; Co-Director, International Adoption Clinic, Yale University School of Medicine
      •  Emily Moore and Mark Carlson, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Sociology, San Diego State University
      •  James Clarke, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana
      •  Margaret Duah-Mensah, Ophthalmic Nurse, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana
      •  Susan Hall Forster, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Studies, Department of Ophthalmology, Yale School of Medicine; Chief, Ophthalmology, Yale University Health Services
      •  Michael Gyasi, MD, Ophthalmologist and Director of the Bawku Eye Care Program, Ghana
      •  Leon Herndon, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center
      •  Ibrahim Jabr, Interim President, International Trachoma Initiative
      •  Dean Karlan, PhD, President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action; Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale University
      •  Zachary Kaufman, MPhil in International Relations; DPhil Candidate in International Relations, University of Oxford; JD Candidate, Yale University Law School
      •  Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD, Assistant Professor in Public Health Practice, Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health
      •  Doug Lawrence, Vice President/General Manager, BD Medical - Ophthalmic Systems
      • Tshepo Mbalambi, BSc, Med Sci, MBcHB Candidate, University of Ghana School of Medicine
      •  Mini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health, Program Director Global Health, New York Medical College School of Public Health
      •  Edward O'Neil Jr, MD, Founder, Omni Med; Author, Awakening Hippocrates: Primer on Health, Poverty, and Global Service, and A Practical Guide to Global Health Service
      •  Cliff OCallahan, MD, PhD, Pediatric Faculty, Middlesex Hospital Family Practice Program; Chair, AAP Section on International Child Health
      •  Elijah Paintsil, MD, Associate Research Scientist, Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
      •  Matthew Paul, MD, Danbury Eye Physicians and Surgeons
      •  Steven C. Phillips, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Global Issues and Projects, Exxon Mobil Corporation
      •  Louis Pizzarello, MD, MPH, Secretary General, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
      •  Thomas Quinn, MD, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
      •  Nathan Radcliffe, MD, Glaucoma Service at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
      •  Ian Rawson, MD, CEO/Directeur General, Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti
      •  William Reese, President and CEO, International Youth Foundation
      •  Ilya Rozenbuam, MD, GANY Glaucoma Fellow, New York Eye and Ear Institute
      •  Lisa Russell, MPH, Filmmaker
      •  Sarwat Salim, MD, Ophthalmologist
      •  Werner Schultink, MD, Chief Child Development and Nutrition, UNICEF
      •  Bruce Shields, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Chairman Emeritus, Department of Ophthalmology, Yale University School of Medicine
      •  Peter Singer, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine; Chief, Clinical Endocrinology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
      •  Kari Stoever, Senior Program Officer, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Sabin Vaccine Institute
      • Robert Farris Thompson, PhD, Col. John Trumbull Professor of the History of Art, Yale University
      •  Jamie Lachman and Tim Cunningham, Clowns Without Borders
      •  Satya Verma, OD, FAAO, Director, Community Eye Care, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
      •  Seth Wanye, MD, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana