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Call For Abstracts: Global Health and Innovation Summit at Yale

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  • Jennifer Staple
    Please forward widely. Registration (Early Bird Rate) and Abstract Submission Now Open. Global Health & Innovation Summit The World s Leading Idea Incubator
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 21, 2009

      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, 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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