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  • Jennifer Staple-Clark
    Please forward widely.GH/Innovate 2010 Global Health & Innovation Conference Presented by Unite For Sight, 7th Annual Conference Yale University, New Haven,
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 27, 2009
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      GH/Innovate 2010
      Global Health & Innovation Conference
      Presented by Unite For Sight, 7th Annual Conference
      Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
      Saturday, April 17 - Sunday, April 18, 2010

      Register Today For Lowest Registration Rate (Rate Increases After August 31): http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference

      Call For Abstracts: Submit an abstract online at http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference
      The abstract deadline is September 20.

      “A Meeting of Minds”—CNN

      200 speakers, including keynote addresses by Seth Godin, Jeffrey Sachs and Sonia Sachs. 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 Conference convenes more than 2,200 participants from 55 countries. The conference 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 in Social Entrepreneurship Speakers

      Gene Falk, Co-Founder, Executive Director, mothers2mothers

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

      Kevin Jones, Co-Founder, Good Capital

      "Creating Viable Enterprises For The Base of the Pyramid," Ted London, PhD, Senior Research Fellow; Director, Base of the Pyramid Initiative, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

      "From Ideas To Action Workshop: Creating Viable Enterprises For The Base of the Pyramid," Ted London, PhD, Senior Research Fellow; Director, Base of the Pyramid Initiative, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

      "Doing More With Less," Nancy Lublin, CEO, Do Something

      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

      "Achieving Global Health Through Community Wealth," Billy Shore, Founder and CEO, Share Our Strength

      "Investing in Local Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries," Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder, President and CEO, Unite For Sight

      "Solutions That Can Go Big: How To Think About Scalability," Kevin Starr, MD, Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program, Mulago Foundation

      "WaterCredit: Driving Financial Innovation in Water Supply & Sanitation For The Poor," Gary White, Executive Director, Water.org

      Andrew Wolk, CEO, Root Cause

      Plus 200 Featured Speakers, including:

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

      "HIV Medication to Empower Communities: An International Model," Jesus Aguais, Executive Director, Aid for AIDS

      "Reconciling the WHO's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health with the Multi-dimensional Resilience Index," Astier Almedom, DPhil, Professor of Practice in Humanitarian Policy and Global Public Health

      "Large-Scale Effectiveness Evaluations of Maternal and Child Programs in Low-Income Countries: A New Approach," Agbessi Amouzou, PhD, Assistant Scientist, Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

      Tom Arnold, CEO, Concern Worldwide

      "Three Unique Models For Services For Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Worldwide Orphans Foundation in Ethiopia, Vietnam, and Bulgaria," 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

      "Workshop -- How To Create an NGO That Does Community Work With Children Abroad: The Ins and Outs, The Ups and Downs," 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

      "Meeting The Global Physician Shortage: The Contribution of Cuba's Latin American Medical School," 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)

      "Medical Innovation in Humanitarian Situations: The Work of Medecins San Frontieres," Jean-Herve Bardol, MD, Former President of MSF-France; Former Board Member, MSF-USA

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

      "The Latin American and Carribean Initiative for the Integration of Prenatal Care with the Testing and Treatment of HIV and Syphilis," Arachu Castro, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Social Medicine; Academic Director, Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School / Partners in Health

      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

      "Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Health Care Systems," 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

      "Diagnosis and Treatment of Glaucoma For Persons on Medical Missions," 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

      "Building a Distributed Village Model," Zoravar Dhaliwal, CEO, Community Lab

      "Partnerships - Are We There Yet," Amir Dossal, Executive Director, UN Office for Partnerships

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

      "America's Vital Interests in Global Health," 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

      "Simple Solutions To Complex Problems: How A Text Message Can Save A Life," Ashifi Gogo, Co-founder, Sproxil; Holekamp Family PhD Innovation Fellow, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

      "Workshop: How To Advance Global Health Through Technology and Social Entrepreneurship," Ashifi Gogo, Co-founder, Sproxil; Holekamp Family PhD Innovation Fellow, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

      "Obstetric Fistula - The Ultimate Indignity, Gender Inequality, and Poverty," 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

      "Siyajabula! The Challenges of Developing Empathic Care Intervention Methodology for Children and Guardians Affected by HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa," 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

      Bill Livermore, Executive Director, Somaly Mam Foundation

      "Changing The World While Keeping Your Day Job," Nicholas Lumpp, Cofounder, Somaly Mam Foundation

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

      "An AIDS Vaccine: Progress To End The Epidemic," 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

      "Society, Migration, Culture and Women," 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

      "Role of Inflammation in Retinal Degeneration," 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

      "Global Health Partnerships--Critical Success Factors and Lessons Learned From A Private Sector Perspective," 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

      "Vision 2020/USA and The Future of Collaborative Efforts in Blindness Prevention," Louis Pizzarello, MD, MPH, Secretary General, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

      "Online Innovation and Trends in Global Health," Suzanne Rainey, Forum One Communications

      "Leveraging Advances in Nanotechnology and Consumer Electronics to Detect Infectious Diseases at the Point of Care," Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PhD, Stanley C. Moore Professor and Chair of Bioengineering, Rice University

      "Partnership Models in International Health, The Yale Experience," Majid Sadigh, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

      "How To Develop a Sustainable Eye Care Plan For Rural Regions," Sarang Salam, Kalinga Eye Hospital, Orissa, India

      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

      "Avoidable Blindness and Eye Care in Latin America and the Caribbean," Juan Carlos Silva, MD, MPH, Regional Advisor in Prevention of Blindness, PAHO-WHO

      "Integration of Surgery Into Population-Based Healthcare in Learning Models of Integrated Care," David Spiegel, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

      "Where There Is No Light: Using Solar Power to Reduce Maternal Mortality in Nigeria," Laura Stachel, MD, Bixby Center for Reproductive Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Founder, WE CARE Solar

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

      "Trabeculectomy Glaucoma Surgery: Clincal Pearls," 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

      "Can We Eliminate Blinding Trachoma by 2020?" Sheila West, PhD, El-Maghraby Professor of Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

      "Innovation in Global Health Research," 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

      "The Global Fight Against Malaria: U.S. Strategy for Combating Malaria Around The World," Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer, U.S. Malaria Coordinator, President's Malaria Initiative

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