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  • Jennifer Staple
    Please forward widely * Unite For Sight Fifth Annual International Health Conference Building Global Health For Today and Tomorrow **April 12-13, 2008* *Yale
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      Please forward widely
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      Unite For Sight 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
      <http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2008/conf_speakers.php>

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



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