6th Annual Global Health Day

Sponsored by the School of Public Health and Health Professions' Office of Global Health Initiatives, the Community for Global Health Equity, and the Global Health Club GSA


Courtesy of DFID, 2009

Friday, April 8th, 8 am - 4 pm | 401 Hayes Hall


8:00-9:30 Global Health as a Human Right

  • Breakfast and Registration
  • Introductions by Drs. Pavani Ram and Kory Smith, Community for Global Health Equity
  • Welcome by Dr. Jean Wactawski-Wende, Dean of School of Public Health and Health Professions
  • The Right to Health: Moral, Legal, and Political Dimensions by Dr. Claude Welch, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Political Science

10:00 – 12:00 Treating Neglected Infections: Discovery, Distribution, Equity, and Ethics

  • Amy Jacobs, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • John Panepinto, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Ira Blader, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Rajan Batta, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch

12:30 - 1:45 Global Health Trivia Competition hosted by the Global Health Club

2:00 – 4:00 Air pollution across the lifespan: from pregnancy and birth outcomes to mental health

  • Lina Mu, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
  • Jayasree Nair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Vanessa Barnabei, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Amy Manning, School of Social Work
  • John Atkinson, Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering