MARCH 20TH - 21ST 10AM-4:30 PM

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 The Northeastern University Global Health Initiative (NUGHI) is a student organization committed to empowering the young activists and leaders in the field. Our third annual conference, titled CARE 2021: COVID-19 and Racial Equity, will focus on various challenges and disparities highlighted by the pandemic! Join us for key conversations around justice and how we can achieve a healthier, more equitable future for all.

*This event has been canceled* 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

March 20,  10:00am-11:0am

Reimagining Global Health: Elevating Diverse Voices

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March 20, 10:00am - 11:00am 

Racial Disparities in Health:

Past, Present, and Future

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Schedule

10am - 11am

11am-12pm

12pm-1pm

1pm-2pm

2pm-3pm

3pm-4:30pm 

DAY 1: COVID-19

 

Keynote

Panel Discussion

Break

Poster Session

Plenary Research Talks

Workshops

10am - 11am

11am-12pm

12pm-12:30pm

12:30pm-1:30pm

2pm-3pm

3pm-4:30pm 

DAY 2: COVID-19 

Keynote

Panel Discussion

BWHI Fundraiser

Interview

Plenary Research Talks

Workshops

*All event timings are in est

Agenda

Saturday, March 20th

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Opening Keynote: Reimagining Global Health: Elevating Diverse Voices 

Ms. Crystal Lander: Executive Director, Pathfinder International

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

3-on-1 Interview: Global Health in a Post-Pandemic World

Panelists:

Dr. Mark Dybul: Co-Director, Center for Global Health and Impact at Georgetown University

Charlie Petty: Principle, Adjuvant Capital

Tiaji Salaam-Blyther: Specialist in Global Health, Congressional Research Service

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Break

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Poster Session with Sigma Xi

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Research Talks:

Equity and Innovation through the Pandemic Response

Phyllis Arthur: Vice President, BIO

Advancements in Vaccines: Implications for Global Health

Drew Weissman: Immunologist, University of Pennsylvania

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Workshops:

Innovating in Global Health: Lessons from the Frontlines

Emily Young: Executive Director, The Okoa Project

Health Literacy: Unravelling Health Information for the Public

Lindsay Rosenfeld: Epidemiologist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 
*All event timings are in est

Sunday, March 21st

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Opening Keynote: Racial Disparities in Health: Past, Present, and Future

Dr. Cassandra Pierre: Director of Public Health Program, Boston Medical Center

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

3-on-1 Interview:  Legacy of Colonialism in Global Health: Beyond our Roots

Panelists:

Ms. Nancy Breton, MPH: Ph.D. Student at the London School of Economics and Politics

Dr. Abraar Karan: Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dr. Tammam Adoulat: Senior Strategic Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Black Women's Health Imperative Fundraiser

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Research Talks:

Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Magdalena Szaflarski: Associate Professor, University of Alabama

Racism and Reproductive Justice

Kimberly Mutcherson: Co-Dean and Professor, Rutgers Law School

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Workshops:

Impact of Institutionalized Discrimination on Health

Panelists:

Mavis Nimoh: Executive Director, Center for Health and Justice Transformation

Dr. Bram Wispelwey: Chief Strategist, Health for Palestine

Model U.N./WHA: Ensuring Equitable Access to Medicines and Vaccines

M.U.N. Northeastern