Agenda

Saturday, March 20th

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Opening Keynote: Lifting Community Voices in Global Health

Ms. Crystal Lander: Executive Director, Pathfinder International

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

3-on-1 Interview: Future of 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 - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break and Poster Session with Sigma Xi

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Research Talks:

Equity and Innovation through the Pandemic

Phyllis Arthur: Vice President, BIO

 mRNA Technologies: Implications for Global Health

Drew Weissman: Immunologist, University of Pennsylvania

3:00 PM - 4:00 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

 

Sunday, March 21st

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

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

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

3-on-1 Interview: Legacy of Colonialism and Mistrust of the Development Community

Panelists:

Dr. Eugene Richardson: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

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

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

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break and Fundraiser: TBA

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Research Talks:

Equity and Innovation through the Pandemic

Dr. Magdalena Szaflarski: Associate Professor, University of Alabama

 Racism and Reproductive Justice

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

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workshops:

Effects of Institutionalized Discrimination on Health Outcomes

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