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 - 12:45 PM

2 on 1 Interview with Ruth Atherton

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

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

Cancelled - 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: COVID-19 and the Legacy of Colonialism in Global Health

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

Speakers

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Medical Director of Public Health Programs and the Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center 

Dr. Cassandra Pierre

Keynote Addresses

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Executive Director of

Global Affairs

Crystal Lander

Day 1 Panelists: Global Health in a Post-Pandemic World

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Dr. Mark Dybul

Former executive director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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Tiaji Salaam-Blyther

Specialist in Global Health, Congressional Research Services

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Charlie Petty

Co-Founder & Principal, Adjuvant Capital

Day 2 Panelists: Legacy of Colonialism in Global Health

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Dr. Tammam Adoulat

Deputy Medical Director of MSF Switzerland

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Dr. Abraar Karan

American Global Health Physician and Writer, Brigham and Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School

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Ms. Nancy Breton, MPH

Ph.D. Student at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Research Talks

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Phyllis Arthur

Vice President, Infectious Diseases and Diagnostics Policy, Biotechnology Innovation Organization

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Dr. Drew Weissman

Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine

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Dr. Magdalena Szaflarski

Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Kimberly Mutcherson

Co-Dean and Professor of Law at Rutgers University