NUGHI 2022: Towards a Healthier, More Equitable Future

A Climate Change and Health Equity Conference
April 4-8
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual: Zoom 

The Northeastern University Global Health Initiative (NUGHI) is committed to empowering student leaders and activists in global health. Join us for key conversations led by experts through a series of keynotes, panels, presentations, and workshops this April 4-8!

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Dr. Monica Schoch-Spana

Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
U.S. Advisor on the COVID-19 Response

Preparing For the Next Pandemic: 'If We Build It/They Will Come' and Other Fallacies on Vaccinations


Join us on April 4th, 5:40pm for Dr. Issa's keynote:

Insights on Climate and Health Justice Activism: A Contradiction, or Resolved? 

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Research Fellow in Climate Change, Migration, and Health at the University College of London

Physician | Activist

Join us on April 6th, 5:40pm for Dr. Hall-Clifford's Keynote

Health Equity in Post-Conflict Zones: Co-Building in Guatemala


Associate Professor of Human Health and Sociology at Emory University,

 Director of NAPA-OT Guatemala,

 Co-founder of safe + natal


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Keynote Address: Dr. Rita Issa

Dr. Anyona: Policy Lead, UN Trust Fund for Mental Health and NCDs

Dr. Park: Implementing Equitable Access to Non-communicable Disease Care
Dr. Mattar: Workshop for Trauma-Informed Care and Refugee Health 




Dr. Schoch-Spana: Preparing for the Next Pandemic: "If we build it/they will come" and other fallacies in the U.S. vaccine response
Plastic Linings: a documentary premiere by Sustainable U Productions @ Northeastern on sustainability! Event details here



Keynote Address: Dr. Rachel Hall-Clifford

Dr. Niescierenko: Developing Resilient Health Systems for Humanitarian Settings 
Ken Patterson: Workshop on Global Health Advocacy and Theory of Change

Ms. Deitre Epps: Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal and Newborn Health

Dr. Yaffee: (Re)emerging Diseases, and Impacts on Global Health Equity 

Closing and Info Panel for Northeastern Students

Stay tuned for our in-person careers forum and networking event at the Curry Ballroom this month!
Dinner will be provided!

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