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Research Talks

Northeastern and guest lecturers will present their work, research, and innovations during long-form responses to each of our plenary lectures.

Industry Talks

Connecting present and future industry leaders through exciting presentations on current innovations and cutting edge technologies in the field of global health. 

Shaunagh Connaire

Emmy nominated and duPont-Columbia award winning journalist and filmmaker

Katherine Rucinski, PhD, MPH

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Wendy Parmet, JD

People Research Talks: 2/7 at 10:15 AM

 

Each speaker will deliver a 30-minute talk on their research and experience that delves deeper into how people effect and are effected by change.

Gary Cohen

President and Co-founder of Healthcare Without Harm

Assistant Professor, Public Policy and Urban Affairs and International Affairs, CSSH, Northeastern University, Program

Associate Director, Strategic Research Collaborations, Global Resilience Institute

Brita Lundberg, MD

Founder and Partner, Lundberg Health Advocates,

Infectious Disease Specialist

Planet Research Talks: 2/8 at 10:15 AM

 

Madhavi Venkatesan, Phd

Laura Kuhl, PhD

Each speaker will deliver a 30-minute talk on their research and experience that delves deeper into how the planet is changing the impact on health.

Executive Director of Sustainable Practices,

Assistant Teaching Professor,  Economics, CSSH, Northeastern University

Ozlem Ergun, PhD

Gonzalo Bacigalupe, Med, MPH

Professor in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology, College of Education and Human Development at University of Massachusetts, Boston

Gavin McGregor, BVSc, MSc, MPH, MRCVS

Director of Strategic Partnerships in Disaster Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Technology Research Talks: 2/7 at 2:15 PM

 

Each speaker will deliver a 30-minute talk on their research and experience that delves deeper into how technology is changing health and healthcare.

 
Industry Talks

Each 20 minute talk will give industry leaders an opportunity to highlight their cutting edge work in diverse fields that all touch on global health.

Nirav Shah
Founder of OnPoint Insights
Topic: The Impact of AI in Healthcare
Nelly Nganga
Founder of Nia Yatu and R&D Engineer at Boston Scientifc

^ Session 1:

5:15 - 6:15 PM on Feb 7th

Industry Leaders Present Their Game-Changing Ideas

Connecting present and future industry leaders through exciting presentations on current innovations and cutting edge technologies in the field of global health. 

 Session 2 >

1:20 - 2:00 PM on Feb 8th

Shane Hebel
Director of Product for UrSure
Topic: Patient friendly diagnostic tests that measure and improve adherence to medications.
Karim Azer, PhD
Head of Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) and DMPK Modeling at Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute
Topic: