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NUGHI 2018 Speakers 

Max Antman
Max Antman

Senior Campaign Associate with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets Campaign

Workshop:

Student Leadership and Advocacy in Global Health

Dr. Brook Baker
Dr. Brook Baker

Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

Workshop: 

Mobilizing for More: Fighting for Equitable HIV/AIDs Healthcare

Kevin Cranston

Assistant Commissioner, Director, Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Workshop:

Mobilizing for More: Fighting for Equitable HIV/AIDs Healthcare

Lola Fagbami
Lola Fagbami
Lola Fagbami

Graduate Student, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health​

Workshop: 

Pathways to a Career in Global Health

Dr. Peter Hotez

Dean, Baylor National School of Tropical Medicine​

Workshop: 

Friday PM Keynote 

Dr. Joseph Assan

Assistant Professor of Political Economy of Sustainable Development, Brandeis University

Workshop:

Foundations of Health

Dr. JudyAnn Bigby

Executive Director of South Africa Partners and Director of the Harvard Medical School Center of Excellence in Women's Health

Workshop: 

Health Outcomes According to Social Determinants

Dr. Julia Cromwell

Resident in the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Psychiatry Residency Program in Boston, Massachusetts

Workshop: 

Pathways to a Career in Global Health

Dr. Edward Geisinger

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology​ Northeastern University

Workshop: 

Pathways to a Career in Global Health

Dr. Douglas Hughes

Director, Pre-Health Program at Northeastern University​

Workshop: 

Pathways to a Career in Global Health

Dr. Carole Long
Dr. Carole Long
Dr. Carole Long

Chief, Malaria Immunology Section, NIAID at the NIH

Workshop:

Innovations in Global Health

Dr. Ralph Mazitschek

Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director of the Chemical Biology Platform at the Center for Systems Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital 

Workshop:

Innovations in Global Health

Dr. David Mutiibwa

Acting Head of Surgery at Mbarara University of Science and Technology/Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital ​

2018 Massachusetts General Hospital Global Surgery Initiative International Visiting Fellowship

Workshop: 

Challenges of Surgery in Uganda

Angelina Sassi

Project Manager, Africa Region, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Workshop:

Pathways to a Career in Global Health

Kshema Nagavedu

Research Associate/Analyst in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Workshop: 

Pathways to a Career in Global Health

Kritika Singh

Founder and CEO, Malaria Free World

Workshop: 

Innovations in Global Health

Dr. Alessandro
Vespignani
Dr. Richard Wamai

Sternberg Family Distinguished Professor & Director

Workshop:

Contagion: Tracking Epidemics with Computer Science

Associate Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies; Director, African American Studies Program

Workshop:

Model UN: Tackling Global Health Crises

Nicolas Arisco
Nicolas Arisco

Planetary Health Alliance Member

Workshop: 

Planetary Health: For People and for Planet

Dr. Sean Cahill

Director of Health Policy Research at the Fenway Institute

Workshop:

Mobilizing for More: Fighting for Equitable HIV/AIDs Healthcare

Dr. James Cusack

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School 
Division of Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Director, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program

Director, Global Surgery Initiative

Workshop: 

Saturday AM Keynote 

Rini Ghosh

Lecturer, Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University

Workshop:

Model UN: Tackling Global Health Crises

Dr. David Kitya

Neurosurgeon at Mbarara University of Science and Technology/Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital in rural Uganda

2018 Massachusetts General Hospital Global Surgery Initiative International Visiting Fellowship

Workshop: 

Challenges of Surgery in Uganda

Dr. Shan Mohammed

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the MPH Program Northeastern University​

Workshop: 

Mobilizing for More: Fighting for Equitable HIV/AIDs Healthcare

Dr. Michael Pollastri

Professor and Chair of Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University

Workshop:

Innovations in Global Health

Erika Veidis
Dr. Alysse Wurcel

Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Workshop:

Mobilizing for More: Fighting for Equitable HIV/AIDs Healthcare