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[xmca] FW: Abstracts and Registration: Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale

GH/Innovate 2010
Global Health & Innovation Conference
Presented by Unite For Sight, 7th Annual Conference
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Saturday, April 17 - Sunday, April 18, 2010

Register Today For Lowest Registration Rate (Rate Increases After August
31): http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference

Call For Abstracts: Submit an abstract online at
The abstract deadline is September 20.

"A Meeting of Minds"-CNN

200 speakers <http://www.ghinnovate.org/speakers> , including keynote
addresses by Seth Godin, Jeffrey Sachs and Sonia Sachs. Social innovation
sessions by CEOs and Directors of Acumen Fund, Partners in Health,
WaterPartners, Save The Children, HealthStore Foundation, and many others.

The Global Health & Innovation Conference convenes more than 2,200
participants from 55 countries. The conference challenges students, public
health professionals, educators, doctors, scientists, lawyers, universities,
corporations, nonprofits, and others, to develop innovative, effective
solutions to achieve global goals.

Keynote Speakers

"Using The Power of Stories and Tribes to Spread Your Messages and Change
The World," Seth Godin, MBA, Agent of Change; New York Times Bestselling
Author of Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us; Founder, Squidoo.com

Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute at Columbia University;
Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy
and Management, Columbia University; Special Advisor to Secretary-General of
the United Nations Ban Ki-moon

Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH, Health Coordinator, Millennium Village Project

Leaders in Social Entrepreneurship Speakers

Gene Falk, Co-Founder, Executive Director, mothers2mothers

Scott Hillstrom, Chairman of the Board, CEO and Co-Founder, HealthStore

Kevin Jones, Co-Founder, Good Capital

"Creating Viable Enterprises For The Base of the Pyramid," Ted London, PhD,
Senior Research Fellow; Director, Base of the Pyramid Initiative, William
Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

"From Ideas To Action Workshop: Creating Viable Enterprises For The Base of
the Pyramid," Ted London, PhD, Senior Research Fellow; Director, Base of the
Pyramid Initiative, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan

"Doing More With Less," Nancy Lublin, CEO, Do Something

Joia Mukherjee, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Partners in Health; Director,
Institute for Health and Social Justice; Assistant Professor, Harvard
Medical School; Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham
and Women's Hospital

Ajay Nair, MBBS, MPH, Portfolio Associate, Acumen Fund

"Achieving Global Health Through Community Wealth," Billy Shore, Founder and
CEO, Share Our Strength

"Investing in Local Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries,"
Jennifer Staple-Clark, Founder, President and CEO, Unite For Sight

"Solutions That Can Go Big: How To Think About Scalability," Kevin Starr,
MD, Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program, Mulago Foundation

"WaterCredit: Driving Financial Innovation in Water Supply & Sanitation For
The Poor," Gary White, Executive Director, Water.org

Andrew Wolk, CEO, Root Cause

Plus 200 Featured Speakers, including:

Ron Adelman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Yale University
Eye Center

"HIV Medication to Empower Communities: An International Model," Jesus
Aguais, Executive Director, Aid for AIDS

"Reconciling the WHO's International Classification of Functioning,
Disability and Health with the Multi-dimensional Resilience Index," Astier
Almedom, DPhil, Professor of Practice in Humanitarian Policy and Global
Public Health

"Large-Scale Effectiveness Evaluations of Maternal and Child Programs in
Low-Income Countries: A New Approach," Agbessi Amouzou, PhD, Assistant
Scientist, Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health

Tom Arnold, CEO, Concern Worldwide

"Three Unique Models For Services For Orphans and Vulnerable Children:
Worldwide Orphans Foundation in Ethiopia, Vietnam, and Bulgaria," Jane
Aronson, MD, Director, International Pediatric Health Services; Founder and
Executive Officer, Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO); Clinical Assistant
Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

"Workshop -- How To Create an NGO That Does Community Work With Children
Abroad: The Ins and Outs, The Ups and Downs," Jane Aronson, MD, Director,
International Pediatric Health Services; Founder and Executive Officer,
Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO); Clinical Assistant Professor of
Pediatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Bob Bollinger, MD, MPH, Professor of Infectious Diseases and International
Health; Director, Center for Clinical Global Health Education, Johns Hopkins

"Meeting The Global Physician Shortage: The Contribution of Cuba's Latin
American Medical School," Peter Bourne, MA, MD, Visiting Scholar, Oxford
University; Vice Chancellor Emeritus, St. George's University; Formerly
Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Health Issues;
Chair, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC)

"Medical Innovation in Humanitarian Situations: The Work of Medecins San
Frontieres," Jean-Herve Bardol, MD, Former President of MSF-France; Former
Board Member, MSF-USA

Kathleen Casey, MD, FACS, Director, Operation Giving Back, American College
of Surgeons

"The Latin American and Carribean Initiative for the Integration of Prenatal
Care with the Testing and Treatment of HIV and Syphilis," Arachu Castro,
PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Social Medicine; Academic Director, Program
in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Department of Global Health and
Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School / Partners in Health

James Clarke, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic,

Luz Claudio, MD, Associate Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine,
Chief of the Division of International Health, Mount Sinai School of

"Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Health Care Systems," Paul
Cleary, PhD, Dean of Public Health, Chair, Epidemiology and Public Health;
Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale University School of
Public Health

"Diagnosis and Treatment of Glaucoma For Persons on Medical Missions,"
Gustavo V. de Moraes, MD, Research Assistant Professor, NYU School of
Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Prabhjot Dhadialla, PhD, Program Director of Health Systems, Development and
Research, Columbia Center For Global Health and Economic Development,
Community Health Worker Advisor, Millennium Village Project

"Building a Distributed Village Model," Zoravar Dhaliwal, CEO, Community Lab

"Partnerships - Are We There Yet," Amir Dossal, Executive Director, UN
Office for Partnerships

Margaret Duah-Mensah, RN, ON, Ophthalmic Nurse, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

"America's Vital Interests in Global Health," Harvey Fineberg, MD, PhD,
President, Institute of Medicine of The National Academies

Susan Forster, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical
Studies, Department of Ophthalmology, Yale School of Medicine; Chief,
Ophthalmology, Yale University Health Services

Kevin Frick, PhD, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of
Public Health

Pape Gaye, President and CEO, IntraHealth International

Ilene Gipson, PhD, Senior Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute;
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

"Simple Solutions To Complex Problems: How A Text Message Can Save A Life,"
Ashifi Gogo, Co-founder, Sproxil; Holekamp Family PhD Innovation Fellow,
Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

"Workshop: How To Advance Global Health Through Technology and Social
Entrepreneurship," Ashifi Gogo, Co-founder, Sproxil; Holekamp Family PhD
Innovation Fellow, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

"Obstetric Fistula - The Ultimate Indignity, Gender Inequality, and
Poverty," Kate Grant, Executive Director, The Fistula Foundation

Laura Herman, Managing Director, Social Impact Advisors

Christopher P. Howson, PhD, Vice President for Global Programs, The March of
Dimes Foundation

Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, PhD, Department of Molecular Microbiology and
Immunology, Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Public

Kaveh Khoshnood, PhD, Assistant Professor in Public Health Practice,
Division of Epidmiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health

Norman Kleiman, PhD, Director, Eye Radiation and Environmental Research
Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of
Public Health, Columbia University

"Siyajabula! The Challenges of Developing Empathic Care Intervention
Methodology for Children and Guardians Affected by HIV/AIDS in Southern
Africa," Jamie Lachman, Clowns Without Borders

Robert Lawrence, MD, The Center for a Livable Future Professor, Professor of
Environmental Health Sciences, Health Policy, and International Health;
Director, Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of
Public Health

Bill Livermore, Executive Director, Somaly Mam Foundation

"Changing The World While Keeping Your Day Job," Nicholas Lumpp, Cofounder,
Somaly Mam Foundation

Pamela Lynam, MD, Country Director Kenya, JHPIEGO - Johns Hopkins University

"An AIDS Vaccine: Progress To End The Epidemic," John McGoldrick, JD, Senior
Vice President, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)

Carole Mitnick, Sc.D., Instructor, Department of Global Health and Social
medicine, Harvard Medical School

"Society, Migration, Culture and Women," Mini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS, MPhil,
CHES, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management,
Global Health Program Director, New York Medical College School of Public

Ron Nabors, Chief Executive Officer, Christian Blind Mission-USA

Cliff O'Callahan, MD, PhD, FAAP, Pediatric Faculty, Family Practice Group;
Director of Nurseries, Middlesex Hospital; Chair, AAP Section on
International Child Health

Rebecca Onie, JD, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Project HEALTH

"Role of Inflammation in Retinal Degeneration," Santa Ono, PhD, Sr. Vice
Provost for Undergraduate Education and Academic Affairs, Emory University

David Oot, Associate Vice President for Health, Save The Children

Sung Chul Park, MD, Glaucoma Fellow, New York Medical College, New York Eye
and Ear Infirmary

"Global Health Partnerships--Critical Success Factors and Lessons Learned
>From A Private Sector Perspective," Steven Phillips, MD, Medical Director,
Global Issues and Projects, ExxonMobil Corporation

Maryse B. Pierre-Louis, MD, MPH, MH/HSA, Lead HNP Specialist, Human
Development; Coordinator, Booster Program For Malaria Control in Africa,
World Bank Africa Region

"Vision 2020/USA and The Future of Collaborative Efforts in Blindness
Prevention," Louis Pizzarello, MD, MPH, Secretary General, International
Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

"Online Innovation and Trends in Global Health," Suzanne Rainey, Forum One

"Leveraging Advances in Nanotechnology and Consumer Electronics to Detect
Infectious Diseases at the Point of Care," Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PhD,
Stanley C. Moore Professor and Chair of Bioengineering, Rice University

"Partnership Models in International Health, The Yale Experience," Majid
Sadigh, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

"How To Develop a Sustainable Eye Care Plan For Rural Regions," Sarang
Salam, Kalinga Eye Hospital, Orissa, India

Sarwat Salim, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of

Georgia Sambunaris, Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of Economic
Growth, US Agency for International Development

"Avoidable Blindness and Eye Care in Latin America and the Caribbean," Juan
Carlos Silva, MD, MPH, Regional Advisor in Prevention of Blindness, PAHO-WHO

"Integration of Surgery Into Population-Based Healthcare in Learning Models
of Integrated Care," David Spiegel, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia;
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

"Where There Is No Light: Using Solar Power to Reduce Maternal Mortality in
Nigeria," Laura Stachel, MD, Bixby Center for Reproductive Health, UC
Berkeley School of Public Health; Founder, WE CARE Solar

John E. Tedstrom, PhD, President and CEO, Global Business Coalition on
HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC)

"Trabeculectomy Glaucoma Surgery: Clincal Pearls," James C. Tsai, MD, Robert
R. Young Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual
Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine; Chief of Ophthalmology,
Yale-New Haven Hospital

Seth Wanye, MD, Ophthalmologist, Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital,

"Can We Eliminate Blinding Trachoma by 2020?" Sheila West, PhD, El-Maghraby
Professor of Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins
School of Medicine

"Innovation in Global Health Research," David Zakus, BSc, MES, MSc, PhD,
Director, Centre for International Health; Associate Professor, Dalla Lana
School of Public Health; Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy,
Management and Evaluation; Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto,

Derek Yach, Vice President of Global Health Policy, PepsiCo

"The Global Fight Against Malaria: U.S. Strategy for Combating Malaria
Around The World," Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer, U.S. Malaria Coordinator,
President's Malaria Initiative

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