TB in the 21st Century: The Convergence of the Infections and Metabolic Diseases. Symoposium hosted by the Harvard Global Health Institute.
mHealth + Telehealth World 2013 is the must attend event for health care executives interested in hearing proven strategies for taking mHealth and Telehealth models from innovation to value. As the nation's healthcare landscape shifts to more consumer driven and accountable care models, mobile platforms, telehealth and other technology solutions are becoming a means to connect to the patient outside the traditional clinical setting.
The 2nd Annual MGH Global Health Expo will offer an opportunity for the MGH community to learn more about the exceptional breadth of global health activities happening across our campus, including opportunities available to all levels of Mass General staff, as well as to spur new collaborations and conversations among those interested in Global Health. Over 20 organizations, representing multiple departments and specialties, will be on hand to discuss their activities. All are welcome to join us for refreshments and to learn more about Global Health at Mass General.
Created to honor Linda Kelly, RN, NP, who is a highly respected nurse practitioner for Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mass General, the lecture aims to advance knowledge of women's health.
CIMIT Series: Profiles in Innovation. Gary Tearney, MD, PhD. Simches Research Center, 185 Cambridge St., Room 3.130
The 6th Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day is the biggest day for life sciences startups and innovation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This is a high-energy, hands-on event which brings together scientific leaders and business experts to mingle with scientists, post-docs, professors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and venture capitalists.
The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry is delighted to announce the next event in their monthly global psychiatry dinner series: Dr. Anne Becker and the team working with her in Haiti. Dr. Becker and her colleagues will discuss their innovative mental health projects in the country. This will be the last event for the 2012-2013 academic year.
This two-day course will provide practical training in the critical aspects of maternal, newborn and child global health for clinicians planning to work abroad. The presentation and management of patients in resource-limited settings will be taught with didactic lectures, small group interactive sessions, and hands-on simulation scenarios of common delivery and newborn complications. Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Chief Medical Officer from Partners in Health, will be giving the Keynote Address.
Presented by the Global Oncology (GO!) Initiative, the Dana Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center Global Health Initiative and The Global Pediatrics Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. GO! Talks at Harvard highlight work at the intersection of global health and oncology in resource-‐limited settings.
Do you have questions about your proposal for an Innovation Award? On Wednesday, May 1 at 8 AM EST, the CAMTech team will be hosting a webinar to provide an overview of the proposal submission process, required administrative documents and details of the evaluation process.
Mass General Center for Global Health Seminar Series: Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health: Expanding HIV and Syphilis Testing in the Pearl River Delta, China. Joseph D. Tucker, MD, MA Assistant Professor, UNC School of Medicine, Director, UNC Project-China. O'Keeffe Auditorium, Blake Building, MGH.
In this Forum, technology transfer officials and academic research leaders from Harvard, MIT, Tufts, BU, Northeastern and Partners Healthcare (MGH/BWH) will speak to their institutions’ philosophy and experience with global access strategies. In an hour-long Q&A, the audience - including invited experts with significant experience in medical technology development - will contribute to the discussion. The Forum is open to the public, and researchers, entrepreneurs, university leaders and students are highly encouraged to attend.
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present A HOPE Physicians Conference: Presenter: Dr. Neel R. Gandhi, associate professor of Epidemiology, Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
As Accessible as a Book on a Library Shelf: The Imperative of Routine Simulation in Modern Health Care: James A. Gordon, MD, MPA
Dr. Eliot Sorel, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services - with - Dr. Greg Fricchione, Associate Chief, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital. O'Keeffe Auditorium, Blake Building, 1st Floor, Massachusetts General Hospital.
The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health 8th Annual International Bioethics Conference
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference: Presenter: Dr. Rebeca Plank, associate physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital; instructor, Harvard Medical School; research associate, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative
Dr. Myron (Mike) Cohen, Vice-Chancellor and Chief of the Infectious Disease Division of the University of North Carolina, and Principal Investigator of HPTN 052 will present a keynote update on the findings and the current status of antiretroviral treatment as prevention, which will be followed by a series of succinct updates of new research being undertaken in this area by Harvard CFAR faculty. The presentations will be followed by a discussion and a reception for further discussion and networking.
Global & Humanitarian Health: "A Career in Global Health Research - is it sensible, possible and practical?" with Pat Hibberd, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Global Health for MassGeneral Hospital for Children. An interactive session encouraging participation on the following topics - Why do Research in Global Health when there are so many other pressing needs? How to get started? How to keep going and what are the challenges? Please bring your questions, comments and thoughts.
Featuring Special Guest, Robin Huebner, PhD, MPH, NIAID Program Officer; Meeting organizers include: Ingrid Bassett, MD, MPH, Kenneth Freedberg, MD, MSc, Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH and Athe Tsibris, MD
The South Asia Institute at Harvard University Global Health Seminar Series
The Global Oncology (GO!) Talk Series at Harvard presents: Cancer in the Shadow of the AIDS Epidemic in Southern Africa. Keynote speaker: Julie Livingston, PhD, MPH, MA, author of Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic.
The inaugural Women in Global Health Symposium, held on March 27 at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard was a great success, with attendees learning about the exciting work being done by the Center for Global Health that is transforming the lives of women and families globally.
Please join us for the annual Albert H. Brown Medical Nursing Visiting Scholar Program on Tuesday, March 19. We will welcome Eileen Stuart-Shor, NP, PhD, FAHA, FAAN as visiting scholar to present on the topic of health equity. Dr. Stuart-Shor will share her research on racial and ethnic disparities in health care while highlighting the work of her community health programs in Roxbury, Massachusetts and Kenya.
Join us for a screening of the Academy Award Nominated documentary nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject. A panel discussion Rheumatic Heart Disease in Africa: Academic Partnerships for Health and Human Rights with the film’s protagonist—Dr. Emmanuel Rusingiza Kamanzi, pediatric cardiologist at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, Rwanda (CHUK) will follow, joined by Ceeya Patton-Bolman of Team Heart and Kim Wilson of Boston Children’s Hospital. The panel will be moderated by Gene Bukhman of Partners In Health.
Global Health Seminar Series. Lt. General P.K. Keen, United States Army, U.S. Central Command with Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Dr. Ross Boyce, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Dr. Hilarie Cranmer, Director of Disaster Response, Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital
The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry is pleased to announce the next event in our monthly Global Psychiatry Dinner Series. We are honored to have Dr. Felton Earls speak about his incredible community work, and fascinating research in Chicago and Tanzania. His talk – titled From Chicago to Moshi: An Exercise in Global Mental Health – will be followed by a lively discussion.
The 2nd Annual Pharmaceuticals Symposium focuses on the challenges of addressing unmet medical needs in low and middle income countries in the context of a complex economic landscape. CAMTech director Elizabeth Bailey will be participating as a speaker.
Elizabeth Bailey, Director, Consortium for Affordable Medical Technology, will be participating as a panelist
Global Health Seminar Series - Libya: Health and Human Rights After the Revolution
The MGH Division of Infectious Diseases and the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Friday HIV Conference, Potts Conference Room, MGH Main Campus
Dr. Kris Olson, CAMTech Medical Director, with Dr. Brett Nelson, Pediatrician at Mass General, described the process of working in interprofessional teams to create affordable and sustainable solutions to intractable problems and how those lessons apply to any health care setting. The Interprofessional Rounds, a clinical seminar series, was held at the MGH Institute of Health Professions for students and faculty.
Reports from the 2012 Durant Fellows: Kerry Quealy, RN and Harold Roy, MHA. In the O'Keefe Auditorium at Mass General Hospital
Webinar: Carlos Del Rio, MD; Professor and Chair of the Hubert Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Emory University School of Medicine
Warren “Buck” W. Buckingham III, Director, Office of AIDS Relief, United States Peace Corps
Adrienne Germain, Richard L. And Ronay A. Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow, HSPH, President Emerita Of The International Women’s Health Coalition
Paul Farmer MD, PhD
In collaboration with H@cking Medicine a Hack-a-thon was held on October 27-28 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The event emphasized forming project teams and working through new innovations specifically for low- and middle income countries, partly in preparation for entrepreneurship competitions and the 2nd Innovation Award.
Mass General Center for Global Health Seminar Series: Affordable Medical Technology Innovation for Resource-Limited Settings: Lessons from Uganda and the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies
Pediatric Grand Rounds with Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Chief Medical Officer of Partners in Health in the O'Keefe Auditorium.
Iraqi Refugees in Worcester Resettlement, Resentment and Repercussions, Carmel Salhi, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health
Jon Kaplan, MD, PhD, Chief, HIV Care and Treatment Branch, Division of Global HIV/AIDS (DGHA), CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) and Andrew Auld, Medical Officer, HIV Care and Treatment Branch, Division of Global HIV/AIDS (DGHA), CDC will be presenting on "Scaling up ART in Resource-Limited Settings”.
Co-sponsored by the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry: Donald Hopkins, MD, MPH, Vice President, Health Programs, The Carter Center
Please join the Partners Centers of Expertise for Global and Humanitarian Health for a panel discussion on the variety of global health experiences available to residents and fellows after completing their programs.
Hilarie Cranmer, Director of Disaster Response, MGH Center for Global Health
A funding opportunity for Postdoctoral Research Fellows through Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)
Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the major causes of disability and death worldwide. Since 2007, the Harvard Global Health Institute, in collaboration with the Boston TB Group, has sponsored the annual New England TB Symposium. A special area of focus in this year's New England TB Symposium is drug resistance with an emphasis on mechanisms, epidemiology and policy.
The 1st Annual MGH Global Health Expo will offer an opportunity for the MGH community to learn more about the exceptional breadth of global health activities happening across our campus, including opportunities available to all levels of MGH staff, as well as to spur new collaborations and conversations among those interested in Global Health. Over 20 organizations, representing multiple departments and specialties, will be on hand to discuss their activities. All are welcome to join us for refreshments and to learn more about Global Health at MGH.
Sayon Dutta, Attending Physician in Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital with Catherine Mullaly, Thomas S. Durant Fellow in Refugee Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Trauma and Resilience: A historical view of the young survivors of global tragedy and the implications for the children of Liberia. Presenter: Elizabeth J. Levey, MD; Discussant: Paula K. Rauch, MD; Director, Marjorie E. Korff PACT Program (Parenting At a Challenging Time) Thursday, May 24, 4 to 5:30 pm, Hackett Room, Bulfinch 350