Conference Registration is now OPEN!
We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the
2017 Annual Triangle Global Health Conference!
Register now for early bird rates!
Early bird rates are available through September 7. Discounted rates are available for students and Consortium members.
This year’s theme, Making a Difference: Global Health and its Social, Economic, and Political Impact, reflects the inextricable links that exist between global health and each of these realms. Our 2017 conference will explore these complex relationships and highlight how our work is making a difference at the individual, community and societal levels.
We are thrilled to share our keynote speakers, three incredible leaders in global health:
Pape Gaye, MBA, President and CEO of IntraHealth International, and
Michael H. Merson, MD, Wolfgang Joklik Professor of Global Health and Vice President and Vice Provost for Global Affairs at Duke University.
Nandini Oomman, PhD, Consultant in Global Health & Development and Founding Curator of The Women’s Storytelling SalonTM
The conference will also feature two plenary panel discussions:
1. Global Health Security
This plenary panel will discuss the ways in which global health investments protect America’s security. As global health efforts help people and communities become healthier, we also help control and contain disease outbreaks, create more stable and secure societies, expand democracy, and generate good will. This discussion will explore the myriad ways in which global health work promotes American security. Panelists include:
- Michael Catalano, Senior Advisor, ICT & Digital Financial Services at USAID
- Chrissy Godwin, MSPH, Research Associate, FHI 360
- Captain Nancy Knight, MD, Director of the Division of Global Health Protection, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Jean-Marie Maillard, MD, MSc, Medical Director, Communicable Disease Branch, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
- Susan Scribner, MPP, Director, Preparedness and Response project, DAI Global
2. The Economic Impact of Global Health
This plenary panel will explore the economic impacts of global health work including job creation, supporting new trade partners and emerging markets, and strengthening America’s economic competitiveness. Panelists include:
- Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD, Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences & the National Toxicology Program
- Senator Jay J. Chaudhuri, Senator, North Carolina Senate, District 16, Wake County
- Noel Harvey, PhD, Senior Vice President of Research and Development, BD Technologies
- Rachel Nugent, PhD, Vice President, Global Noncommunicable Diseases, RTI International
We also look forward to storytellers sharing their experiences from across the globe. Dr. Francis de los Reyes will speak about his adventures in working in water and sanitation in developing countries.
We are grateful for the generous support of our sponsors! Please visit the conference website to read more about our speakers, sponsors, and for more details on the day’s programming.