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Yale University in partnership with Unite for Sight is delighted to announce the expert panel sessions which will be featured at the 16th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 13-14, 2019. The Global Health & Innovation Conference convenes nearly 2,000 participants and more than 300 presentations about global health, responsible global engagement, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. We hope to see you at the conference in April, and you may register by March 10 for a reduced rate. Please feel free to forward this message widely.

Please see the expert panel sessions in the list below, and the complete schedule with more than 200 speakers can be seen on the conference website. Focused on Q&A with the audience, these special panels listed below convene 5-7 expert panelists who share their key guidance and lessons learned about the panel theme.

Responsibility and Integrity in Global Health Panel

  • Agnes Binagwaho, Vice Chancellor, University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda; former Minister of Health, Rwanda; Senior Lecturer, Harvard Medical School; Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
  • Jordan Levy, Chief External Relations Officer, Ubuntu Pathways
  • Joia Mukherjee, Chief Medical Officer, Partners In Health; Associate Professor, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Professor, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

The Art of Effective Organizations: Leading and Following with Humility and Integrity Panel

  • Jane Aronson, Pediatrician; President and CEO, Worldwide Orphans Foundation
  • Paul Ellingstad, Managing Partner, PTI Advisors
  • Tovah Klein, Director, Barnard College Center for Toddler Development; Associate Professor, Barnard College
  • Julie Mountcastle, Head Teacher and Director of Creative Arts, Slate School
  • Jana Zindell, Chief Strategy Officer, Ubuntu Pathways

Strategies for Highly Effective Leadership Panel

  • Paul Ellingstad, Managing Partner, PTI Advisors
  • Ann Kurth, Dean, Yale School of Nursing
  • Charles MacCormack, President Emeritus, Save the Children; Executive Chair, Health MDG Alliance
  • Marie H. Martin, Assistant Director, Education and Training, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Mark Roithmayr, CEO, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

Perspectives on Responsible Global Engagement Panel

  • Keegan Checkett, Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Partners In Health; Director of International Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago
  • Michael Ekuoba-Gyasi, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Saint Thomas Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Partner
  • Jordan Levy, Chief External Relations Officer, Ubuntu Pathways
  • Daniel Palazuelos, Senior Health and Policy Advisor for Community Health Systems, Partners In Health; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Friends Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Partner

Building a Fulfilling Career in Global Health Panel

  • Alexandra Kendall, Vice President, Global Health Strategies
  • Max Lataillade, Vice President and Head, Clinical Development, ViiV Healthcare
  • Natacha Poggio, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, University of Houston Downtown
  • Neelam Sekhri Feacham, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco
  • Richard Skolnik, Former Director for HNP, South Asia Region at the World Bank; Former Lecturer, Yale University and The George Washington University; Author, Essentials of Global Health/Global Health 101; Instructor, Yale/Coursera – ‘Essentials of Global Health’
  • Sten Vermund, Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health; Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine

Go to Conference Website