Ophthalmology Conference at Yale

Discussion in 'Optometry Archives' started by Jennifer Staple, Nov 3, 2005.

  1. International Health Conference at Yale University in April 2006 -
    Early Bird Registration!
    "Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"

    When: April 1-2, 2006
    Where: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    Theme: "Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"
    Who should attend? Anyone interested in medicine, health education,
    health promotion, public health, international health, international
    service, nonprofits, or eye care
    Conference Goal: To empower conference attendees to identify health
    needs and to develop solutions to improve access to care for the
    medically underserved
    How to Register - Early Bird Registration!
    Early Bird Registration Rate: $30 student rate; $40 for all others

    Conference Highlights: A Few of the Scheduled Presentations
    Complete schedule can be seen at

    Keynote Address: "Environment, Behavior and Health: Societies Matter"
    Al Sommer, MD, MHS
    "The Challenges of Pediatric AIDS in Africa - A Lesson in Hope and
    Humanity" Shaffiq Essajee, BMBCh
    "Global Health Governance in a Time of Rapid Change: Opportunities and
    Concerns" Derek Yach, MBChB, MPH
    "Millenium Development Goals," Josh Ruxin, MPH, PhD
    "Community Approaches to Achieve Global Health Goals,"Jacob Kumaresan,
    MD, MPH, Dr.PH
    "Women's Health: A Global Overview," Allan Rosenfield, MD
    "Strengthening Community Capacity for Maternal, Newborn and Child
    Health," Charles MacCormack
    "Gender Disparities in Blindness and Visual Impairment" Ilene Gipson,
    "Update on Vision 2020: the Right to Sight," Louis Pizzarello, MD
    "Infinite Vision - The Story of Dr. V(enkataswamy) and the Aravind Eye
    Care System," Pavithra Krishnan
    "Social Entrepreneurship and Presbyopia" Jordan Kassalow, OD, MPH

    Jennifer Staple
    Founder, President & CEO
    Unite For Sight
    Jennifer Staple, Nov 3, 2005
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