Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium Series

2015 Media Archive

Thursday, November 19

Introductory Interview with Jeffrey Sachs (video)

Session 1 Presentations (audio only)

Milestones in Global Health: Past, Present and Future (video)
“Africa on the Verge of Defeating Polio” - Carol Pandak, MD, Director, PolioPlus at Rotary International
“The History and Case for Clopidogrel as a World Health Organization Essential Medicine” - Mark D. Huffman, MD, MPH

Keynote Address (video)
"The Path to Universal Health Coverage" - Jeffrey D. Sachs

Social Justice and Social Determinants of Health (video)
“Global Health and Environmental Justice: Footprints, Fairness and the Future of the Planet” - Paul W. Brandt-Rauf, Dr.P.H., M.D., Sc.D.
“The Health of the Serbian Roma/Gypsies: A Research Report” - Rizwana Biviji-Sharma
“Surgical Needs in Rural India: Population-Based Survey in Nanakpur, Haryana” - Srivarshini Cherukupalli
“FGM’s Impact on Health, Human Capital, and Human Rights: Assessment and Intervention in Douentza, Mali” - Juliet Sorensen, J.D.

Public Health Education (video)
“Why Mama Must Read and How to Make it Happen: Eradicating Female Illiteracy within One Generation” - S.D. Shanti, DDS, MPH, PhD, CPH
“Leveraging massive open online courses to scale healthcare workforce development globally – Career 911: Your Future Job in Medicine and Healthcare” - Melissa A. Simon MD MPH
“Evaluating a Community Campaign in Haiti: Neonatal Umbilical Cord Care” - Leslie Cordes, MD

Innovation in Global Health (video)
“Efficacy and Cost-effectiveness of Text-messaging based HIV Prevention Interventions: Study Based in Republic of Armenia” - Hamlet Gasoyan, DMD, MPH, CPH
“Organizational boundary matters: Examining government officials’ intentions to adopt health innovations in India” - Jiawei Sophia Fu
“FoodSwitch: A mobile phone-based application for surveillance of the United States’ packaged food supply” - Kasey J Coyne and Mark D Huffman

Friday, November 20

Partnerships and New Models for Collaboration (video)
“A modified healthy community partnership (HCP) framework in improving short-term global health experiences (STEGH): La Romana’s Coalicion de Salud Comunitaria (COSACO)” - Lawrence C. Loh, MD, MPH
“Bridging the knowledge to action gap through innovative implementation research partnerships: implications for the US Peace Corps and Rotary International” - Andrew Dykens, MD, MPH
“Public-Private Partnerships in Global Health Coordination” - Kara Palamountain, MBA
“Progress and Obstacles to Scale Up and Implementation of Successful Global Health Interventions: Lessons from the Dominican Republic” - Barbara Saatkamp Taylor M.D., M.S., and Jason Rosenfeld, MPH

Re-imagining Public Health Policy and Legal Frameworks (video)
“Global Health with Justice: Lessons Learned from the Ebola Epidemic” - Lawrence Gostin, JD
“Translating Research Into Policy in Global Health and Intersectorality” - Gabriel Gulis, PhD
“Translating research into policy: maximizing the impact of quantitative and qualitative research on global health” - Cynthia Kinnan