2017 CUGH Conference
 
 
Session Titles

2017 CUGH Conference Panel Titles Include:

(Titles/Topics/Timeline are subject to change)

** Oral Abstract Presentations and Satellite Sessions are not accredited for CME or CNE units



THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017 (PRE-CONFERENCE SATELLITE SESSIONS)
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DAY 0 | FULL DAY SESSIONS
  • Global Surgical EcoSystem: Strengthening Healthcare Worldwide

  • 5th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research: Integrating Cancer Research for Improved Global Health 
    - IMPORTANT NOTE: This session takes place at the NIH campus, Bethesda, MD

DAY 0 | MORNING SESSIONS

  • The Role of Emergency Operations Center in Creating Community Resiliency

  • Politics of Global Health: Political Will and Successful Implementation of Sustainable Programs

  • How Does the Readership of Journals from Different Disciplines Understand Global Health?

  • Workshops on Best Practices for Global Health Experiential Learning


DAY 0 | AFTERNOON SESSIONS
  • Putting Quality on the Global Health Agenda

  • Reimagining Population Health through Global Partnership

  • Global Operations 2017: Tools for Faculty and Administrative Leaders

  • Promoting Urban Health, A Global Challenge

  • Emerging Themes in Global Health Education

  • Constructing and Governing Applied Research Partnerships in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health



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FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
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DAY 1 | MORNING SESSIONS   (08:30 - 09:00)


DAY 1 |
PLENARY I   (09:00 - 10:30)
  • Global Health Leaders Panel
    - A discussion on big global challenges with Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund, and Victor Dzau, President, National Academy of Medicine

DAY 1 | COFFEE BREAK, EXHIBITS, NETWORKS   (10:30 - 11:00)

              
DAY 1 | CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1   (11:00 - 12:30)
  • 2015 Global Burden of Disease Report
    - Chris Murray, Director, Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, and speakers will delve into this groundbreaking study

  • Fogarty at 50: Implementation Science - The Signature Science of Global Health
    - Nalini Anand, Director of the Center of Global Health Studies at NIH's Fogarty International Center will lead a discussion of implementation science - the study of methods to better integrate research findings into policy and practice especially in low- and middle-income countries.     

  • Health Workers in Conflict Zones
    - Health workers are targets in conflict zones. This panel will discuss the scope of the problem and what is needed to stop this crime against humanity.

  • Confronting Pregnancy in Infectious Disease Epidemics

  • Food Security 

  • Pedagogical Paradigms in Global Health: An Overview of Theory, Tools, and Innovations

  • Oral Abstract Presentations 1: Government & Political Decision Making

  • Oral Abstract Presentations 2: NCDs & Social Determinants of Health

DAY 1 |
SATELLITE SESSION   (12:30 - 01:30)
  • Community Health in the SDG Era (Lunchtime Satellite Session)

DAY 1 | LUNCH BREAK, POSTERS (01:00 - 2:30 PM), EXHIBITS, NETWORKS, SATELLITE SESSION   (12:30 - 02:30)


DAY 1 | NASEM SESSION   (01:30 - 02:30)
  • "The United States and the Future of Global Health - Report from the National Academics"

DAY 1 | PLENARIES II  & III   (02:30 - 04:00) 

  • Where does Global Health Fit in U.S. Foreign Policy and Security Interests?
    - A discussion with leading foreign policy experts 

  • The Ripple Effect: Promoting Female Leadership in Academic Global Health

DAY 1 | COFFEE BREAK, EXHIBITS, NETWORKS   (04:00 - 04:30)


DAY 1 |
CONCURRENT SESSIONS 2   (04:30 - 06:00)
  • Building Ethical and Effective Partnerships
    - Creating ethical collaborations where all partners receive benefits, especially in developing nations, will be discussed

  • NIH Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellow and Scholars: Building Research and Leadership Capacity in Global Health  

  • Town Hall with University Government Relations Representatives
    - Learn about what they do and how you can work with them more effectively

  • Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): A Global Challenge to Global Health

  • Translating Research into Action: Reducing Health Risk and Ending Violence Against Girls and Young Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Reflection Essays
    - This popular annual session will share winning essays from students on global health

  • Oral Abstracts 3: Women's Health

  • Climate Change and the Health Benefits of the SDGs: Challenges & Opportunities
    - Climate change and its impact on the SDGs will be discussed. 

DAY 1 | CUGH RECEPTION   (06:30 - 08:00)



SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017
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DAY 2 | WELCOME SESSION   (07:45 - 08:00)



DAY 2 |
PLENARY IV & V   (08:15 - 10:30)
  •  Planetary Health
    - Leaders from NOAA, AAVMC, Planetary Health Alliance will discuss the major challenges affecting the health of our planet and what we can do about it.

  • Keynote: Intro & 2017 Gairdner Awardee
    - awardee TBA

DAY 2 | COFFEE BREAK, EXHIBITS, NETWORKS   (10:30 - 11:00)


DAY 2 | CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3   (11:00 - 12:30)
  • Translating Research to Policy: Creating and Implementing Evidence-based Policies for the Prevention and Early Detection of Women's Cancers 

  • Conversation with Donors
    - Representatives from the Wellcome Trust, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and USAID will share the direction of their organizations and funding priorities.

  • The Insufficiently Appreciated Impact on Pollution on Global Health
    - Pollution is the #1 cause of death in the world. This panel will share insights from the soon to be released Lancet Commission Report on Pollution, Health and Development.

  • Strengthening the Global Health Security Agenda
    - See how this international agreement can prevent, detect, and respond to potential pandemics.

  • Developing a Global Monitoring Framework for Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality - A Panel Discussion

  • Trainee Advisory Committee Session

  • Administrative, Financial and Operational Aspects of Academic Global Health

  • Oral Abstract Presentations 4: Planetary Health

DAY 2 | LUNCH BREAK, POSTERS (01:00 - 2:30 PM), EXHIBITS, NETWORKS, SATELLITE SESSION   (12:30 - 2:30)


DAY 2 |
SATELLITE SESSION   (12:30 - 01:30)
  • GH Workforce - "Title TBA" - GHFP II

DAY 2 | CUGH MEMBERSHIP / BUSINESS MEETING   (01:00 - 01:30)


DAY 2 | CUGH AWARDS   (01:30 - 02:30)


DAY 2 |
PLENARY VI   (02:30 - 04:00)
  • NIH Directors
    - 4 NIH directors will share their insights and discuss with the audience future challenges in global health.

DAY 2 | HEALTH BREAK, EXHIBITS, NETWORK   (04:00 - 04:30)


DAY 2 | CONCURRENT SESSIONS 4   (04:00 - 06:00)
  • Toward a Breathable Future: Managing Threats to Respiratory Health in Urban Slums 

  • Global Burden of Road Traffic Injury: Opportunities and Strategies for Prevention and Control; Roles of Civil Society 

  • Understanding and Managing Health Risks in the Anthropocene

  • Fake Medicines: An Unseen Threat to Global Health 

  • U.S. Leadership to Advance the Health of Adolescent Girls and Young Women

  • Oral Abstract Presentations 5

  • Oral Abstract Presentations 6

  • Making the Global to Local Link in Academia: Concepts and Models

DAY 2 | FILM FESTIVAL   (06:30 - 08:30)



SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017
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DAY 3 | PLENARY VII   (08:30 - 10:00)
  • Violence Against Women: Research and Implications 

DAY 3
 | HEALTH BREAK   (10:00 - 10:15)



DAY 3 | PLENARIES VIII & IX   (10:15 - 11:45)
  • The Future of ID Pandemics: From Ebola to Zika, and BeyondNCDs in LICs
    - The rise in NCDs is a global challenge but affects the LICs the hardest. The scope of the problem and the solutions to reduce their impact will be shared.

DAY 3 | HEALTH BREAK   (11:45 - 12:00)


DAY 3 |
CONCURRENT SESSIONS 5   (12:00 - 01:30)
  • AFREhealth: A New Phase in the African Health Professions Education

  • The Global Virome Project: A First Step Towards Ending the Pandemic Era

  • The Case for Integrating Tobacco Control into Infectious Disease 

  • Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership: A Discussion of the Last 5 Years

DAY 3 | LUNCH BREAK   (01:30 - 02:30)


DAY 3 | PLENARIES X & XI   (02:30 - 04:00)
  • Advancing Health and Global Justice: The Power of Law: The Lancet
    - O'Neill Institute, and Georgetown University Commission on Global Health and the Law, will share the major findings in this landmark report.
  • Humanitarian Emergencies
    - A discussion about this global challenge and potential changes for the future.

DAY 3 | SUMMARY & CLOSING SESSION   (02:30 - 04:00)


DAY 3 | SATELLITE SESSION   (04:30 - 06:30)