The 2011 CGH Research Symposium

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The 2011 CGH Research Symposium

The symposium is an annual event designed to focus on global health, collaboration at the University of Virginia and internationally, and, of course, student research and initiatives.

The 2011 Center for Global Health Research Symposium
Global Health: Transferring Technology to Those in Greatest Need

 
Friday 14 October 2011
12Noon-3:00PM
The Harrison Institute Auditorium, University of Virginia
(The Harrison Institute is Building #19 on the MAP)


12 Noon
--- Welcoming Reception (Menu) and Opening Remarks
Richard L. Guerrant, MD, Director, University of Virginia Center for Global Health

Keynote Introduction
Rebecca Dillingham, MD, MPH, Associate Director, University of Virginia Center for Global Health

12:30PM --- Keynote Presentation
Global Health: Transferring Technology to Those in Greatest Need
Maria Freire
, PhD, President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation

1:30PM --- Center for Global Health University Scholar Presentations representing the University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the School of Medicine

The Effect of Malnutrition on Cognition Among College Students in Southern India
Pranay Sinha
, School of Medicine, 2nd Year
2011 Ram Family/Center for Global Health Scholar Awardee

Market Analysis for Determining Distribution Methods of Ceramic Water Filters in Limpopo Province, South Africa
Molly Tyeryar
,  CLAS, Economics and Biology, 4th Year
Jason Hogan, School of Medicine, 2nd Year
This project is supported in collaboration with the Jefferson Public Citizens Award and a Deepening Global Education grant from the Vice Provost of International Programs Office
Molly Tyeryar is the 2011 Pamela B. and Peter C. Kelly Award for Improving Health in Limpopo Center for Global Health Scholar Award

Gross National Happiness in Bhutan: The Implications of the Introduction of Western Media on Perceived Happiness and Well-Being
Melissa Rickman
, CLAS, Foreign Affairs, 3rd  Year
Claire Wyatt, CLAS, Global Development Studies, 3rd Year 
Melissa Rickman and Claire Wyatt are the 2011 Susan and Glenn Brace/Center for Global Health University Scholar Awardees

Palliative Care and HIV/AIDS Policy in South Africa: Research and Education in Collaboration with the School of Nursing
Caitlin Carr
, The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, 2nd
Year
This project is co-supported by the Stephanie Jean-Charles Memorial Fund
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