Timothy Gibbs, MPH
Delaware Academy of Medicine on behalf of the Delaware Health Sciences Alliance
Funding for this conference was made possible in part by D58HP05138 from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resource and Service Administration and Jefferson Interdisciplinary and Inter-professional Joint Graduate Degree Project Grant Number T86HP20441 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Proudly supported by
Welcome to the 3rd annual Global Health Symposium! As always, we are pleased to highlight the latest in our growing Global Health interests across the DHSA.
Whether you are a student, resident, faculty, public health practitioner, nurse, physician or researcher, you will find much of interest at the symposium.
AGENDA7:45-8:30am Registration & Light Breakfast
10:30-10:45 am Break
10:45 - 11:30 am Keynote Speaker: Thomas Quinn, MD ScD; Associate Director for International Research, National Institutes of Health; Professor & Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
Dr. Thomas Quinn is Senior Investigator and Head of the Section on International HIV/AIDS Research in the Laboratory of Immunoregulation at the NIAID. He serves as Associate Director for International Research for the Division of Intramural Research at NIAID. He also holds joint appointments as Professor of Medicine, Pathology, International Health, Epidemiology, and Immunology and Molecular Microbiology at JHU. He is the current Director of the International Center for Excellence in Research (ICER) in Uganda, and serves on the Board of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI). His research interests have involved laboratory investigations that have helped define the biological factors involved in sexual and perinatal transmission of HIV, the natural history and treatment of HIV infections in developing countries, and the identification and phylogenetics of HIV-1 including studies on HIV superinfection. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Science, and fellow of the IDSA and AAAS. He is an author of over 900 publications on HIV, STDs, and infectious diseases.
11:30-12:45pm Expert Panel: DHSA Global Health Connections
12:45 pm- 1:30 pm Lunch & posters
1:30 pm Roundtable Introduction
1:45-3:00pm Roundtable Discussions "speed dating"