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A Century of Commitment to Global Health
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Centennial Schedule: Saturday

View the schedule for Friday, November 9

7:00am – 12:00pm

Lobby

Registration

8:00am

Diboll Auditorium

Centennial Symposium Begins
Presentation of the Color Guard

 

NOTE: Guests arriving during the presentation of the color guard will be asked to wait until the presentation has concluded before entering and finding a seat.

8:10am

 Diboll Auditorium

Welcome by Dean Pierre Buekens

8:15am

 Diboll Auditorium

Introductory Address: Harrison Spencer, MD, MPH, DTMH
President of the Association of Schools of Public Health

 

 

(Dr. Spencer is a former dean of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.)

8:30am

Diboll Auditorium

The Global Perspective: Hon. John Nay,
Former U.S. Ambassador to Suriname

8:45am

Diboll Auditorium

Keynote Address: Her Excellency Florence Duperval Guillaume,
Minister of Public Health and Population of Haiti

9:00am

 

Break

     

9:15am

 

Concurrent Seminars

Room 1210

Seminar #1: Disasters Through the Lens of Science, Practice, and Community

 

 

Room 1201

Seminar #2: Global Public Health: The Challenge of Chronic Diseases

 

11:15am

 

Break

11:30am

Diboll Auditorium

Introduction, Michael Bernstein, PhD, Provost of Tulane University

11:35am

Diboll Auditorium

Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD, MPH, Dean, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

11:50am


 

12:30pm


1:30pm – 3:30pm

Diboll Auditorium

 

Diboll Gallery

Keynote Address "New Challenges in Global Health": Peter Piot, MD, PhD, Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

 

Lunch Reception


Concurrent Seminars

Room 1210

Seminar #1: Infectious Disease Challenges in the 21st Century

 
  • James Hughes, MD, Professor, Medicine and Public Health, Emory University
  • Socrates Herrera, MD, PhD, Director Malaria Vaccine and Drug Development Center
  • Antoinette Kitoto Tshefu, MD, PhD, MPH, Dean, University of Kinshasa School of Public Health, Democratic Republic of Congo (SPHTM Alumna)
  • Moderator: Richard Oberhelman, MD, Professor of Tropical Medicine, Tulane SPHTM

Room 1201

Seminar #2: The Future of Healthcare Reform: Considering the Implications of the Supreme Court Decision and the Presidential Election

 

7:00pm

La Nouvelle Ballroom

Gala Awards Benefit at the Monteleone Hotel

   

The Gala will celebrate the accomplishments of our esteemed alumni while also benefiting future students at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

   

Select continuing education credits will be offered. The Global Health Forum has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


 

 



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