2014 Global Health Conference

About- The Student Global Health Initiative (SGHI) is proud to announce the annual Student Global Health Conference.  SGHI is the student component of the greater Global Health Initiative dedicated towards creating sustainable health improvements through local partnerships focused on capacity building, exchange of education and advancing the science of global health practice.  Members of SGHI span from various undergraduate colleges to graduate disciplines in Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physician's Assistant, Dentistry and and Social Work.

Details - This year's conference will focus on the outlook for future global health professionals as we transition  beyond the era of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set in 2000, to be completed by the year 2015.  This conference will highlight particular aspects of these goals and discuss accomplishments and shortcomings as well as what forms local and international arenas will take as the MDG's come to a close and students finish their academic careers and enter their practice of global health professionals. 

Poster Presentations - Students-registrants are encouraged to present their academic work in global health during the poster presentation session.  For detail and abstract submission please click here.

Location -
The 2014 conference will be held in the Health Sciences Education BuildingDirections.

Time - April 26th 2014. Registration begins at 8:30AM.  The conference will start promptly at 8:45AM.

Schedule -

8:30-9:00 am: Registration : 1st Floor

9:00-9:15 am: Opening Remarks
Michael L. Hardman, PhD - The University of Utah
Rm 1700

9:15-10:00 am: HIV/AIDS: Past, Present and Future

Carol Harris, MD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Rm 1700


10:00-10:45 am: The Global Health Workforce: Physician Assistant's

Nadia M. Cobb, MS, PA-C - The University of Utah

Rm 1700

10:45-11:00 am: Break

11:00am-11:45 am: Successes and Failures in Meeting National Health Care Goals for Quality Care and Access to Care Among the Navajo Tribe in Utah

C. Albert Noyes, PharmD, BC-ADM, AADE - The University of Utah

Rm 1700

11:45-11:55 am: Break

11:55am-12:40 pm: Infectious Diseases in the Era of Increasing Human Mobility

William Stauffer, MD, MSH DTM - University of Minnesota Medical School

Rm 1700

12:40-2:00 pm: Lunch, Roundtable Discussions, and Poster Sessions

2nd Floor Atrium and Rm. 2600

2:00-3:00 pm: Panel Discussion

C. Albert Noyes, Nadia Cobb, Carol Harris, William Stauffer, et al.

Rm 2600

Details upon Registration