Building Healthy Communities Through Global Innovation and Partnership

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Location: MUSC Bioengineering Building Auditorium BEB 110

8:45 am             Registration and Coffee

9:15 am             Welcome     
David J. Cole, MD, FACS, President, MUSC
Lisa Saladin PT, PhD, Interim Provost and Vice-President of Academic Affairs, MUSC
Ron Gimbel, PhD, Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University

9:30 am           Keynote: HIV and Human Rights - the Challenge for Key Populations
                        Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, Desmond Tutu Professor of Public Health & Human   Rights
                        Professor of Epidemiology and International Health, Johns Hopkins University
                        Founding Director, Center for Public Health and Human Rights

10:30 am          Panel: Harnessing Technology And Public-Private Partnerships
                       To Address Global Health Challenges

Moderators: Lisa Saladin, PT, PhD, Interim Provost and Vice-President of Academic Affairs, MUSC
                    Ron Gimbel, PhD, Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University
- Michael Sweat, PhD, Director, Center for Global Health, MUSC
- Will Richardson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Clemson
- Kathy Hebert, MD, MMM, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Cardiology, General Electric   
- Peter Zwerner, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Chief Medical Officer,
    MUSC Physicians
- David Vaughn, President of Integrated Resilience, LLC, Professor of Practice, Clemson
   University, Industry Advisor for Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries

11:30 am         Break

11:45 am    Oral Presentations: Tackling the Global Epidemic of Non-Communicable Diseases
                   Moderator: Carolyn Jenkins, DrPH, Professor and Endowed Chair of Nursing, MUSC
Utility of the questionnaire for verifying stroke-free status for stroke diagnosis among West Africans - SIREN and MUSC partnership
Fred Stephen Sarfo, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University, Ghana
Insights on black-white disparities in cardiovascular risk potentially offered by international comparisons of stroke-free populations
George Howard, DrPH, Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alabama
Patterns of cancer in Ethiopia- a case study from a specialized teaching and referral hospital in Addis Ababa
Samrawit Solomon, MD, MPH, Chair of Public Health, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia
Qualitative Community Assessment: A Call for Action to Improve Stroke Outcomes in Nigeria and Ghana
Michelle Nichols, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, MUSC

12:45 pm           Lunch in Bioengineering Building lobby (For registered participants only)

1:45 pm        DebatePros and cons of short term volunteer assistance health programs in low and middle-income countries
Moderator: Anbesaw Selassie, DrPH, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, MUSC
- Jeffery Deal, MD, Adjunct Faculty, Public Health Sciences, MUSC
- Ginny Fonner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MUSC 

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions:  College of Health Professions Building A
2:30 pm                       
Track 1            Panel Student Engagement in Global Health                
Location:          CHP 201          
 
Moderator:        Kathleen Ellis, Director of Operations, Center for Global Health, MUSC
- Mac Segars, College of Medicine, MUSC
- Bailey Beauclair, College of Health Professions, MUSC
- Meshell Maxam, College of Pharmacy, MUSC 
- Danielle Stevens, College of Graduate Studies, MUSC              
- Shannon Elam, College of Nursing, MUSC
- Eric Rackley, College of Dental Medicine, MUSC
                       
 Track 2            Oral Presentations: Center for Global Health Pilot Grants: Advancing Global Research                       
Location:          CHP 202
Moderator:  Michael Sweat, PhD, Director, Center for Global Health, MUSC
Survey of HIV testing at Nairobi football tournaments
Jeff Korte, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, MUSC
Assets and challenges affecting health and participation after spinal cord injury in India
Susan Newman, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, MUSC
Telemedicine as an intervention in Uganda     
Mark Lyles, MD, MBA, Chief Affiliations and Business Transformations Officer, MUSC
Improving health through implementation of a village-based biogas system in rural Ghana
Cynthia Cupit Swenson, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MUSC

3:30 pm           Poster Presentations:  College of Health Professions Atrium

4:00 pm                       
Track 1            Panel: Partnering to Advance Health Care in Haiti        
Location:          CHP 201
Moderator:      Cynthia Cupit Swenson, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MUSC
- Patty Coker-Bolt, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, MUSC                          
- John Glaser, MD, Professor of Orthopaedics, MUSC
 - Adam Sendor, Director, MUSC Service Learners International, College of Medicine, MUSC
- David Vaughn, President of Integrated Resilience, LLC, Professor of Practice, Clemson University  
- Lacey Menkin Smith, MD, Global Health Fellow, Emergency Medicine, MUSC
                       
Track 2            Oral Presentations: Challenges, Strategies and Solutions for Global Health

Location:          CHP 202
Moderator: Kathleen Cartmell, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, MUSC
Transitioning Adolescents Living with HIV to adult care: What’s going wrong and how do we fix it?
Tiarney Ritchwood, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences, MUSC
Effect of a home–based intervention by trained community health nurses on infant health in India                                           
Andrea Summer, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, MUSC
Pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccines as a pathway to malaria eradication
L.W. Preston Church, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, MUSC, Hospital Epidemiologist, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Global partnership and innovation at St. Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College
Birke Anbesse, MD, MPhil, Director, Office of Research, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia
Partnerships with resource limited countries:  a case study from Ethiopia
Mulugeta Gebregziabher, PhD, Professor of Public Health Sciences, MUSC