2011 Conference Archives 

Global Health 3.0: The Role of Academic Institutions 

Global Health 3.0: The Role of Academic Institutions took place October 9–11, 2011, on UT Southwestern Medical Center's North Campus. A distinguished panel of global health experts from across the UT System campuses made up the Program Committee.

The course content was designed for faculty, administrators, trainees, and students especially physicians, scientists, allied health care professionals, public health professionals, nurses, employees of non-governmental organizations, non-profit foundations, and grant organization. Participants had an opportunity to learn about, champion, partner, and advocate for the development of global health from an academic and service perspective. Event Brochure

Videos - Sunday, October 9, 2011

  • Watch "Beyond Traditional Borders"
    Lauren Vestewig, Executive Director of Rice 360°: Institute for Global Health Technologies, speaks about Rice University's global program in a presentation titled “Beyond Traditional Borders: Engaging University Students to Develop the Next Generation of Global Health Technologies”
  • Watch "Toward Doing No Harm"
    Lanny (Clyde Lanford) Smith, M.D., M.P.H., DTM&H, FACP, the Cofounder of Doctors in Global Health, presents “Toward Doing No Harm: Potential for Positive Accompaniment in Global Health and Social Justice.”  Dr. Smith discusses the elements of a mindful experience abroad for students and health professionals open to learn. 
  • Watch "Research Training Opportunities in Global Health" 
    Douglas C. Heimburger, M.D., M.S., Associate Director for Education and Training at Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health in Nashville speaks about the current and future structure of the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows Program.
  • Watch "Medical Education and Public Health"
    Christina Moranetz, Ph.D., FAWHP, of University of North Texas presents new opportunities in global health and the new Doctoral Program in Public Health at UNT.
  • Watch a Panel Q&A featuring questions from the audience for Drs. Douglas Heimburger, Christina Moranetz, and Ms. Lauren Vestewig. Moderated by Dr. Heimburger.
  • Watch "Student Perspectives on Effective Overseas Learning Programs in Global Health"
    Angela P. Mihalic, M.D., of UT Southwestern moderates a panel of students in medical school, engineering school, and public health schools discussing overseas learning experiences; their value and pitfalls.

Videos - Monday, October 10, 2011

  • Watch "On Heart Disease in Africans"
    Bongani Mayosi, D.Phil., M.B.ChB., Professor of Medicine and Head of the Department of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, presents “On Heart Disease in Africans.” The talk addresses: contemporary epidemiology of heart disease in Africa; pathogenesis of heart disease in Africans; treatment and outcome of heart disease in Africans; and prevention of heart disease in Africans.
  • Watch "Harnessing the Power of the Media for Advancing Global Priorities"
    Jill S. Gabbe, M.A., principal of New York City's gabbegroup, discusses the changing media landscape and how to effectively work with the media to tell your global health story.
  • Watch "Public-Private Partnerships"
    Margaret A. Phillips, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology at UT Southwestern, presents "Public-Private Partnerships: A Renascent Role for Academia in the Discovery of New Treatments for Malaria."

Monday - Session A

Monday - Session B

Videos - Tuesday, October 11, 2011