Event Detail

Global Health Symposium

Friday, April 17, 2009


The Claremont School for Community and Global Health
& its NIH-funded Fogarty Pacific Rim Global Health Framework

Hosts the

Global Health Symposium

Global Health for the 21st Century:
Interdisciplinary Research and Training at the Claremont Colleges

“Global health…the goal of improving health for all people by reducing avoidable disease, disabilities, and deaths”
—Institute of Medicine (IOM), 2008

Friday, April 17, 2009
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Drucker School of Management
Burkle Building, Room 16



  • Invited presentations
  • Discussion groups for faculty and students (sign up at registration on day of symposium)

The symposium will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of ongoing global health research and training activities across the colleges and provide an opportunity for discussion leading to cross-college collaborations to generate future solutions to improve health and well-being for communities worldwide.

Specific objectives

  • Present trends and emerging issues associated with economic transition and lifestyle
  • Share recent findings in prevention research and practice
  • Inform public health practice
  • Present innovative models of training
  • Facilitate interdisciplinary cross-college collaborations

Seating is limited so please RSVP online at http://rsvp.localtoglobal.net

Continental breakfast and lunch will be served

For further information please contact:
Cevadne Lee: cevadne.lee@cgu.edu, (909) 607-3433 

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