GHIC 2020: Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 4-5, 2020
Yale University, New Haven, CT

April 13-14, 2019 Conference Schedule

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Saturday, 7:00am: Check-in and Registration Begins

Saturday, 7:45-8:00am: Opening Remarks

Saturday, 8:00-8:45am: Keynote Address

Saturday, 8:50-9:35am: Keynote Address

Saturday, 9:40-10:25am: Keynote Address

Saturday, 10:30-11:30am: Responsibility and Integrity in Global Health Panel

Saturday, 11:35am-12:25pm

Lunch

Saturday, 12:30-1:05pm

Coop: Poster and Networking Session

 

Saturday, 1:05-2:35pm

Shubert: Developing and Sustaining a Global Health Workforce

Coop: The Art of Effective Organizations: Leading and Following with Humility and Integrity Panel

CALH: Innovations in Infectious Disease Control Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

  • "ViiV Healthcare Positive Action Challenges: Breaking Bottlenecks to End AIDS," Jennifer Carpenter, Positive Action Innovation and Partnerships, ViiV Healthcare
  • "Visualize," Julia Kramer, Graduate Student, University of California at Berkeley; Co-Founder, Visualize
  • "Safe Acid Technology: Surgical Instrument Sterilization in Low-Resource Clinical Settings," Christopher Capicotto, Medical Student, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Head Clinical Research Associate, B-Cidal, LLC
  • "Malarial Retinopathy Screening System for Improved Diagnosis of Cerebral Malaria," Vinayak Joshi, Senior Research Scientist, VisionQuest Biomedical, LLC

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists:

  • Charles MacCormack, President Emeritus, Save the Children; Executive Chair, Health MDG Alliance
  • Sten Vermund, Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health; Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine

LC211: Leadership Interactive Workshop

LC317: Media Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Storytelling and Child Health

Loria 351: Environmental Impacts on Human Health

Loria B51: Innovative Health Initiatives

Organizational information sessions for organizations, products, or services which may be of interest to the audience.

WLH 116: Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health: Presentations by Student and Young Leaders in Global Health

WLH 117: Technology Interventions for Global Health Challenges Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists:

  • David Aylward, Community Vitality Advisor; Former Executive Director, mHealth Alliance
  • Elizabeth Johansen, Founder, Spark Health Design; Adjunct, Olin College of Engineering; formerly Design that Matters and IDEO

WLH 119: Communication and Advocacy Strategies for Improving Health Outcomes

WLH SUD 201: Design Thinking in Global Health

WLH 208: Healthcare Delivery in Low-Resource Settings

Saturday, 2:50pm-4:00pm

Shubert: Rethinking Global Health Priorities

Coop: Strategies for Highly Effective Leadership Panel

CALH: Application-Based Global Health Solutions Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists: 

  • Tricia Bolender, Strategy Consultant and Leadership Coach, Tricia Bolender Consulting
  • Bobby Jefferson, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, DAI Global Health

LC211: Essentials on Eliminating Barriers to Care Panel

LC317: Biomedical Ethics Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Perspectives on Responsible Global Engagement Panel

Loria 351: Perspectives on Children's Education and Development

Loria B51: Community-Based Programs and Assessments: Presentations by Student and Young Leaders in Global Health

WLH 116: Innovative Solutions to Eye Health Challenges Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists:

  • James Clarke, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Ghana Medical Director
  • Kala Mehta, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco

WLH 117: Non-Communicable Disease: Presentations by Student and Young Leaders in Global Health

WLH 119: Innovative Health Initiatives

Organizational information sessions for organizations, products, or services which may be of interest to the audience.

WLH SUD 201: Food and Nutrition in Global Health

WLH 208: Child Health: Presentations by Student and Young Leaders in Global Health

Saturday, 4:15-6:15pm

Shubert: Strategies for Responsible and Sustainable Global Health Engagement

Coop: Building a Fulfilling Career in Global Health Panel

CALH: Innovations in Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

  • "The EPED (Early Preeclampsia Detection) Strip: A Home-Based Diagnostic Test for Low-Resource Settings," Denali Dahl, CEO and Co-Founder, MoyoMedical Technologies; PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University
  • "Bilikit: A Transformational Approach to Neonatal Jaundice," Linda Pfeiffer, President and CEO, INMED Partnerships for Children
  • "NeMo: Empowering and Educating Mothers to Identify Neonatal Illness,"Anthony Ho, CEO, NeMo; Graduate Student, Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design, Johns Hopkins University
  • "Development of a Local Heat Stabilized Rice Bran Food Product for Maternal and Child Consumption in West Africa,"Hillary Smith, Graduate Student, Colorado School of Public Health, Colorado State University
  • "U-Act: A Wearable Patch to Monitor Uterine Activity to Predict Preterm Labor," Ameya Bondre, Head, Clinical Research and Development, CareNX Innovations
  • "DEEP: A Developmental Assessment on an E-Platform for Preschool Children," Supriya Bhavnani, Research Scientist, Public Health Foundation of India

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists:

  • Charles MacCormack, President Emeritus, Save the Children; Executive Chair, Health MDG Alliance
  • Ian Saldanha, Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Public Health

LC211: Storytelling Interactive Workshop

LC317: Leadership Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: University Education Initiatives in Global Health

Loria 351: Healthcare Delivery Models in Low-Resource Settings

Loria B51: Positive Action Challenge Workshop

WLH 116: Design Thinking Workshop

WLH 117: Community-Based Programs Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists:

  • Daniel Palazuelos, Director of Community Health Systems, Partners In Health; Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Jana Zindell, Chief Strategy Officer, Ubuntu Pathways

WLH 119: Innovative Approaches to Tackling Healthcare Needs

WLH 208: Technology and Global Health

Saturday, 7:00-9:00pm

Innovation & Ideas Evening Networking Reception: This special 2-hour networking reception will convene conference participants who are interested in networking, discussion, collaboration, and intense conversation about global health and innovation. The reception with hors d'oeuvres will be held at the historic SH Theater in New Haven, which is the main conference venue.

Sunday, April 14

Sunday, 9:00-9:50am: Keynote Address

Sunday, 9:55-10:35am: Keynote Address

Sunday, 10:45am-12:15pm

Shubert: Models for Change

Coop: Cutting-Edge Ideas in Development: GHIC Innovation Prize Semifinalist Pitches

Learn from the 4-minute Social Impact Pitches of semifinalists for the $10,000 and $5,000 GHIC Innovation Prize, which will be awarded to the best two Social Impact Pitches.

Semifinalists

Expert Judges:

CALH: Injury and Violence Prevention

LC101: Considerations in Advocacy and Health Policy

LC102: Making an Impact and Measuring Outcomes in Global Health

LC211: Storytelling Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Surgery and Emergency Care

Loria 351: Healthcare Delivery Considerations in Low Resource Settings

Loria B51: Innovative Health Initiatives

Organizational information sessions for organizations, products, or services which may be of interest to the audience.

Sunday, 12:15-1:30pm: Lunch

Sunday, 1:30-3:30pm

Shubert: How Do We Green Healthcare?

Coop: GHIC 2019's Six Best Cutting-Edge Ideas in Development: GHIC Innovation Prize Finalist Pitches and Judging

Six finalists will be selected from the morning semifinalist session. The finalists will present a 5-minute pitch, which will be followed by 10 minutes of Q&A and dialogue with the expert judges. During the judge deliberations, the audience will engage in Q&A and dialogue with the finalists. The session will conclude with the GHIC Innovation Prize award of $10,000 and $5,000 to the two best pitch presenters.

Finalists

Expert Judges:

CALH: Strategies to Improve Health and Treatment Outcomes Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists:

  • Sri Muthu, CEO and Founder, HealthVenture
  • Seth Wanye, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Friends Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Partner

LC101: Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health

LC102: Capacity Building and Health Systems Strengthening

LC211: Civic Engagement Interactive Workshop

LC317: Social Entrepreneurship Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Innovative Healthcare Delivery Models

Loria 351: Healthcare Delivery Assessment and Innovation

Loria B51: Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

  • "Commercialization of Infant Ventilator for Low-Resource Settings," Tim Carter, Director of Business Strategy, Advanced Innovative Medical Technologies
  • "Balaman Program: Addressing Preventable Health Issues Among School-Age Children in Kazakhstan Through Edutainment," Aizhan Kul-Mukhammed, Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania; Co-Founder, Balaman Program, Academy of Preventive Medicine in the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Bulat Utemuratov Charitable Fund
  • "Child Malnutrition: Mobile App for Local Assessment and Global Help," Maurice Francisco, Project Manager, Maventy Health International
  • "The Development of CERVIS: Cervical Cancer Early Response Visual Identification System," Nicola Gerbino, Undergraduate Student, Santa Clara University

Engage in conversation with the pitch presenters and with the session's expert panelists, who will provide guidance, mentoring, and advice to the pitch presenters and to the audience.

Expert Panelists:

  • Pam Bolton, Head of Partnerships, Tech Care for All
  • Elizabeth Johansen, Founder, Spark Health Design; Adjunct, Olin College of Engineering; formerly Design that Matters and IDEO