GHIC 2019: Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 13-14, 2019
Yale University, New Haven, CT

April 14-15, 2018- Conference Schedule

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Sunday, April 15, 2018

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

Saturday, 8:00-8:15am: Opening Remarks

Saturday, 8:15-9:00am: Keynote Address

Saturday, 9:05-9:50am: Cultivating Cultural Competence: How to Develop Respectful Organizations and Partnerships

Saturday, 10:05-11:35am

Shubert: Insights and Advice for Responsibly Innovating and Sustaining

Coop: Designing Global Health Programs

CALH: 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:

  • Marie H. Martin, Assistant Director, Education and Training, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Sten Vermund, Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health; Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine

LC101: Maternal and Child Health

LC102: Responsible Global Engagement and Innovation Panel

LC211: Leadership Interactive Workshop

LC317: Design Thinking Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Community-Driven Impact

Loria 351: Media Interactive Workshop

Loria B51: Technology Solutions for Infectious Diseases Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

  • “Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship: Global Heath Project OTTER,” Jenny Ho, Project Manager, Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship (ADE)
  • “UniDx: Low-Cost, Drop-Based Microfluidics Platform for the Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Malaria,” Neil Davey, Undergraduate Student, Harvard College
  • “Endometriosis: Developing a Globally-Utilizable Early Diagnostic Method,” Abhaya Moturu, Co-Founder and CEO, UterinePower; MSL Student, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • “Re-Examining the Design of the Neonatal Bubble-CPAP for Application in the Developing World,” Solomon Mensah, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University; CEO, Therapeutic Innovations, Inc.

WLH 119: Community-Based Programs: Presentations by Student and Young Leaders in Global Health

WLH 208: Maternal and Child Health 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:

  • Pam Bolton, Head of Partnerships, Tech Care for All
  • Charles MacCormack, President Emeritus, Save the Children; Executive Chair, Health MDG Alliance

Saturday, 11:35am-12:25pm

Lunch

Saturday, 12:30-1:05pm

Coop: Poster and Networking Session

 

Saturday, 1:05-2:35pm

Shubert: Lessons Learned in Healthcare Delivery

Coop: Human Rights and Ethical Considerations in Global Health

CALH: Technology Solutions for Infectious Diseases 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:

  • Paul Ellingstad, Managing Partner, PTI Advisors
  • Bobby Jefferson, VP, Chief Technology Officer, DAI Global Health

LC101: Violence and Injury Prevention

LC102: The Art of Effective Leadership Panel

LC211: Storytelling Interactive Workshop

LC317: Healthcare Systems Strengthening Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Community Health

Loria 351: Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health

Loria B51: Innovative Health Initiatives

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

WLH 119: Global Health Technology Social Impact Lab

Social Impact Pitches:

  • “The Organized Path: An App Based Solution for Pathology Medical Record Systems in Low Resource Settings,” Dana Razzano, MD Resident, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
  • “Developing Mobile Video Courses for Spinal Cord Injury Therapy Guidance and Local Peer Mentoring Worldwide,” Jonathan Sigworth, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, More Than Walking Incorporated
  • “mHealth for Systematic Screening and Self-Management of Diabetes in Pakistan,” Sabeen Shah, Hepatitis C Treatment and Prevention Program Manager, Global Health Directorate, Indus Health Network
  • “PaperEMR: A Unique Paper-to-Digital Approach to Electronic Medical Records,” Pratap Kumar, Institute of Healthcare Management, Strathmore Business School; Health-E-Net Limited, Nairobi, Kenya

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:

  • Cal Bruns, CEO andChief Innovationist, Matchboxology
  • Brian Heuser, Assistant Professor of the Practice of International Education Policy, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University; Affiliated Faculty, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

WLH 208: Women's Health Initiatives 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:  

  • Sten Vermund, Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health; Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
  • Marie H. Martin, Assistant Director, Education and Training, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Saturday, 2:50pm-4:20pm

Shubert: Design Thinking in Global Health

Coop: Health Policy and Advocacy

CALH: 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, Senior Advisor, Community Health Center, Inc.
  • Bobby Jefferson, VP, Chief Technology Officer, DAI Global Health

LC101: Student-Centered Education Programs

LC102: Healthcare for The Last Mile Panel

LC211: Leadership Interactive Workshop

LC317: Film Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Innovative Health Initiatives

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

Loria 351: Social Impact Lab: Innovative Solutions to Global Health Challenges

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:

  • Peter Donnelly, President and CEO Public Health Ontario; Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University; Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
  • Jana Zindell, Chief Strategy Officer, Ubuntu Pathways

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

WLH 119: Improving Global Engagement 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: 

  • Jordan Levy, Chief External Relations Officer, Ubuntu Pathways
  • Dean Cycon, Founder and CEO, Dean's Beans Organic Coffee Co.

WLH 208: Preventative Global Health Technology Interventions 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:

  • Paul Ellingstad, Managing Partner, PTI Advisors
  • Gene Kwan, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine; Health and Policy Advisor, Partners In Health

Saturday, 4:35-6:05pm

Shubert: Effective Healthcare Systems Strengthening

Coop: Environmental Health

CALH: Education and Training 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:

  • Marie H. Martin, Assistant Director, Education and Training, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Richard Skolnik, Former Director for HNP, South Asia Region at the World Bank; Former Lecturer, Yale University and The George Washington University; Author, Essentials of Global Health/Global Health 101; Instructor, Yale/Coursera - 'Essentials of Global Health'

LC101: Surgery and Global Health

LC102: Building a Fulfilling Career in Global Health Panel

LC211: Impact Interactive Workshop

LC317: Biomedical Ethics Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Community-Based Healthcare Programs

Loria 351: Innovative Health Initiatives

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

Loria B51: Design Thinking Workshop

WLH 119: Refugee and Immigrant Health 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:

  • Charles MacCormack, President Emeritus, Save the Children; Executive Chair, Health MDG Alliance
  • Paul Spiegel, Director, Center for Humanitarian Health; Professor of the Practice, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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

Saturday, 6:45-8:45pm

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 15

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

Sunday, 9:55-10:45am: Keynote Address

Sunday, 11:00am-12:30pm

Shubert: Community Health Academy: Reinventing Education for Community Health Workers and Leaders in the Digital Age

Coop: Storytelling and Communications

CALH: Innovative Health Initiatives

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

LC101: Global Perspectives on Nutrition

LC102: 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:

LC211: Essentials of Global Health Interactive Workshop

LC317: Civic Engagement for International Development Interactive Workshop

Loria 250: Innovations in Environmental Health

Loria 351: Patient Perceptions of Health: Presentations by Student and Young Leaders in Global Health

Sunday, 12:40-1:40pm: Lunch

Sunday, 1:40-3:40pm

Shubert: Outcomes and Impact

Coop: Health Policy and Health Care

CALH: Innovative Tools for Global Health Equity 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, Senior Advisor, Community Health Center, Inc.
  • James Clarke, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Ghana Medical Director

LC101: Global Health Education

LC102: GHIC 2018'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.

Loria 250: Pathways to Sustainable Scale-Up and Impact