Morehouse School of Medicine's

Inaugural Global Health Symposium

Global Health Equity: Envisioning the Future 

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018


8:30 a.m. -9:00 a.m. Symposium Registration 

9:15 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Convening Remarks 

9:20 a.m.- 9:35 a.m. A Vision for Global Health Equity

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President and Dean of MSM


9:35 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Shifting the Paradigm: Community, Culture & Collaboration

Dr. Gilberte Bastien – Associate Direcotr of MSM’s Office of Global Health Equity


10:00 a.m. - 11:30 am Panel Discussion - Honoring the History and Breaking New Ground in Global Health

MSM and National Institutes of Health Spotlights

Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., is Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) 

Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Fogarty International Center and Associate Director for International Research 

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) 



11:30 a.m-1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch & Poster Exhibit 


1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Complementary and Integrative Approaches to Global Health and Wellness

Ambassador Andrew Young & Dr. Erick Gbodossou – Andrew J. Young Foundation and Natural Products and Research Center


2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Global Health Stories – Exemplars from the Field

Ghana, Haiti, Zambia, & Liberia Initiatives


3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Afternoon Break


3:45p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Panel Discussion – Harnessing Human Resources for Global Health Equity

World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) 


Symposium Concludes

4:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 

Evening Reception 

5:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.


Note: Agenda is subject to change.