2019 Research Convening Program

"New Ways of Working"

8:00 – 9:00 am            Breakfast & Registration

If you haven't already registered for the conference, you can register on-site. 

 

9:00 – 9:10 am            Welcome Remarks

– Michele Barry, MD, Senior Associate Dean of Global Health; Director of the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH)         

– Lloyd B. Minor, MD, Dean, Stanford University School of Medicine (SOM)

                                

9:10 – 9:50 am            Opening Keynote: Por Si Mismo: Engaging Communities from Research to Policy

– Eva Harris, PhD, Director, UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health

 

9:50 – 10:15 am          Stanford Faculty invited Presentation

Planetary Health. What is it? What role can Stanford Play?

– Steve Luby, MD, Director of Research, CIGH

10:15 – 10:20 am        Invited Presentation

Introduction of Planetary Health Speaker Series

– Ashley Jowell, Program Associate, CIGH

  

10:25 – 11:10 am        Lightning Round Presentations - Part I

Stanford students, staff and faculty presenters will each have 60 seconds to give a snapshot of their global health research, followed by a 25-minute poster viewing session, coffee and morning snack.

11:10 am – 12:10 pm  Oral Presentations – Session I

Global state of inequity in deworming coverage in low-income and middle-income countries: a spatiotemporal study of household health surveys
– Nathan Lo, MD Candidate

Saving Children’s Lives increases survival of seriously ill children admitted to a district hospital in Botswana

Peter A. Meaney, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, SOM

Amazon deforestation drives malaria transmission and malaria burden reduces forest clearing – Erin Mordecai, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biology

 

Unrecognized Dengue and Chikungunya Human Transmission in Western and Coastal Kenya – Melisa M. Shah, MD, Postdoctoral Medical Fellow, SOM

(on behalf of Desiree LaBeaud, MD, MS)

Convening Program (cont’d)

12:10 – 12:35 pm        Invited Presentations

Med 232: Virtual Student Exchange in Global Health between Lebanon and Stanford: Student Presentation

– Keith Bowen, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Graduate School of Education;

– Besher Ashouri, MD Candidate;

– Vicky Vi Le, Stanford University Class of 2019;

– Sofia Singer, Stanford University Class of 2019;

– Ashley Jowell, Program Associate, CIGH

Bay Area Global Health Alliance: Introduction – Lisa Foster, BAGHA

 

12:35 – 1:30 pm          Lunch

                                                      

1:30 – 2:15 pm            Lightning Round Presentations - Part II

Stanford students, staff and faculty presenters will each have 60 seconds to give a snapshot of their global health research, followed by a 25-minute poster viewing session.

2:15 – 3:15 pm            Oral Presentations – Session II

Impact of a Large US Government Nutrition Program on Under-5 Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa:  An Evaluation of Feed the Future

– Tess Ryckman, PhD Candidate, Health Research and Policy, SOM

Using complex data and deep learning to predict Rift Valley fever outbreaks

– Elysse Grossi-Soyster, MS, Researcher, Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)

Utilizing Solar Energy in Syrian Field Hospitals to Achieve Energy Resiliency and     Independence from War Economy

– Abd Al-Rahman Traboulsi, MD Candidate

The effects of nutritional supplementation and promotion of responsive parenting on young children in Madagascar: A cluster-randomized, controlled trial

– Ann Weber, PhD, Instructor (Pediatrics), SOM

 

3:15 – 4:15 pm            Lightning Round Presentations - Part III

Stanford students, staff and faculty presenters will each have 60 seconds to give a snapshot of their global health research, followed by a 25-minute poster viewing session.

4:15 – 4:55 pm            Seed Grant Award Ceremony & Closing Remarks

– Michele Barry, MD, Senior Associate Dean of Global Health; Director, CIGH

– Steve Luby, MD, Director of Research, CIGH