Hopkins at the 2011 CUGH Meeting…Report from Montreal

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) and the Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) held its first joint meeting on November 13-15, 2011 in Montreal, hosted by Canadian member McGill University. The meeting had six plenary sessions, 14 interactive workshops, and over 500 posters; speakers were from over 20 different countries, Attendance at this year’s meeting of this relatively young organization was over 1,400, almost double the attendance at the 2010 meeting. Hopkins’ presence at CUGH was also at an all-time high.

Nancy GlassThe highlight for Hopkins was the presentation of the 2011 CUGH Early Career Award to Dr. Nancy Glass. The award is presented to an individual who has “demonstrated a strong commitment to global health education, research and/or service, and possesses a consistent record of achievement in one or more of these areas.” Dr. Glass is Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health and Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, where her research focuses on clinical care and intervention in the areas of violence prevention and health disparities with projects in the US and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mariam Fofana, a medical student from Hopkins, received the GHEC “Best Student Poster Award” for her poster: “Father knows best? Ethical implications of required paternal consent in pediatric HIV research in Côte d’Ivoire.” 

All presentations from Hopkins:

Hopkins Presenter(s) Title Abstract Number
Break-Out Presentations    
R. Black The Unmet Potential of Micronutrients 02.001
S. Holmes Johns Hopkins University's Experience - Leveraging Administrative Leadership: Bringing Key People to the Table and Sustaining Their Involvement 13.001
D. Peters Makerere College of Health Sciences - Johns Hopkins University Partnership: Assessing the Challenges and Keys to Success 16.002
S. Monagle Delivering Transformational Change with Simple Solutions 32.004
S. Ahmed Quality of Maternal Health System in Eritrea and Niger: Implications for Scaling Up Skilled Delivery Care 34.003
T. Flys, J. McKenzie-White, K. Page A Novel Educational Strategy to Integrate HIV/Other Infectious Disease Care into Primary Medical Care in Central America 42.003
Posters    
L. Krishnan Human Rights in Medical Education: A Growing Student Movement 44.012
A. Corluka, A. A. Hyder, P. Winch Exploring Health Researchers' Perceptions of Policymaking in Argentina: A Qualitative Study 44.015
R. Bollinger, N. Glass Using Evaluation from the Start: Key Lessons Learned from the Afya Bora Consortium Innovative Fellowship Program in Global Health Leadership 45.003
R. Bollinger, N. Glass Beyond Didactics: Mentored, Non-Traditional Approaches to Global Health Leadership Training in the Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship 45.004
M. N. Poulsen ‘Practice Makes Perfect’: Incorporating a Practice Week to Build on Facilitator Training for an Evidence-Based Intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa 48.003
R. Gilman Detection and Analysis of Clinical Manifestations and Laboratory Results of HIV/AIDS Patients Co-Infected with T.cruzi in Cochabamba, Bolivia 55.015
R. Gilman Microscopic Oberservation Drug Susceptibility: Improved Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Cochabamba, Bolivia 55.020
M. N. Poulsen Developing and Sustaining Capacity for an Evidence-Based HIV Prevention Intervention: Lessons Learned from Sub-Saharan Africa 57.013
M. Decamp, J. Sugarman Developing an Introductory Ethics Curriculum for Short-Term Global Health Training 67.003
M. Fofana, M. Merritt Father Knows Best? Ethical Implications of Required Paternal Consent in Pediatric HIV Research in Côte d’Ivoire 67.004
A. Corluka, et al. Survey of Argentine Health Researchers on the Use of Evidence in Policymaking 70.005

People

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation
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