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Ninth Annual Global Health Day on Thursday, March 28

March 19, 2019

The Office of Global Health hosts the 9th Global Health Day on Tuesday, March 28, starting at 8:30 a.m. with a Grand Rounds presented in Fitkin Amphitheatre by School of Public Health Dean Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD.

The full program follows:

8:30 - 9:30 am Medical Grand Rounds "Strategies for Academic Global Engagement: Lessons from the Field" Sten Vermund, MD, PhD; Dean Yale School of Public Health, Fitkin Amphitheatre

9:30-10:00 am Reception, Fitkin Lobby

12-12:15 pm Box Lunches, 55 Park Street 2nd Floor

12:15-1:15 pm "The Birth of the Yale Institute for Global Health: Challenges and Opportunities," 55 Park Street Auditorium

Moderated by Asghar Rastegar, MD; Director Office of Global Health, Department of Internal Medicine

Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN; Dean, Yale School of Nursing

Sten Vermund, MD, PhD; Dean, Yale School of Public Health

Saad B Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD; incoming Inaugural Director of the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH)

1:15-2:15 pm Global Health Poster Session, 55 Park Street Mezzanine

5:00- 8:30pm 4th Annual Continuing Education in Refugee Health "Local Innovations in Care: Supporting Families," organized by Ani Annamalai, MBBS, MD; Camille Brown, MD; Maya Prabhu, MD, LLB and Tracy Rabin, MD, SM, in Hope 110 Lecture Hall. (CME and dinner available with pre-registration at

Submitted by Robert Forman on March 19, 2019