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  • Paula Braveman, MD, MPH is Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her formal training is in Family and Community Medicine and in Epidemiology. For nearly 30 years, Dr. Braveman has studied and published extensively on health ...

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  • Dr. John Allegrante is Professor of Health Education at Columbia University, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1979 and has served as Chairman of the Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Deputy Provost, and Associate Vice President for International Affairs at Teachers College.  He holds a joint appointment in Sociomedical ...

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  • In addition to a BSc (University of Toronto) and a Masters Degree in Education (University of Western Ontario), Dr. Turnbull received his Doctorate in Medicine at Queen's University and later achieved specialty certification in Internal Medicine through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1982.  Dr. Turnbull has been ...

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  • Professor Datuk Dr Lai-Meng Looi is Malaysia’s inaugural National Distinguished Professor, positioned at  the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (UM).  She holds a concurrent appointment as senior consultant histopathologist at the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC).    Professor Looi studied medicine as a ...

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  • Dr. Hamburg is an internationally recognized leader in public health and medicine. She is the former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, having stepped down last year after almost six years of service.  In 1991, Dr. Hamburg was named Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health. During her six-year tenure there, ...

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  • PostedDecember 14, 2017

    CO-CHAIRS VICE CHAIRS Prof. LIU Depei,  Past Vice President, Chinese Academyof Engineering   Dr. Margaret Hamburg,  Foreign Secretary, US NAM Prof. YANG Baofeng,   Director ...
  • PostedDecember 14, 2017

    REGISTRATION AND FORMAL INVITATION FOR VISA PURPOSES To list you amongst the participants and provide you with a visa invitation letter, you are kindly invited to register online at the following link as soon as possible:  http://tinyurl.com/ztcllhn  By now all registered ...
  • PostedDecember 14, 2017

    Published by mkareithi on Tue, 2016-10-25 05:31 Whether seeking new personal connections, or pursuing opportunities for jobs and education, or escaping a war zone – health and well-being are central to why people move from one place to settle in another. And when people move, they ...
  • PostedDecember 14, 2017

    Social marketing has the key to unlocking the promotion of healthy behaviour, says physician Edsel Salvaña, and HIV/AIDS prevention in the Philippines provides a strong example   Filipino physician Edsel Salvaña will never forget one case. A young man in his 20s had been ...