Global Health Symposium

March 11, 2016  //  FOUND IN: UMHS News

Go global without leaving Ann Arbor! UMSNs three-day Symposium on Global Health takes place April 5 – 7, 2016. Connect with and be inspired by international leaders in health on topics including innovations in global health, workforce development, access to care and much more. The event includes presentations, panel discussions, networking, and poster presentations. You can earn up to 10 nursing contract hours based on attendance.

April 5: Annual Research Day (Sheraton Ann Arbor) U-M faculty, students, and university health care professionals are invited to share the impact of their research, while hearing new perspectives and forging collaborative partnerships. Event features keynote by Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, a distinguished researcher of mental health, substance abuse and chemically dependent nurses.

April 6: Nurses as Global Leaders (School of Nursing Building) Vanessa Kerry, CEO of Seed Global Health, will deliver the opening keynote “Promoting Workforce Development: The Importance of Nurses and Midwives.” Other topics include womens health and rights, innovations in global health, and the CDC.

April 7: Focus on the Pan American Region (School of Nursing Building) Speakers include Annette Mwansa Nkowane, WHOs “top” nurse and Rosemarie Josey, Atlantic Region Director of Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation. The day also includes presentations on current UMSN efforts in Mexico and Haiti.

Register by March 15 for early bird savings: http://nursing.umich.edu/umsn125

Website: http://nursing.umich.edu/umsn125

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