CFTCC Sponsors Global Health Meetup 10/26/12

in CFTCC Events, CFTCC News, Lectures and Seminars
October 10th, 2012

Global Health & Engineering Meetup is hosting its first symposium on Friday October 26th!

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Join us for our first CaFE (Collaborations and Fusion of Efforts) Global Health Symposium! We will have brief presentations by 3 experts in engineering, public health, and business, followed by refreshments, a poster competition, and networking opportunities!

Please Register and RSVP for the event here: http://blogs.bu.edu/ghecho/symposium2012/

Posters by students, faculty, and/or staff are encouraged! Topics include all efforts toward improving quality of life in low-resource settings. Top 3 posters will receive prizes (1st place – $250, 2nd place – $150, 3rd place – $100). REGISTER BY OCTOBER 17th!!

Visit our site! http://blogs.bu.edu/ghecho/

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Presenters:

Jim Collins, PhD

Biomedical Engineeering, Boston University

““Radical approaches to bacterial infections””

 

Lisa Hirschhorn, MD., MPH.

Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

“Bridging the Translational gap: Challenges and appraoches to effectively implementing new technology in resource limited settings”

 

Ting Shih, MBA

Founder and CEO of ClickMedix

“Solving global healthcare disparities through sustainable mHealth business solutions”

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Where: Boston University Photonics Colloquium Room, 9th Floor Photonics Center (Rm 906), 8 St. Mary’s St, Boston

When: Friday October 26, 2012 from 2pm-6pm

Who: Those interested in learning about global health projects from engineering and public health standpoints!

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Sponsors of GHECHo are:

BU Pardee Center

BU Biomedical Engineering Department

MIT Media Lab

BU School of Public Health

Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology (CNN)

Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care (FTCC)