19th Annual Global Health Symposium: Apr 6, 2017

The Forum for International Health and Tropical Medicine (FIHTM) presents the 19th Annual Global Health Symposium: Refugee Medicine. This year, it will be held in a single afternoon, on Thursday, 4/6, 12-9 PM. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Patricia Walker, MD, DTM&H, the current president of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH). The schedule for the symposium is listed below.

  • 12-1 PM: Global Health Trivia Lunch Talk, Holden Auditorium, FLTC
  • 1 PM: Poster Set-Up, FLTC Atrium
  • 4-5 PM: Poster Presentations, FLTC Atrium
  • 5-6 PM: Series of Brief Global Health Talks, Connor Auditorium, FLTC
  • 6-6:30 PM: Dinner, FLTC Atrium
  • 6:30-7:30 PM: Keynote Lecture, Connor Auditorium, FLTC
  • 7:30-9 PM: Reception, FLTC Atrium

Lunch and dinner will be served. RSVP online

Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center

FIHTM Symposium, April 15th and 16th 2016

Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center and Farrell Learning and Teaching Center


4/15 (Friday) wine and cheese poster session (4:45-5:45 PM) Eric P. Newman Education Center Lobby

4/16 (Saturday) Symposium (8:45am-2pm)

  • Breakfast, Poster fair, and Registration: 8:45am-9:30 AM (FLTC Atrium - East Side)
  • Welcome: 9:30-9:40 AM (Holden Auditorium)
  • Keynote Speaker (Dr. Ingrid Bassett): 9:40 AM--10:30 AM
  • Short talk (TBD): 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
  • Student talks
  • JMANN 4th year student 11:00-11:10
  • SOAP 2nd year student 11:10-11:20
  • Breakout Sessions #1: 11:30 AM- 12:05 PM (FLTC 400)
  • Breakout Session #2: 12:10-12:45 PM (FLTC 400)
  • Lunch Panel: 1:00-1:45 (Holden Auditorium)

RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you there!