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The Implications of Globalization on Health: A Changing World

Each year members of the Global Health Forum at the UACOM-Tucson organize a conference that is student-driven and student-focused to raise awareness for student participation and dialogue. Through the conference, we strive to build a more multidisciplinary approach to spark creativity and exchange around the subject of Global Health. 

Additionally this year, we will be accepting abstract/poster in two categories: Original Global Health Research or Global Health Externship Experience. Abstract/poster submission is open until January 18th, please email vgarcia20@email.arizona.edu for submission instructions and more information. 

Registration is open now until January 27th. We hope to see you there!

Event date: The Implications of Globalization on Health: A Changing World- January 28th, 2017 | Check-in begins at 9:30 AM at the College of Medicine | Tucson, AZ

     Poster/Abstract presentations 12-1 PM

Registration link: https://uarizona.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4014JMWBCKiGKUJ

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1190277737675765/

Registration fee/donation: $15 venmo to @AZCOMGlobalHealth (additional details below) You must both pay and register to attend the conference 

Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Jerome Koleski, MD
Globalization and other Misconceptions about Global Health

Anne Ryan, JD, Elizabeth Moran, MD, Meheria Habibi, Refugee                                         Case Manager
Refugee 101 for Healthcare Providers

Registration includes: Saturday morning program with keynote speakers, coffee, lunch with student poster/abstract presentations, and participation in two "hands-on" activities/round-table discussions

Round table discussions/hands on activities: Suture clinic, Interdisciplinary Advocacy for Refugee Patients, Splinting/Bracing, A Novel Cross-Border Initiative

Sponsored by: Global Health Forum                                                                                 Office of Diversity                                                                                                            Inclusion Student Affairs

Fee/donation: The $15 will be split evenly between 1. Conference fees and the GHF 2. An optional donation to The Arizona Sonora Borders Project (ArSoBo), a local nonprofit led by Dr. Burris Duncan - professor emeritus, Public Health and Pediatrics. ArSoBo trains and employs individuals with disabilities to contract medical equipment they need and use such as prosthetics, orthotics, and wheelchairs that can withstand rough terrain. We wanted to add a little something this year to the conference and give back. You can find more information on ArSoBo here: http://arsobo.org/#ourprojects. If you wish to only pay the fee and not donate, please venmo the account $7.50. Though we highly encourage, if you are able, to donate as well. Any amount of donation is greatly appreciated and will go a long way. If you are unable to Venmo, please contact kgolisch@email.arizona.edu to set up an alternative payment method.