27 April 2023
10:00 a.m. -14:00 p.m. Blue Room
28 April 2023
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hayek (New Medicine Classrooms)
12:00 - 14:00 Blue Room
Registration deadline: April 26, 2023
At the second annual event of the Institute for Social Medicine & Global Challenges we invited Dr. Mellissa Withers, associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine from Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California and Director of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program; to the Symposium "Intersecting Global Health Pathways: Promoting Healthy Academic Collaborations". to share the insights from her investigative journey in global health, as well as her keynote about Global Health Partnerships. The symposium will include short (20 minute) oral presentations on One Health-based research projects. We will end with parallel working sessions as a discussion forum on topics presented.
Live broadcast: https://www.facebook.com/USFQCOCSA
Mellissa Withers, PhD, MHS
Mellissa Withers is an associate professor of clinical preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She also directs the Online MPH Program, as well as the Global Health Program of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, a non-profit network of 60+ leading research universities in the region.
Her research focuses on global reproductive health and gender-based violence, including human trafficking, HIV/AIDS prevention and family planning. Other research interests include community participatory research, border health and mental health. Dr Withers is the editor of two books: Global Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health Across the Lifecourse, and Global Health Leadership: Case Studies from the Asia-Pacific. She has also published more than 70 scientific articles and serves on the editorial boards of six international global health journals. She has spent several years living and working in countries in Asia and Latin America.
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS NOW OPEN!
Abstracts will be accepted until April 13th, 2023.
Please fill in the provided abstract template. Carefully follow the instructions in the template regarding its maximum size (one page) and instructions about how to name your file. Send your abstract to: firstname.lastname@example.org with copy to email@example.com
Once your abstract has been reviewed, we will reply to the same email indicating your acceptance to present the project/research at the symposium.
The program to the presenters will be sent on Monday, April 21, 2023
|March 27, 2023||Registration opens|
|April 10, 2023||Abstract submission opens|
|April 17, 2023||Deadline for project/investigation submission|
|April 18, 2023||Last notification of abstract acceptance|
|April 21, 2023||Schedule with speakers on web site|
|27 to 28 April, 2023||Symposium|