Global Health Day

The OGHI hosts the Global Health Day Symposium each April during National Public Health Week. This annual event brings together experts researching global health issues, and is co-sponsored by the Community for Global Health Equity. 

10th Global Health Day Symposium: Raising a Healthy Generation

Fri., April 9, 2021, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Martine Vrijheid.

Keynote Lecture
The Early Life Exposome—from Concept to Implementation​

Martine Vrijheid​, PhD
Research professor, Barcelona Institute for ISGlobal Health (ISGlobal), Spain

Event Program, Fri., April 9, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD.

9:00 a.m.--Welcome. 

Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and dean, School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP)

Martine Vrijheid.

9:05 a.m--Keynote Lecture --The Early Life Exposome—from Concept to Implementation​.  

Martine Vrijheid, PhD, Research professor, Barcelona Institute for ISGlobal Health (ISGlobal), Spain                                                  

Pauline Mendola .

9:45 a.m.--Long-term consequences of obstetric and neonatal risks associated with air pollution 

Pauline Mendola, PhD, Professor and chair, SPHHP Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Shao Lin.

10:05 a.m.--Climate change, extreme weather and natural disaster on human health

Shao Lin, MD, MPH, PhD, Professor, departments of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology / Biostatistics; assoc. director of global health research, School of Public Health, University at Albany.

10:25 a.m.--Panel Discussion

Tia Palermo.

10:35 a.m.--Strengthening adolescent capabilities: evidence from a Tanzanian social protection program simultaneously addressing economic and health challenges.

Tia Palermo, PhD, associate professor, SPHHP Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Jennifer Temple.

10:50--Adolescent health behavior: challenges and opportunities

Jennifer L. Temple, PhD, Professor, SPHHP departments of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, and Community Health and Health Behavior; director of the Nutrition and Health Research Laboratory

Oscar G. Gómez-Duarte, MD, PhD.

11:05 a.m.--COVID-19 Impacts on Children

Oscar G. Gómez-Duarte, MD, PhD Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

11:20 a.m.--Panel Discussion

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