National Public Health Week - Global Health Session (1)

GLOhBAL in Collaboration with the Center for Global Health at Northwell Present "Global Health Threats in the U.S. and Abroad: Improving Health Through Science and Action"
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Time & Location

Apr 18, 2019, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Multi-purpose Room (MPR) West, Student C, Hofstra University, 1000 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY 11550, USA

About the Event

Light appetizers and refreshments will be served

Guest speakers:

Dr. Stefan Hagmann is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Health. He is a pediatric infectious diseases attending physician at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, where he is the medical director of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program and the site director for the Northwell GeoSentinel and Global TravEpinet surveillance sites. Dr. Hagmann serves as the current chair of the International Society of Travel Medicine Pediatric Interest Group. Working with a very mobile immigrant population in the Bronx, he developed a special interest in travel- and migration related infectious diseases. His current work involves community outreach, and the development of an improved access to travel health care in urban under-served immigrant communities.

Dr. Emmanuel d'Harcourt, a pediatrician and public health physician who has worked for the Peace Corps, the Pasteur Institute, and for 17 years with the International Rescue Committee, most recently as the Senior Health Director. He has worked as a clinician, researcher, outbreak responder, and manager. He has lived in Senegal, Bolivia, and Rwanda, and worked in Africa and Asia, focusing on child health, reproductive health, and health systems in communities affected by conflict.

Program Agenda

4:30 PM - 4:50 PM

Welcome and Event Overview / Snack and Refreshments

Dr. Omolara Uwemedimo, Director of GLOhbal, Northwell Health; Dr. Eric Cioe-Peña, Director of the Center of Global Health, Northwell Health

4:50 PM - 5:10 PM

Video Screening and Brief Discussion

5:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Your Local Global Health Practice: Where Have You Been?...

Dr. Stefan Hagmann

With an ever increasing level of international mobility and migration, global health threats are coming home. Dr. Hagmann will highlight recent challenging cases from his practice, and demonstrate how collaboration with national and global networks can provide improved understanding of international outbreaks and advise preventive strategies.

5:30 PM - 5:50 PM

Smart is the New Big: Rethinking Public Health Data

Dr. Emmanuel d'Harcourt

Dr. d’Harcourt will cross the African continent, sharing examples of real-life public health data that has informed decisions, reshaped political situations, and otherwise changed the world. He hopes to convince students that, when it comes to data, size matters less than smarts, savvy, and depth; and to give them a broader view of what data is, where it can be found, and how it can be used.

5:50 PM - 6:20 PM

Q&A Panel with Dr. Hagmann and Dr. d'Harcourt

Moderator: Eric Cioe-Peña, MD, MPH, Director of Global Health


If you are driving to campus please click here for directions to Hofstra's Student Center. There will be event direction signs along Hempstead Turnpike as well.

Please also refer to our interactive campus map and parking map if needed. Hofstra guests are recommended to park either in parking field 6 (near the Hofstra Soccer Stadium) or in parking field 7N (Near Oak Street).

Parking field 7N (near Oak Street) will be best for your event as it is slightly closer to the Student Center.

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