Spring 2017 Symposium

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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017


6th Floor, Trent Semans Center (Directions)

Registration is Closed.


4:30 PM: Posters and Meet the Speakers Networking Reception (with heavy hors d’oeuvres)

5:20 PM: Welcome – Health Systems Strengthening: What is it? How are we involved?

  • Janet Bettger, Bass Connections GANDHI Faculty Lead; Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

5:30 PM: Keynote – Aligning Policy, Payment and Practice

5:50 PM: Student and Faculty Projects

Duke Emergency Medicine Section on Global Health

  • Catherine Staton, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Global Health
  • Roselyn Appenteng, MD Candidate 2018, Duke University School of Medicine

Duke Global Neurosurgery and Neuroscience (DGNN)

  • Overview of DGNN and Bass Connections: Tony Fuller, MSc Global Health alum and 4th year medical student, Director of DGNN Uganda Research
  • Infection Control Project: Meggie Lund, Duke undergraduate in BME
  • Medication Management: Garrett Holmes, Duke undergraduate in Biology
  • Patient Family Education: Sherry Yang, Duke undergraduate

Global Alliance on Disability and Healthcare Innovation (GANDHI)

  • Healthcare Fragmentation and Global Disability: Yuhkai Lin, Duke undergraduate in Chemistry and Computer Science, Class of 2017
  • Study Framework for Scale-up of Hospital-to-home Transitional Care: Michelle Roberts, MSc Global Health Class of 2017
  • Comparative Country Analysis of Policies Supporting Care Transitions: Rachel Shapiro, Duke undergraduate in Computer Science and I&E Certificate, Class of 2019
  • GIS Study of Posthospital Services Supporting Children with Surgical Need in Uganda: Nelia Ekeji, Duke undergraduate in International Comparative Studies and Global Health, pre-med., Class of 2019 and Anna Martin, Master’s in Public Policy, Class of 2017

Community Care of Frail Elders

  • Eleanor McConnell, Associate Professor, Duke School of Nursing
  • Hanzhang Xu, PhD Candidate 2017, Duke University School of Nursing
  • Jing Wang, PhD Student, Duke University School of Nursing, Class of 2019

7:00 PM: Global Surgery Panel of Leaders

We’re looking forward to a great evening!

Downloadable Program

Registration is Closed.