An interdisciplinary program to bring forth the different issues in global health through the lens of HIV/AIDS around the world.
November 8, 2010
Galanti Lounge – Kingston Campus
ALL faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend.
Attendance is free, however, prior registration is required!
8:00 a.m. Registration, Coffee & Sweets
8:30 a.m. Introduction
9:00 a.m. An Overview of HIV/AIDS Around the Globe
Shahla Yekta – Adjunct Asst. Professor, College of Nursing, URI
9:40 a.m. Developing an HIV Vaccine – HIV Clinic in Mali
Annie DeGroot – CEO & President, EpiVax; Research Professor, URI
10:20 a.m. Coffee Break and mingling with the speakers
10:30 a.m. Jennifer Flynn – Managing Director, Health Gap
What can you do as an HIV/AIDS activist in the USA to make a difference?
11:10 a.m. Working on the ground in conflict zones and refugee camps
Catherine Lalonde – Project Coordinator, Médecins Sans Frontières-
Doctors Without Borders
12:00 p.m. Lunch and opportunity for attendees to interact with guest speakers.
Please register at: firstname.lastname@example.org
and put “HIV/AIDS Symposium” in the subject.
Registration closes November 1, 2010.
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Human Sciences & Services
College of Pharmacy
College of Environmental & Life Sciences
College of Nursing
The College of Nursing, URI
Shahla Yekta, MPH, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Global Health Policy Research
Donna Schwartz-Barcott, PhD, Professor
Dayle Joseph, EdD, Dean