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: shahla.yekta@gmail.com
and put “HIV/AIDS Symposium” in the subject.
Registration closes November 1, 2010.

Sponsored By:

College of Arts and Sciences
College of Human Sciences & Services
College of Pharmacy

College of Environmental & Life Sciences
College of Nursing

Coordinated by:
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