Shaping the Future of Global Health and Development

Research Triangle Park, NC - FHI and the Triangle Global Consortium will bring together leaders from around the world to the Research Triangle Park for an in-depth conversation titled, “Shaping the Future of Global Health and Development.”  This unique gathering provides a platform to discuss state-of-the-art technologies, research findings and key policies issues, while highlighting North Carolina’s contributions to the global health and development sector.

The summit will be attended by leading scientists, policy experts, U.S. government representatives and program implementers from a wide variety of local and global organizations. Topic discussions include addressing chronic disease in the developing world, new approaches to diagnosing, preventing, and treating infectious diseases and applying sound development principles to reach public health goals.



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Speaker Highlights:

•             Margaret Bentley, PhD – University Of North Carolina (UNC)

•             Willard Cates, Jr., MD, MPH – FHI

•             Michael Merson, MD - Duke University

•             Dennis Chao, PhD - RTI International

•             Fred Gould, PhD – North Carolina State University (NCSU)

•             Kevin DeCock, MD, FRCP, DTM&H - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

•             Amie Batson, MPPM - United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

•             J. Stephen Morrison, PhD - Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)


April 1st, 2011


8:45am – 10:30am - Opening Session     

Shaping the Future of Global Health and Development

11:00am – 12:30pm - Concurrent Sessions           

Session 1 - New Approaches to Diagnosing, Preventing and Treating Infectious Diseases Session 2 - Addressing Chronic Diseases and Conditions in the Developing World Session 3 - Applying Sound Development Principles to Reach Public Health Goals


The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

100 Friday Center Drive - Chapel Hill, NC  27599-1020

Contact Information: Matthew Matassa,, 202-341-6519

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