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Tuesday, September 22

Plenary Session I
Nathan Wolfe
Topic: Forcasting Disease and the Future of Global Health

Breakout Sessions I

  • Global Risks, Regional Barriers and Local Resources:
    Anthropological Perspectives on Global Health
  • Obesity Prevention Programs Within Missouri: Understanding the Impact of Environment and Policy Factors
  • Nutrition and Body Image: A Global Perspective
  • Moving Towards Health: Healing Through the Body In A Changing World
  • Design For Children: An Architect's Challenge
  • How are Pandemics Born?

Plenary Session II
Art Simon
Topic: The Story of Bread for the World: Ordinary People Making Extraordinary Strides Against Hunger

Breakout Sessions II


  • Traditional Medicines in a Time of Emergent Diseases
    and Limited Resources
  • Health and Wealth: How Does Money Get Under the Skin?
  • A Curious Mix: Strategic Interests, Personal Interests,
    and Mutual Interests in Global Health
  • Who Cares at Westminster?
  • Cancer Research and Therapy in the 21st Century -
    Are We Winning the Battle?
  • Change Your World through Action: Westminster's Student-led Poverty Initiative
  • Access to Mental Health Care

Keynote Speaker
Carol Bellamy
Women and Children - Global Health's Challenge
4pm, Champ Auditorium

Wednesday, September 23

Plenary Session III
Johanne Sekkenes
Topic: The Global Epidemic of Childhood Malnutrition:
A Doctors Without Borders Perspective

Breakout Sessions III

  • Sustainable Public Health Programs for Children
    in the Former Soviet Union
  • Race, Medicine, Authorship, and the Discovery of
    Sickle Cell Anemia in 1910-1911
  • The Globalization of Tobacco
  • Stories of the fights: AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
    in the Developing World
  • Health and Research Amidst Converging HIV and
    Drug-resistant TB Epidemics in Rural South Africa
  • An Update on Federal Health Reform and its Impact on Missouri
  • Global Health: Making Women and Children a Priority: Changing the Context of our Banner

Breakout Sessions IV

  • Managed Care or Managed Cost-Striking a Healthy Balance
  • Reforming America's health care system: The ideal
    way to expand coverage and cut costs?
  • Living the Mediterranean Diet
  • Influenza: approaches to control a global disease
    that keeps changing
  • Child Sacrifice: A Silent Heinous Crime

Symposium Community Celebration
3-4pm, Mueller Leadership Hall

Special Exhibit at the Churchill Memorial
"Hope & Heartbreak: The Many Faces of Childhood"
Created by West Boulevard Elementary, Columbia, Missouri

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