Fulbright Academy Summit on Global Health

Organization: Fulbright Academy

Venue: Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa - All Inclusive

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Event Date/Time: May 24, 2013 / 9:00 am - (EST) End Date/Time: May 27, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (EST)
Registration Date: May 20, 2013 Time: 00:00:00 - (EST)
Early Registration Date: Feb 28, 2013 Time: 00:00:00 - (EST)
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Fulbright Academy

Conference Speakers


Keynote Speakers

1.     Dikembe Mutombo

Chairman and President of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation

2.     Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater

United States Ambassador to Jamaica

3.     Dr. Ruth Dr Leah Veasmanand Dr. Sanford Lopater


Public Policy, Health Diplomacy and Healthcare

Speaker 1: Eric Williams (TBD) - Shortage of health workers in Africa

Staff Director for Sheila Bass, US House of Representatives

Speaker 2: Dr. S. Campbell-Forrester - Health Diplomacy Former Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Jamaica Ministry of Health

Speaker 3: Karen Alicia Shaw, J.D., LL.M. - Immigration and Access to Health Care in the United States

Director, Office of Graduate Legal Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law


Public Health and the Impact of Technology and Social Media

Speaker 1: Dr. Marcia Forbes, Pleazzzzeeee Like Me on Facebook and Follow Me on Twitter - Social Media and Psycho-Social Health

Communication Specialist, Phase Three Productions

Speaker 2: Dr. Leah Veasman, Don't Leave Home Without It: Health Information On Your Mobile Phone

Director of Executive Education and Assistant Professor Programs in Health Policy & Management at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health



Communicable Diseases (HIV/AIDS, STDs, Malaria, TB)/Emerging & Reemerging Infections

Speaker 1: Dr. Mushtaq Memon, Emerging and zoonotic infectious diseases

Associate Professor Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University


Nutrition and Non-communicable Diseases (Diabetes, Mental Health, Heart Disease, Cancer)

Speaker 1: Dr. Colette Cunningham-Myrie, chronic non-communicable diseases, health impact assessment and the social determinants of health

Lecturer, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry at University of the West Indies, Mona

Speaker 2: Dr. Winston De la Haye, mental health

President of the Medical Association of Jamaica  


Environmental Health (Global water supply & safety, Climate Change, Urban planning)

Speaker 1: Dr. Paul Brown, Climate, climate change and infectious diseases

Senior lecturer at the University of the West IndiesSpeaker 2: Peter Williams (TBD), Designing buildings that promote public health

Founder and Executive Director of ARCHIVE Global Speaker 3: Dr. Catherine Zeman, Environmental Health, Public Health, and Justice

Associate Professor and Director Health Division School of HPELS and Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center at University of Northern Iowa

Speaker 4: Dr. Kristine Williams, The Role of Transportation Planning in Public Health

Director of the CUTR Planning and Corridor Management research program at University of South Florida



Health Research/Non-traditional Medicine

Speaker 1: Dr. Sandra Knight, Topic TBD

Chair of the National Family Planning Board and general and anti-aging MDSpeaker 2: Dr. Cat Myser, Ethical Challenges of Corruption in Global Health Research involving Developing Country PIs/Collaborators

Director of Ethics, Social Medicine & Global Health at Florida Atlantic University  




Exhibits included


1.     Dr. Diana Fox, The Changing Landscape of Caribbean Sexualities: Gender, Sexual Practice, Economic Systems and STDs in the Anglophone Caribbean (Possible fit for Communicable Diseases Panel)

Associate Professor of Anthropology at Bridgewater State (Massachusetts)

2.     Joel Mathless Teitelbaum,  Rural-Urban 'Down-Hill' Migration and Public Health in North Africa

Director of the Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program  at George Washington University

3.     Edward Lee, Emergency Medical Services and EMS education in developing countries

Program Coordinator of A.A.S. EMT Degree at Trident Technical College

4.     Al Conklin, International Undergraduate Research Symposium

Professor of Chemistry and Agriculture Departments at Wilmington College 

5.     Lucille Rayford, RN, MSN and Vivien Dee, Self Care Behaviors of African American Female Adolescents with Recurring Sexually Transmitted Infections

6.     Rosemary Mwangi and Vivien Dee, Determinants of stigma in urban and rural women living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

7.     Patricia Radovich and Sheryl Tyson, Risk Perception and Communicable Disease: A mixed method stud

8.     Victoria Pham Ransazzo and Marie Fongwa, Anxiety, depression, loneliness and disease exacerbation in patients with Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease (COPD)Presenters:

9.     Gladys Njuguna  and Vivien Dee, Challenges in the management of children with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)