Global Health: Who cares?

The symposium identified deep inequities that affected globally and individually human beings and points towards possible solutions. Some of these inequities were: how diseases, chronic, conditions, and local environment affected individual and communal health differently and the existing inequities for access to health care both internationally and nationally.

Key Note Speaker

Carol Bellamy, Head of UNICEF for ten years, CEO of World Learning and President of its school for international training.

Plenary Speakers

Nathan Wolfe, Founder and Director of the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative

Art Simon, Founder and President Emeritus of Bread for the World

Johanne Sekkenes, Director of Operational Support, Doctors Without Borders

Breakout Speakers

Dr. Ann McElroy, Associate Prof of Anthropology, University at Buffalo.

Mariah Dreisinger, Program Manager, Washington University Schools of Medicine and Social Work.

Amanda Stevens, M.Ed. R.D, L.D., Health Educator Westminster College.

Alice Bloch, Dance/Movement Educator, Center of Contemporary Arts (COCA.)

Dr. Bob Hansen, Interim VP& Dean of Student Life, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies, Board of Directors, Humanity for Children.
Nathan Wolfe, Founder and Director of the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative.

Dr. William Folk, Professors of Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Colombia.

Dr. Jennifer Dowd, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hunter College Faculty Associate, CUNY, Institute for Demographic Research.

Robert Hamilton, Consultant on African Projects and Programs.

Dr. Steve Alexander, Professor of Biogical Science, University of Missouri.

Tim Harlan, National Alliance on Mental Health, Missouri, Vice President.

Dr. Harold Koenig, Vice Admiral, Medical Corps, United States Nay, Retired.

Dr. Todd Savitt, Professor of medical Humanities (Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.)

Ryan Krull, Tobacco Free Community Project Coordinator.

Traci Harr, Coordinator, Columbia Tobacco Prevention Initiative.

Scott K. Heysell, MD, MPH, Burroughs Wellcome Fund/American Society of Tropical Medicines and hygiene Fellow in Tropical Infectious Disease, University of Virginia.

Ryan Baker, Health Policy Analyst, Missouri Foundation for Health.

Rose Nanyonga-Clarke-Board Member: Board of Directors International Medical Group and Doctoral Student at Yale University
Greg Richard, Vice President, Laboratory Corp. of America.

Rob Schaaf, MO representative, Chairman of the Health Care Transformation Committee, MO house of representative Paul Devota, MO House Minority Leader.

Ann Cohen, State Nutrition Specialist.

Dr. Gilliam Air, George Lynn Cross Professor and Vice-Chair, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Westminster Alumni: Jacque Sanders, Andre Kindade, Derick Dailey, Fon Komkai, Paola Protti Nunez Edward Munyeshuli, Erick Hunt, Patrick Davey.