News and Events
News
Events

Nov 18 2014

NYIT Celebrates International Education Week

Nov 10 2014

Men’s Soccer Wins ECC Championship with 1-0 Victory over LIU Post

Nov 07 2014

Dr. Jerry Balentine New Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health

Nov 07 2014

NYIT Management Students Advance to Fed Challenge Semi-Finals

Nov 04 2014

NYIT’s STEAM Career Fair Links Students to Employers

Nov 24 2014

Device Control for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response

Nov 24 2014

Movember Celebration

Dec 01 2014

Job Search Strategies

Dec 01 2014

Head in the Cloud? Protecting Your Privacy in a Mobile World

Dec 01 2014

Give ‘Em the Business: Resources for Management Students

Conferences and Events

Members of NYIT's Center for Global Health regularly attend conferences and meetings, and represent the center at industry events, such as:

  • Global Health's Mission Team in Ghana, Summer 2009
  • Medical Education: Examining Processes and Outcomes, the second annual joint conference with the Jordan University of Science and Technology, April 2009 at NYIT
  • Emerging Trends in Medicine, 2008 joint conference with the Jordan University of Science and Technology held in Amman, Jordan.
  • GHEC's April 2008 Conference: “Global Health Ethics and Human Rights: Practical Applications to Multicultural Health Issues At Home and Abroad” 
  • Ideas and Exchange of Best Practices to Improve Public Health and International Development, April 2008

Global Health Ethics and Human Rights: Practical Applications to Multicultural Health Issues At Home and Abroad (2008)

Drs. Edward Gotfried, director of the Center for Global Health, and Edward Cho, associate director, attended the GHEC meeting, “Global Health Ethics and Human Rights: Practical Applications to Multicultural Health Issues At Home and Abroad,” in Sacramento, Calif., on April 3 - 5, 2008. The Global Health Educational Consortium (GHEC) is a nonprofit organization of health professionals, educators, and institutions committed to addressing the health needs and human rights of populations around the world and to improving the ability of the global workforce to meet the needs of underserved populations. It accomplishes this mission through the promotion, development and expansion of high quality, culturally sensitive global health education for faculty, students and professionals worldwide.

GHEC works to promote and facilitate global health education in four areas – curriculum and training materials development, clinical training, career development, and education policy. For example, the GHEC:

  • facilitates international educational experiences and exchanges
  • encourages the development of curricula and teaching materials
  • promotes sharing of resources, ideas and information among its members
  • promotes faculty development and global health career tracks
  • facilitates short term work/service/learning opportunities for students and faculty
  • develops and advocates policies relevant to global health education
  • develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with affinity organizations.

The GHEC Web site provides additional information about the event.

Ideas and Exchange of Best Practices to Improve Public Health and International Development (2008)

Hope Cohen-Webb, Center for Global Health fellow, attended a weekend conference of Ideas and Exchange of Best Practices to Improve Public Health and International Development at Yale University, New Haven, Conn., April 12-13, 2008. She joined 2,000 attendees interested in public health, global health, international development, social entrepreneurship, nonprofits, philanthropy, microfinance, medicine, human rights, anthropology, education, health policy, advocacy, public service, environmental health, and eye care. This empowering, energizing conference brought together students, doctors, nurses, Peace Corps volunteers, public health, business and nonprofit professionals, anthropologists, policy makers, philanthropists, and educators.

The Unite for Sight Web site offers information about the conference.

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