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Join MIC and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) for our 5th Annual Great Decisions Conference for a discussion on global health on Saturday, October 13, 2012.
Increasingly, global health issues affect us all. Join the Minnesota International Center, CIBER, and our distinguished keynote speaker, Lois Quam, executive director for the U.S. State Department’s Global Health Initiative, for our 5th Annual Great Decisions Conference. Current concerns have evolved from contagious diseases to the dramatic long-term impact of noncontagious diseases on quality of life and economics worldwide. What can we as citizens do to help elevate the significance of global health in U.S. foreign policy initiatives?
Additional conference speakers:
Wendy Bennett, international programs consultant, Medtronic Foundation;
Gene Bukhman, assistant professor, Medicine/Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, cardiology director for Partners In Health
Fred de Sam Lazaro, correspondent, PBS NewsHour; senior distinguished fellow, Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership;
Michael Finch, adjunct associate professor, Medical Industry Leadership Institute, Carlson School of Management;
John Finnegan, professor and dean, University of Minnesota School of Public Health;
Jacob Gayle, vice president, Medtronic Foundation and Community Affairs;
Tom Hanson, diplomat in residence, Alworth Institute, University of Minnesota, Duluth;
John Rash, editorial board and columnist, Star Tribune;
Simon Stevens, executive vice president and president Global Health, UnitedHealth Group.
To request disability accommodations, please contact Jennie Meinz, CIBER, email@example.com, 612-625-9225.