|Speakers to discuss approaches to public health, here and abroad|
|January 29, 2007|
UNC will host "Navigating the Global American South: Global Health
and Regional Solutions," a conference in the Research Triangle Park,
Experts will explore regional approaches to public health and ask what experiences translate between the American South and other world regions. Recovery from Hurricane Katrina; nutrition and obesity; HIV/AIDS and Hispanic access to health care will be among the topics discussed. Speakers will include:
Participants may register through March 16 for $80 each, and from then until April 13 at $95. For more information, visit www.globalsouth.unc.edu or contact Catherine Lavenburg at (919) 962-3094 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference, to be held at the Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport Conference Center, will be sponsored by UNC's Center for Global Initiatives, Center for the Study of the American South and Office of Global Health. The corporate sponsor, Quintiles Transnational Corp., is a pharmaceutical research and development firm headquartered near Research Triangle Park that has offices in more than 50 countries.
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News Services contact: L.J. Toler, (919) 962-8589.
|Last updated January 30, 2007|