The Physicians for Human Rights Student chapter at Brown University is excited to invite you to: Physicians for Human Rights National Student Conference Health and Human Rights in 2009: Global Problems, Local Solutions: Saturday, January 31st- Sunday, February 1st Brown University; Providence, Rhode Island Register now at www.PHRStudentConference.org! Early Bird Registration and discounted registration fee ends on January 7th Conference Keynote Speakers are: Stephen Lewis, Co-Director of AIDS-Free World and former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS to Africa Julio Frenk, MD, MPH, former Minister of Health, Mexico, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health The Conference Program is available now at: http://conference09.phrblog.org/program/ Highlights include: - Renowned experts in the field of health and human rights will be available to share their knowledge and expertise with you. This conference provides a rare chance to meet and network with health professionals interested in human rights from all over the US including: - Stephen Marks, MD, Professor of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center and consultant to the United Nations Development Program - Donna Barry, NP, MSN, MPH, Director of Advocacy & Policy, Partners in Health - Paula Donovan, Co-Executive Director of AIDS-free World - A dynamic lineup of workshops, panels, and other sessions that will cover emerging issues in health in human rights. Topics include the rights-based approach to the HIV/AIDS pandemic; the U.S. role in detainee torture; the struggle to maintain a standard of health in armed conflict; and a variety of workshops sharpen your advocate skills. You can see the full list workshops and speakers here: http://conference09.phrblog.org/program/workshops/ - An exclusive debate with leadership from the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association and American Medical Association on holding professionals accountable in the USs use of torture. - PHRs first Student Expo and Photo Contest, where you can be a presenter and share the amazing work you have done with student activists nation-wide. Submit your abstract here: http://conference09.phrblog.org/student-project-and-photo-expo/ Join PHR at the National Student Conference - a unique opportunity for passionate health professional students come to together for a remarkable weekend and harness their knowledge for health and human rights. Questions about the National Student Conference? Email Danielle, Student Program Coordinator, at [email protected].