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Today is the Deadline For Registration - Ophthalmology Conference


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    Hi everyone,

    Many of you may be interested in going to this conference in the Spring. Today is the deadline for early bird registration (reduced rate of $30 for students)

    International Health Conference at Yale University in April 1-2, 2006 - Early Bird Registration Ends December 1st!
    "Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"

    When: April 1-2, 2006
    Where: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    Theme: "Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"
    Who should attend? Anyone interested in medicine, health education, health promotion, public health, international health, international service, nonprofits, or eye care
    Conference Goal: To empower conference attendees to identify health needs and to develop solutions to improve access to care for the medically underserved
    How to Register - Early Bird Registration! http://www.uniteforsight.org/2006_annual_conference.php
    Early Bird Registration Rate (Until December 1st): $30 student rate; $40 for all others

    Conference Highlights: A Few of the Scheduled Presentations
    Complete schedule can be seen at http://www.uniteforsight.org/2006_annual_conference.php

    Keynote Address: "Environment, Behavior and Health: Societies Matter" Al Sommer, MD, MHS
    "The Challenges of Pediatric AIDS in Africa - A Lesson in Hope and Humanity" Shaffiq Essajee, BMBCh
    "Global Health Governance in a Time of Rapid Change: Opportunities and Concerns" Derek Yach, MBChB, MPH
    "Millenium Development Goals," Josh Ruxin, MPH, PhD
    "Health as a Bridge to Peace," Paula Gutlove, DMD
    "Medical Diplomacy: Lessons Learned from the U.S.N.S. Mercy/HOPE Partnership, Banda Aceh and Nias Island, Indonesia," John P. Howe III, MD
    “War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival,” Sheri Fink, MD, PhD
    "Community Approaches to Achieve Global Health Goals,"Jacob Kumaresan, MD, MPH, Dr.PH
    "What is Glaucoma?" Robert Ritch, MD
    "Glaucoma Screening in a High Risk Population of New Haven," Bruce Shields, MD
    "Challenges and Successes of Surgical Eye Care in Africa," Cathy Schanzer, MD
    "Glaucoma Care in West Africa: the Ghana Experience" Leon W. Herndon, MD
    "Nutritional Factors in the Development of Cataracts," Heskel M. Haddad, MD
    "Gender Disparities in Blindness and Visual Impairment" Ilene Gipson, PhD
    "Update on Vision 2020: the Right to Sight," Louis Pizzarello, MD
    "Infinite Vision - The Story of Dr. V(enkataswamy) and the Aravind Eye Care System," Pavithra Krishnan
    "Social Entrepreneurship and Presbyopia" Jordan Kassalow, OD, MPH


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