O’Neill Institute Colloquium 2012

The Colloquium takes place on Thursdays from 1:20-3:20 at Georgetown University Law Center in the Eric E. Hotung Building, Room 2000.

Speakers and Topics for the 2012 Colloquium
Thursday, September 6 Course Overview and Introduction to Global Health Law Professor Lawrence O. Gostin – Institute Director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; University Professor, Georgetown Law
Thursday, September 13 Painful Choices in U.S. Health Reform: Equity, Affordability, and Public Health in the Wake of the Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision Dr. Georges Benjamin, American Public Health Association Professor Gregg Bloche, Georgetown University Law Center Mr. Michael Cannon, Cato Institute
Thursday, September 20 Malaria Elimination:  Politics and Practicalities David Bowen, Malaria No More  Eradicating Malaria:  The Holy Grail of Tropical Medicine Joel Breman, Fogarty International Center
Thursday, September 27 Globalized Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities Dr. Joia Mukherjee – Chief Medical Officer, Partners In Health; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and the Division of Global Health Equity at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Thursday, October 4 The New World Health: Economic Transition of Health and Health Systems Strengthening Dr. Ariel Pablos-Mendez – Assistant Administrator for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Thursday, October 11 Obesity Derek Yach – Senior Vice President, Global Health and Agriculture Policy at PepsiCo
Thursday, October 18 Obesity and Diabetes Dr. Howard Federoff – Executive Vice President for Health Sciences and Executive Dean of the School of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center
Thursday, October 25 The Affordable Care Act From a Front Row Seat Dr. Joshua Sharfstein – Secretary, The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Thursday, November 1 Student Presentations
Thursday, November 8 Pathway to Global Product Safety and Quality Jennifer Devine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Thursday, November 15 Ending the Communicable-Non Communicable Diseases Divide: Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Leveraging HIV Platforms to Address Women’s Cancers Dr. Doyin Oluwole – Executive Director of Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Initiative, The George W. Bush Institute
Thursday, November 29 Ending the HIV Epidemic at Home: Critical Next Steps Mr. Jeffrey Crowley, Program Director of the National HIV/AIDS Initiative, O’Neill Institute  An AIDS Free Generation: Is it Feasible? Dr. Thomas Quinn, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health
Thursday, December 6 Political Economy of Tobacco Control Professor Jesse Bump, Department of International Health,Georgetown University