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May 24, 2015 - May 27, 2015 • 8:00 AM -

New dates for ICUH 2015: May 25-27, Dhaka, Bangladesh

We are pleased to announce new dates for ICUH 2015: the conference will take place from May 24-27 with the pre-conference workshops scheduled for May 23rd. We hope you will be able to join us in Dhaka.

For questions pertaining either to travel arrangements or the Scientific Program, please contact the ICUH Secretariat:

ICUH 2015:

Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) and Eminence joins pre-eminent organizations in Toronto, New York, Boston, Amsterdam, Baltimore, Belo Horizonte, Vancouver and Nairobi to welcome academics, policymakers and advocates to advance the generation, exchange, and application of high quality urban health knowledge across academics, policy makers, implementers, and communities to attain health equity in urban settings worldwide.

The conference aims to promote trans disciplinary and collaborative research, policy, and interventions, to foster international discussion of urban health issues, to build networks among individuals engaged in urban health, and to promote the understanding of the impact of urban areas on health and behavior. ICUH 2015 aims to focus on post 2015 development agenda on urban health.

May 26, 2015 • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dr. Sagar’s discussion about Transcultural Nursing Education Strategies will focus on culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) standards as disseminated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health (USDHHS, OMH, 2012). Furthermore, the discussion will include how the book integrated American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and National League for Nursing (NLN) toolkits and materials for faculty and students.

June 6, 2015 • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Information doesn't want to be free...but people do. How can libraries and activists strike alliances to demand that information policy be afforded the gravitas it's due? And how can creators—who, after all, should always be on the side of free expression, privacy and freedom—be recruited to the fight? Cory Doctorow will address these questions as he presents his book Information Doesn't Want to be Free

June 11, 2015 • 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Among the myriad health care reform efforts underway in New York State, how has long term care been considered? Keynote speaker Carol Raphael, former President & CEO of The Visiting Nurse Service of New York, the largest nonprofit home health agency in the United States, will discuss the current policy landscape and options for the future. Panelists representing inpatient and home based long term care providers and a managed long term care plan, will respond.

June 15, 2015 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join professionals from the Dermatology programs in the tri-state area to hear top residents present their clinical and scientific papers representing original research. Presenter information will be announced in May. 

June 15, 2015 • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This presentation will focus on:
1.    Background on PTSD: statistics, psychobiology, clinical challenges
2.    DSM-5 diagnostic criteria
3.    PTSD treatment: psychotherapy {CBT} & pharmacotherapy
4.    Family issues: including treatment approaches
5.    Specific veteran issues: general guidelines, military culture, assessment, specific approach issues
6.    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): etiology, pathophysiology, clinical challenges & treatment
7.    Treating co-occurring PTSD & TBI

July 1, 2015 • 6:30 PM -

In nineteenth-century Manhattan, entrepreneurs took advantage of the city’s overwhelming piles of organic waste to transform it into food to feed the city. Using two controversies over local pork and milk, author Catherine McNeur will explain why pigs and cows were treated so differently, why politicians rallied around one but not the other, and how this affected the built environment, real estate interests, immigrants, consumers, and the developing illustrated newspaper industry.

August 5, 2015 - August 7, 2015 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The TEACH program is for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, librarians and other health care professionals. It utilizes small group learning supplemented by plenary sessions. Attendees may enroll in one of three levels. One group within Level #2 will focus exclusively on the GRADE system.

September 9, 2015 • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Former U.S Health and Human Services Secretary Louis W. Sullivan talks about his award-winning memoir, Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine, which recounts his life from his childhood in the Jim Crow South through his extraordinary career. Sullivan details his experiences—including his New York City years—when in 1958 he was appointed the first Black intern at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.  

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