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April 28, 2015 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

How do plants become pharmaceuticals? In this talk, Abena Dove Osseo-Asare will examine the history of efforts to patent a treatment for malaria made from the bitter roots of fever vine (Cryptolepis sanguinolenta). The talk is drawn from her book, Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa.

April 30, 2015 • 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

In the ambitious alphabet soup of reform efforts underway in New York State – DSRIP, SHIP/SIM, FIDA, PHIP – do the pieces fit together? Guest speaker Ms. Courtney Burke, Deputy Secretary for Health, New York State, will present the State’s perspective in fitting the pieces together toward the Triple Aim: better care, lower costs, and improved health for all.

May 4, 2015 • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Florence Nightingale is undoubtedly the most famous of all British nurses. But on the other side of the Atlantic stands Linda Richards, as influential although perhaps less well-known than her illustrious mentor. In this talk Natasha McEnroe of the Florence Nightingale Museum will examine both the connections and the differences between the two women, who together laid the foundations of modern nursing across the world.

May 6, 2015 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Please join us for the second evening of the Fifth Annual History of Medicine Night. Presentations during this special evening of short talks will address historical topics relating to medicine with a focus on the 19th and 20th Centuries.

May 7, 2015 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Please join us for the 2015 Millie and Richard Brock Lecture in Pediatrics.  This year’s guest lecturer is Jan Blacher, PhD.  Dr. Blacher is a Distinguished Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education, and Founding Director of the SEARCH Family Autism Research Center, University of California at Riverside, California.

May 20, 2015 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The New York Academy of Medicine Section on Anesthesiology is pleased to present its first Anesthesiology Jeopardy Competition and Case Report Presentation Night on May 20. Please join us to watch as top residents from Anesthesiology programs in the tri-state area test their knowledge against one another in a Jeopardy competition. The event will kick off with case report poster presentations.

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2015

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.

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