NEW DATES: DECEMBER 17 - 19, 2012


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Plenary Sessions - December 17, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Prerna Mona Khanna, MD
Medical Contributor, Fox News Chicago

Presentation of Colors: Armed Forces Color Guards
National Anthem: Etienne Lashley

Welcome Remarks
John Ruffin, PhD
Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

Opening Remarks
Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD
Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Special Message
Kathleen Sebelius (via video)
Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Summit Dedication
Louis Sullivan, MD
Former HHS Secretary
President Emeritus Morehouse School of Medicine

Mary Woolley
President and CEO Research!America

Portrait Unveiling: Honoring Former Congressman Louis Stokes

John Ruffin, PhD
Director, NIMHD

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.
Pastor Emeritus
Olivet Institutional Baptist Church
Cleveland, OH

Audrey Manley, MD
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health
Former U.S. Surgeon General

Donna Christensen, MD
Delegate, U.S. Virgin Islands
Chair, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust

Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD
Director, NIH

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Keynote: Social Determinants of Global Population Health and Health Disparities
David Satcher, MD, PhD
16th U.S. Surgeon General
Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute

09:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Plenary I: International Viewpoints on Building a Healthier Global Society

Louis Sullivan, MD
President Emeritus Morehouse School of Medicine,
Former HHS Secretary

Lia Maria dos Santos
Technical Consultant, National Policy of Health Integration
Brazilian Ministry of Health

Herman Jacobs
Counselor, Socio-Economics and Development
Embassy of South Africa

Sofia Leticia Morales Garza
Senior Advisor Millennium Development Goals

David R. Williams, PhD
Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman
Professor of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Plenary II: Social Determinants of Health: Global Perspectives

Paula Braveman, MD, MPH
Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Director, Center on Social Disparities in Health , UCSF

Gerry Gallagher
Acting Director General, Social Determinants and Science Integration
Public Health Agency of Canada

C. James Hospedales, M.D., MPH
Director, Non-Communicable Diseases Unit
Pan American Health Organization

Fitzhugh Mullan, MD
Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
The George Washington University

12:30 p.m. – 01:30 p.m.
Poster Session I

Plenary Sessions
  December 17, 2012
  December 18, 2012
  December 19, 2012
Concurrent Sessions (All Sessions A-D)
  Concurrent Sessions A
  Concurrent Sessions B
  Concurrent Sessions C
  Concurrent Sessions D
Concurrent Sessions (E/G and Workshops)
  Concurrent Sessions E/G and Workshops