Events

Film Screening and Reception: A Walk to Beautiful

May 15, 2008 // 3:00pm6:00pm
The Wilson Center hosts a screening of A Walk to Beautiful, an award-winning documentary about five Ethiopian women who suffer from obstetric fistula and seek treatment at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital.

Health Care in Crisis: What's Driving Health Reform in Canada and the United States?

April 16, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
At the publication launch of the 9th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors discussed how the current political conversation regarding U.S. health care reform does not reflect the complexity and diversity of the American medical care system.
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Public Health Democracy: U.S. and Global Health Disparities in Breast Cancer

April 02, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Dr. Doris Browne, Program Director of the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Dr. Peter Greenwald, Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Dr. Lucile Adams-Campbell, Director of the Howard University Cancer Center, and Professor of Medicine
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Reducing Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries

March 12, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Wendy Graham, Immpact Principal Investigator, and Professor of Obstetric Epidemiology, University of Aberdeen; Dr. Julia Hussein, Ipact Scientific Director, and Immpact Senior Research Fellow; Cynthia Stanton, Immpact Researcher, and Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Sophie Witter, Immpact/Ipact Health Economist
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Ethical Decision-Making at the End of Life

March 10, 2008 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Edmund Pellegrino, Chairman, President's Council on Bioethics; K. Eric De Jonge, Director of Geriatrics, Washington Hospital Center; Jennifer L. Crawley, Senior Social Worker, Washington Hospital Center; Marie T. Connolly, former coordinator of the U.S. Department of Justice's Elder Justice and Nursing Home Initiative, and Fellow, Wilson Center; Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Chair in Politics, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Hull, and Fellow, Wilson Center.

Leprosy and Human Rights

March 06, 2008 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of Nippon Foundation, World Health Organization (WHO) Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination, and Japanese Ambassador for the Human Rights of People Affected by Leprosy
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Global Epidemics: The Contribution of Work

March 05, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Peter Schnall, Professor of Medicine, University of California at Irvine, and Director, Center for Social Epidemiology; Paul Landsbergis, Associate Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Marnie Dobson, Associate Director, Center for Social Epidemiology, and Research Associate, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at University of California, Irvine; Ellen Rosskam, Southeast Europe Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Josh Bivens, Economist, Economic Policy Institute

Up in Smoke? The Politics and Health Consequences of Tobacco in Today's Russia

February 25, 2008 // 11:00am12:00pm
Judyth Twigg, Associate Professor of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute
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U.S. Launch: Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition

January 16, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
The health effects of undernutrition are responsible for more than one-third of childhood deaths and 11 percent of the world's disease burden. The findings of The Lancet's new series on maternal and child undernutrition are presented.

Public-Private Partnerships for Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

December 06, 2007 // 8:00am12:00pm
Victor K. Barbiero, Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University; Malcolm Barry Kistnasamy, Dean of Medicine, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine; Andrew Harmer, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba, CEO, Friends of the Global Fund Africa

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Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katrina Braxton // Program Assistant, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Schuyler Null // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative