Global Health Career Day 2012


The sixth annual Penn Global Health Career Day was held on Saturday, February 25, 2012.  In attendance were 140 faculty, students, and staff from institutions throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Videos from the day are available via links below.  

Registration Required 

Please follow this registration link to sign up online.  If your plans change after you have registered and you find you will not be able to attend, we very much appreciate your letting us know via this cancellation link.

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Career Day Videos

To access videos of the Global Health Career Day event please click the link below, which will open to the iTunes U page for the event.


Detailed Program: Global Health in Our Backyard

8:00 - 8:30 Check-In (Continental breakfast provided)

8:30 - 9:15 Keynote Address: “25 year Perspective on Global Health”

  • Introduction: Neal Nathanson, MD, Associate Dean, The Center for Global Health, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Speaker: Steve Larson, MD, Assistant Dean, The Center for Global Health, Perelman School of Medicine; Executive Director, Puentes de Salud

9:15 - 9:30 Q&A/Coffee

9:30 - 11:15 Panel Discussion: “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally” 

  • Joseph Garland, MD, Co-Director, Global Health Track; Co-Founder, Penn Refugee Clinic, Perelman School of Medicine; Director of Medical Education, Puentes de Salud
  • Robin Canada, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Site Director for Medical Residents, Puentes de Salud
  • Adriane Tuttle, MSN, CRNP in Family Medicine, Project Salud
  • Matt O’Brien, MD, MSC, Temple University School of Medicine; Co-Founder, Puentes de Salud
  • Olivia Haesloop, MD Candidate, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Austin Kilaru, MD Candidate, Perelman School of Medicine

11:15 - 11:30 Q&A/Coffee

11:30 - 1:15 Panel Discussion:  “Puentes Hacia el Futuro: A Model for Multi-Disciplinary Engagement”

  • Katie Maeve Murphy, MEd, PhD/MPH Candidate, GSE, University of Pennsylvania; Consultant/Volunteer, Puentes Hacia el Futuro
  • Sara Shuman, MPH, PhD Candidate in Public Health, Temple University
  • Lauren Stone Lindner, MPH; Coordinator, Puentes Hacia el Futuro
  • Daphne Owen, MD Candidate, Perelman School of Medicine; Founder, Puentes Hacia el Futuro
  • Carla Paredes, BSN, RN, Penn Nursing; Student Chair, Puentes de Salud
  • Nora Litz, Culture & Arts, Hacia el Futuro

1:15 - 2:00 Lunch (Lunch provided & tables will be hosted by program speakers)

Open to all Philadelphia-area university students, faculty & staff

This free event is sponsored by The Center for Global Health, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Scheduled to coordinate with Global Reflections Week at the School of Nursing

Transportation to Penn

The University of Pennsylvania campus is located in an area of West Philadelphia known as University City. Please click here for the Penn webpage that serves as a guide to using public and private transportation effectively.  The event is located on the ground floor auditorium of the Biomedical Research Building (BRB II/III) at 421 Curie Boulevard (click for Google Map).

Last updated: September 13, 2013

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