13th International Conference on Urban Health: Place and Health
San Francisco | Hotel Nikko | April 1, 2016 - April 4, 2016

April 1-2: "Geography & Urban Health" joint programme ISUH and The American Association of Geographers


April 3-4: "Place & Health" The 13th International Conference on Urban Health

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Program Schedule
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07:30 - 12:00 REGISTRATION DESK HOURS
08:00 - 09:15 Concurrent Abstract Session 9 (CS9)
09:15 - 09:45 BREAK
09:45 - 11:00 PLENARY 4 (PL4)

Evidence for Action in Policy and Programs for Urban Health

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  • Jeffrey L. Sturchio, PhD, President and CEO, Rabin Martin

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11:00 - 11:15 BREAK
11:15 - 12:30 PLENARY 5 (PL5) and CLOSING CEREMONY

Business Roundtable: Why Invest in Urban Health?

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  • Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, President, The New York Academy of Medicine

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Speaker Lineup
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David J. Erickson, PhD

Director, Center for Community Development Investments, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

David J. Erickson is director of the Center for Community Development Investments at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and edits the Federal Reserve journal Community Development Investment Review. His research areas in the Community Development department of the Federal Reserve include community development finance, affordable housing, economic development, and institutional changes that benefit low-income […]

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Niels Lund, MBA

Vice President, Changing Diabetes, Novo Nordisk

Niels Lund is Vice President of Changing Diabetes® in Novo Nordisk – the global platform to advocate for improving prevention, early diagnosis and improving treatment of diabetes around the world. He is responsible for the global programs Cities Changing Diabetes, Changing Diabetes in Children, Changing Diabetes in Pregnancy and Team Novo Nordisk, the first and […]

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Alex Ross, MSPH

Director, World Health Organization (WHO) Centre for Health Development, Kobe, Japan

Mr. Ross is the Director of the WHO Centre for Health Development (a.k.a. WHO Kobe Centre or WKC), As part of WHO’s Headquarters, the Centre focuses on global research into health, social, and economic factors that contribute to health and development. For over a decade, WKC has led WHO’s research on urban health, focusing primarily […]

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Eric Goosby, MD

Professor of Medicine and Director of Global HealthDelivery and Diplomacy, Global Health Sciences University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Eric Goosby is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy, Global Health Sciences, at the University of California, San Francisco.  From 2009-2013, he served in the Obama Administration as Ambassador-at-Large and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, overseeing the implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and also […]