Centennial Saturday Symposia Photo Gallery

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Saturday offered a day of scientific symposia and keynote speakers from around the world.


ASPH President, and former SPHTM Dean, Harrison Spencer delivers introductory remarks at the Saturday general sessions.


The Honorable John Nay, Former U.S. Ambassador to Suriname discusses the Global Perspective.


Her Excellency Florence Duperval Guillaume, Minister of Public Health and Population of Haiti addresses the audience at the Saturday general sessions.


Peter Piot, MD, PhD, Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine delivers the Keynote Address: "New Challenges in Global Health."


Dean Buekens with Harrison Spencer, Florence Duperval Guillaume, and Peter Piot.



"Disasters Through the Lens of Science, Practice, and Community" panel.  (From left to right) GEHS Department Chair, Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Diem Nguyen, PharmD, Executive Director of the Mary Queen of Vietnam Community Development Corporation, Jimmy Guidry, MD, State Health Office with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, and Bernard Goldstein, MD, Professor in the Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Pittsburgh.


Global Public Health: The Challenge of Chronic Diseases panel.


Dean Buekens and guest panelist Dr. Randy Wykoff talk during lunch.  Dr. Wykoff is an SPHTM alumnus (MPT '81) and is also the Dean of East Tennessee State University's School of Public Health.


A family sharing lunch during the Saturday break.


Socrates Herrera, MD, PhD, and Director of the Malaria Vaccine and Drug Development Center speaks during the "Infectious Disease Challenges in the 21st Century" panel.


Epidemiology Chair Jiang He shares a laugh with fellow panelists.


"The Future of Healthcare Reform: Considering the Implications of the Supreme Court Decision and the Presidential Election" panel with SPHTM alumni panelists.  (From left to right) City of New Orleans Health Commissioner Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, Mr. Charles N. Kahn, III, MPH, President of the American Federation of Hospitals, Dr. Margaret Van Bree, CEO of St. Luke's Episcopal Health System, and Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, President and CEO of Meharry Medical College.


An inquisitive and engaged audience on Saturday; former Tropical Medicine faculty member Mark James, PhD (center) asks the panel a question. 

Visit our Saturday Symposium Shutterfly album to see all the photos. If you are featured in one of the above photographs, please email Tara Brown at so she can add your name to the caption. 




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