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The North American Refugee Health Conference is recognized as the premier conference for those who work with refugee populations.

Keynote Speakers

Peter Barth Polatin MD, MPH
Clinical Faculty, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma
Cambridge, MA
Volunteer Consultant in Refugee Mental Health
International Rescue Committee
Dallas, TX

Martin Cetron MD
Director
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Brian Gushulak MD
Migration Health Consultants Inc
Vancouver, BC

Nina Marano DVM MPH Dipl ACVPM
Chief, Immigrant, Refugee, Migrant Health Branch
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Paul B. Spiegel MD, MPH
Professor and Director
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD

Major Themes

  • Advocacy
  • Chronic Disease
  • Global Refugee Health and Migration Settlement
  • Infectious Disease
  • LGTBQ Health
  • Mental Health and PTSD
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatric Health
  • Refugee Educational Development
  • Refugee Screening
  • Research
  • Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • Vaccination
  • Women’s Health

Target Audience

  • Allied Health Workers
  • Dentists
  • Family Physicians
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Policy and Public Health Specialists
  • Primary Care Practitioners
  • Refugees
  • Specialists
  • Settlement Workers or other Professionals interested in Refugee Health