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Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health

ASTMH is pleased to join with the North American Refugee Health Conference (NARHC) to present the 2017 Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health in Toronto.

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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

Jordan Jay Feld MD, MPH, FRCPC
Gastroenterologist & Associate Professor of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

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

Davide Mosca MD
Director, Migration Health Department
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Genf und Umgebung, Schweiz

Alex Neve
Secretary General
Amnesty International Canada
Ottawa, ON

Susan Ormiston
Senior Correspondent
CBC News
Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
Toronto, ON

Gabriel Schirvar
LGBTI Training Specialist
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Washington, DC

David R. Shlim MD
Travel Medicine Specialist and Author
Kelly, WY

Paul B. Spiegel MD, MPH
Professor and Director
Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD

Theresa Tam BMBS (UK), FRCPC
Interim Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO)
Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Ottawa, ON

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

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