2016 North American Refugee Health Conference

The 2016 North American Refugee Health Conference will be hosted by our colleagues at the Centre For Refugee Health, in Niagara Falls NY.

Please visit the Centre for Refugee Health website for more information:
http://centerforrefugeehealth.com/

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

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

Major Themes

  • Screening of Refugees
  • Global Refugee Health and Migration Settlement
  • Mental Health and PTSD
  • Infectious Disease
  • Chronic Disease
  • Vaccination
  • Nutrition
  • Women’s Reproductive and Obstetrical Health
  • Pediatric and Youth Health
  • LGTBQ Health
  • Research
  • Refugee Educational Development

Target Audience

  • Family Physicians
  • Primary Care Practitioners
  • Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Workers
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Policy and Public Health Specialists
  • Dentists
  • Any Health Care professional interested in refugee health
  • Refugees