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Friday, June 16th

7:00-8:00 Registration & Breakfast
8:00-8:15 Welcome
Dr. Anna Banerji, Dr. Theresa Tam, Marty Cetron, Jim Sutton, Jay McGillivray
8:15-9:00 PTSD and Refugees
Dr. Peter Polatin
9:00-9:45 Global refugee health and IOM
Dr. Davide Mosca
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-11:00
  • Co-Plenary #1 – What’s New in Refugee Health in Canada
    Dr. Theresa Tam, Michael MacKinnon
  • Co-Plenary #2 – What’s New in Refugee Health in America
    Nina Marano and Marty Cetron
  • Co-Plenary #3 – What’s New in Refugee Health Globally
    Speaker TBD
11:00-11:05 Travel Time
11:05-12:05

Oral Presentations | Session 1

Chronic

  • Did the prevalence of chronic diseases among US-bound refugees from Burma increase during 2007 to 2016?
    Barbara Bardenheie, Christina Phares, Diane Simpson, Edward Gregg, Pyone Cho, Stephen Benoit, Nina Marano
  • Resettlement of people living with disabilities from refugee backgrounds in Australia: a needs analysis
    Philippa Duell-Piening, Assunta Hunter, Samantha Furneaux
  • Psychological distress and disability among persons aged 60 years and older in government and non-government controlled conflict-affected areas in Ukraine
    Aimee Summers, Eva Leidman, Oleg Bilukha
  • Mental illness and its association with Hypertension among recently arrived Refugees and Refugee Claimants to Canada
    Gabriel Fabreau

Syrian/Mental Health

  • Experiences of Syrian Refugee Parents Caring for their Children in the Context of Displacement
    Bree Akesson, Dena Badawi
  • Medical and Mental Health Issues in Syrian Refugees
    Charles Hui, Kevin Pottie, Tobey Audcent, Tony Barozzino, Meb Rashid, Anna Banerji, Morton Beiser, Louise Auger, Anne Rowan-Legg, Charlotte Hepburn-Moore
  • Exploring the health and mental health needs and service use of Syrian refugees in Toronto
    Andrew Tuck, Anna Oda, Branka Agic, Brenda Roche, Michaela Hynie, Kwame McKenzie
  • A qualitative investigation of the mental health needs of Syrian refugees and immigrants
    Kwame McKenzie, Michaela Hynie, Branca Agic, Sean Kidd

Education/Communication

  • Young Australian’s Education and Employment transitions: Comparing immigrants from refugee source countries to their Australian peers
    Alison Childs
  • Influence of Income and Education on Health Outcomes of Bosnian Refugees in the United States
    Tanja Zanin, Pooja Agrawal
  • Beyond Borders: Using Communication to Change Lives
    Katherine Hansen
  • Strategy for Improving Refugee Care Services – Use of Contract Interpreters
    Abby Davids, Margaret Mortimer, Jamie Strain, Jill Chrisman, Jeanne d’Ar Muhire

Vaccines

  • Strategies to Improve Refugee Vaccination Records Access to US Providers
    Deborah Lee, Yoni Haber, Denial Wenger, Mary Hamilton, Emily Jentes
  • Vaccination versus Serotesting: Determining cost-effective strategies for Varicella, Hepatitis A, and Measles, Mumps, and Rubella for newly arrived refugees
    Karl Kirby, Hayder Allkhenfr, Diane Chapman, Ji Won Chang
  • Immunization Coverage Among Syrian Refugee Children in Berlin
    Laila Fozouni, George Rutherford
  • Addressing Provider Barriers to Refugee Vaccination in Colorado
    Elizabeth Abbott

Women

  • FGC Community-Centered Health Care and Prevention Program
    Bethlehem Degu, Kristin Brownell
  • Beyond Navigation: Improving health seeking experiences of newcomer women in British Columbia (BC), Canada
    Caitlin Johnston, Ann Pederson, Andrea Bever
  • Assessing Satisfaction of Refugee Women in Accessing and Utilizing a Dedicated Prenatal Clinic: A Cross-Sectional Survey
    Sarah Giesel, Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, Aduragbem Banke-Thomas, Jeanne Nizigiyimana

Advocacy

  • (Non)Citizenship and the IFHP: Power and Resistance in Toronto’s Healthcare Sector
    Laura Connoy
  • (D)Evaluation of Refugees in Germany: Prevalence and Predictors of Anti-Refugee, Xenophobic, and Islamophobic Attitudes
    Constantin Klein, Heinz Streib
  • Politicizing the White Coat: Medical Activism and Refugee Health Policy in Toronto, Berlin and London
    Samantha Jackson
  • Discrimination and health for asylum seekers and refugees resettled in South Australia
    Anna Ziersch, Clemence Due, Moira Walsh

Innovation/Interprofessional

  • Telemedicine: Bridging the gap between refugee health and health services accessibility in Hamilton, Ontario
    Anthony Sandre, K. Bruce Newbold
  • The Inter-Professional, Collaborative Practice Approach to Refugee Health Care in Winnipeg Manitoba
    Kimberley Hiebert, Traicy Roberston, Alfred Koineh Felicien Rubayita
  • Embedding occupational therapy intervention within an existing refugee health program
    Stephen Kern, Jessica Nambudiri
  • Healthy Partnerships for Healthy Smiles
    Lyne Lafrance

Therapy/Treatment

  • ‘I am not deaf’: Arts-based participatory action research with refugee women from Burma
    Hillary Rubesin
  • Yoga for Refugees: A Mixed Methods Evaluation
    Danielle Begg, Helen Bibby, Tonet Ortega, David Perez, Kedar Maharjan, Mariano Coello
  • Beyond Words — Using Creative Arts Therapies with Refugees: Programs, Methods and Effectiveness, with a focus on Syrian Refugees
    Maya Ross, Julia Puebla Fortier
  • A Photographic Inquiry into What Sustains Care Providers Working in Contexts of Displacement
    Nisha Sajnani, Oscar Palacio
12:05-1:00 Lunch | Posters and Exhibitors
1:00-2:00

Workshops | Session 1

  • Immigrant and Refugee Health Curricular Development Working Group. Part One of Two
    Janine Young, Sural shah, Anna Banerji, Paul Geltman, Elizabeth Dawson-Hahn, William Stauffer, Sarah Kimball, Suzinne Pak-Gorstein, Marc Altshuler, Andrea Green, Shoshana Aleinikoff, Brett Stark
  • Refugee Dental and Oral Health Services: Toronto Public Health
    Dr. Michele Wong
  • Rights to health coverage for children of vulnerable migrants: shifting from case by case negotiations to systemic change
    Chloé Cérbon, Marianne Leaune-Welt
  • The Case Against Torture
    Wendell Block
  • Resilience in Asylum, Immigrant, and Refugee Medicine: Self-Care and Support to Promote Long-Term Involvement and Well-Being of Clinicians
    Katherine Mckenzie, Katalin Roth, Sarah Kimball, Dennis Wang
  • The Immigration Medical Exam: A Myth-buster Workshop
    Della Faulkner
  • OHIP for All: Fighting for Access to Care for All Residents of Ontario
    Ritika Goel, Andrea Bobadilla, Anjara Aery, Thrmiga Sathiyamoorthy
  • Multi-Method Research on Refugee Health from an Interdisciplinary Perspective: The Approach of the German Study FlueGe I. Quantitative Survey
    Annika Laukamp, Matthias Belau, Victoria Béttcher, Jana-Freja Frommann, Constantin Klein, Bastian Surmann, Florian Fischer, Alexander Krémer
2:00-2:05 Travel Time
2:05-3:05

Workshops | Session 2

  • Immigrant and Refugee Health Curricular Development Working Group. Part Two of Two
    Janine Young, Sural shah, Anna Banerji, Paul Geltman, Elizabeth Dawson-Hahn, William Stauffer, Sarah Kimball, Suzinne Pak-Gorstein, Marc Altshuler, Andrea Green, Shoshana Aleinikoff, Brett Stark
  • Medical Screening Data Exchange, Integration, and Visualization
    Paul Gillenwater, Deborah Aragon, Emily Jentes, Breanna Kawasaki, Lori Kennedy, Carol Tumaylle
  • Best practices for providers working with interpreters – and why it’s important
    Sarah Clarke, Janice Jaffe, Raewyn Mutch
  • Supporting Syrian Refugees through a Rapid Primary Health Care Response- A collaborative reflection from three Community Health Centres in Ontario
    Kim Cook, Siffan Rahman, Sideeka Narayan
  • Engaging Partnerships: Overseas and domestic systems collaborating to receive refugees with significant health needs
    Susan Dicker, Ellen Frerich, Marge Higgins, Alexander Klosovsky, Blain Mamo, Catherine Yen
  • Building capacity to care for refugees: Nuts and Bolts of setting up refugee health care services in your clinical site
    Olga Valdman, Ranit Mishori, Martha Carlough, Jeff Walden
  • Research with refugees 101
    Michaela Hynie, Christina Clark-Kazak
  • Topic TBD
    George Kroupin
3:05-3:20 Break
3:20-4:20
  • Co-Plenary #1 – Hepatitis B
    Dr. Jordan Feld
  • Co-Plenary #2 – LGBTIQ
    Jay MacGillivray, Kimahli Powell
  • Co-Plenary #3 – Workup and Management of Intestinal Parasites in Refugees
    Dr. Andrea Boggild
4:20-5:20 Plenary
Susan Ormiston
5:20-6:00 Refugee Story and Reception
Music by Wanes Moubayed
6:00 Adjourn Day 1

Saturday, June 17th

7:00-8:00 Breakfast
7:00-8:00 Meeting by Invitation Only: COE Partners Meeting
8:00-8:45 LGBTI + Refugee Health
Gabriel Schirvar
8:45-9:30 Compassion
Dr. David Shlim
9:30-10:15 Advocacy Panel
Janine Young, Maya Prabhu
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30
  • Co-Plenary #1 – Female Genital Mutilation
    Crista Johnson, Janine Young, Susan Masling
  • Co-Plenary #2 – Management of Tuberculosis in Refugees
    Dr. Kamran Khan
  • Co-Plenary #3 Clinical Cases (Parasites)
    Bill Stauffer
  • Co-Plenary #4 – Domestic Violence
    Dr. Nancy Glass
11:30-12:30 Lunch | Society of Refugee Healthcare Providers Annual General Meeting |Exhibitors
11:30-1:30 Meeting by Invite Only: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health manuscript review
12:30-1:30

Oral Presentations | Session 2

Mental/screening

  • Mental Health Screening with Refugees in Salt Lake City: Outcomes, Effective Administration, and Adaptation
    Jennica Henderson
  • The Refugee Core Stressor Tool (RCST): A Comprehensive Approach to Assessing the Multifaceted Needs of Refugee Youth & Families
    Emma Cardeli, Colleen Barrett, Molly Benson
  • Screening for Parental depression at Pediatric Refugee Health Care Visits
    Andrea Green, Valeria Harder
  • Through the Gateway: Development of Refugee Health Services in Canada’s most eastern city
    Pauline Duke, Christine Bassler, Barbara Albrechtsons, Sohaib Masroor, Kari Brown, Kate Duff

Syrian/Global

  • Syrians in Brisbane, Australia: an innovative health response to the doubling of new arrivals.
    Meryl Jones
  • The Role of Religion in Coping with Financial Threat in Muslim Syrian Refugees Resettling in Canada
    Kashmala Qasim
  • Surgical Management of Syrian Refugees: Cost-effectiveness of a Humanitarian Surgical Mission to Lebanon
    Giancarlo McEvenue, Ryan Thompson, Nina Naidu, Adam Hamawy
  • Coping Strategies Used by Syrian Refugees in Jordan
    Fatmeh Alzoubi, Ahmad Alsmadi, Yazeed Gougazeh,

Models of Care

  • Relational Qualitative Methods in Community-Engaged Health Research with Bhutanese Refugees
    Jessica Lee
  • Screening Complex Medical Refugee Arrivals for Urgent and Specialty Care and Case Navigation
    J. Carey Jackson, Heather Burkhalter, Mahri Haider, Nicole Ahrenholz, Beth Farmer, Lea Paz-Castillo, Mohamed Elameen, Laura Newman, Elizabeth Andes, Jennifer Malloy, Jasmine Matheson
  • Challenges of Primary Care of the Refugee
    Kaitlyn Losey, Tiffany Castellano, Ana Mendez, Jenny Saint Aubyn, Shana Semmens
  • Migrant health clinical practice guidelines and recommendations – a systematic quality assessment of using AGEE II tool.
    Eric Agbata, Pablo Alonso Coel, Kevin Pottie, Paulina Fuentes, Ifeoma Agbata, Laura Hidalgo, Ivan Sola

Refugee Screening/Disease

  • Asymptomatic Splenomegaly – US Follow Up
    Sanchoy Chandra, Krishna Bhowmik, Nazmul Haque
  • Microbiome westernization and obesity in immigrants and refugees
    Kailey Urban, Blain Mamo, Dzung Thai, Alicia Earnest
  • The Prevalence of Schistosomiasis in New Arrival Refugees at Migrant Health Service (MHS), Adelaide, 2013-2016
    Azadeh Tasslimi, Chas DeBolt, Jasmine Matheson
  • Refugee public health in Canada: a knowledge exchange and translation initiative
    Michelle Paradis, Katherine Atkinson, Ruth Rennicks-White, Doug Manuel, Charles Hui, David Ponka, Paula Day, Siffan Rahman, Kumanan Wilson

Pediatrics

  • Obstetric and Neonatal Outcomes Among a Multi-Ethnic Sample of Newly-Arrived Refugees
    Sarah Gieszl, Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, Jeanne Nizigiyiman
  • PTSD in Refugee Children and Youth: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Narrative Exposure Therapy and Twelve-Month Follow-Up.
    Anne Mantini, Morton Beiser, Paul Caulford, Vasanthi Srinivasan
  • Pediatric Refugee Care Coordination: Implementing a Newcomer Navigator in Tertiary Care
    Suelana Tana
  • Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection among Refugee Children Aged 2-14 Years Who Arrived in the United States in 2008-2014
    Zanju Wang, Drew Posey, Christina Phares

Community

  • Understanding Experiences of Social Support as a Coping Resource among Immigrant/Refugee Women with Postpartum Depression: An Integrative Literature Review
    Shain Kassam
  • Creating Inclusive Spaces to Encourage and Support Meaningful Participation of Underserved Communities in the Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Programs
    Maria Mercedes, Virginie Diambou, Bidur Dahal, Noor Bulle
  • The Role of Family Acceptance and Social Participation in the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Iranian LGBTQ+ Youth in Canada
    Fay M. Dastjerdi
  • Creating a Program to Facilitate Patient Transition to Community Providers: Lesson Learned from Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation
    Jennifer Pinkus, Whitney Alexander, James Sutton, Stacie Powers

Literacy

  • Development and piloting of a multi-disciplinary refugee health literacy program
    Frances Cheng, Sasha Shackleford, Ami Mohareb, Erik Kramer
  • Health is Academic: Socio-cultural factors that support the successful transition of male refugees from middle school to college.
    Sandra Bargainnier, Zarina Smith, Najah Zaaeed, Megan Brown
  • Health Literacy Needs Assessment of Newly Resettled Refugees
    Pooja Agrawal, Tanja Zanin, Brian Wood, Leslie Koons

Research/Screening

  • Reflexivity, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Researcher-Practitioner Identities in Research with Refugees
    Jessica Lee
  • Center of Excellence in Refugee Health: Lessons Learned in Colorado – Year One
    Carol Tumaylle, Paul Gillenwater, Emily Jentes, Lori Kennedy, Deborah Aragon, Breanna Kawaski
  • Findings From A Multisite Post-arrival Refugee Health Screening Exam Surveillance Pilot
    Clelia Pezzi, Deborah Lee, Emily Jentes
  • A Refugee Clinic in a Community Health Center; a Sequel to the Public Health Screening Visit
    Shoshana Aleinikoff
1:30-2:30

Workshops | Session 3

  • Strategies for Publishing and Publicizing Your Work in Refugee Health
    Sana Loue, Paul Geltman
  • Maternity Care for Refugees
    Elizabeth Kvach, Melissa Beagle
  • Improved Medication Adherence and Clinical Outcomes through the Incorporation of Clinical Pharmacists into Interdisciplinary Teams
    Kimberly Carter, Shirley Bonanni
  • Refugee care education for learners at different training levels: Practical and ethical considerations
    Olga Valdman, Satu Salonen, Daria Szwarko, Leanne Jones
  • Therapy with Immigrants and Refugees: The Intersection of Identities for Clients and Therapists of Color
    Laura Ramzy, Adaobi Iheduru, Shruti Dasgupta
  • Practical Approaches and Tools to Address Nutrition Problems in Refugee Families
    Elizabeth Dawson-Hahn, Tarissa Mitchell, Paul Geltman, Lorren Koceja, Suzinne Pak-Gorstein
  • Advocating for Refugees, Refugee Claimants & Undocumented
    Lee Chapman
  • One size does not fit all: Multi-faceted approach to Mental Health with Refugee Women
    Anu Lala, Deone Curling, Raelene Prieto
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:45

Workshops | Session 4

  • Counselling with LGBTQ* refugees and asylum seekers in Canada
    Mego Nerses
  • Meeting the Needs of Deaf Refugees through a Multidisciplinary Community Collaboration
    Pamela Kefi, Pamela Rohring, Peter Scott
  • Addressing complex conditions in refugee populations: Lessons from the Center for Victims of Torture on integrated behavioral healthcare
    Leora Hudak, Alison Beckman, Jeff Walter, Novia Josiah, Kathleen O’Donnell
  • Effectiveness of Cross-Sector Service Response to Syrian Refugees: Strategies and Best Practices from Toronto, Peel and Kitchener-Waterloo Regions
    Fatima Mussa, Sideeka Narayan, Yogendra Shakya, Nadia Jamil, Tarek Kadan, Iman Malandi, Elise Yoon, Shirin Dorafshar, Maisah Syed
  • Hot Topics in Refugee Women’s Health: Key Priorities
    Praseedha Janakiram, Roseanne Hickey
  • Advocating for Change and Responding to Political Shifts: Policy Implications of the Recent Canadian and U.S. Elections
    Robert Marlin, Gabriel Fabreau, Marsha Griffin, Sarah Kimball, Meb Rashid, David Scales, Sural Shah
  • Mental Health Capacity Building through Collaboration and Training for Refugee Community Leaders and Refugee-Serving Staff in the United States
    Parangkush Subedi, Nancy Kelly, Curi Kim
  • Focus on Pediatric Refugee Health: Building Models of Care
    Sara Citron, Laura Erdman, Andrea Evans, Andrea Hunter, Andrea Green, Gillian Morantz, Tobey Audcent, Rebecca Warmington, Gillian Gibson, Alyson Holland
  • The development and validation of a GBV screening tool: translation of field research to practical application in humanitarian settings.
    Alexander Vu, Andrea Wirtz, Nancy Glass
3:45-4:45 Plenary: Global refugee crisis: So what is the crisis all about?
Alex Neve
4:45-5:30 Refugee Stories
Nevzat Keskin, Dr. Vanig Garabedian
5:30 Adjourn
5:00-6:00 Meeting By Invitation Only: COE Outreach

Sunday, June 18th

7:00-8:00 Breakfast with the Experts
8:00-8:45 Looking at Refugee Health through the Lens of Population Mobility
Dr. Brian Gushulak
8:45-9:30 Topic TBD
Dr.Paul Speigel
9:30-9:35 Travel Time
9:35-10:35

Oral Presentations | Session 3

PTSD

  • Assisting patients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Primary Care
    Jill Benson
  • Brief Mobile Mental Health Intervention Resulting in Significant Reduction in Trauma Symptoms and Increase in Coping Skill Use in Refugees
    Emily Mazzulla
  • Common Threads: an innovative group mental health intervention for refugee women
    Rachel Cohen
  • Mental health sequelae and histories of violence among asylum-seekers who have undergone FGM/C
    Hazel Lever, Deborah Ottenheimer, Holly Atkinson, Elizabeth Singer

Syrian Refugees

  • Migrating Syrian refugees
    Diana Al-Qutub, Aleksandar Galev, Heather Burke, Walid Slim, Kolitha Wickramage, Saad Kharabsheh
  • The health issues of Syrian Refugees in Adelaide, South Australia
    Anonietta Maldari, Razlyn Abdul, Natasha Elsley
  • Update on Syrian Refugee Health Assessment and Preventive Care: Prevalence of G6PD, Viral Hepatitis and Varicella in Syrians in Ottawa
    Dolly Lin, Rebecca Warmington, Laura Muldoon, Douglas Gruner, Carol Geller, Kevin Pottie
  • Building Bridges: Sustainability in Refugee Clinics through planned transitions to community providers
    Ashley Sharpe, Dr. Morgan MacKenzie

Advocacy

  • Public-Private Partnerships for Uninsured Refugees to Access Primary Care
    Ana Choban, Christina Ottis
  • Talking about health and experiences of using health services with people from refugee backgrounds
    Lauren Tyrell, Philippa Duell-Pienin, Michal Morris, Sue Casey
  • Exploring ethnocultural differences in distress levels of refugees during early resettlement: A mixed methods study
    Maria Vukovich
  • Transition Program within the Mosaic Refugee Health Clinic
    Christa Kahl, Cheryl San Juan

Infections

  • Rohingya Refugees living in unendorsed camps in Bangladesh: vulnerability to STD/HIV and new threat to host community
    Sanchoy Chanda, Krishna Bhowmik, Nazmul Haque
  • Demographics, domestic refugee health assessment history, and clinical risk factors among Minnesota primary refugees diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) disease, 1993-2016
    Kailey Urban, Blain Mamo, Dzung Thai, Alicia Earnest
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination Coverage Rates and Potential Missed Vaccination Opportunities after Resettlement among Refugee Arrivals in Washington State, 7/1/2012-6/30/2016
    Azadeh Tasslimi, Chas De Bolt, Jasmine Matheson
  • Using Mobile Apps to Monitor Immunization Uptake among Newcomers to Canada: The Case of CANImmunize
    Katherine Atkinson, Ruth Rennicks-White, Doug Manuel, Charles Hui, David Ponka, Paula Day, Siffan Rahman, Kumanan Wilson

Pediatrics

  • Interest in Collaborative, Practice-based Research Networks in Pediatric Refugee Health Care
    Sural Shah, Katherine Yun
  • Health status of newly arrived unaccompanied asylum-seeking adolescents in Bielefeld, Germany
    Annika Laukamp, Florian Fischer, Alexander Kremer
  • Developmental Referrals for Children Coming as Refugees: Characterization of Specific Needs
    Rebecca Scharf, Christina Briscoe Abath, Allison Watkins, Stephanie McNerney
  • Differential Diagnosis for Cerebral Palsy in Refugee Children: a Cohort Study
    Rebecca Scharf, Christina Briscoe Abath, Allison Watkins, Stephanie McNerney

Education/Research

  • The Role of Health and Human Rights in Medical School Education: Experiences from The Mount Sinai Human Rights Clinic
    Syed Haider, Elizabeth Singer
  • University of Louisville Journal of Refugee and Global Health: Addressing the Need for New Knowledge in a Rapidly Changing Field
    Elizabeth Barnes, Rahel Bosson, Rebecca Ford
  • Advocacy Through Education: The Benefits and Burdens of Introducing a Refugee Health Curriculum Into a School of Medicine
    Rachel Yoskowitz, Nelia Afonso
  • Cooking Together: Newcomers and medical students building knowledge, respect and community around food
    Kate Duff, Shree Mulay

Global Refugee Health and Migration Settlement

  • Application of Conservation of Resource Theory with Camp Refugees
    Miriam George, Anita Vaillancourt
  • Everyday Politics of Life: The Narrowing of Purpose in Protracted Uncertainty
    Tra Tran, Nali Gillepsie
  • Financial Challenges in Managing Cancer Among Adult Syrian Refugees in South Lebanon
    Aishah Alqaderi, Hend Al Safran, Selma Al Qattan
  • Cancer Care at Times of Crisis and War: The Syrian Example
    Eman Sahloul, Bassel Atassi, Riad Salem, Ammar Sukari, Wasim Maziak

Nutrition and the Body

  • Nutritional deficiencies among populations of newly arriving government assisted refugee children to Canada
    Carolyn Beukeboom, Neil Arya
  • Simple Stretching and Mindful Breathing (Yoga) Breaks for Trauma and Vicarious Trauma
    Yael Calhoun
  • Impact of a School Nutrition Intervention on the Nutrition Security of Refugee Children in Lebanon: Findings from a Pilot Study
    Lamis Jomaa, Nahla Hwalla, Shady Hamadeh, Rabih Shibli
10:35-10:50 Break
10:50-11:50
  • Co-Plenary #1 – Tropical Dermatology
    Dr. Jay Keystone
  • Co-Plenary #2 – Topic #2 TBD
    Bill Stauffer
  • Co-Plenary #3 – Human Trafficking
    Hanni Marie Stoklosa
  • Co-Plenary #4 (Tentative Session) USA Immigration Medical Form M-468
11:50-12:30 Lunch | Posters and Exhibitors
12:30-1:30

Workshops | Session 5

  • Flushing out the Screening of Enteric Parasites in Refugee Populations
    Meb Rashid, Isacc Bogoch, Vanessa Redditt
  • Forced & Child Marriage in Refugee Populations in North America
    Casey Swegman
  • An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Health Clinics-2 : Research and Advocacy
    Gabriel Fabreau, Kevin Pottie, Mei-Ling Wiedmeyer, Vanessa Redditt, Meb Rashid
  • Key considerations and models for addressing mental health and substance use within refugee communities
    Maria Mercedes Avila, Andrea Green, Jody Kamon, Virginie Diambou, Bidur Dahal, Noor Bulle
  • Navigating Interpreted Encounters through the Trauma Lens
    Maria Melititskaya
  • Effective medical documentation for the asylum seeker
    Jessica Lee, Wendell Block
  • Effective Advocacy for Refugee Rights in Your Community: Models, Tools, and Lessons learned
    Suzinne Pak-Gorstein, Paul Caulford, Katherine Yun, Elizabeth Dawson-Hahn, Shoshana Aleinkoff, Andrea Green, Anisa Ibrahim, Ranit Mishori
  • How Lawyers and Doctors can work together for refugee clients
    Speakers TBD
  • Vaccinating your refugee patient
    Speakers TBD
1:30-1:35 Travel Time
1:35-2:35

Workshops | Session 6

  • Refugee Centered Medical Home: Refugees as our Patient Leaders
    Kate Conway, Michael Murphy, Cathy Vue, Surendra Adhikari, Jessica Brown, Cynthia Joseph, Walid Malki, Caleb Dukeman
  • Treating Mental Illness In Refugees In The Primary Care Sector: A Curriculum
    Aniyizhai Annamalai, Maya Prabhu
  • Working With and Employing Refugee Populations – Preventing Perpetuation of Violence in the Workplace
    Jordan Fallow
  • Resilience as a Factor in Refugee Resettlement: The Role of Context and Culture
    Judith Colbert
  • HIV Primary Care: How to optimize primary care now that HIV is considered a chronic disease
    Praseedha Janakiram
  • A Workshop for Survivor and Client-Centered Safety Planning for Refugee Survivors of Domestic Violence: The International Rescue Committee in Atlanta
    Stephanie Clemente, Betsy Gard, Jessica Dalpe, Paulene Barnes, Alison Spitz
  • Developing and Utilizing a Zika Screening Protocol for Refugee Arrivals: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned in Harris County, Texas
    Aisha Haynie, Tamisha Piper, Taniece Griffin, Diana Martinez, Sherry Jin, Brian Reed, Umair Shah
  • The Adult Refugee With Insomnia: Should providers lose sleep over prescribing sleep medications?
    Peter Cronkright
  • LGBTI + Refugee Health
    Gabriel Schrivar
2:35-2:40 Travel Time
2:40-3:25 Doctors Without Borders, Bertrand Rossier: Right to flee from Northern Triangle of Central America-The Findings of Medecins Sans Frontieres in Mexico
3:25-3:30 Conference Adjournment