Urban Global Health Celebration



Welcome to the Urban Global Health Celebration: October 19, 2013

Date:  Saturday, October 19, 2013
Time: Morning Forum 10:00am - 4:15pm    
             Evening Gala 6:30pm - 10:00pm

             Place: UIC FORUM 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. Chicago, IL 60608

Join the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago in our first Urban Global Health Celebration. The morning forum will consist of oral presentations, Q & A sessions, table and poster exhibit and lunch. For the evening gala celebration we hope to inspire and provide invaluable insight from our distinguished keynote speakers. We invite you to dress formal for an evening of class, great food, music and conversation. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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 Gala Keynote Speakers include:

Dr. Bechara Choucair,


Department of Public Health/City of Chicago

Dr. Patricia W. Finn,

Chair, Department of Medicine
Earl M. Bane Professor of Medicine
President of American Thoracic Society

Dr. Vijay Yeldandi,
Professor of Medicine
and Surgery


Dr. Max Brito,
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Urban Global Health

Master of Ceremony:


Jerome McDonnell
Host of WBEZ's global affairs program, Worldview



Join this celebration by submitting abstracts of your global or urban health experience or research. Dinner will be buffet style. An open bar will be provided for drinks.

All proceeds of this event will go directly to the University of Illinois at Chicago's, Department of Medicine, Urban Global Health Program.

This event has been endorsed by the American Thoracic Society and TS2 Health and sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals.