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Emory hosts inaugural Global Youth Health Summit

Emory Report | Sept. 24, 2015

The Emory Global Health, Education and Economic Development  (HEED) Program, along with MDJunior — a student-run, non-profit leadership society focused on health care mentorship — will host the inaugural Global Youth Health Summit 2015 at Emory.  

The summit will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in White Hall, Room 207.

It features distinguished speakers and thought leaders in service, health, policy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) entrepreneurship who will share innovations, new opportunities, challenges and success stories designed to engage and empower youth interested in pursuing careers in health care.  

Emory faculty members David Howard, associate director of the Department of Health Policy and Management, and Dirk Schroeder, adjunct associate professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, both at Rollins School of Public Health, will speak at the one-day summit.

Attendees will include the Emory community; middle school, high school and college students; and experts in public health, policy and health care. Educators and administrators throughout the metro Atlanta school systems may also attend. Members of the Emory community are eligible for a 50 percent discount.

To register, visit the Global Youth Health Summit 2015.