6th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
Berkeley & Oakland, California, USA
June 20-24, 2011
The Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is a five-day course taught by highly recognized international experts that offers a combination of lectures, workshops, and field trips, in various topics related to migration and health. Participants will be able to learn about the relationship between migration and global health from different medical, sociological and political perspectives, as well as learn specific tools that facilitate research and health promotion among migrant populations. Each annual Summer Institute showcases new research and topics, and participants can look forward to dynamic and engaging presenters and an agenda packed with the most relevant and pregressive topics.
Researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant populations around the world.
Mornings will include plenary presentations followed by open discussions. In the afternoons simultaneous workshops will be provided in three different tracks:
Track #1: Health Promotion for Migrant Populations
Track #2: Data Collection Methodologies for Migrant Populations
Track #3: COEMH Research Training Workshop (for pre-approved University of California students only).
All participants need to select one track at the moment of registration.
Friday will be dedicated to a field trip to a community health center and presentations will be given on site.
Please note that The Summer Institute will take place on different locations throughout the week:
- Monday 20: UC Berkeley Alumni House (see UC Berkeley campus map and directions)
- Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22, and Thursday 23: The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center (see TCE map and directions)
- Friday 24: Field trip to La Clinica de la Raza located on 3451 East 12th St., Oakland CA 94601