6th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Oakland, California
Monday, June 20, 2011

6th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Berkeley & Oakland, California, USA
June 20-24, 2011

 
 

6th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
Monday, June 20, 2011 8:00 AM -
Friday, June 24, 2011 1:00 PM (Pacific Time)

The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor
Oakland, California 94607
United States

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Description

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.
 
Target audience

Researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant populations around the world. 
 
Daily format
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.
 

Locations
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

Language
English

 

Contact Information

  • Liliana Osorio
    Health Initiative of the Americas
    Phone: 619-692-5504
    Liliana.Osorio@sdcounty.ca.gov

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Fee
    - Professionals: $450 USD
    - Students: $290 USD

    Payment type
    - Credit Card

    - By check in the U.S. (Instructions)

    Space is limited!
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