11th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Oakland, California
Tuesday, June 14, 2016


11th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
June 14-17, 2016
The California Endowment, Oakland Conference Center
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, California, USA

(Continuously being updated)


8:00-8:45   Registration

Welcome Remarks Stefano Bertozzi, School of Public Health,
     UC Berkeley

9:00-9:15   Participants introductions

9:15-12:15  Plenary Sessions

Migration and Health:Global and U.S. Historic and Current Trends Marc Schenker, UC Davis Global Perspective and Current  Actions on Migration, Human Mobility and Public Health Panelist: Santino Severoni, World Health Organization Europe Davide Mosca, International Organization for Migration, Switzerland National Strategies on Migrant Health: Mexico and U.S. Programs Panelist: Representative from the Mexican Government (TBC) Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S.
12:15-1:15   Lunch
1:15-4:00  Simultaneous Workshops 1.Studying Migrant Health: Approaches and Data Sources Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz, CDC, U.S. 2.Photovoice as a Research Instrument Among Migrants Regina Day Langhout, UC Santa Cruz 3.The California Health Interview Survey to Assess Migrant Health Bogdan Rau, UC Los Angeles
5:00-7:00 Welcome Reception
8:00-12:15 Plenary Sessions Access to Healthcare for Immigrants in the U.S. Carmela Castellano-Garcia, California Primary Care Association Farmworkers in the U.S.:Immigration Trends and Health Status Jorge Nakamoto and Trish Hernandez, JBS International, Inc. Climate Change, Environmental Migration, Health and Human Security Cristina Tirado, UC Los Angeles Refugee Health Nuny Cabating, California Department of Public Health, Office of Refugee Health Human Trafficking and Health Rachel Silvey, University of Toronto
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-4:00 Simultaneous Workshops
1.The National Agricultural Workers Survey Susan Gabbard, JBS International, Inc. 2.Climate Change and Migration: Case Studies Cristina Tirado, UC Los Angeles 3.Outreach and Health Promotion Among Migrant Populations Alina Shaw, CDC and Liliana Osorio, UC Berkeley THURSDAY, JUNE 16 8:00-12:15 Plenary Sessions Sexual Partnerships and HIV vulnerability in the context of internal and international migration Anisha Gandhi, Columbia University The Ulysses Syndrome: Migrants with Chronic and Multiple Stress Symptoms Joseba Achotegui, University of Barcelona Infectious Diseases Among Migrant Populations Marc Schenker, UC Davis Understanding the "Latino Paradox" Hiram Beltran-Sanchez, UC Los Angeles Violence and Unaccompanied Minors: Trauma and Fleeing the Northern Triangle Elizabeth G. Kennedy, UC Santa Barbara/ San Diego State University
12:15-1:15 Lunch and Poster Presentations
1:15-4:00 Simultaneous Workshops
1. Methodological Strategy to Describe Transnational Space of Care for Chronic Illnesses Alejandra Lizardi Gomez, University of Guadalajara 2. Evaluation and Intervention on Stress and Migratory Mourning Joseba Achotegui and Dori Espeso, University of Barcelona 3.Moving from Research to Public Policy Steven P. Wallace, UC Los Angeles and Xavier Morales, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California
4:00-4:20 Closing, presentation of certificates and group picture
6:00-10:00 Optional social activities: ferry trip from Oakland to San Francisco and dinner (not included in registration fee) FRIDAY, JUNE 17 (Simultaneous activities. Please choose one option) Option #1 9:00-4:30 University of California Graduate Students & PIMSA Research Workshop Location: UC Berkeley, Genetics and Plant Biology Building room 103 Option #2 9:30- 11:30 Site Visit "Ventanilla de Salud/ Health Station" Program Location: Mexican Consulate in San Francisco 532 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA

Contact Information

  • Liliana Osorio
    Health Initiative of the Americas
    Phone: 619-692-5504

Payment Instructions

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    Registration Fee:
    - Professionals: $460 
    - Students: $260

    Registration fee includes: access to four-days presentations, workshops, field trip, materials, welcoming reception, lunch and coffee breaks.

    Payment type

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

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