12th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Los Angeles, California
Monday, June 26, 2017

12th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
Tentative Agenda
June 26-28, 2017
The California Endowment Conference Center
Los Angeles, California
(This agenda will be constantly updated)
Monday, June 26
     Plenary Sessions 
8:00 am          Registration/ coffee

8:45 am          Welcoming remarks
Stefano Bertozzi and Xóchitl Castañeda, UC Berkeley

8:55 am          Migration and Global Health: Historical & Current Trends
      Marc Schenker, UC Davis

9:40 am          The Role of International Organizations in Addressing the Health of Migrants and    Refugees
   Santino Severoni, World Health Organization-Europe

10:25 am        Break

10:40 am         How Healthy/Unhealthy are Migrants and Why?
Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

11:20 am          Bioethical Aspects of Immigration Policy, the Case of Mexico-U.S.
        Manuel Ruiz de Chavez, National Commission of Bioethics of Mexico

12:00 pm         Lunch and poster presentations

1:30 pm          Panel Session
  Migrant's Health Under the Current Political Environment: Opportunities
   and Setbacks

  Moderator: Stefano Bertozzi, UC Berkeley's School of Public Health
  Panelists: Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Office of US Senator for California Kamala Harris
   Sandra Martinez, California Wellness Foundation

3:00 pm         Break 

3:15 pm         Simultaneous Workshops 

1. Moving from Research to Public Policy
    Stephen P. Wallace, UC Los Angeles
2. California Health Interview Survey:Data Tools to Assess Migrant

    Bogdan Rau, UC Los Angeles
3. Migration Survey at Mexico's Northern Border (Presentation in

Luis Enrique Calva, Colegio de la Frontera Norte 

 4:45 pm          End of Monday's presentations

5:30-7:30 pm  Reception
  Chiguacle Sabor Ancestral de Mexico Restaurant

Tuesday, June 27
     Plenary Sessions 
8:30 am          Coffee

8:45 am          2nd Global Consultation on Migrant Health: Resetting the Agenda
   Davide Mosca, International Organization for Migration

9:30 am          Mexico as a Country of Origin, Transit and destination
   Carlos Garcia de Alba, Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles

10:20 am         Break 

10:35 am         Migration and Mental Health
    Jaenne Miranda, UC Los Angeles

11:15 am         Immigrant workers: Health and Safety in the Workplace
   Kevin Riley, UC Los Angeles

12:00 pm         Lunch and Poster Presentations

1:15 pm
         Panel II
  Refugee Health 
Marisa Ramos, California Department of Public Health
  Martin Zogg, International Rescue Committee
  Wael Al-Delaimy, UC San Diego

2:45 pm          Break

3:00 pm
         Simultaneous Workshops
1. Overview of Research Methodologies for Migrant Populations
Alfonso Rodriguez- Lainz, Center for Disease Control and Prevention 
2. Violence, Migration and Public Health
Michael Rodriguez, UC Los Angeles 
3. The Role of Civic Society in Addressing Migrant Health Issues
  (Panel III)

Cynthia Buiza, California Immigrant Policy Center
Anabella Bastida, Council of Mexican Federations (COFEM)
Stella Kim, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network 

4:20 pm          Closing remarks and presentation of certificates

4:45 pm          End of Tuesday's presentations

Wednesday, June 28

9:00-2:00 pm   Field Trip
    Ventanilla de Salud Program, Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles
      White Memorial Medical Center 


Contact Information

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

Payment Instructions

  • Regular Registration Fee
    - Professionals: $380 
    - Students: $170

    Registration deadline is June 20th

    Registration fee includes: access to three-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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