EWH Symposium Schedule

The speakers and talks for the EWH Symposium are finalized! For more information about the Symposium, click here.

Symposium Schedule

Time Event Title
08.45 Registration & Coffee
09.15 Opening remarks by EWH UofT exec. board
09.30 Dr. Shaun Morris
Clinician-Scientist, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children, and Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto
Reducing Newborn Mortality in Rural Low Income Countries Using an Integrated Newborn Survival Kit
10.00 Dr. Jillian Kohler
Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Governance, Accountability and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Sector
Getting at Corruption in the Global Health Sector – Challenges and Opportunities
10.30 Dr. Amy Bilton
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto
Design of Energy and Water Systems for Remote Communities
11.00 Panel Discussion
11.30 EWH Innovation Team
Ideathon Remarks
11.40 Lunch & Networking Session
12.00 Lunch & Networking Session Poster judging session 1
12.30 Lunch & Networking Session Poster judging session 2
13.00 Olivia Knight
Administrative Director, Ghana Medical Help
Challenges and Solutions to Providing Medical Aid in a Developing Country
13.30 Dr. Kiruba Krishnaswamy (supervisor: Dr. Levente Diosady)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
Food Fortification: An Effective Approach to Improve Global Health
14.00 Christine Gabardo (Supervisor: Dr. Leyla Soleymani)
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University
Engineering Integrated DNA Biosensors for Resource-Limited Settings
14.30 Coffee break
15.00 Justin Boutilier (Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Chan)
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto
Ambulance Emergency Response Optimization in Dhaka, Bangladesh
15.30 Dr. Matt Ratto
Associate Professor, Faculty of Information, and Director, Semaphore Research Cluster, University of Toronto
Engineering Socio-Technical Systems: 3D Prosthetics in the Developing World
16.00 Hillary Ganek (Supervisor: Dr. Alice Eriks-Brophy)
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto
Hearing Loss Intervention in Vietnam: Investigating Language Socialization Practices
16.30 Panel Discussion
17.00 Closing Remarks & Poster Prizes
17.30 End of Symposium
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