7th Floor Graduate Student Lounge
  • May 29, 2013 (all day)

The Global Health Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

and the Office of Postgraduate Medical Education invite you to please join the Global Health Education Initiative (GHEI) Leadership Team
for a special commemorative event recognizing the GHEI Class of 2013
Welcome by Dr. Salvatore Spadafora, Vice Dean Postgraduate Medical Education
A discussion on
Local & Global health leadership & challenges
Dr. Andrew Beckett and Dr. Adrienne Chan
Moderated by Dr. Greg Silverman, MD BSc(H) MSc FRCP(C)
Assistant Professor, Coordinator – Global Health and Social Responsibility in Anesthesia,Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Mount Sinai Hospital
Wednesday, May 29 at 5pm.  7th Floor Graduate Student Lounge, 155 College Street
RSVP to elayna.fremes@utoronto.ca
Details from http://www.ghd-si.utoronto.ca/events/event/on/2013/05/29/
Graduation cake served! Family, friends and colleagues welcome!

Andrew Beckett is a Canadian Forces Health Services Trauma Surgeon.  He served as the Canadian Trauma Surgeon at the Role III Combat Hospital at Kandahar Airfield in 2011. He has recently returned from OP Attention, the medical training mission in Afghanistan. Dr. Beckett completed medical school at the University of Manitoba and then trained in general surgery at Dalhousie University.  He has also completed the Sunnybrook trauma fellowship program and is currently enrolled in the University of Toronto adult critical care medicine program.
Adrienne Chan is a Lecturer of Global Health at Dalla Lana School of Public Health in the University of Toronto. She has an MD from the University of Toronto and an MPH from Harvard University. Her research interests include health systems strengthening and program implementation in Southern Africa; health services delivery and operations research in NGO supported HIV and TB related programs in low-resource countries etc. Her current research projects include Treat TB Malawi – a collaboration with the Malawi National TB Program, MSF Belgium, International Union Against TB and Lung Diseases, WHO-TDR and the Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Trust – which determines the prevalence of TB and other infections in patients with weight loss and fever accessing ART in Malawi by maximizing the yield of TB diagnosis in an operational setting. She is also involved with the Dignitas International Malawi Program-Related Operational Research where she is a Medical Advisor.