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Havey Institute for Global Health Seminar Series - Global Health at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

When: Friday, September 2, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sara Caudillo   (312) 503-9000

Group: Havey Institute for Global Health

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement


Please join the Robert J. Havey, MD, Institute for Global Health and the Ryan Family Center for Global Primary Care for our First Friday Seminar Series! This webinar will be available through Zoom, and registration is required in order to receive information to join. All that register will receive a link that is unique to them. 

Our speaker for the month of September is Beena Kamath-Rayne, MD, MPH, FAAP.
This talk will cover the mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and how it is applied by the Global Child Health and Life Support Team, provide a background on programs that address the main causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide, and review other global health initiatives underway at the AAP.

Dr. Beena Kamath-Rayne is a neonatologist and Vice President of Global Newborn and Child Health at the AAP. She leads their global newborn health initiatives, plus the simulation and clinical skills training programs. She is a Master Trainer for the Helping Babies Survive programs, the Associate Editor for Helping Babies Breathe (HBB), 2nd Edition, and represented the AAP on the WHO Technical Working Group that revised the Essential Newborn Care Course, incorporating HBB’s learning methodologies. Dr. Kamath-Rayne brings expertise in clinical research and quality improvement which has resulted in grant funding and over 70 publications.

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