YANA Evening Tea: Meeting Global Healthcare Challenges

Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance (YANA) presents: YANA Evening Tea | A Conversation About Addressing Challenges in Global Healthcare with Innovation and Technology 6:00 pm Refreshments & Networking; 6:30 pm Conversation Please join us for a special evening, featuring Dr. Sharmila Anandasabapathy '93, in an informal discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Yu Chiao MPH '93 about how they and their colleagues seek to develop novel, environmentally appropriate technologies and approaches to addressing the global disease burden. This includes the development and validation of innovative mobile-applications for clinical care, point-of-care diagnostic technologies, and portable, low-cost devices for the diagnosis and management of chronic, non-communicable diseases worldwide. Examples are the mobile Emergency Smart Pod (discussed in a recent TEDx talk) used to combat communicable disease outbreaks in remote locations, as well as novel ways to screen for and prevent cancer in the US and beyond.If you are unable to make it in person and would like to participate remotely, please follow the Zoom login instructions provided in your event registration confirmation email.Dr. Anandasabapathy, an advanced gastrointestinal endoscopist by training, conducts research involving the development and validation of novel technologies for diagnosing early gastrointestinal cancer. She is a Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology and Director of Baylor Global Initiatives and the Baylor Global Innovation Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. In her current role, she oversees Baylor’s global programs and affiliations. Read her full bio HERE. Dr. Chiao is an expert in the study of the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of non-AIDS defining cancers.  She is a Professor of Medicine-Infectious Disease at Baylor College of Medicine, and the principal investigator of the Baylor site for the AIDS Malignancy Consortium, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) funded consortium.  Full Bio. * * *Baylor Global Health conducts research to produce new insights, new diagnostic approaches and new treatments that have a direct effect on the health of people around the world. Baylor faculty, staff and trainees strive to make meaningful and innovative contributions in the transformation of global health through education, training, research, capacity building, and patient care. Parking for Event: Visitor parking for the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center is located adjacent to the building.  Turn onto Butler Blvd from Cambridge St, then turn left onto Janice and Robert McNair Blvd.  The entrance to the parking lot is on the right-hand side shortly after you turn left. 

09/24/2019


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