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Thursday, May 9, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Americares believes heath is fundamental to all aspects of development. With good health, people can attend school, be productive at work, care for their families and contribute to strong communities. At the 2019 Health at the Center Americares Partner Summit we will explore resilience—how resilient communities recover from disasters, how resilience is key to mental health and how public health depends on resilient environments.


Featured Speaker
Dr. Sanjay Gupta

A conversation with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta and CNN Anchor and National Correspondent Erica Hill.

Evolving the Mental Health Narrative

Global momentum around mental health is building. Learn how mental illness affects all ages, races and income levels and listen to featured speakers’ ideas on promoting positive cultural shifts.

Building Resilient Communities

Extreme weather is the new normal. Learn how coordination after disasters can build community resilience from our expert panel of business executives, public officials and non-profit leaders. Panelists will bring insights from the health, energy, consumer goods and disaster management sectors to answer some of the most pressing questions in emergency preparedness. 

Connecting Health and the Environment

Health and the environment are fundamentally connected. Join a dynamic conversation around the intersection of health and climate change. Then, gain expert insight into how wildlife conservation impacts community health in Africa. 

Session speakers and times will be confirmed at a later date.

Award Presentation
A Tribute to Carol and George Bauer

Americares will honor Carol and George Bauer for their longstanding commitment to Americares and its mission to save lives and improve health for people affected by poverty or disaster.  



CNN Chief Medical Correspondent

Sanjay Gupta, MD

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the multiple Emmy® award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN’s reporting on health and medical news for all of CNN’s shows domestically and internationally, and contributes to  His medical training and public health policy experience distinguishes his reporting from war zones and natural disasters, as well as on a range of medical and scientific topics, including the opioid crisis, Pandemic outbreaks, brain injury, disaster recovery, health care reform, fitness, military medicine, and medicinal marijuana. Gupta is a faculty member at the Emory University School of Medicine and associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. 

Award-winning Anchor and Journalist

Erica Hill

An award-winning journalist and anchor, Erica was recently tapped to anchor a New York-based daytime program at HLN.  She will also have a presence on flagship CNN, where she was a regular on Anderson Cooper 360. Prior to the announcement, Erica served as co-anchor of NBC’s “Weekend TODAY.”   She was also a national correspondent for all platforms at NBC News, including “NBC Nightly News,” “TODAY”  and “Dateline NBC.” 

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