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CNN Chief Medical Correspondent

Sanjay Gupta, MD

Dr. Sanjay Gupta sits down with CNN correspondent Erica Hill for a wide-ranging conversation about his work reporting on health and medical news.
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Anchor and National Correspondent

Erica Hill

Erica Hill joins in conversation with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta, M.D. about his work.
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Actor, Director, Producer

Tony Goldwyn

Tony Goldwyn joined in conversation with our online host A.J. Gibson talking about his career and his long association with Americares.
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Author, Speaker, TV Host

AJ Gibson

AJ Gibson hosted the Partner Summit online and shared a number of  conversations with Summit participants and guests.
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Chairperson and Co-Founder, The Hans Foundation

Shweta Rawat

Shweta Rawat speaks with Americares India Director Shripad Desai about how the power of partnership helps to improve the quality of life for those in challenging situations in India.
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Vice President, Corporate Communications President, Astellas Global Health Foundation Astellas

Moyra Knight

Moyra Knight joins Americares Country Manager for Colombia Walter James to discuss the “power of partnership” in the clinic work serving the health care needs of Venezuelans affected by the humanitarian crisis in their country.
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Chief Executive Officer, Comic Relief

Janet Scardino

Janet Scardino joins in a conversation with AJ Gibson about her work with Comic Relief and Red Nose Day.
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Director of Operations, Random Acts

Jennifer Willis-Rivera

Jennifer joins in conversation with host AJ Gibson to discuss her work with Random Acts and the power of kindness.
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CEO and Founder of All Aces, Inc.

Dr. S. Atyia Martin

Dr. Martin joins in a conversation about the critical role of building resilience in disaster preparedness.
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Executive Director GE Foundation

David M. Barash, MD

David M. Barash, M.D. joins a discussion about how coordination before disasters can build community resilience.  
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Americares Vice President of Emergency Programs

Kate Dischino

Kate Dischino discusses the scope of her work as Vice President of Emergency Programs at Americares and the building of resilience for communities in disaster preparedness
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Chief Medical Officer and Technical Unit Vice President

Dr. Julie Varughese

As Americares chief medical officer Dr. Julie Varughese addresses the fact that one in four people across the world experiences mental health issues and the need for building pathways to better mental health.
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Associate Director, Institutional Relations

Tara Waters

Tara Waters joins the conversation on building pathways to better mental health by offering a personal perspective.
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Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer of Cisco

Francine Katsoudas

Francine Katsoudas in conversations on Cisco’s organizational approach to build pathways to better mental health. While global support for mental health is building, the need for broader awareness and acceptance remains.
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President, Cisco Canada

Rola Dagher

Rola Dagher in conversations about building Pathways to Better Mental Health with innovative approaches to reducing stigma and promoting positive cultural shifts.
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Psy.D., Founder and CEO, 7 Cups

Glen Moriarty

Glen Moriarty discusses pathways to better mental health as he strives to reduce health disparities and ensure emotional support for underserved populations worldwide.
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CEO and Co-Founder of African Parks

Peter Fearnhead

Peter Fernhead of African Parks joins Dr. E. Anne Peterson of Americares to preview an exciting new parthership bringing together conservation and health in Africa.
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SVP, Global Programs

Dr. E. Anne Peterson, MD, MPH

Dr. E. Anne Peterson joins Peter Fernhead of African Parks to preview an exciting new parthership bringing together conservation and health in Africa.
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CEO, Nia Tero and Chairman, Conservation International

Peter A. Seligmann

Peter A. Seligmann joins the conversation on health and the environment from the perspective of indigenous peoples.
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Director, Center for Climate, Health & the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Gina McCarthy

Gina McCarthy joins in a dynamic conversation around the intersection of health and climate change, calling everyone to take action and respond to the global emergency.
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Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Michael W. Painter

Michael W. Painter discusses from the perspective of his work with the Foundation, the fundamental connection between health and the environment
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Former Chairman & CEO, Saks Fifth Avenue; member, Americares Board of Directors

Stephen Sadove

Stephen Sadove moderates conversations aboout the power of partnership to address health challenges in Colombia and India.
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Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer

Christine Squires

Christine Squires hosts the First Americares Partner Summit in New York City on May 9, 2019.
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About the Summit

May 9, 2019 New York, NY

The 2019 Health at the Center Americares Partner Summit explores resilience—how resilient communities recover from disasters, how resilience is key to mental health and how public health depends on resilient environments.  
 

Program

Sessions

Building Resilient Communities

10:15 am

 
Extreme weather is the new normal. Learn how coordination before 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.
 

Creating Pathways to Better Mental Health

11:30 am

One in four people across the world experiences mental health issues. While global support for mental health is building, the need for broader awareness and acceptance remains. Learn how mental health conditions affect all ages, races and income levels and listen to featured speakers’ innovative approaches to reducing stigma and promoting positive cultural shifts.
 

Connecting Health and the Environment

2:45 pm

 
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.

 

 

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