UMD: A Globally Connected University

Conference: Health Across Borders


Featuring keynote speaker Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States, this two-day conference will explore the connections between migration, race, disease, and public health. The conference will be hosted by the Maryland Center for Health Equity,  designated a Research Center of Excellence on Minority Health Disparities by the National Institute of Health in 2012.  The event's co-host will be the Center for the History of the New America, which specializes in research concerning demographic shifts and global implications of immigration.  The interdisciplinary nature of this conference will provide innovative perspectives on the future of global health and immigration. Find out more about Health Across Borders: Migration, Disease, Medicine, and Public Health in a Global Age, visit the School of Public Health's event page.