The UCSF community is invited to join global health leaders from UCSF and The Lancet Commission on Investing in Health to learn about a major new report: Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation.
The report proposes a bold new strategy to achieve dramatic health gains by 2035.
The event is slated for Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Health Sciences West, room 300, on the Parnassus campus. A reception will follow.
The presentation will feature Lawrence H. Summers, president emeritus of Harvard University and chair of the commission. A discussion, moderated by Jaime Sepulveda, executive director of Global Health Sciences at UCSF, will include:
- Ken Arrow, Commissioner; Nobel laureate; professor of Economics, Stanford University;
- Colin Boyle, deputy director, Global Health Sciences, UCSF;
- Richard Feachem, commissioner; professor of Global Health and director of the Global Health Group, UCSF;
- Dean Jamison, Commission co-chair; professor of Global Health, University of Washington;
- Suellen Miller, professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and director, Safe Motherhood Program at the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF;
- Laura Schmidt, professor of Health Policy and co-director of the Community Engagement and Health Policy Program at the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, UCSF; and
- Gavin Yamey, Commissioner; lead, Evidence to Policy Initiative, Global Health Group, UCSF.