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This 3rd annual summit aims to give space to the issues and concerns of Students and Young Professionals (SYPs) in global health. It has been planned both as a stand alone event in partnership with EV4GH 2016, and a pre-conference event for the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research correlating the theme of "Resilient and Responsive Health Systems for a Changing World" .

Dr. Rohit Ramchandani Founder & CEO Antara Global Health Advisors, Principal Investigator- ColaLife

Preet Gandhi Ustawi Health Research Association

Stephanie Parent Bsc, MPH Communications & Finance Executive Ustawi Health Research Association

Prince Adu PhD(c) UBC Ustawi Health Research Association

Maggie Woo Kinshella Masters of Arts in Cultural Medical Anthropology, UBC Former Cuso International, Technical Advisor in Maternal and Child Health Education in Ethiopia

Deb Cameron Assistant Professor and International Fieldwork Coordinator in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto.

Jenna van Draanen Director of the Basic Income Canada Network and a member of the Executive Committee for the Basic Income Earth Network. PhD student, University of California, Los Angeles.

Muriel Mac-Seing Doctoral student, Public Health (Global Health Option) at the Université de Montréal.

Stephanie Nixon Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Director of the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation

Shawna O'Hearn Director for Global Health at Dalhousie University and Co-Chair of the Canadian Conference on Global Health.

Alexis Davis Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research Working Group. Occupational Therapist at BC Children's Hospital. Project manager for a disability & rehabilitation training partnership project in Ladakh, India and is the co-founder of the Canadian Himalayan Association for Innovation (CHAI).

Global Health Sim Global Health Sim is a movement of people committed to developing free open access resources for global health learning. Resources focus on peace, global health, ethics, and humanitarianism.

Marie-Eve Couture Ménard Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Sherbrooke Barreau du Québec

Want to kick-start your global health career? Learn about global health mentorship opportunities? Network with global health peers and leaders? Our workshops aim to prepare SYPs for their career in global health and the challenges they will face. To find out more about the schedule for the day click here. 

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