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This day-long collaborative global health conference showcases the innovative research and initiatives occurring across the University of California and is being hosted by UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) and the UC Santa Cruz Institute for Social Transformation. This year’s theme of Centering Social Justice in Community Health is exemplified by our diverse speakers who are actively engaged across a variety of disciplines and doing work that has benefited communities at local and global levels.

Keynote speakers:

Vandana Shiva, PhD

  • Ecological Scientist and Activist, Food Sovereignty Advocate, Ecofeminist, trained in Physics and Philosophy of Science
  • Leader, International Forum on Globalization, Founder Navdanya

Rupa Marya, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
  • Founder, Executive Instigator, Deep Medicine Circle

Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, MA

  • Professor and Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences
  • Associate Dean for Social Justice, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Cristina Rivera Carpenter, PhD, MSN, RN-BC

  • Navajo Nation Program Officer, HEAL Initiative

Adriann Begay, MD

  • Navajo Nation Senior Advisor, HEAL Initiative

Evening Performance by Rupa & the April Fishes

Event Details

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