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Panel to discuss global children’s health

Feb. 14, 2013, 8:35 AM

Experts in global pediatric health from Vanderbilt, Save the Children and the Tennessee Department of Health are set to discuss the major challenges health providers face to keep children healthy.

The panel discussion takes place Monday, Feb. 18, from 3-4:30 p.m. in 208 Light Hall and will be followed by a reception in the North Lobby of Light Hall.

Meg Rush, M.D., chief of staff and executive medical director at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will give opening remarks and will moderate the panel.

Registration is required for this free event. To register, go here.

The panelists are:

• Muktar Aliyu, M.D., MPH, Dr.PH., assistant professor of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health;

• Mary Beth Powers, director of Newborn and Child Survival Campaign, Save the Children; and

• Michael Warren, M.D., MPH, director, Maternal and Child Health, Tennessee Department of Health.

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