Past Event

Delivering Hope: Preventing and Treating Noncommunicable Diseases in Developing Countries

September 19, 2011
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
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This World Leaders Forum program features a moderated panel discussion on the potential strategies, practical interventions and promise of saving lives. The program participants will discuss the growing challenge of chronic disease in developing countries and what can be done about it now. The panel discussion will be followed by a moderated question and answer session with the audience.

Welcome by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York

Introduction by:
Linda P. Fried, Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University

Program Participants:
Lance Armstrong, Chairman and Founder, LIVESTRONG
Wafaa El-Sadr, Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, Columbia University; Director, ICAP
Paul Farmer, Cofounder, Partners In Health; Chair, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Lawrence Shulman, Chief Medical Officer and Senior VP for Medical Affairs, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Moderated by:
Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent at CNN

Cosponsored by:
Mailman School of Public Health