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    Medical Humanities Symposium: Creating cultures of trust and equity for people living with Sickle Cell Disease - On Campus

    Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM until 5:00 PMEastern Daylight Time


    Drew University - Ehinger Center, The Space
    36 Madison Ave
    Madison, NJ 07940
    United States

    This symposium examines ways to improve trust, respect, and equity of access to trials and treatments for people who live with Sickle cell disease.

    Join us -in person or online- as we explore biopharmaceutical and ethical perspectives as they relate to the everyday experiences of people with SCD.  The symposium encourages dialogue between science and humanities speakers.  We invite you to contribute to our understanding of the experiences of people living with sickle cell disease and their aspirations of improved future treatments.

    You may choose to join us for the full day or for as many sessions as your schedule will allow.  Register below to join us in person.  To join us online register here

    Schedule


    1:00 - 2:00pm

    Welcome by chair Dr. Merel Visse, Director - Medical Humanities Program 

    Equitable Access 

    Keynote: Dr. Patrice Matchaba, Novartis Global Head of Corporate Responsibility - Virtual Presentation 

    Response: Kevin Poirer, DMH Candidate, Medical and Health Humanities program 

     2:00 - 2:30pm

    Poetic Artistic Contribution - Virtual Presentation 

    Kadeem Gayle, DMH Candidate, Medical and Health Humanities Program 

    2:30 - 3:00 pm

    Pain Management and Advocacy - Virtual Presentation 

    Dr. Karen Proudford, President, The William E. Proudford Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. 

    3:00 - 3:30 pm

    Virtual Presentation 

    Dr. Deborah Padfield, Senior Lecturer in Harts and Health Humanities, St. George's, University of London; Director of Open Spaces 

    3:30 - 4:00 pm

    Poetic Artistic Contribution - Virtual Presentation 

    Kadeem Gayle, DMH Candidate, Medical and Health Humanities Program

    4:00 - 4:55 pm

    Workshop: Improving Health Communication

     Dr. Amy Eisenberg, DMH, Health Communication Consultant 

    4:55 - 5:00pm Closing by Dr. Gaetana Kopchinsky, Affiliate Professor, Medical Health & Humanities Program, Drew University

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.