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Thursday, June 13, 2019



The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Free, but advance registration is required

You are cordially invited to attend an exciting evening with Dr. Danielle Laraque-Arena as she talks about her most recent book, Principles of Global Child Health: Education and Research.

Dr. Laraque-Arena’s book provides a cohesive, sustainable, and ethical approach to medical education and research that addresses the health needs of children locally and globally. Areas covered include global health education and research efforts and approaches aimed at changing the health status of children, their families and communities through effective models of research and education. Each chapter contains an abstract of the core concept; teaching points; history and context of the topic relating back to the perspective of high-, middle-, and low-income/resourced countries; core principles and competencies; and an environmental scan of the current state with identification of successes and gaps.

Topics include

  • Operating Principles for Engaging in Global Education and Research
  • Positive Strategies in Achieving Health for All Children
  • Epidemiology and Social Determinants of Global Health as the Basis for Education and Research
  • Domains of Competency for Global Health
  • Global Health Administrative and Clinical Competencies
  • Educational Models in Global Health Settings
  • Purposeful and Mindful Leadership
  • Child Development: The Next Global Health Frontier
  • Models for Global Health Research
  • Environmental Hazards and Global Child Health
  • A Global Snapshot of Child Maltreatment and Child Protection
  • Plus much more…

About the Editors
Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP, is the former president of SUNY Upstate Medical University and CEO of Upstate Health System in Syracuse, NY and currently Scholar in Residence at The New York Academy of Medicine. She is professor of pediatrics, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, public health and preventive medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.  She held the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Debra & Leon Black Endowed Professorship (2001-2010) and prior to coming to Syracuse in 2016, she was the Vice- President of the Maimonides Children’s Hospital and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Professor of Pediatrics at Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  Dr. Laraque-Arena was born in Haiti and has returned there a number of times to lecture at meetings of the Haitian pediatric society, medical schools and community events.  Her work in the United States has been in the underserved areas of Harlem, NY, Brooklyn, NY and Syracuse, NY.  

Bonita F. Stanton, MD, FAAP, is founding dean of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University and president of academic enterprise for Hackensack Meridian Health. Before assuming this role, she served in leadership roles for 14 years at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI, where she had been vice dean for research for the School of Medicine (2011–2016), chair of the Department of Pediatrics and pediatrician in chief at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan (2002–2011), and president of University Pediatrics (2002–2012).  Dr. Stanton lived and worked for five years in Bangladesh and has worked extensively elsewhere in Asia and in Africa and the Caribbean.

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