Against The Odds: Voices From The Field
By National Library of Medicine
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A five part series of speakers from the opening events of the Against the Odds exhibition held at the National Library of Medicine April 16, 2008. The speakers and panelists addressed an audience of high school students on a variety of subjects related to careers is global health.
||CleanJeanne White-Ginder: Speaking Out||Jeanne White-Ginder, talks about the discrimination her son, Ryan White faced because he was HIV positive. She describes how his activism inspired her to advocate for people with aids after his death.||1/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr Jack Geiger: Campaigning for Change||Dr Jack Geiger, founding member and past president of Physicians for Human Rights, talks about his experiences founding a community health center in Mississippi. He demonstrates how anyone can make a difference in their community by being an advocate for change.||1/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr Roger Glass: Bringing Health Home||Dr. Roger Glass, director of the NIH Fogarty International Center, relates his experiences studying Cholera in Bangladesh. He describes how oral rehydration therapy developed in Bangladesh is making a difference to current health solutions in the USA.||1/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr Victoria Cargill: Putting People First||Dr. Victoria Cargill is Director of Clinical Studies and Director of Minority Research at the NIH Office of AIDS and founding Director of Stopping AIDS is My Mission. She explains the circuitous route her career has taken, and her unwavering commitment to her patients.||1/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPanel Discussion: Getting Involved||Five young advocates talk about their inspiration to get involved in global health. A larger panel of all the speakers explains why they have chosen to devote their lives and careers to these causes.||1/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|