At the Crossroads: Pediatrics, Surgery & Anthropology in Brazil
This symposium will explore the intersection between medicine, surgery and anthropology among communities in Brazil.
Tuesday, March 11, 20148:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Royce Hall 314
Join us for an inspiring morning of presentations by clinicians and social scientists who work in Latin America.
Ambassador Bruno de Risios Bath, Consul General of Brazil in Los Angeles
Thomas J. Coates, Ph.D., Director, Center for World Health, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Kevin Terraciano, Ph.D., Director, Latin American Institute at UCLA
Karin Nielsen, M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine & Mattel Children’s Hospital, Director of the Center for Brazilian Studies at UCLA
Reza Jarrahy, M.D., F.A.C.S.,F.A.A.P.,Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Cassio Raposo do Amaral, M.D.,Ph.D. Vice President and Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital Sobrapar, Campinas, Brazil
Bonnie Taub, M.P.H,M.A.,Ph.D., Co-Chair, Latin American Studies Graduate Program;
Fielding School of Public Health & Department of Anthropology at UCLA
8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am Welcoming Remarks:
Ambassador Bruno de Risios Bath Consul General of Brazil
Kevin Terraciano,Ph.D.,Director, Latin American Institute,UCLA
Thomas J. Coates,Ph.D. Director, Center for World Health, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
9:40am Reza Jarrahy, M.D. & Bonnie Taub, Ph.D.
“Forging a New Paradigm : Surgical Anthropology and Anthropological Surgery”
10:10 am Karin Nielsen,M.D.,MPH
“Congenital Infections in Brazilian Children: Clinical and Community Research"
10:55 am Break
11: 15 am Cassio Raposo do Amaral,M.D.,Ph.D.,
“Specialized care to the diverse, multicultural and mixed Brazilian population:
Understanding our differences”
12:15pm Discussion & Closing Remarks
12:45pm Lunch, Music and Posters by Lehmann Scholars
2:00 pm Adjourn
Parking Information: The closest parking lot is Structure #3. Visitors may purchase daily parking permits (Currently $12) by stopping at the Information & Parking kiosks (cash only) or by using a "Pay by Space" pay station. The closest information booth to Structure #3 is located on Hilgard and Westholme Ave. To use a Parking Pay Station: Simply drive to a self-service Pay Station location (there is one located in Structure #3). Please read the posted signs and screen prompts for Pay by Space. Pay Stations allow you to select the time you need to spend on campus and pay accordingly (all-day passes can also be purchased). UCLA maps and driving directions
Download file: AtTheCrossroadsMARCH11-2014AnnouncementFlyerLast-j5-bdm.pdf
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, LAI Working Group on Indigenous Children’s Health in Central and South America