Battle Scars

  

Conflict affects both the mental and physical health of the population as well as the state of the environment. On October 23, examine strategies that can be used to lessen the impact of war on human beings and their surroundings at the Effects of Global Conflicts on Health conference.

Held in the Gottesman Room from 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., the conference will feature notable speakers and a panel of healthcare professionals who will share their lived experience of providing care during times of conflict:

  • Brian J. Williams, Chief of Financing for the Peacebuilding Branch of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office at the United Nations
  • Narinder Kakar, Permanent Observer of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the University for Peace to the United Nations
  • Monia Sayah, a nurse with Doctors without Borders, Sayah has just returned from working with Syrian refugees in Turkey

The conference will also feature a panel of healthcare professionals who will share their lived experience of providing care during times of conflict.

Co-Sponsored by: 
Pace University, College of Health Professions, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Division for Student Success, Paragon House, and Bio Ethics Series XlX Dyson/Biology.

RSVP to Laurie Davis-Ford at (914) 773-3636 or ldavisford@pace.edu.

Space is limited and registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. RSVP is essential as dinner will be served.

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