Wednesday, March 11

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Satellite Registration
Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel

Friday, March 13

Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration (GECC) Research Symposium

7:45 AM

Breakfast

8:15 AM

Welcome and Announcements
Elaine Tuomanen, MD

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

8:30 – 12:00 PM

Frontier Lectures in Infectious Diseases

8:30 - 9:15 Manuel Amieva, MD, PhD
Stanford University
9:15 - 10:00 Kevin Messacar, MD
University of Colorado
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee and Refreshment Break
10:15 – 11:00 Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
11:00 - 11:45

Keynote Address

Elaine Tuomanen, MD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

12:00 - 1:00pm

Introduction of 2019 John H. Erskine Lecture in Infectious Diseases
Elaine Tuomanen, MD

2019 John H. Erskine Lecture in Infectious Diseases
Bonnie Bassler, PhD
Princeton University

1:00 - 2:15pm Lunch
2:15 - 3:15 PM Oral Abstract Presentations by PIDS and PIDS/St. Jude Fellowship Award Recipients
3:30 – 5:00 PM Research Poster Presentations
6:30 PM St. Jude/PIDS Reception and Dinner
Mississippi Ballroom at the Westin Hotel

Saturday, March 14

Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration (GECC)

7:45 AM

Breakfast

8:30 - 9:15 AM Luminary in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Sheldon L. Kaplan, MD
Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Career Development Symposium
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 12:00 Career Pathways Brief Talks and Panel Discussion
Introduction: Anne Blaschke, MD, PhD and Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University
  • Clinical Research and Med/Peds: Evan Anderson, MD, Emory University
  • Public Health: Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, Pennsylvania Department of Public Health
  • Global Health: Chandy John, MD, MS, Indiana University
12:15 – 1:00 PM
*Attendees are invited to participate in 2 of the 3 sessions. Each session will run approximately 45 minutes
Lunch and Career Paths Breakout Discussions
1:00 PM Welcome and Introduction to GHS
Miguela A. Caniza
1:05 PM Luminaries in Global Health Research
Coleen Cunningham
2:00 PM Luminaries in Global Health Research
Chandy C. John
3:00 PM Global Health Career Development Q&A
Coleen Cunningham
Chandy C. John
3:15 – 4:15 PM Global Health Poster Session
5:00 PM Prizes
5:10 – 5:30 PM Global Network Session - Introduction
5:30 – 6:30 PM Global Network Session - Group Discussion by Career Types