Child Health Research Institute Global Health Area of Emphasis Mini Research Summit

The Child Health Research Institute (CHRI) invites you to attend the Global Health Area of Emphasis Mini Research Summit. Participants will share projects, discover new resources and make valuable connections for future collaborative opportunities. The mini summit, led by Dr. Shirley Delair, Amy Rezac-Elgohary, Nick Kocmich and Vicky Nakibuuka-Muli will include a networking session and featured speakers.

Register Here.  

Featured Speakers include:
Steven Yeh, MD
Director, Uveitis and Retinal Disease, 
UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Presentation topic: “Ebola and the Eye: Implications for Health Systems and Childhood Disease Surveillance”
Abbie Raikes, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion,
UNMC College of Public Health
Presentation topic: "Early child development: Using Data, Research and Science to Care for Young Children around the World" 
CHRI membership is encouraged, but not required, for participation. Please visit the CHRI website to learn more about the membership benefits and to access the application. Faculty, students, staff and healthcare professionals are welcome, as are external affiliated collaborators.


Two types of registration will be available for the summit: 
  • Participating investigator for those who plan to prepare and present a bio slide and engage in active discussion to spark collaboration and resource sharing
  • Active listener for those in research supportive roles or from other areas of research who would like to listen to the investigators and mini summit presentations
August 3 & 4 2021 | Virtual via Zoom
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. CST each day
Please hold the time on your calendar
Zoom details and full schedule will be provided to registrants
Registration open until August 2 at noon CST
All who register as participating investigators will be asked to create a bio slide. Please use this slide template and send your bio slide to by August 30 at noon CST. Slides will be shared with participants.

Tuesday, August 3 at 8:30am to 10:00am

Event Type

Academics, Health & Wellness, Research


Faculty and Staff, Alumni


College of Medicine, Pediatrics

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