Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s main campus is located at 282 Washington Street in Hartford, Connecticut.

Global Health Events

Connecticut Children’s presents the Global Healthcare Fair each spring in Hartford. The fair provides an opportunity for medical staff to share their commitment to improving healthcare for children in resource-deficient countries via oral or poster presentations.

Upcoming events

6th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
May 30, 2018
11 am – 3 pm
Hartford, CT

Past presentations


  • “Rural Oral Health Care, A Community Based Approach”
    Keri Discepolo, DDS, MPH, Director of Dental Services
  • “Continuing Implementation of an Infant Cooling Program to Treat Infants with Moderate Hypoxic Brain Injury in Hyderabad, India”
    Naveed Hussain, MBBS, MD, DCH, Director, Neonatal Research
  • “From Local to Global: Expanding Craniofacial Care Through International Volunteer Services”
    Kelly Mabry, Ph.D., CCC/SLP, Charles Castiglione, MD, FAACS, Richard Bevilacqua, MD, Craniofacial Services
  • “Complex Spine Surgery in Developing Countries: Challenges and Rewards”
    Mark Lee, MD, Department of Orthopaedics
  • “Emergency Medical Relief to Haiti: Perspectives on a Unique Resident Rotation”
    Susan Levine, MD, MPH, University of Connecticut Health Center, Jessica Lozier, MD, PGY1, University of Connecticut Residency Program
  • “Blown Away: Haiti in the Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew”
    Kristin Welch, MD, Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • “Developing Pediatric Critical Care Capacity in Haiti”
    Adam M. Silverman, MD, FAAP, Attending, Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Director, Center for Global Health
  • “The Future Generation in Global Health and Innovation: A Family Portrait”
    Karen Damon Callahan, BSA, BSN, MHS, RN, CPN, Nurse Manager, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Associate Director, Center for Global Health
  • “Pediatrics in India From 3 Perspectives”
    Lisa Grady, DO, PGY-2, Mansi James, DO, PGY-2, Martha Salek, MD, PGY-2, Baystate Children’s Hospital
  • “C-PAP Education for Neonatal Respiratory Distress in Haiti”
    Lisa LeBon, MAE, RRT, Assistant Manager Respiratory Care, Tracey Proulx, RN, IBCLC, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • “Helping Babies Breath and Helping Babies Survive in the Villages of Hyderabad India”
    Kathryn Miller, RNC, Patricia Thurston, RN, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – West
  • “The Challenges and Successes of a Hospital-based Inpatient and Outpatient Feeding Program in Accra, Ghana”
    Fiona Pirrocco, DO, PGY-2, Baystate Children’s Hospital


  • “Pediatric Anesthesia in Resource-Limited Settings”
    Richard Kuntz, MD
  • “Clinical, Cultural, and Logistical Barriers to Providing Cardiac Care to Patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Africa”
    Mollie Mullaney, BSN, RN, CCRN-K, Department of Cardiology
  • “Implementing an Infant Cooling Program to Treat Infants With Moderate Hypoxic Brain Injury in Hyderabad, India”
    Naveed Hussain, MD, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • “Medicine in Panama, One Village at a Time”
    Anna Weingarten, DO, Pediatric Residency Program, PGY-3
  • “State of the Union of Global Health at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center”
    Adam Silverman, MD, Director, Center for Global Health, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Department of Emergency Medicine
  • “Screening for Behavioral Health Conditions in an International Clinical Placement”
    Rosalyn Bravo-Cavoli, APRN, Clinical Instructor for Yale School of Nursing, Adjust Faculty, Capital Community College Division of Nursing
  • “Discussion of a case: 14-year-old male with acute onset respiratory distress in setting of chronic chest mass, encountered while abroad at Hospital Bernard Mevs, Haiti”
    Katie Clouthier, DO, Pediatric Residency Program, PL-2
  • “Building Neonatal Resuscitation Capacity in Haiti: Training the Trainers”
    Sandra Motta, MD, FAAP, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • “Growth and Nutritional Assessment of Preschool Children in Tsachila Communities in Ecuador”
    Agnes Reschke, MD, Pediatric Residency Program
  • “Enhancement of Pediatrics in Peru”
    Rose Flammang, PT, DPT; Kim Hammersmith, PT


  • “Common Sense and Sensibility: Pediatric Surgical Care in Haiti”
    Brendan Campbell, MD, MPH
    , Department of Pediatric Surgery
  • “From the Tundra to the Tropics – An Otolaryngologist’s Experience in Global Healthcare”
    Valerie Coté, MD, CM, FAAP, FRCS(C), Department of Otolaryngology
  • “Syria’s Children: Refugee work in Jordan”
    Jennifer Martin, BSN, MPH, RN, Nurse Manager MS7
  • “Reducing Neonatal Mortality in a Haitian Urban Hospital: Beginning the Journey”
    Victor C. Herson, MD, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • “Fostering Collaboration: An Experience in Inter-professional Student Service Learning in Nicaragua”
    Rose Flammang, PT, DPT, Physical Therapy Department
  • “Mending Hearts in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia”
    Mollie Mullaney, BSN, RN, Department of Cardiology
  • “Maternal and Child Health in Pune, India”
    Christine Pulice, DO and Christen Vogel, MD, Pediatric Residency Program
  • “Providing Healthcare in Rural Alaska”
    Margrit Saghafi, BSN, RN, Department of Orthopaedics


  • “A Qualitative Study about the Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Program at Hôpital de Sacré Coeur (HSC) in Haiti”
    Nancy Dunbar, MD, MPH, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology
  • “The Bawa Health Initiative; Healthcare in a Rural Village in the West Province of Cameroon, Africa”
    Karen Damon Callahan, MHS, RN, CPN
  • “A Collaborative Project to Reduce Newborn and Neonatal Mortality at Justinien University Hospital in Cap-Haitian, Haiti”
    Adam Silverman, MD, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • “Healthcare in Afghanistan”
    Jennifer Martin, BSN, MPH, RN, MS7
  • “Working Abroad Providing Surgeries for Congenital Cardiac Diseases”
    Whitney Elton, MSN/ED, RN, CCRN, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • “Traveling with the Glens Falls Medical Mission Foundation to the Remote Area of Nueva Santa Rosa, Guatemala”
    Christine Liebler, BSN, RN, PACU
  • “X-Ray in Haiti”
    Jenna Downes, RT/(R), Department of Radiology
  • “Children’s Heart Fund of Ethiopia and The Chain of Hope –UK. The Cardiac Center of Ethiopia, in Addis Ababa”
    Mollie Mullaney, BSN, RN, CCRN, Department of Cardiology


2017 Global Health Film Festival

Filmmaker Lisa Russell presents a documentary and storytelling workshop at Connecticut Children’s annual Global Health Film Festival, hosted by Connecticut Children’s Center for Global Health. Play video


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