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2022 Global Health Summit | October 27-28 | Dallas, Texas and Virtual


UT Southwestern Family Medicine at Texas Health Dallas
Professional Building 5
8194 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75231

CME and CE Approval in process

Thursday, October 27, 2022 Central Time

8:00 am – 9:00 am 

9:00 am – 9:15 am - Auditorium
Welcome and Opening

David Schneider, MD, MSPH
UT Southwestern Medical Center Chair,
Chair, 2020-22 AVA Global Health Summit | AVA Board Member

9:15 am – 10:05 am
Navigating Bias and Systemic Racism in Academic Medicine & Victim Services
Allison Jackson, MD, MPH, FAAP
Division Chief, Child & Adolescent Protection Center
CHAI Affiliate Faculty
Washington Children’s Foundation Endowed Professor of Child & Adolescent Protection
Children’s National Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health 
AVA Board Member


10:05 am – 10:55 am
Mistreatment of Healthcare Students
Angela Mihalic, MD
Dean of Medical Students and Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Professor of Pediatrics
UT Southwestern

10:55 am – 11:15 am ***BREAK*** 

11:15 am – 11:20pm
Vincent J. Felitti Distinguished Scholar Presentation
 David Schneider, MD, MSPH Presenting to Recipient

11:20 pm - 12:15pm
Vincent J. Felitti Distinguished Scholar Presentation
Megan Gerber, MD, MPH
Division Chief of General Internal Medicine
Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine for Faculty Development
Advising Dean of Albany Medical College

12:15pm - 1:05pm
Keilim Program: Toolkit for Jewish Organizations to Develop Policies and Procedures
that Create Safer, More Respectful, and More Equitable Environments
Shira M. Berkovits, Esq., Ph.D.
President and CEO, Sacred Spaces
AVA Board Member

1:05 pm – 2:00 pm LUNCH  PROVIDED - Executive Conference Room

2:00 – 3:00 pm 


Room 1 - Executive Conf. Room

1. Sibling Sexual Abuse Defined: A phenomenon So Close Yet So Far
    Tova Lewin - 2021 AVA Scholar
    Stanford University

2. Consideration for Children in Drug Policy Priorities in Rural Communities
    Response to the Opioid Crisis
    Dhru Mukherjee, PhD, LCSW
    University of North Texas

3. Nobody Knows How Many Kids Die from Child Abuse and Neglect in the USA Yearly:
    The Value of Good Epidemiology for Policy and Prevention
    Jeoffry B. Gordon, MD, MPH

Room 2 - Auditorium

1. Intimate Partner Violence(IPV) & Pregnancy
    Gabriela Colon, M.D. , PGY-1
    Memorial Hospital System, Hollywood, Florida - FSU College of Medicine

2. Pregnancy Related Inter-personal Violence Among Women
    who Experience Homelessness: A Qualitative Exploration
    Doncy J. Eapen, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC - 2021 AVA Scholar
    Cizik School of Nursing; UT Health Science Center at Houston

3. The Modifying Effect of Sport Participation on the Association Between
    Gay/Lesbian and Bisexual Identity and Suicidality among US high School Students
    Lauren Malthaner
   UTHealth School of Public Health


3:00 pm – 3:50 pm

Understanding the "Sexual Exploitation Polyvictimization" of Domestic Familial Sex Trafficking,
Commercial Exploitation of Children and Child Abuse Material
Sharon W. Cooper, MD FAAP
AVA Board Member

3:50 pm – 4:45 pm
Gratitude From the Field to Honor Dr. Vincent J. Felitti

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm 
Transition to Reception

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Friday, October 28, 2021 Central Time

8:00am - 9:00 am CT
(Continental Breakfast provided)

9:00 am – 9:30 am
President’s Message | AVA Business Meeting

Ginger Meyer, MSW, LCSW, CCTP
Clinical Director for Children’s Medical and Mental Health Resource
Network a program of SIU School of Medicine
AVA Board President

9:30 am – 10:05 am
Trauma Informed Schools
Ginger Meyer, MSW, LCSW, CCTP
Clinical Director for Children’s Medical and Mental Health Resource
Network a program of SIU School of Medicine
AVA Board President

10:05 am – 10:10 am
ChangeMaker Award 
David Corwin, MD Presenting to Recipient

10:10 am - 11:05 am
ChangeMaker Presentation
R.J. Gillespie, MD, MHPE, FAAP
The Children's Clinic


11:05 am - 11:15 am ***BREAK***


11:15am - 12:15 pm
Room 1 - Executive Conf. Room

1. A Sociological Perspective of Men’s Underreporting of Domestic Violence
    and a Lack of Appropriate Interventions in the Caribbean
   Camille Tamara Cummings, PhD
   Sociology, Sociology of Health and Social Policy

2. ACEs Health Champions Network
   Tasneem Ismailji, MD, MPH
   Co-Founder, Past President,  Board of Directors, Awards and Website Chair
   Academy on Violence and Abuse

  Sue Hardie, PhD
  Board of Directors, Secretary
  American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children(APSAC)


3. The Misdiagnosis of Mental Illness after Experiencing Child Abuse and Neglect
    Jeoffry B. Gordon, MD, MPH

    David Corwin, MD
   Co-Founder, Past President, Board Member
   Academy on Violence and Abuse

Room 2 - Auditorium

1. Psychosocial Functioning Among Low-Income College Students:
    The Impact of Adverse Experiences and Positive Leisure Engagement
    Em V. Adams, PhD, CTRS, C-IAYT - 2021 AVA Scholar
    Clemson University
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management


2. The help-seeking behaviors among women with intimate partner violence experiences expressed in online health communities
     Vivian Hiu, PhD Student - AVA Scholar
     Malavika Eby
     School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh

3. The Modifying effect of Sports Participation on the Association Between Adolescents with Adverse Childhood Experiences and Depression
    Milan Jaiswal
    UTHealth School of Public Health


12:15 pm – 12:55 pm 
Resilience in Hispanic and Migrant Youths
Machelle Madsen Thompson, PhD
Florida State University

Maria Pouncey

Sabrina Valencia Tarazona

12:55 pm – 1:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Ginger Meyer, MSW, LCSW, CCTP
Clinical Director for Children’s
Medical and Mental Health Resource
Network a program of SIU School of Medicine
AVA Board President