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50 Years of ORT: Cashing in on the Poor Mans’ Gatorade

Monday, November 11 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us in celebrating Dr. Richard Cash!

 

Dr. Cash is a Senior Lecturer in Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. 

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT), a simple solution that continues to save millions of lives worldwide. To celebrate this milestone in public health, and to honor the scientific contributions of Dr. Richard Cash, a pioneer in ORT, we are hosting a special event on Monday, November 19th at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Speakers will reflect on the impact of ORT, what we can learn from it’s success, and on how Richard’s leadership is making a difference.  

Confirmed speakers include:

Dr. Edward Ryan, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. David Nalin, Albany Medical College

Dr. Lincoln Chen, China Medical Board

Professor Marcia Castro, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dean Ashish Jha, Harvard Global Health Institute

Professor Wafaie Fawzi, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Richard Cash, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor Barry Bloom, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor Megan Murray, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Christopher Duggan, Boston Children’s Hospital

Dr. Jon Rohde, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

A reception will follow at 6:00pm.

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Date:
Monday, November 11 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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