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Disaster Recovery Speakers

Disaster Recovery

Nancy Correa

Nancy Correa is the Senior Community Initiatives Coordinator for the Section of Public Health Pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital.  In this role, she leads community collaboratives to strategically address gaps in practice and knowledge to mitigate childhood adversities and foster resilience in individuals, families, and communities.  Nancy has over ten years of experience in public health conducting needs assessments, implementing evidence-based programs, leading evaluations, and facilitating collaboratives.  Nancy’s experience includes developing and implementing a strategy to make evidence-based parent support programs more widely available through schools, churches, afterschool programs, and healthcare clinics in Houston, Texas.  Nancy has a bachelor’s degree from Rice University in Chemistry and Health Policy and a masters degree from Boston University School of Public Health.

Suratha Elango, MD, MSHP

Suratha Elango, MD, MSHP received her bachelor’s degree in biology with honors from Harvard University and medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School.  She then completed her residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco.  After residency, she became a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania where she obtained a Masters in Health Policy Research and gained further experiences in community health, cross-sector place-based initiatives, and systems and design thinking.  Dr. Elango moved to Houston in August 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the Section of Community Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. She works clinically at the Texas Children’s Health Plan Center for Children and Women Southwest and is also leading a Texas Children’s Hospital initiative to help address the social needs of families affected by Harvey.
Recovering After Harvey: Challenges in Connecting to Resources From the Individual, Organizational, and System Perspectives

On August 26, 2017 Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston, […]

By |February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

HIV Prevalence, Prevention, Issues and Ideas: How Houston Can Help Others

Gabrielle Hansen, Ph.D., M.S.Ed Biography: Dr. Gabrielle Hansen earned her Masters of Human Sexuality at the University of Pennsylvania and her Ph.D. in Health Science, specializing in sexuality, at Curtin University in Australia. She currently serves as the HIV Program Manager for the City of Houston, but first began her work in HIV in Washington D.C. in 1992. Her academic work includes clinical education in HIV for GPs and sexual health nurses at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, an Assistant Professorship teaching Love, Sex and Relationships at Bond University, Adjunct Associate Professor at Southern Cross University, lecturing at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Pennsylvania, and also heading the Human Sexuality program at Curtin University in Western Australia, running both the undergraduate and graduate programs, which included launching the world’s first Master of Forensic Sexology program, which attracted international awards, attention and respect. She has lived and worked in India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Australia, Canada and lectured all over the world. She is an author, a mom and a global citizen with a passion for sexuality education and changing our understanding of and approach to HIV. Dr. Gabrielle Hansen is widely considered a leading expert in the field of sexual health.

Doctors Without Borders Webcast, December 4th

Disaster Ignored: A Crisis on Top of a Crisis in Central African Republic

Wednesday, December 4 at 8:00PM EDT

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For the past year, ongoing violence in the Central African Republic has worsened the civilian population’s already limited access to adequate health care. Since the takeover of the capital and overthrow of the government last March, the situation has continued to deteriorate. Rampant looting following the overthrow of the previous government and ongoing, pervasive lawlessness have contributed to a humanitarian crisis that has been largely ignored by the rest of the world. In a country that already had the second-lowest life expectancy in the world, at just 48 years, the people are now even more at risk. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been delivering lifesaving medical care through a network of seven hospitals, two health centers, and 40 health posts, but many of the basic needs of the population remain unmet.

Join us on Wednesday, December 4, for an online discussion about the current situation in the Central African Republic. Panelists will include MSF Director of Operations Marie-Noelle Rodrigue, who will be joined by nurse Michelle Mays and Dr. Yolaine Civil, two US-based aid workers recently returned from assignments with MSF in the Central African Republic.


Yolaine Civil, MD, a Detroit-based pediatrician who recently returned from an MSF assignment in Bossangoa, Central African Republic, which has been the site of frequent and ongoing outbreaks of violence.

Michelle Mays, RN, who spent nearly three months as project coordinator in Boguila, Central African Republic, where MSF is operating a major health center and managing around 12 regional health posts.

Marie-Noelle Rodrigue, MSF’s Director of Operations, who has been heavily involved with setting up and managing programs in the Central […]

By |November 27th, 2013|Events|0 Comments|

4th Annual UT Southwestern Global Health Conference

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By |September 16th, 2013|Events|0 Comments|

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By |September 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

3PL COMPANIES (Essay Sample)

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The growth of 3pl companies began back in the 1980,s when business began to look for new ways in which they could outsource logistics functions and concentrate on their core business, one company that has been associated with 3pl revolution is FedEx Company. The company’s overnight delivery services changed the way in which business to business and business to customer transactions operated. This offered business opportunity of using just in time techniques led to smaller and more efficient shipment sizes, which in turn further reduced costs. There was also increased globalization and increased use of information technology. These trends resulted in increased demand on firm’s products and possibilities for companies to operate more competitively and leanly. Furthermore as companies saw the benefits of outsourcing delivery and warehousing functions, the number of third party logistics companies began to rise offering an ever increasing number of services .The increasing number of 3pl inevitably led to increased competition between the firms which led to greater savings for companies that employed them. The last decades has seen 3pl provider transition from a local or regional business to one that offers national or global coverage. A 3PL company is a private firm that provides logistics services under a contract to a primary manufacturer, vendor, or user of a product or service. It is called third-party because the logistics provider does not own the products but participates in the supply chain at points between the manufacturer and the user of a given product. The 3PL can perform logistics functions of their customer either completely or only in part. Initially, the 3PL were carriers, storage companies or forwarding agents. Currently, they diversified by offering various services and by […]

By |April 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments|