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The Globalization of Disease

  • Thu, May 18, 2017
  • 5:30 PM
  • Portland

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The World Affairs Council of Maine is pleased to present our first Annual Global Health Forum

The Globalization of Disease
and the work of Partners in Health

with Sheila Davis
Chief Nursing Officer, Partners in Health

Thursday, May 18th at 5:30 PM

Includes Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres and beer/wine

at Bernstein Shur
100 Middle Street, West TowerPortland, ME 04101

$20 members,
$30 nonmembers

Dr. Sheila Davis is the Chief of Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Officer at Partners In Health (PIH) and was the Chief of the Ebola Response from September of 2014 to May of 2016 where she led emergency response for and transition to health system strengthening in Sierra Leone and Liberia. She has been a nursing leader in the field of HIV/AIDS since its emergence in the mid-1980s and served on the National Board of the Association of Nurses AIDS Care (ANAC).  She entered the global health arena in 1999, responding to the global HIV pandemic working in a number of countries. She was the co-founder of a small NGO that worked in South Africa and Boston from 2004-2010 on health projects, including a rural village nurse clinic. 

Dr. Davis received her BSN from Northeastern University in 1988, her Masters in Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in 1997 and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice with a concentration in global health in 2008 from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Sheila was a faculty member at the School of Nursing at the MGH Institute of Health Professions for 4 years and is currently adjunct faculty at the UCSF School of Nursing. As an Adult Nurse Practitioner at the MGH Infectious Diseases outpatient practice for over fifteen years she worked caring for patients with HIV/AIDS and other types of infectious diseases. She was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2008 and as one of the inaugural class of 12 Carl Wilken’s Fellows working on anti-genocide global efforts as part of the Genocide Intervention Network in 2009. Sheila completed the RWJ Executive Nurse Fellowship as part of the 2012-2015 cohort.

 Thank you to our host Bernstein Shur!

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Directions: Turning from Franklin Arterial onto Middle Street, Bernstein Shur is in the first building on your left (100 Middle Street), across from the Police Department. The firm’s reception area is located on the sixth floor in the West Tower.

Please note that we are not able to issue refunds for cancellations made within 72 hours of the event.


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