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Immigrant & Migrant Health Conference 2016

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**Professional Development Conference**

March 11 - 8:00 am to 6:30 pm

March 12 - 8:00 am to 12 pm

Ohio University Dublin Campus

6805 Bobcat Way, Dublin, OH  43016

Information about the Conference

The Immigrant and Migrant Health Conference is for health care professionals that work with immigrant, migrant, and refugee populations. Ohio University’s Global Health Initiative (a partnership between the College of Health Sciences and Professions and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine) along with the Center for International Studies is sponsoring this event. Health topics ranging from legal and economic issues, cultural barriers, healthcare challenges, and community resources will be discussed. See the Agenda for full list of topics and programs. Download flyer of the Conference. 

Keynote Speaker - March 11, 2016 11:45 - 1:00 pm

Dr. Santino Severoni from the World Health Organization (Coordinator of Public Health and Migration at WHO Regional Office for Europe Global Migration).



(Early Bird Registration Open until February 15, 2016)

$110/one day (early bird $90); walk-in $150 (Friday)

$90/one day (early bird $75), walk-in $100 (Saturday)

$170/two day (early bird $150); walk-in $200

OHIO University students $10 for 1 day $15 for 2 days

Students other than Ohio University, $25 for 1 day; $40 for 2 days

Registration Form

Continuing Education Credits

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 10 credits of AOA Category 2-A CME credit.  

CHEAO (OH-049, 10/1/2017) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

7.25 Contact Hours will be awarded for attendance to Day 1, March 11th  

3 Contact Hours will be awarded for attendance to Day 2, March 12th

Criteria for successful completion: You must attend the entire day to receive Credit and submit a completed evaluation form. 

CSWMFT CEUs =10.25 hours CE are pending State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board approval (for all three disciplines). 


Call for posters Deadline for submission is February 10th, 2016.

We invite practitioners, scholars, and interested students to submit poster presentations for viewing during the meet and greet Friday evening.  For further information please contact Zelalem Haile, (614) 793-5591,

Poster Abstract Submission

Accepted posters will be notified by February 15, 2016


A block of rooms has been reserved at the following two hotels:

Courtyard Columbus Dublin, 5175 Post Road at the rate of $104 for a king bed and $124 for 2 queen beds per night plus tax. Breakfast is not included in the room rate. Reservations can be made by calling 614-764-9393 or 800-321-2211 by February 26, 2016 to secure the conference rate. State that you are part of the Ohio University Immigrant/Migrant Conference Room Block. Book your group rate for OHIO Immigrant/Migrant Conference.

Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Northwest, 6170 Parkcenter Circle, for $89 for single or double rooms per night plus tax. Breakfast is included in the room rate. Reservations can be made by calling 800-325-0720 or going to and using group number 2253914. Reservations must be made by February 8, 2016 in order to get the conference rate.


Free parking  - Map of Dublin Campus