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World Health Day Symposium

April 28, 2011

World Health Day Symposium

Tuesday April 12, 2011 NOON - 2:00pm
Phoenix College Osborn Site -Willo Center (11th Ave / Flower)

Phoenix College Liberal Arts Lectures and the United Nations Association of Phoenix (UNA-USA) 
Free and Open to the Public (light lunch provided)

Topic: Refugee Women’s Health: A Local and Global Perspective
 A symposium on the health issues facing refugee women and the local community response, 

Welcome: Albert Celoza, Ph D - Chair, Liberal Arts Department, Model UN Program - Phoenix College

Introductions: Paula Cullison, President - Arizona Women’s Partnership (; UN Day Co-Chair

Opening Remarks: Betsey Bayless, Chief Executive Officer, Maricopa Integrated Health System 

Keynote Speakers: 

Dr. Crista Johnson, MD, MSc, FACOG - Founder & Director, Refugee Women’s Health Clinic, 
Maricopa Integrated Health System; Assistant Research Professor, ASU - School of Social Work

Jeanne F. Nizigiyamana, MA, MSW - Program Manager, Refugee Women’s Health Clinic, 
Maricopa Integrated Health System, and a Panel of Refugee Women.

Panel of Refugee Women: Massa Fanbulleh from Liberia; Daisy Cone from Myanmar; 
Josie Burnley from Cameroon (Ph D candidate)

Panel Moderator: Dr. Albert Celoza ……. followed by Q & A

Refugee Women’s Health: a Local and Global Perspective is being presented in recognition of:
United Nations World Health Day and United Nations International Women’s Day – March 8th 

In support of and response to: United Nations Millennium Goals 
UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) ratification

Phoenix College Liberal Arts Lectures are presented in collaboration with: **Phoenix College Model United Nations ** United Nations Association of Phoenix ( ** Maricopa Integrated Health System ( and
** Arizona Women’s Partnership, inc. (

More information: United Nations Association World Health Organization
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund UN Fund for Women 
Arizona Women’s Partnership, inc.