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Invited Presentations – National
 Date  Title  Event/Institution
2008 "Leveraging Human Rights Approaches to Improve Access to HIV Treatment and Family Planning and Other Reproductive Health Services," presentation and discussion with Sofia Gruskin and Kelly Blanchard of IBIS Reproductive Health The Group on Reproductive Health and Rights at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Boston, MA
 2007  “Global Health Law” 30th Annual Health Law Professors Conference Boston University, Boston, MA
2007 “Is AIDS Treatment a Human Right?: A Discussion About Care and Equity”  Global AIDS Treatment Colloquium Series    Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
2007 “Harvard’s Impact on AIDS Prevention and Treatment in Brazil,” Conversa, Brazilian Response to AIDS Treatment and Prevention    David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Boston, MA
2007  “HIV Counseling and Testing in the Era of Expanded Access to Care and Treatment: Questions and Controversies Shaping New Policies and Programs Around the World” CME-accredited clinical AIDS lecture    Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
2007 “Improving Health: Contributions and Current Concerns in Doing Health and Human Rights Work”     GlobeMed Health Summit, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
2006 “Health and Human Rights: Bridging theory and practice,” Right to Health: Pathway to Justice and Change     The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006 “Using Data to Bring Together Health and Human Rights: Assessing Accountability and Promoting Program Effectiveness” Social Justice, Human Rights, and Health: from Rhetoric to Reality    The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006  “Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?”     The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006 “Writing Ethics/Writing Rights: Publishing in AJPH on Ethics and Rights in Public Health”    The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006 “Who & How, Not Just How Many: Using Rights-based Perspectives to Enhance ARV Scale-up,” The Social Impacts of ARV Scale-up: Developing an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at the New York State
Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York City, NY
2006 “The Relevance of a Human Rights Perspective for HIV/AIDS,” ‘I am not ashamed’ HIV and AIDS and Human Rights in the Dominica Republic and Guyana    Amnesty International, United Nations General Assembly, High Level Meeting on AIDS. New York City, NY
2006 “Rights-based Approaches to Health: Examples from HIV/AIDS and Maternal Health,” The Right to Health: Prospects and Approaches    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2006 “Health and Human Rights No Longer a Question: Moving from Concepts to Action”    Rock Ethics Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, PA
2005 “The Role of Universities in Promoting the Right to Health” for the session: "The Role of Stakeholders in the Fulfillment of the Human Right to Health"     APHA 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA
2005 “Theoretical Approaches to Health and Human Rights”    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2005 “Measuring the Right to Health: It Depends What You’re Measuring”    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2005 “The Right to Health: An International Construct”  Global Health and Justice Conference    University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA
2005  “Urban Health and Human Rights: A New Paradigm?” Seminar on Social Justice and Urban Health, School of Health Sciences    Hunter College, New York NY
2004 “Using Children’s Rights as a Framework for Advocacy: Pediatricians and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child”     American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA
2004 “Health and Human Rights: Concepts and Methods for Public Health”     Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
2004 “HIV/AIDS, Health and Human Rights” Developing a Strategic Vision for Work on Economic and Social Rights     Joan Fitzpatrick Human Rights Conference, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, OH
2004 “HIV/AIDS, Health and Human Rights” Developing a Strategic Vision for Work on Economic and Social Rights    Joan Fitzpatrick Human Rights Conference, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, OH
2004  “Health and Human Rights: Concepts and Methods for Public Health”     Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
2004 “Frameworks of Health and Human Rights”     University of Seattle, Seattle, WA
2004 “Health and Human Rights”    Florida Department of Public Health Dialogue on Children’s Rights and the Health and Well Being of Children, Jacksonville, FL
2003 “Health, Development, Education and Human Rights”   Annual Meeting of World Education, Boston, MA
2003 “Health and Human Rights: From Concepts to Action,” Special Session: Ethics and Human Rights: Public Health in Action—Domestically and Abroad    American Public Health Association 131st Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA
2003  “Gender, Human Rights, and HIV”    Meeting on Social Causation and Social Intervention Against HIV: What Do We Know? How Can We Use It? National Development and Research Institutes, San Francisco, CA
2003 “HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Global Perspectives and the Role of Amnesty International" Amnesty International General Meeting    Amnesty International, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 “Assessing Global Health: Reflections from Health and Human Rights,” People’s Health in People’s Hands: What Works and Who Decides    5th Annual International Health Conference, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2003 “Women’s Health and Human Rights,” People’s Health in People’s Hands: What Works and Who Decides    5th Annual International Health Conference, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
 
 
Invited Presentations – International

Date

 Title  Event/Institution
 2007 “Globalization, Sexuality and the Market,” Dis/Organized Pleasures – Changing Bodies, Rights and Cultures The 6th International Conference of the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS), Lima, Peru
2006 “Health and Human Rights: Approaches to Research” University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 
2006 “Expanding HIV Testing: Human Rights Issues,” Controversy and Common Ground; HIV Testing in the Era of Treatment Scale Up XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2006        “Gender, HIV and Human Rights: Opportunities and Constraints in the
Application of a Rights-Based Approach” panel presentation, Gender,
HIV/AIDS and Human Rights – Exploring the Connections
XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2006 “Human Rights & HIV/AIDS,” Journalist to Journalist, The Global Media Responds to AIDS, training on HIV/AIDS    National Press Foundation. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2006 “Measuring Developments in the Realization of the Right to Food by Means of Indicators.” Practical Implications of the IBSA Indicators. IBSA Symposium, University of Mannheim, Germany
2005  “Engendering Health and Human Rights”    International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations
(IFHHRO), Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT)
Mumbai, India
2005 “Making Health and Human Rights Real”     University of Bahia and Catholic University of Salvador, Salvador, Brazil
2005 “Direitos Humanos em Iniciativas de Saúde Pública”    Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2005 “The Use of Indicators Related to HIV/AIDS and Human Rights”   Nordic Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University, Åbo, Finland
2005 "Suggestions for a ‘Rights-based’ Approach to WHO’s Work in Child and Adolescent Health"      Department of Child and Adolescent Health, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
2004 “Human Rights Challenges in HIV/AIDS”     Amnesty International, International Executive Committee, London, England
2004 “Applying Human Rights to Global Public Health Evaluation”     Brazil National AIDS Program, Brasilia, Brazil
2004 “Human Rights Perspectives on HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation”     National School of Public Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2004 “Integration of Human Rights in Public Health Programming”      International Symposium on Human Rights in Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
2004 “Stigma, Discrimination and Human Rights Considerations in HIV Testing Policies”     International Symposium on Human Rights in Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
2004 “National HIV Testing Policies: Human Rights Considerations”     The XV International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
2004 “The Human Rights Imperative to Scale Up Access to HIV Treatment for IDUs and Prisoners,” Human Rights at the Margins: HIV/AIDS, Prisoners, Drug Users, and the Law satellite meeting    The XV International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
2003 “Amnesty International, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights”    Amnesty International Health Professional Network Meeting, London, England
2003 “The Enhancing Care Initiative: An Overview”
 
6th International Home and Community Care Conference for Persons Living With HIV/AIDS, Dakar, Senegal
2003  “Enhancing AIDS Care”
 
6th International Home and Community Care Conference for Persons Living With HIV/AIDS, Dakar, Senegal
2003 “Substance Use Issues of Marginalized vs. Mainstream Youth”     The 3rd World Congress and Exposition on Child Youth and Health, Vancouver, Canada
2003 “Substance Abuse and Human Rights”    Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

 

 

 

Invited Presentations – International

Date

 Title  Event/Institution
2011 “Legal and Policy Support for Key Populations Living With and Affected By HIV: Results from the UNGASS National Composite Policy Index (NCPI) and Implications for Work Going Forward” HIV and Human Rights Seminar, RTI International and the Asia Pacific Counsel of AIDS Service Organizations, Bangkok, Thailand
2011 “HIV and Human Rights: Providing Policy and Programmatic Support for Key Populations Living With and Affected By HIV,” Rethinking the National AIDS Strategy HIV and Human Rights Workshop for Government and Key Civil Society Partners, Thai Ministry of Health, RTI International, Bangkok, Thailand
2010 “Framing Human Rights and Health Systems” First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Montreux, Switzerland
2010 “Rights in Relation to Sexual and Reproductive Health,” Obligations of States Parties Day of General Discussion on the Right to Sexual and Reproductive Health, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), Geneva, Switzerland
2010 “Strategies to Promote Accountability at the International and Regional Levels,” The Role of Key Stakeholders in Promoting Accountability for Maternal Mortality and Morbidity and the International and Regional Levels Maternal Mortality, Morbidity, Human Rights and Accountability: A Dialogue with Human Rights Bodies, sponsored by UNFPA and the Center for Reproductive Rights, Geneva, Switzerland

2010

“How Are Human Rights Addressed in HIV Responses? Results from UNGASS Reports,” Combination Prevention Evaluation — What’s New?

XVIII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria

2010

“Using Human Rights to Improve Legal and Regulatory Frameworks for HIV/AIDS,” Structural Barriers to Universal Access: What to Measure? XVIII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria

2010

 “The Importance of Human Rights in Scaling-up Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Linkage Efforts” 26th Meeting of the Program Coordinating Board, UNAIDS, Geneva Switzerland

 

2010

“Overview: Technical Consultation on the Practical Application of the CRC to advance Child and adolescent Health in Countries” Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 “Monitoring and Evaluation of the AIDS Response: Bilateral Donors, International Institutions and…Civil Society” 13th Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group Meeting, UNAIDS, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 “Increasing Civil Society Participation in National HIV Responses: The Role of UNGASS Reporting” Consultation on Civil Society Needs for Capacity Building in HIV Related Monitoring and Evaluation, UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 “Using the CRC to Improve Adolescents’ Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: A Commentary” Seminar on the 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 “Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV Testing and Counselling Services: How Human Rights Can Help” Consultation to Review Guidance for Monitoring and Evaluating HIV Testing and Counseling Services at the National Programme Level, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 “HIV Testing and Human Rights: Local and Global Considerations,” UNAIDS Satellite Session International Conference on Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All, University of New South Wales’ Initiative for Health and Human Rights and the Central Commission for Popularization and Education of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
2009 “Realising the Rights to Health and Development: Measuring the Unmeasurable,” Plenary Presentation International Conference on Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All, University of New South Wales’ Initiative for Health and Human Rights and the Central Commission for Popularization and Education of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
2009 “Human Rights Considerations in Provider-Initiated Testing and Counseling: A Mapping of the Literature” The Role of Human Rights in Ensuring Universal Access to HIV Testing, The Open Society Institute’s (OSI) Public Health Program, UNAIDS Secretariat, and the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 “Human Rights Principles Applied to Sexual and Reproductive Health: As Relevant to Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights,” Round Table of National and International Experts Expert Meeting on the Right to Sexual and Reproductive Health, United Nations Population Fund, New York City, New York
2009         “Rights-Based Approaches to Health and Development on the National Level with a Focus on Gender” National Workshop on Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All, University of New South Wales’ Initiative for Health and Human Rights and the Central Commission for Popularization and Education of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
2009       “Maternal Mortality: A Public Health and Human Rights Imperative”  Seminar on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights in Brazil, Center for Reproductive Rights and Center for Citizenship and Reproduction, São Paulo, Brazil
2009     “In Their Own Words: Government Regulation of Sex and Sexuality,” Sexuality, Gender and Control of the State   International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture, and Society VII Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam
2008 “Integrating Human Rights into Maternal and Child Health Efforts” Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
2008 “HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Today” The Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
2008 “Jonathan Mann: His Life and Legacy,” HIV, Health and Human Rights: The Legacy of Jonathan Mann Today UNAIDS, WHO, and the Office for the High Commissioner of Human, Geneva, Switzerland
2008 “Human Rights and Health: Recognized Linkages, Political Controversies, and (some) Evidentiary Efforts,” Keynote Event: The State of the Art of Human Rights and Health Human Rights and Education for Peace and Tolerance Program, UNESCO and Institute of Advanced Studies of the Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2008  “Human Rights Concerns in HIV Testing for Pregnant Women,” Abuses of Women’s Human Rights in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Settings  XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico 
2008  “Human Rights in the Response to HIV: Where are human rights and why does it matter?” Do You Know Your (Human) Rights? XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico
2008  “Social Drivers of the Epidemic: HIV/TB and Human Rights,” Global AIDS Pre-Conference Training for Journalists Panos Institute, Mexico City, Mexico 
2008 “Universal Action Now: Stigma, Discrimination, and Human Rights” Journalist to Journalist: The Global Media Responds to AIDS National Press Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico 
2008  “Experiences Incorporating Human Rights Into Public Health Practice”  Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

2007

“Globalization, Sexuality and the Market,” Dis/Organized Pleasures – Changing Bodies, Rights and Cultures The 6th International Conference of the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS), Lima, Peru
2006 “Health and Human Rights: Approaches to Research” University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 
2006 “Expanding HIV Testing: Human Rights Issues,” Controversy and Common Ground; HIV Testing in the Era of Treatment Scale Up XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2006        “Gender, HIV and Human Rights: Opportunities and Constraints in the Application of a Rights-Based Approach” panel presentation, Gender, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights – Exploring the Connections XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2006 “Human Rights & HIV/AIDS,” Journalist to Journalist, The Global Media Responds to AIDS, training on HIV/AIDS    National Press Foundation. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2006 “Measuring Developments in the Realization of the Right to Food by Means of Indicators.” Practical Implications of the IBSA Indicators. IBSA Symposium, University of Mannheim, Germany
2005  “Engendering Health and Human Rights”    International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations (IFHHRO), Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT) Mumbai, India
2005 “Making Health and Human Rights Real”     University of Bahia and Catholic University of Salvador, Salvador, Brazil
2005 “Direitos Humanos em Iniciativas de Saúde Pública”    Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2005 “The Use of Indicators Related to HIV/AIDS and Human Rights”   Nordic Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University, Åbo, Finland
2005 “Suggestions for a ‘Rights-based’ Approach to WHO’s Work in Child and Adolescent Health”      Department of Child and Adolescent Health, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
2004 “Human Rights Challenges in HIV/AIDS”     Amnesty International, International Executive Committee, London, England
2004 “Applying Human Rights to Global Public Health Evaluation”     Brazil National AIDS Program, Brasilia, Brazil
2004 “Human Rights Perspectives on HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation”     National School of Public Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2004 “Integration of Human Rights in Public Health Programming”      International Symposium on Human Rights in Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
2004 “Stigma, Discrimination and Human Rights Considerations in HIV Testing Policies”     International Symposium on Human Rights in Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
2004 “National HIV Testing Policies: Human Rights Considerations”     The XV International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
2004 “The Human Rights Imperative to Scale Up Access to HIV Treatment for IDUs and Prisoners,” Human Rights at the Margins: HIV/AIDS, Prisoners, Drug Users, and the Law satellite meeting    The XV International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
2003 “Amnesty International, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights”    Amnesty International Health Professional Network Meeting, London, England
2003 “The Enhancing Care Initiative: An Overview”
 
6th International Home and Community Care Conference for Persons Living With HIV/AIDS, Dakar, Senegal
2003  “Enhancing AIDS Care”
 
6th International Home and Community Care Conference for Persons Living With HIV/AIDS, Dakar, Senegal
2003 “Substance Use Issues of Marginalized vs. Mainstream Youth”     The 3rd World Congress and Exposition on Child Youth and Health, Vancouver, Canada
2003 “Substance Abuse and Human Rights”    Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

Invited Presentations – National

Date  Title  Event/Institution
2010 “Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights,” Thematic Panel on Human Rights, Human Rights in the Context of Sexual and Reproductive Health Health and Human Rights: Reframing the Public Health Agenda, University of Michigan School of Public Health 2010 Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI
2010 “Health and Human Rights: Concepts, Practices and Impacts,” Keynote Plenary Presentation Health and Human Rights: Reframing the Public Health Agenda, University of Michigan School of Public Health 2010 Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI
2010 “Government Regulation of Sex Work: Engaging Human Rights and Legal Frameworks” Sex Work in Asia: Health, Agency & Sexuality, Harvard University Asia Center, Cambridge, MA
2010 “Awareness, Advocacy and Action Against Abuses of Sexual and Reproductive Rights for Women Living with HIV” Women Deliver: Delivering Solutions for Girls and Women, Washington, D.C.
2010 “Without Sexual Rights There Is No Maternal Health” Women Deliver: Delivering Solutions for Girls and Women, Washington, D.C.
2010 “Health and Human Rights: From Concepts to Impacts Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2010 “The Pregnancy Intentions of HIV-Positive Women” International Conference on the Pregnancy Intentions of HIV-Positive Women, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
2010 “Government Regulation of Sex and Sexuality: Data and Implications,” Panel on Criminalizing Sexuality: Sodomy Laws and the Regulation of Mores Harvard Lambda Legal Advocacy Conference, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
2009 “The Use of Health and Human Rights Frameworks for Exploring Health Inequities” Frameworks, Questions and Studies: A Latin American/North American Exploratory Workshop on Investigating Societal Determinants of Health Inequities between and within Countries, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge, MA
2009 “In Their Own Words: What Governments Say about HIV, Discrimination, and Human Rights”    HIV Denialism, Mistrust, and Stigma Symposium, Harvard University Center for AIDS Research, Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Cambridge, MA
2009 “Human Rights, Equity and HIV: Global Health, Politics and Evidence” Health Equity Initiative, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
2009 “Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: Linkages, Politics and Establishing the Evidence,” Student Global Health Committee’s Health and Human Rights Series University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
2008 “Attention to Human Rights in the Global Response to HIV,” Grand Rounds Lecture Series HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, New York
2008 “Leveraging Human Rights Approaches to Improve Access to HIV Treatment and Family Planning and Other Reproductive Health Services,” presentation and discussion with Sofia Gruskin and Kelly Blanchard of IBIS Reproductive Health The Group on Reproductive Health and Rights at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Boston, MA
2007 “Global Health Law” 30th Annual Health Law Professors Conference Boston University, Boston, MA
2007 “Is AIDS Treatment a Human Right?: A Discussion About Care and Equity”  Global AIDS Treatment Colloquium Series    Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
2007 “Harvard’s Impact on AIDS Prevention and Treatment in Brazil,” Conversa, Brazilian Response to AIDS Treatment and Prevention    David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Boston, MA
2007  “HIV Counseling and Testing in the Era of Expanded Access to Care and Treatment: Questions and Controversies Shaping New Policies and Programs Around the World” CME-accredited clinical AIDS lecture    Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
2007 “Improving Health: Contributions and Current Concerns in Doing Health and Human Rights Work”     GlobeMed Health Summit, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
2006 “Health and Human Rights: Bridging theory and practice,” Right to Health: Pathway to Justice and Change     The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006 “Using Data to Bring Together Health and Human Rights: Assessing Accountability and Promoting Program Effectiveness” Social Justice, Human Rights, and Health: from Rhetoric to Reality    The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006  “Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?”     The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006 “Writing Ethics/Writing Rights: Publishing in AJPH on Ethics and Rights in Public Health”    The 134th Annual APHA Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA
2006 “Who & How, Not Just How Many: Using Rights-based Perspectives to Enhance ARV Scale-up,” The Social Impacts of ARV Scale-up: Developing an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York City, NY
2006 “The Relevance of a Human Rights Perspective for HIV/AIDS,” ‘I am not ashamed’ HIV and AIDS and Human Rights in the Dominica Republic and Guyana    Amnesty International, United Nations General Assembly, High Level Meeting on AIDS. New York City, NY
2006 “Rights-based Approaches to Health: Examples from HIV/AIDS and Maternal Health,” The Right to Health: Prospects and Approaches    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2006 “Health and Human Rights No Longer a Question: Moving from Concepts to Action”    Rock Ethics Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, PA
2005 “The Role of Universities in Promoting the Right to Health” for the session: “The Role of Stakeholders in the Fulfillment of the Human Right to Health”     APHA 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition, Philadelphia, PA
2005 “Theoretical Approaches to Health and Human Rights”    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2005 “Measuring the Right to Health: It Depends What You’re Measuring”    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2005 “The Right to Health: An International Construct”  Global Health and Justice Conference    University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA
2005  “Urban Health and Human Rights: A New Paradigm?” Seminar on Social Justice and Urban Health, School of Health Sciences    Hunter College, New York NY
2004 “Using Children’s Rights as a Framework for Advocacy: Pediatricians and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child”     American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA
2004 “Health and Human Rights: Concepts and Methods for Public Health”     Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
2004 “HIV/AIDS, Health and Human Rights” Developing a Strategic Vision for Work on Economic and Social Rights     Joan Fitzpatrick Human Rights Conference, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, OH
2004 “HIV/AIDS, Health and Human Rights” Developing a Strategic Vision for Work on Economic and Social Rights    Joan Fitzpatrick Human Rights Conference, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, OH
2004  “Health and Human Rights: Concepts and Methods for Public Health”     Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
2004 “Frameworks of Health and Human Rights”     University of Seattle, Seattle, WA
2004 “Health and Human Rights”    Florida Department of Public Health Dialogue on Children’s Rights and the Health and Well Being of Children, Jacksonville, FL
2003 “Health, Development, Education and Human Rights”   Annual Meeting of World Education, Boston, MA
2003 “Health and Human Rights: From Concepts to Action,” Special Session: Ethics and Human Rights: Public Health in Action—Domestically and Abroad    American Public Health Association 131st Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA
2003  “Gender, Human Rights, and HIV”    Meeting on Social Causation and Social Intervention Against HIV: What Do We Know? How Can We Use It? National Development and Research Institutes, San Francisco, CA
2003 “HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Global Perspectives and the Role of Amnesty International” Amnesty International General Meeting    Amnesty International, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 “Assessing Global Health: Reflections from Health and Human Rights,” People’s Health in People’s Hands: What Works and Who Decides    5th Annual International Health Conference, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2003 “Women’s Health and Human Rights,” People’s Health in People’s Hands: What Works and Who Decides    5th Annual International Health Conference, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA