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					    Good to Great
Building a Great Global Health Center
The Birth of a new discipline:
Telepreventive Medicine
                                 Yamey, 2004
Telepreventive
Medicine:
The application of low
bandwidth, inexpensive,
systems to large numbers
of healthy individuals to
prevent disease.
    International Health

International health refers to the
interlocking and interrelated health
status of people throughout the
world and to efforts to improve the
health of all people of every country.

                              Last, Foege
“To go from good to great requires
transcending the core of competence”
      Good to Great

Philosophy
History
Current Efforts
Global Pittsburgh
“You can accomplish anything in
life provided you do not mind who
gets the credit”
                        Harry S. Truman
What can we best improve
     Global Health?
Prevent Multiple diseases
Apply in many places world wide
Proven Effectiveness
Cheap, Cheap, Cheap
Sustainable
Education is the most
powerful weapon
which you can use to
change the world.
             Nelson Mandela
  A global interdisciplinary research crossroads
   An International Research Incubator
   A place where scientists help scientists
   A system of scientific knowledge translation
from research to the classroom
WHO Collaborating
    Center

 Janice Dorman, Ph.D.    GSPH
        Director
Molecular Epidemiology

Ronald LaPorte, Ph.D.
       Director
Disease Monitoring and
 Telecommunications
Pittsburgh
  GHNet
   On-going Projects

Supercourse
Just-in-time lectures
Olympic Lectures
Pakistan
Former Soviet Union
                         Faina
                                             Mita
         Ron




Eugene         Soni              Eunryoung
                                              Akira




     Monica              Abed
                                      Ezzeldeen




                 Rania
      Question:

 How can we improve
 Prevention education
      worldwide?
       Answer:

Get better lectures
  Why don’t we share our
exciting PowerPoint lectures
          for free?
15,500 Faculty
 151 Countries
Supercourse Mirror Sites




         42 Mirrored Sites,
 MOH India, Egypt, Mongolia, Nepal,
       Sudan, China, Russia
  1000 Lectures
  Sent to 10,000
prevention experts
 in 139 Countries




     Access to
 100,000-1,000,000
Lecture Status

1874 Lectures
20,000 students x 5 yrs.
100,000 students trained
    $1000/100,000
Joshua Lederberg                          Gunter Blobel
                   Baruch S. Blumberg
     (1958)              (1976)              (1999)


 Nobel Prize Laureates in the Supercourse
                (Medicine)




  Eric R. Kandel   Paul Greengard       Paul C Lauterbur
      (2000)            (2000)               (2003)
Gil Omenn, MD
President AAAS
6 lectures


                    Richard Carmona, M.D.
                    Surgeon General

     Jeff Koplan, MD
     Former Head, CDC
                           60 IOM
     + All CDC lectures    Members
School of Public Health
International Programs
AIDS                   4
Building Capacity      1
Child Health           5
Community health       2
Demography             1
Environmental health   1
Epidemiology           1
Health Promotion       1
Health and Security    1
Health Sector Reform   1
Infectious disease     4
Nutrition              3
Occupational health    1
Reproductive health    1
Violence               1
Women’s health         3
19 Existing SPH
International Centers

      Good
 One disease
 Uni-disciplinary
 Small numbers of countries
 Little R01 support
 Not sustainable
 American Perspective
 Policy Oriented
Multiple disease research
Multidisciplinary
Many countries
R01 support Focus
Sustainable
Global Perspective
Policy Oriented
   Eric Noji, M.D.
   CDC


                     Bam Earthquake in Iran




Ali Aldadan, M.D.
Tehran, Iran
Physical Activity & Health

    This lecture has been dedicated to
    Olympics games in Athens, Greece
             Aug 13-29, 204
          By Supercourse Team


                   Supercourse: www.pitt.edu/~super1/
                   Prepared by Dr. Soni Dodani
   Reach 90% of the world’s countries
(172) with a single lecture

  Teach a million about Physical Activity
and Health
      Pedro Urra
The SC has also become a model
for production and dissemination
of health information in Cuba as
you can see in the Cuban site in
http://bvs.sld.cu/sc/. The SC is
much more that a web site, it is a
philosophy and a model of health
promotion using ICT with very
rational use of resources.

National Supercourse
         Top 11 Medical
          Pages Lancet




     75 million hits/year
      150 publications
(including 32 in BMJ, Lancet, Nature, Nature Med)


    Top 100
    PC Magazine
Looking into the Future
Global Pittsburgh




                    World

   Pittsburgh
“…focusing on what you
potentially do better than
any organization is the only
path to greatness”




 Helping at the
 Global research
 Crossroads
             Issues at the crossroads
  How do we find partners?
  How do we find interdisciplinary scientists with common interest?
  How can we work with governments?
  How can we create a win-win environment?
  How can we avoid scientific imperialism?
  How can we avoid the “All things are possible with American
  Money syndrome”?
  How can we be fair to all?
  How can be build a sustainable program
  What are the ethics of collaboration?
  How can we establish a research design/statistical global help
desk
  How can we build globalization of training?
  How can we find funding?
  How do we determine authorship/credit?
  How can we translate our information to the world?
Stepping Stones to Global Pittsburgh

 ~10 NIH R01 grants with foreign
 components
 >15,500 global collaborators
 321 Pitt Faculty already in the Supercourse
 Pittsburgh wants to be “World Class”
 Collaborators, Nursing School, UCIS, SHRS,
 SIS
 Potential, UPMC, Bayer, CMU, Chatham,
 Heinz
 Existing Global certificate program (developer =
 Dr. Karol)
Building a Global Pittsburgh
    Scientific Crossroad
Network International Researchers first
Pittsburgh, then globally
Connect those in Pittsburgh with those
world wide
Build a global research help desk to
facilitate research, Design development,
data collection, data analysis and
interpretation
Establish a MPH and Ph.D. program in
International Health Research
Potential Funding Sources
 Tuition
 Summer program
  NIH (Environmental Health, NLM,
 R25, AIDs)
  CDC
  US AID
  Joint Training
 IREX

				
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