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Health professional regulation - facing challenges to acting in the public interest

Dr David Benton

Mr Jim Campbell

Dr Carmen Catizone

Dr Kathy Chappell

Mr Martin Fletcher

Me André Gariepy

Dr Margaret Grant

Mrs Hélène Leblanc

Professor Sir Michael Marmot

Mrs Katya Masnyk

Dr Elizabeth Wiley

Professor Nermin Yamalik

Confirmed Speakers

Saturday 21th May 2016
Session 1: Health professional regulation and trade agreements - Protecting the public versus facilitating commerce


Me André Gariepy
Commissioner for Complaints concerning the Recognition of Professional Competence

André Gariépy is the Commissioner for the Recognition of Professional Competence at the Government of Québec, Canada. He plays an oversight role with regards to professional regulatory bodies activities in qualification recognition, including compliance with agreements on mobility and mutual recognition.

Mr. Gariépy holds degrees in Economics and Law. He has 20 years of experience in professional regulation and mobility. In 2015, he served on a WHO Expert Advisory Group to review the Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel.

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Mrs Hélène Leblanc
The National Chamber of Pharmacists - Pharmacy Owners Section

As Head of public and international affairs at the French chamber of pharmacists, the regulatory body for pharmacists in France, Hélène Leblanc has developed, for 10 years, a thorough knowledge of the EU regulation of health care and international trade agreements such as TTIP. She has a legal and political background.

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Dr Elizabeth Wiley
Socio Medical Affairs Officer on the World Medical Association’s Junior Doctors Network (JDN) Executive Board.

Elizabeth Wiley, MD, JD, MPH is a senior resident at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD, USA. Passionate about trade and health, Dr. Wiley currently serves as Deputy Chair of the World Medical Association (WMA) Junior Doctors Network and is a past president of the American Medical Student Association.

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Dr Carmen Catizone
Executive Director, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Carmen A. Catizone, MS, RPh, DPh-Executive Director/Secretary.
Dr Catizone is the Executive Director of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) and the Secretary of the Association’s Executive Committee. NABP is an international organization whose membership includes the state boards of pharmacy in all 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Australia, New Zealand, and eight provincial pharmacy regulating agencies in Canada.

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Sunday 22th May 2016
Session 2: Balancing regulation of individual health professionals and health services

Dr David Benton

Dr David Benton
CEO, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

David Benton is the CEO of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing a position he took up on the 1st of October 2015. He qualified as a general and mental health nurse in Inverness, Scotland. He has a PhD Summa Cum Laude from the University of Complutense for his work on an international comparative analysis of the regulation.

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Mr Martin Fletcher
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Martin Fletcher is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency which implements the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme regulating more than 630, 000 health practitioners in partnership with 14 National Health Practitioner Boards.
Prior to joining AHPRA in 2009, Martin was the Chief Executive of the National Patient Safety Agency in England. From 2004-2007, Martin worked with WHO to establish a global patient safety program.

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Dr Margaret Grant
Program Manager Accreditation, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Dr Margaret Grant has over 15 years experience in development and implementation of standards and systems for accreditation of health professional education. Margaret completed her Juris Doctor and undertook legal practice training at the Australian National University. She also holds a Master of Education and Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy. Before taking up her current position in 2013, Margaret worked as a lawyer and advisor specialising in health regulation and prior to that she was Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Physiotherapy Council.

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Mrs Katya Masnyk
CEO of the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators

Katya Masnyk is the CEO of the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators which administers the Physiotherapy Licensing Exam, credentials internationally-educated physiotherapists, and supports member regulators through information and data sharing and policy work. 

Previously, Katya held leadership positions at the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario, the Ontario Health Quality Council, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Katya completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master’s of Health Sciences from the Johns Hopkins University.

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Professor Nermin Yamalik
Full-time professor in the Department of Periodontology, Dental Faculty, Hacettepe University, Ankara-Turkey

Full-time Professor, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Hacettepe University, Ankara.
FDI ( World Dental Federation) Councillor
FDI-ERO ( European Regional Organization) , Chairperson, Working Group ‘Relations Between Dental Practitioner and Universities’
Research activities: Pathogenesis of periodontal diseases, evidence-based dentistry, collaborative practice, patient safety

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Dr Kathy Chappell

Dr Kathy Chappell
VP, Accreditation Program and Institute for Credentialing Research
Director, ANCC Accreditation Program, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Dr. Chappell has more than 25 years of experience in clinical practice, administration, education and research. She is responsible for accreditation of organizations providing continuing nursing and interprofessional education; and accreditation of residency and fellowship programs. She directs the Institute for Credentialing Research, analyzing outcomes related to credentialing. She holds a baccalaureate in nursing with distinction from the University of Virginia, a masters of science in advanced clinical nursing and a doctorate in nursing from George Mason University. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a Distinguished Scholar & Fellow in the National Academies of Practice.

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Session 3: WHO global strategy on Human Resources for Health (HRH): Workforce 2030 and the Sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Mr Jim Campbell
Director of the Health Workforce Department at the World Health Organization, and the
Executive Director of the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA)

Jim Campbell is the Director of the Health Workforce Department at the World Health Organization, and the Executive Director of the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA), a hosted partnership established at the WHO in 2006 with a ten-year mandate to support actions on the health workforce crisis in low- and middle-income countries. His role at WHO has included the development of and a global consultation on WHO’s Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 for submission to the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, and ongoing support to the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth; an initiative to inform multi-sectoral engagement on the Global Strategy. Prior to joining WHO and GHWA he spent eight years as the founder/Director of a not-for-profit research institute. His publications include A Universal Truth: No Health Without a Workforce (2013), and the State of the World’s Midwifery reports (2011 and 2014). He is a Board member of the International Institute for Educational Planning.

Twitter: @JimC_HRH

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Professor Sir Michael G. Marmot MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci, FBA
Director of the Institute of Health Equity (UCL Department of Epidemiology & Public Health).

Sir Michael Marmot is Professor of Epidemiology at University College London, and President of the World Medical Association. He is the author of The Health Gap: the challenge of an unequal world (2015) and Status Syndrome: how your place on the social gradient directly affects your health (2004). Professor Marmot holds the Harvard Lowns Professorship for 2014-2017 and is the recipient of the Prince Mahidol Award for Public Health 2015. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from 14 universities. Marmot has led research groups on health inequalities for 40 years. He was Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH), which was set up by the World Health Organization in 2005, and produced the report entitled: ‘Closing the Gap in a Generation’ in August 2008. At the request of the British Government, he conducted the Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England post 2010, which published its report 'Fair Society, Healthy Lives' in February 2010. This was followed by the European Review of Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide, for WHO Euro n 2014. He chaired the Breast Screening Review for the NHS National Cancer Action Team and was a member of The Lancet-University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health. He set up the Whitehall II Studies of British Civil Servants, investigating explanations for the striking inverse social gradient in morbidity and mortality. He leads the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and is engaged in several international research efforts on the social determinants of health. He served as President of the British Medical Association (BMA) in 2010-2011, and is President of the British Lung Foundation. He is an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy, and an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians. He was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution for six years and in 2000 he was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen, for services to epidemiology and the understanding of health inequalities. Internationally acclaimed, Professor Marmot is a Foreign Associate Member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and a former Vice President of the Academia Europaea. He won the Balzan Prize for Epidemiology in 2004, gave the Harveian Oration in 2006, and won the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research in 2008.

http://www.instituteofhealthequity.org/
@MichaelMarmot
@TheMarmotReview

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VENUE:
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Avenue Louis-Casaï 75-77
1216 Cointrin
Geneva, Switzerland

DATES:
21 & 22 May 2016

CONTACT:
whprc2016@fdiworldental.org
     
 

The World Health Professions Regulation Conference is hosted by the World Health Professions Alliance

 

 
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