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"Sustainable Capacity Building in Global Surgery"

Wednesday, May 10th, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
The Institute of Americas Auditorium & Plaza

UC San Diego’s Annual Horizons of Global Health Research Symposium is a unique opportunity for Global Health students to present their research about the diversity of global health work around the world.


Faculty and students from across campus are invited to participate and contribute to building the UC San Diego Global Health community. The conference features an undergraduate research poster session and a keynote speaker.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Amanda Gosman

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Dr. Amanda Gosman, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in cleft lip and palate surgery, pediatric and adult craniofacial surgery, microsurgical facial reanimation, gender-affirming surgery and aesthetic surgery.


Dr. Gosman is the director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at UCSD Health and Rady Children's Hospital. She is also director of the Fresh Start Clinic for Craniofacial Anomalies at Rady Children's Hospital, where she performs reconstructive surgeries for children at no cost. At the UCSD School of Medicine, Dr. Gosman is professor and chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery, where she directs the Plastic Surgery Residency Program and the Craniofacial Fellowship Program.


Her research focuses on craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, plastic surgery outcomes, quality of life and international health.

Congrats, 2023 Honors Thesis Cohort!

Hannah Abraham

Maria Abueg

Amal Ahad

Amber Ahad

Yabsera Bogale

Emma Dobson

Mira Gupta

Cindy Ho

Brooke Johnson

Gillian Keith

Sara Moaddeli

Shaila Sarathy

Annabelle Simble

Rachel Vu

Congrats, 2023 MA Thesis Presentation Submitters!

Melissa Bittencourt Jaeger
Daniel Hayek
Isaac Lara
Zachary Manalo
Vaishnavi Melkote
Andres Angel Rivera
Edward Andrew Schneider
Nina Suh-Toma
Kacey Tran

Congrats, Selected Outside Submitters!

Jaden Huynh
Johnray Penoliar

Joy Vivar (in collaboration with
Mohnish Alishala and Cecilia Lee)

2023 Horizons Thesis Posters & Abstracts

Check out the Project Abstracts and Posters from this year's Honors Cohort, and various other submitters.

You can also access the Abstracts from this Google Doc link.

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