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Hannah Binzen Wild
Affiliate, Senior Associate Dean for Global Health
Bio Research Interests: Pastoralism, Health and Conflict, Humanitarian Response
Regions: Ethiopia, South Sudan
Hannah Wild is an MD Candidate at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the health of nomadic populations and more broadly, the intersection of health, armed conflict, and culture in Sub-Saharan Africa. She received her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature from Harvard University with special fields in oral literature and ethnography. Prior to beginning medical school she received a post-graduate fellowship to conduct ethnographic fieldwork with the Nyangatom, a tribe of nomadic pastoralists in the Omo Valley of southwest Ethiopia. She spent 18 months living with the Nyangatom?s nomadic cattle camps and studying their traditional medical practices, and is fluent in the local language. As a medical student, she developed methodology for including nomadic groups in population data and household surveys (https://news.stanford.edu/2019/11/27/hard-to-count-matter/). Her work on pastoralists' role in regional conflict dynamics has been cited by policymakers including the United Nations Report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan (https://undocs.org/A/HRC/40/CRP.1). Her current research focuses on humanitarian care in conflict and the epidemiology of conflict-related injury among noncombatants. She will pursue residency training in general surgery with a focus on trauma and critical care.
Special Projects Manager, School of Medicine - Post Grad Med Education (CME)
Bio Rokeena Williams, CMP has a combined passion and dedication for meeting planning and continuing adult education at Stanford. She works closely with physician leaders, planners, and the healthcare community to provide CME opportunities that expand knowledge and enhance patient care under the JA and ACCME accreditation guidelines. She is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Tourism Convention Event Management and earned Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) credential from the Events Industry Council in 2018. Rokeena brings over ten years of experience in continuing medical education, meeting management services, operations management, project management, and customer service.
Rokeena is an active member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the recipient of the Indiana Chapter?s 2012-2013 Emerging Leader Award, and recipient of the 2014-2015 Member of the Year Award. She currently serves as a Committee Member for Indiana Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (IMPI), slated to serve at VP of Membership for 2018-2020, Volunteer Coordinator for Crestview PFA Board, committee co-chair of IUPUI Staff Council, Staff Development Conference Committee, and Committee Member on the Tourism, Convention, and Event Management (TCEM) Alumni Board.
Rokeena has participated in the following engagements:
2015 Poster Presenter, Alliance Meeting for Continuing Education in Health Professions
2015 Speaker, Continuing Medical Education Conference - RSS Coordinators Workshop
2017 Speaker, Continuing Medical Education Conference - RSS Coordinators Workshop
2017 Panelist, PCMA Student Day
2018 Poster Presenter, Alliance Meeting for Continuing Education in Health Professions
2018 Moderator, Staff Council Mini Professional Development Conference
2019 Co-Speaker, Midwest CME Providers Conference