IMAGENew York Seminar
Friday, March 8, 2013
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Pamela editedKeynote Speakers:Pamela S. Falk

Pamela Falk is the Resident Correspondent based at the U.N., where she reports on air for CBS News TV & Radio and writes col. She reports on all areas of international relations from the U.N. and traveled with the U.N. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon to the Middle East and to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and reported from Paris on the Friends of Libya conference. In 2012, in her capacity as U.N. Resident Correspondent & CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst, she produced and directed the “U.N. in Focus” series, in which she conducted one-on-one exclusive interviews the U.N. Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly, the Executive Director of U.N. Women, the Chief Spokesman for the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, the Palestinian U.N. Observer and the Ambassadors of Pakistan, Iraq, and Israel, and she received the 2012 UNCA Gold Award for the Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize for written media.Professor Falk teaches American Government, International Law, Model United Nations & American foreign policy and is Director of the Roosevelt Scholars program, and Faculty Associate of the Roosevelt House Human Rights Faculty.She received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her Ph.D. from New York University.

editedDr. Shu-Ti ChiouCurrently, Dr. Chiou is the Director-General at the Bureau of Health Promotion in Taiwan, the Vice-Chair of the International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services, the Chair of the International Task Force on Health Promoting Hospitals and Environment and an assistant professor at National Yang-Ming University. Shu-Ti Chiou’s career has included experience in clinical practice, public-health administration, hospital management, academic research and NGO operation. Dr Chiou has implemented numerous pilot programmes in Taiwan, including a regional shared-care programme for diabetes, a universal DOTS programme for tuberculosis, accreditation for primary-care clinics and a nationwide obesity prevention and control initiative. She received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Ten Outstanding Civil Servants in 1999, the Award for Ten OutstandingYoung Women in Taiwan in 2000 and the Award for Distinguished Contribution to Promotion of Public Health Nutrition in 2003.  Dr. Chiou received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan in 2003. In 2006, Dr Chiou and her colleagues established the Taiwan Network of Health Promoting Hospitals.