With the application for PHTT 2017 now live, the Core Team got in touch with some participants from last year’s conference for them to share their experiences and advice for this year’s participants. This article is the first of a series that will interview different individuals on their thoughts on the PHTT. PHTT (P): Please briefly introduce yourself. Chandan […]
We are pleased to announce that the application form for PHTT 2017 is now live! All applicants to the conference must send in their responses by September 25. Please find the application available here. The conference will be taking place November 3-4, 2017 at NYU Abu Dhabi. We wish you the best of luck, and express […]
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Loomer has confirmed to speak at the PHTT 2017. As a leading expert in periodontology and implant dentistry, he is as well director of Global Health for oral health sciences at the NYU Global Institute of Public health and chairman of the Ashman Department of Periodontology and […]
The PHTT 2017 Core Team is proud to introduce our very own advisor, Andrea Leinberger-Jabari. She currently serves as Assistant Director for Tobacco Research at NYUAD, where she studies the usage and behaviour surrounding tobacco products in the UAE. She received a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Minnesota School of Public […]
Often times, habits can be very hard to break, especially if they are things people were taught to do since childhood. It is also hard to build habits out of things that don’t seem important to a person, such as brushing teeth twice a day, if they were not taught to do so since childhood. […]
Although often take for granted, good oral health is essential to eating and communicating comfortably, both of which can significantly contribute to one’s quality of life. Asides from these macroscopic effects, oral health has also been linked to some ailments that are harder to detect, such as cardiovascular disease. Click here to read more!
The Public Health Think Tank is led by a team of diverse students from NYU Abu Dhabi and Fatima College of Health Sciences, hailing from a range of different countries and pursuing different majors.
We are very happy to officially announce that this year, the conference will be hosted by New York University Abu Dhabi, and will take place from 3-4 Nov 2017 on its campus in Saadiyat Island. If you are interested, please save the date!
The Public Health Think Tank (PHTT) is a two-day conference which invites university students from diverse backgrounds to come together and address urgent public health issues pertaining to the UAE. Now in its fourth year, PHTT 2017 will address the topic of oral health.