Videos – 2014

Videos from the 2014 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

For videos from other years, please visit our video archive page.

Healthcare 2014 Press Briefing

Thursday, November 20

Opening Remarks, Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs Helen Kilpatrick CB

Keynote Speech

Are we winning the war on CNCD’s globally and in the Caribbean: Need to reframe the argument to accelerate inter-sectoral action
Presented by Dr. James Hospedales,
Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)

Friday, November 21

An Overview of Mental Health in Cayman
Presented by Dr Marc Lockhart, Chairman of the Mental Health Commission

Friday workshop – Adult Focused

Sponsored by Health City

Community first response to mental health

Presented by Shannon Seymour
Director of the Wellness Centre & Registered Clinical Psychologist

Genetics and DNA sequencing applications in cancer treatment

Presented by Dr Shayma Kazmi
Hematologist-Oncologist & Medical Oncologist | Cancer Treatment Centers of America

The new frontier for cancer treatment: Personalized cancer immunotherapy

Presented by Dr George Peoples
Chief Medical Officer, Orbis Health Solutions; Director, Cancer Vaccine Development Programme; Professor of Surgical Oncology (adjunct), M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Obesity: facts vs beliefs

Presented by Dr Robert Cywes
Neonatal, Pediatric Surgery and Adolescent Surgery, Tenet Florida Physician Services

Global Trends in type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity and correlates. Is there an existential threat?

Presented by Dr Edward Anim-Addo
Chief Medical Officer, Tenet Florida Physician Services

Not such a ‘sweet spot’: The rising tsunami of diabetes and its complications

Presented by Dr Mikhail Kosiborod
Staff Cardiologist, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute & Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City | Medical Director, The Heart Health Centre

Track 2: Child focused workshop – An early start to winning the war against CNCDs

Sponsored by Health City Cayman Islands

Track 3: Adult focused workshop – Developing a winning strategy to bridge the gap against CNCDs

Sponsored by The Heart Health Centre/Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute

Track 4: Child focused workshop – An early start to winning the war against CNCDs

Saturday, November 22 – Food security, nutrition and NCD control in the Caribbean

Presented by Dr Fitzroy Henry
Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the University of Technology, Jamaica

Using new technology to improve diabetes and cardiovascular disease 

The role of electronic medical records and mobile monitoring
Presented by Dr Lawrence Friedman
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of California, San Diego

Conquering the cardiovascular leviathan

Presented by Dr Ravi Kishore Amancharla
Chief Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Health City Cayman Islands