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David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD: Wound Healing and Amputation Prevention

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Dr. David Armstrong is Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Southern California. Dr. Armstrong holds a Masters of Science in Tissue Repair and Wound Healing from the University of Wales College of Medicine and a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester College of Medicine, where he was appointed Visiting Professor of Medicine. He is the founder and co-director …

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Her Highness, Princess (Dr.) Dato’ Seri Romona Murad (Malaysia)

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Princess (Dr.) Dato’ Seri Romona Murad is Malaysia’s Ambassador of International Peace Her Highness Princess (Dr)  Dato’ Seri Romona Murad comes from an illustrious lineage that includes Alexander the Great and continues back to Isaac, the son of Abraham.  Her royal bloodline, she says, is on her father’s side (through his father’s side) and is documented and archived at the …

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Ikea Foundation’s Refugee and Youth Programs Create Sustainable Livelihoods

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Annemieke Tsike-Sossah on the Ikea Foundation’s new portfolio strategy: Under Ikea Foundation’s new Climate and Livelihoods Strategy, the ambition is to include refugee livelihoods as part of the target groups and as a cross-cutting opportunity. Annemieke is leading the Foundation’s efforts to do this in the most meaningful way and also explore which systems-changes and global opportunities exist for the …

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Jake Harriman and Nuru International Address Challenges in Violence-Prone Areas with Solutions to Extreme Poverty

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In 2003, while serving as a Platoon Commander in the US Marine Corps Jake had a critically defining moment in his life…the kind of shock that changes you forever.  It’s not a pretty story, but it’s one of the most riveting I think I’ve heard. Hear it for yourself. More on Jake’s story here. Jake attended Stanford Graduate School of …