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Good to Great Building a Great Global Health Center Yamey, 2004 The Birth of a new discipline: Telepreventive Medicine Telepreventive Medicine: The application of low bandwidth, inexpensive, systems to large numbers of healthy individuals to prevent disease. International Health

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Good to Great

Building a Great Global Health Center

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Yamey, 2004

The Birth of a new discipline:

Telepreventive Medicine

Telepreventive Medicine:

The application of low bandwidth, inexpensive, systems to large numbers of healthy individuals to prevent disease.

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International Health

International health refers to the interlocking and interrelated health status of people throughout the world and to efforts to improve the health of all people of every country.

Last, Foege

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“To go from good to great requires

transcending the core of competence”

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Good to Great

  • Philosophy

  • History

  • Current Efforts

  • Global Pittsburgh

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“You can accomplish anything in life provided you do not mind who gets the credit”

Harry S. Truman

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What can we best improve Global Health? mind who gets the credit”

  • Prevent Multiple diseases

  • Apply in many places world wide

  • Proven Effectiveness

  • Cheap, Cheap, Cheap

  • Sustainable

Knowledge About Prevention

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Global Pittsburgh change the world.

  • A global interdisciplinary research crossroads

  • An International Research Incubator

  • A place where scientists help scientists

  • A system of scientific knowledge translation from research to the classroom

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WHO Collaborating change the world.


Janice Dorman, Ph.D.DirectorMolecular EpidemiologyRonald LaPorte, Ph.D.DirectorDisease Monitoring and Telecommunications


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Pittsburgh change the world.


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On-going Projects change the world.

  • Supercourse

  • Just-in-time lectures

  • Olympic Lectures

  • Pakistan

  • Former Soviet Union

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Largest Global change the world.

Prevention Project?

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Faina change the world.











Supercourse Core

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Question: change the world.

How can we improve Prevention education worldwide?


Get better lectures

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But how do I get better change the world.


Why don’t we share our exciting PowerPoint lectures for free?

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Global Health Network change the world.

15,500 Faculty

151 Countries

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Mirrored Server change the world.

Cairo, Egypt


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Supercourse Mirror Sites change the world.

42 Mirrored Sites,

MOH India, Egypt, Mongolia, Nepal, Sudan, China, Russia

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1000 Lectures change the world.

Sent to 10,000 prevention experts in 139 Countries

Access to


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Lecture Status change the world.

1874 Lectures

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Cost Effectiveness change the world.

20,000 students x 5 yrs.

100,000 students trained



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Joshua Lederberg change the world.(1958)

Gunter Blobel(1999)

Baruch S. Blumberg(1976)

Nobel Prize Laureates in the Supercourse (Medicine)

Paul Greengard (2000)

Paul C Lauterbur (2003)

Eric R. Kandel (2000)

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Gil Omenn, MD change the world.

President AAAS

6 lectures

Richard Carmona, M.D.

Surgeon General

Jeff Koplan, MD

Former Head, CDC

+ All CDC lectures

60 IOM


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SPH International Topics change the world.


Building Capacity 1

Child Health 5

Community health 2

Demography 1

Environmental health 1

Epidemiology 1

Health Promotion 1

Health and Security 1

Health Sector Reform 1

Infectious disease 4

Nutrition 3

Occupational health 1

Reproductive health 1

Violence 1

Women’s health 3

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19 Existing SPH change the world.

International Centers


One disease


Small numbers of countries

Little R01 support

Not sustainable

American Perspective

Policy Oriented

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GREAT!!! change the world.

Multiple disease research


Many countries

R01 support Focus


Global Perspective

Policy Oriented

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Just-in-Time change the world.


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Eric Noji, M.D. change the world.


Bam Earthquake in Iran

Ali Aldadan, M.D.

Tehran, Iran

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Olympic Supercourse change the world.


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Physical Activity & Health change the world.

This lecture has been dedicated to Olympics games in Athens, Greece

Aug 13-29, 204

By Supercourse Team


Prepared by Dr. Soni Dodani

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Olympic Supercourse Goals change the world.

  • Reach 90% of the world’s countries (172) with a single lecture

  • Teach a million about Physical Activity and Health

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Pedro Urra change the world.

The SC has also become a model for production and dissemination of health information in Cuba as you can see in the Cuban site in The SC is much more that a web site, it is a philosophy and a model of health promotion using ICT with very rational use of resources.

National Supercourse

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75 million hits/year change the world.

150 publications

(including 32 in BMJ, Lancet, Nature, Nature Med)

Top 11 Medical

Pages Lancet

Top 100

PC Magazine

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Looking into the Future change the world.

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Goal: change the world.

A Great International


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Global Pittsburgh change the world.



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“…focusing on what you potentially do better than any organization is the only path to greatness”

Helping at the

Global research


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Issues at the crossroads organization is the only path to greatness”

  • How do we find partners?

  • How do we find interdisciplinary scientists with common interest?

  • How can we work with governments?

  • How can we create a win-win environment?

  • How can we avoid scientific imperialism?

  • How can we avoid the “All things are possible with American

  • Money syndrome”?

  • How can we be fair to all?

  • How can be build a sustainable program

  • What are the ethics of collaboration?

  • How can we establish a research design/statistical global help desk

  • How can we build globalization of training?

  • How can we find funding?

  • How do we determine authorship/credit?

  • How can we translate our information to the world?

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Stepping Stones to Global Pittsburgh organization is the only path to greatness”

  • ~10 NIH R01 grants with foreign components

  • >15,500 global collaborators

  • 321 Pitt Faculty already in the Supercourse

  • Pittsburgh wants to be “World Class”

  • Collaborators, Nursing School, UCIS, SHRS, SIS

  • Potential, UPMC, Bayer, CMU, Chatham, Heinz

  • Existing Global certificate program (developer = Dr. Karol)

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Building a Global Pittsburgh organization is the only path to greatness”Scientific Crossroad

  • Network International Researchers first Pittsburgh, then globally

  • Connect those in Pittsburgh with those world wide

  • Build a global research help desk to facilitate research, Design development, data collection, data analysis and interpretation

  • Establish a MPH and Ph.D. program in International Health Research

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Potential Funding Sources organization is the only path to greatness”


Summer program

NIH (Environmental Health, NLM, R25, AIDs)



Joint Training


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Pittsburgh International organization is the only path to greatness”

Reseach Crossroads