Centennial Celebration and Campaign Launch

October 24, 2013

Centennial Medal and Next Generation Award Ceremony
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

*Tickets to the Centennial Medal and Next Generation Award Ceremony are guaranteed to Gala ticket holders.

2:30 – 3:30p.m. Registration
3:30 – 4:30p.m. Presentation
Next Generation Award Recipient:

  • Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation.

Centennial Medal Recipients:

  • President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States
  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
  • Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Former Prime Minister of Norway and former Director-General of WHO; Deputy Chair of The Elders
4:30 – 6:00p.m. Reception


Centennial Gala
Revere Hotel Boston Common
200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA

*For ticket information, please click here.

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. VIP Reception
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. General Reception
7:00 – 10:30 p.m. Dinner and Programming


October 25, 2013

Centennial Leadership Summit
Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building
677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

*The Summit is open exclusively to members of the Harvard School of Public Health Leadership Council, invited guests, and ticket-holders for the October 24th Gala Celebration.

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Guest Registration
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Second Century of HSPH
Dean Julio Frenk
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Small Group Discussions – Session I
(6 sessions running simultaneously)

Old and New Pandemics
Developing tools to reverse killer diseases

Sarah Fortune

Poverty and Humanitarian Crises
Advancing health as a human right

Theresa Betancourt

Harmful Physical and Social Environments
Preventing pollution, promoting healthy communities

Douglas Dockery

Failing Health Systems
Leading change, changing leaders

Ashish Jha

Teaching and Learning to Change the World
EdX, technology, and the transformation of public health education

Ian Lapp
David Hunter

Innovation and Industry
Public health and the private sector

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch & Volunteer Leadership Award Presentation
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Small Group Discussions – Session II
(Same sessions as Small Group Discussions I)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Leadership for a Healthier World: Insights from the Front Lines of Global Health
An interactive discussion with ministerial-level leaders from the US and abroad about the future of the field of public health. Panelists will share their insights about the public health issues of our time and the transformative role educational institutions, especially HSPH, will have in preparing the next generation of health leaders.
Moderator: Harvey V. Fineberg, AB ’67, MD ’71, MPP ’72, PhD ’80
President, Institute of Medicine
Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, MPH ’65
Former Prime Minister of Norway and former Director-General of WHO; Deputy Chair of The Elders
Minister Suraya Dalil, MPH ’05
Minister of Public Health of Afghanistan
Dr. Howard K. Koh
United States Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. Kelechi Ohiri, MPH ’02, SM ’03
Senior Adviser, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria
Dr. Pradit Sintavanarong, MPH ’89
Minister of Public Health of Thailand
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. HSPH Community Centennial Celebration

*Please note that all events may be audio or video recorded and photographed.

November 1 – 4, 2013

Are you an alumnus of Harvard School of Public Health? Don’t miss Alumni Centennial Weekend!