Thursday Brown Bag Series

This series features current research of members and affiliates of GHP.  The intent is to both educate and raise the awareness of our community and beyond, about the research activities presently being conducted by faculty, students, researchers and special guests of the department.

Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm, Bldg-1, Rm 1208

Upcoming Seminars 2014-2015:

October 2nd:
“Curbing the Organ Trade by Redefining Death: A Global Health Dilemma of Truth vs Consequences”
Daniel Wikler – Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH

October 9th:
“Preterm Birth: A Neglected Global Health Problem”
Jaime Sepulveda – Executive Director of UCSF Global Health Sciences and Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco

October 16th:
“The Magic of Nudge”
Nir Eyal - Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine (Bioethics), HMS and of Global Health and Population, HSPH

October 30th:
Sudhir Anand – Professor of Economics, University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor of Global Health, HSPH


Previous Seminars:

“Bats, Viruses, and People: Efforts to Control Outbreaks of Ebola and Nipah”
Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, HSPH

“Transforming health systems in Turkey”
Rifat Atun, Professor of Global Health Systems, HSPH

“Designing for Behavior Change”
Margaret McConnell, Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics, HSPH

“QALYphilia: A Cure?”
Jaime Caro, Adjunct Professor, McGill University

“The Economic Cost of Low Caloric Intake: Evidence from India”
Heather Schofield

“Evaluating Strategies for Reforming the Global Political Economy of National Health Systems”
Steven Hoffman, Visiting Assistant Professor

“Innovating to End Maternal Mortality”
Thomas Burke, Chief, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, MGH

“Alcohol Consumption and Violence Against Women: Evidence from India”
Dara Lee Luca, Research Associate

“Violence in the Caribbean Basin: The Importance of Geopolitics”
Sergio Aguayo, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor

“Can Antiretroviral Therapy at Scale
Improve the Health of the Targeted in Sub-Saharan Africa?”
Nicholas Wilson, Assistant Professor of Economics

“HIV Drug Patents on the Rise: An Analysis of Antiretroviral Patent Status in 75 Low- and Middle-Income Countries” (video not available)
Suerie Moon, Lecturer on Global Health

“Mega-trends in environmental change and their human health impact”
Christopher Golden, Harvard University Center for the Environment

“The Long Run Impact of Early Childhood Deworming on Cognitive Development”
Kevin Croke, Postdoctoral Research Fellow