Summit Agenda

The 2013 Centennial Leadership Summit features an outstanding lineup of top faculty speakers and renowned leaders in the field of public health. You will be treated to global perspectives on the most critical threats facing the world’s health today, learn about the School’s ambitious agenda and new strategies for tackling these threats, and sit down with leading thinkers for small group sessions to explore these issues in depth.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Harvard School of Public Health Kresge Building

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Second Century of HSPH
Dean Julio Frenk, MD, PhD, MPH, Dean of the Faculty, HSPH; T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and International Development, Harvard Kennedy School of Government and HSPH.
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Small Group Discussions – Session I
(6 sessions running simultaneously)

Vaccine D14JWXOld and New Pandemics
Developing tools to reverse killer diseases

Sarah Fortune, MD, Melvin J. and Geraldine L. Glimcher Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, HSPH.

rescue135x105Poverty and Humanitarian Crises
Advancing health as a human right

Theresa Betancourt, SD ’03, Associate Professor of Child Health and Human Rights, HSPH.

Nutrition-135x90Harmful Physical and Social Environments
Preventing pollution, promoting healthy communities

Douglas Dockery, ScD ’79, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Chair, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH.

Health Systems A9BTKBFailing Health Systems
Leading change, changing leaders

Ashish Jha, MD, MPH ’04, Professor of Health Policy and Management, HSPH.

Education AM9AHJTeaching and Learning to Change the World
EdX, technology, and the transformation of public health education

Ian Lapp, PhD, Associate Dean for Strategic Educational Initiatives, HSPH.
David Hunter, MPH ’85, SD ’88, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention and Dean for Academic Affairs, HSPH.

labphoto90x135Innovation and Industry
Public health and the private sector
Theodore Courtney, MS, CSP, Director, Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DPH ’06, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, HSPH

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
Dr. 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.