RWJF Health & Society Scholars Seminars

The RWJF Health & Society Scholars postdoctoral program at Harvard is anchored by this bi-weekly Thursday seminar series and provides a forum for transdisciplinary analysis and discussion of major issues in population health. Faculty members from all four participating institutions (School of Public Health, Kennedy School of Government, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the Medical School) attend the sessions throughout the year. The seminars consist of presentations by faculty and postdoctoral researchers from both within and outside Harvard, and are known for yielding rich dialogue and debate.

Location: Fall 2014/Spring 2015 seminars occur at the Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave., Kresge 708, Boston (unless noted by an *)

Time: 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Attendees: Open only to faculty, research scientists, and postdoctoral fellows. Graduate students may attend with permission of one of the co-directors or a core faculty member. RSVPs not required.

Advanced Readings: Advanced readings are emailed out to the HSS listserv prior to the session.


Spring 2015

Jan 29 – Title TBA, Joel Schwartz, PhD, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology, HSPH

February 12 * – Title TBA, Joyce Klein Rosenthal, PhD, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design (*location: Harvard Pop Center, 9 Bow Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge)

February 26 * – Title TBA,  Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University C

March 12 – Title TBA, Cindy Liu, PhD, Director of Multicultural Research, Commonwealth Research Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

April 2 * – Title TBA, Evelynn M. Hammonds, PhD, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University (*location: Harvard Pop Center, 9 Bow Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge)

For information on past seminars, click here.