Past RWJF Health and Society Seminars

Fall 2013 Seminars

September 12 – “Meet the RWJF Health & Society Scholars” presented by Courtney Cogburn, PhD, Psychologist and RWJF Health & Society Scholars (cohort 10); Adam Lippert, PhD, Sociologist and RWJF Health & Society Scholars (cohort 11); Selena Ortiz, PhD, Health Policy Researcher RWJF Health & Society Scholars (cohort 11); Christina Roberto, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Epidemiologist and RWJF Health & Society Scholars (cohort 10); and Jessica Williams, PhD, Health Policy Researcher RWJF Health & Society Scholars (cohort 11)

September 26 - “Intro to Population Health – Geoffrey Rose Revisited” presented by Ichiro Kawachi, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health

October 10 – “Thinking ‘Below the Skin’: Emerging Biomarkers and Implications for Epidemiology” presented by Dani Fallin, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

November 7 – “Distress-Proneness and the Habit of Discontent: Childhood Origins of Cardiovascular Disease” presented by Laura Kubzansky, Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health

November 21 – “Population Health Policy: Metrics, Incentives and Partnerships” - David Kindig, MD, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Population Health Sciences and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor for Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

December 12 –  “Legal Approaches to Food Policy Reform: Perspectives from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic” - Emily Broad Leib, JD, Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law; Director of the Food Law and Policy Clinic; and Associate Director of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Harvard Law School