2013-2014 Takemi Program Schedule

2013-2014 Takemi Program Calendar and Seminar Schedule

The Takemi Program Seminars occur weekly on Thursdays 3:30-5pm
HSPH, Building 1, Room 1208 (12th Floor Conference Room)

Fall

AUGUST

August 26-30- HSPH Orientation

Tuesday, August 27 (12:00-1:00pm)- Global Health and Population Department Orientation, Kresge G-1

SEPTEMBER

Monday, September 2- HSPH CLOSED- LABOR DAY

September 3- Fall Semester Begins

Tuesday, September 3 (2:00-5:00pm)- Takemi Program Orientation and Reception

September 5- NO SEMINAR

September 12- *Please note change in time for this session

  • 4:00-5:00pm- Michael R. Reich, Taro Takemi Professor of International Health Policy, and Director, Takemi Program in International Health, HSPH

Tuesday, September 17 (12:30-1:30pm)- WordPress Tutorial Session: Editing your HSPH Researcher Directory Page- We will meet in the Takemi Fellows’ Office and lunch will be provided.   RSVP required.

September 19- Group Photo and Preliminary Presentations

  • 3:00-3:30pm: Group Photo
  • 3:30-4:00pm: Maryam Farvid, Adolescent  and Adult Diet in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk
  • 4:00-4:30pm: Nadia Fiori, Asthma Symptoms and Tobacco Workers in Southern Brazil

September 26 (3:30-5:00pm)- Preliminary Presentations

  • 3:30-4:00pm: Tae-Jin Lee, Does Universal Health Coverage Provide Proper Financial Protection in Korea?
  • 4:00-4:30pm: Tamil Kendall, Women’s Health Rights and Realities: The Policy and Practice of Integrating HIV with Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Mexico
  • 4:30-5:00pm: Shinichi TomiokaCompression of Morbidity in Japan: Structure of disease and long-term care

Monday, September 30 (12:30-2:30pm)- Preliminary Presentations

*Please note the change in time and day for this session

  • 12:30-1:00pm: Sujin Kim, Effect of the policy to reduce OOP payment on Equity in Cancer Screening in South Korea
  • 1:00-1:30pm: Chun Hao, The efficacy of peer-to-peer advertising through mobile communication tool on promoting HIV testing among Men Who Have Sex with Men
  • 1:30-2:00pm: Melani Cammett, Islamist Politics and the Quality of Primary Health Care in the Middle East
  • 2:00-2:30pm: Marika Nomura-Baba, Recent trends in global nutrition policy and implications for Japan

OCTOBER

October 3 (3:30-5:00pm)- IRB Information Session, Harvard LMA Office of Human Research Administration (OHRA): Alyssa Speier (QA/QI Education Specialist) and Kimberly Serpico (IRB Review Specialist).  RSVP required.

October 10 (4:00-6:00)- Takemi Program 30th Anniversary Symposium Welcome Reception

Friday, October 11 & Saturday, October 12: Takemi Program 30th Anniversary Symposium

Monday, October 14- HSPH CLOSED- COLUMBUS DAY

October 17 (3:30-5:00)- Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- Limiting the impact of natural disasters in low income countries

October 24- 25: Harvard School of Public Health Centennial Celebration

October 24 (3:30-5:00)- NO SEMINAR

October 31 (3:30-5:00)- Ole Norheim, Visiting Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- Priority Setting for Better Health: Experience From Some European Countries

NOVEMBER

November 7 (3:30-5:00)- Kavi Bhalla, Assistant Professor, Center for Global Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health- Recent Developments in the Use of Speed Enforcement Systems for Road Safety Globally

Monday, November 11- HSPH CLOSED- VETERANS DAY

November 14 (3:30-5:00)- Marc Mitchell, Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- Informal discussion (mHealth: revolutionizing health care worldwide)

November 21 (3:30-5:00)- Till Bärnighausen, Associate Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- The impact of antiretroviral treatment on population health in a rural South Africa: new evidence using quasi-experimental data

November 28- NO SEMINAR

November 28-29: HSPH CLOSED- THANKSGIVING

DECEMBER

December 5 (3:30-5:00)- Nancy Turnbull, Senior Lecturer on Health Policy & Associate Dean for Educational Programs, Department of Health Policy and Management, HSPH- US Healthcare

December 12 (3:30-5:00)- Greg Connolly, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, HSPH- Global Governance of Tobacco for Health– Rescheduled for Spring

Friday, December 13 (5:00-7:00pm)- Department of Global Health and Population Holiday Party (FXB Atrium)

December 19

Friday December 20- Last day of classes for Fall Semester

Winter Session

Tuesday, December 24 1pm to Wednesday, January 1- HSPH CLOSED- WINTER BREAK

No weekly Seminars will be scheduled during Winter Session.

Spring

JANUARY

January 30 (3:30-5:00pm)- Günther Fink, Assistant Professor of International Health Economics, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- Evaluating the Impact of Brazil’s Family Health Program (PSF) – Evidence from Sao Paulo’s Western Region

FEBRUARY

February 6 (3:00-5:00pm)- Mid-Year Presentations

  • 3:00-3:30pm: Sujin KimThe policy to reduce OOP payment and Equity in Cancer Screening in South Korea
  • 3:30-4:00pm: Tamil KendallReproductive rights violations experienced by women living with HIV in Mesoamerica: Results from a community-based survey
  • 4:00-4:30pm: Tae-Jin Lee- Does Universal Health Coverage Provide Financial Protection in South Korea?
  • 4:30-5:00pm: Nadia Spada Fiori- Asthma Symptoms and Tobacco Workers in Southern Brazil

February 13 (3:00-4:00pm)- Mid-Year Presentations

  • 3:00-3:30pm: Shinichi Tomioka- Compression of Morbidity in Japan: Structure of disease and long-term care
  • 3:30-4:00pm: Marika Nomura-Baba- Recent trends in global nutrition policy and implications for Japan

February 20 (3:00-4:30pm)- Mid-Year Presentations

  • 3:00-3:30pm: Chun Hao- The efficacy of peer-to-peer advertising through mobile communication tools on promoting HIV testing among men who have sex with men
  • 3:30-4:00pm: Maryam FarvidAdolescent  and adult diet in relation to breast cancer risk
  • 4:00-4:30pm: Melani Cammett- The quality of primary health care in the Middle East: Evidence from a pilot study in progress in Lebanon

February 27 (3:30-5:00pm)- Anya Guyer, Technical Advisor, Initiatives, Inc.Community Health Workers – Local, National and International Initiatives

MARCH

March 6 (3:30-5:00pm)- John McDonough, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Director of the Center for Public Health Leadership, Department of Health Policy and Management (HSPH)- US Healthcare System and US Health Reform

March 13 (12:30-1:30pm)- Informal lunch for Takemi Fellows.

March 20- NO SEMINAR- SPRING BREAK

March 27 (3:30-5:00pm)- Greg Connolly, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, HSPH- Global Governance of Tobacco for Health

APRIL

April 3 (3:30-5:00pm)- Maggie McConnell, Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- Price Expectations and Learning for Door-to-Door Drug Sales?

April 10 (3:30-5:00pm)- Rifat Atun, Professor of Global Health Systems, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- Transforming health systems: the case of Turkey

Tuesday, April 15 (3:00-5:30pm)  The Department of Global Health and Population State of Global Health Symposium  Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Rotunda , 77 Ave Louis Pasteur, Boston *registration required*

April 17 (3:30-5:00pm)- Jackie Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights,FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, HSPH- Adolescence and the right to Citizenship:  The case of Europe’s Roma Minority

April 24 (3:30-5:00pm)- Marcia Castro, Associate Professor of Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, HSPH- Changes in individual behavior and knowledge following a successful malaria control intervention

MAY

May 1 (2:30-3:30pm)- Final Presentations * Please note change in meeting time*

  • 2:30-3:00pm: Maryam FarvidAdolescent  and adult diet in relation to breast cancer risk
  • 3:00-3:30pm: Melani Cammett- The quality of primary health care in the Middle East: Evidence from a pilot study in progress in Lebanon (tentative title)

Wendesday, May 7 (12:30-1:30pm)- Final Presentations *Added session*

  • 12:30-1:00pm: Sujin KimThe policy to reduce OOP payment and Equity in Cancer Screening in South Korea

May 8 (3:00-5:00pm)- Final Presentations  * Please note change in meeting time*

  • 3:00-3:30pm: Tae-Jin Lee- Does Universal Health Coverage Provide Financial Protection in South Korea? (tentative title)
  • 3:30-4:00pm: Chun Hao- The efficacy of peer-to-peer advertising through mobile communication tools on promoting HIV testing among men who have sex with men
  • 4:00-4:30pm: Marika Nomura-Baba- Recent trends in global nutrition policy and implications for Japan
  • 4:30-5:00pm: Nadia Spada Fiori- Asthma Symptoms and Tobacco Workers in Southern Brazil

May 15 (3:30-4:30pm)- Final Presentations * Please note change in meeting time*

  • 3:30-4:00pm: Shinichi Tomioka- Compression of Morbidity in Japan: Structure of disease and long-term care
  • 4:00-4:30pm: Tamil KendallReproductive rights violations experienced by women living with HIV in Mesoamerica: Results from a community-based survey

Tuesday, May 27- Takemi Program Certificate Ceremony (Afternoon- time to be determined)

May 29- HSPH Commencement

JUNE

Thursday , June 5 (12pm-8pm)- Japan Medical Association (JMA) Visit (tentive schedule below)

  • 12-2pm Lunch Meeting with Takemi Fellows/Presentations
  • 2:15-3:30pm Afternoon Meeting with HSPH Researchers from Japan (in Japanese)
  • 6-8pm Dinner- Location to be determined