Schedule of Events
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Closing the Gaps in Public Health Infrastructure
Yonatan Grad, PHD, MD, Melvin J. and Geraldine L. Glimcher Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases; Nason Maani, Ph.D., M.Sc. PH, FRSA, Assistant Professor in Public Health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U. of London, Research Fellow, Boston University School of Public Health; Marquisha Johns, JD, MPH Associate Director, Public Health Policy, Center for American Progress. Moderated by Erica L. Reaves, DrPH ’19, Senior Consultant, Health Management Associates.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
The Charles Hotel
One Bennett Street
A Road Map to Tackle the Next Public Health Crisis
Kizzmekia S. Corbett, Assistant Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases; with Trishan Panch, MPH ’10, President, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Alumni Association, Instructor with Harvard Chan School ECPE.
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Reception & Awards Dinner
Join faculty, alumni, and guests in celebration of the Award of Merit recipients.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
677 Huntington Avenue
9:00 – 9:30 AM
Registration and Breakfast
Welcome and Annual Meeting of the Harvard Chan School Alumni Association
Panel: Crisis: The Public Health Consequences of War and Conflict
Michael J. VanRooyen, MD, MPH, Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population Global Health and Population, Head of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Phuong Pham, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Professor at the HMS and Harvard Chan School and Director of Evaluation and Implementation Science at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI); and Satchit Balsari, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in emergency medicine at HMS and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Director of the Climate and Human Health fellowship co-hosted by the BIDMC Department of Emergency Medicine, the Center for Climate, Health and Global Environment at Harvard Chan, and the FXB Center. Moderated by M. Rashad Massoud MPH ’93, Senior Vice President & Chief Program Officer, Americares.
Alumni Lightning Talks
A dynamic and engaging series of TED-style talks on a topic relating specifically to the 2022 theme.
Delivering Lifesaving Pediatric Services in a Complex Refugee Setting
Neema Kaseje, MPH ’08
What Do Toilets Have to do with Teaching Computing to 9th Graders In Ghana?
Deborah Rose, SM ’75
Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Risks – The Need for a Resilient Strategy
Deepak Sahu MPH ’21
Rising to the Challenge of Safe Drinking Water for all in Massachusetts
Amie Shei, SM ’06, PHD ‘11
Who’s in Charge: Using Unified Command During Public Health Emergencies
Charles Vidich, SM ’03
Lunch and Presentation of Professional Achievement Awards
Panel: Health Communications: New Challenges in a Changing World
Jason Leitch, CBE FRCS, MPH ’06, DDS, FDS, BDS, PhD, National Clinical Director of Healthcare Quality and Strategy of the Scottish Government; Senior Clinical Advisor to the Scottish Government and a member of the Health and Social Care Management Board; Amanda Yarnell, Senior Director, Center for Health Communication, Harvard Chan School; Moderated by K. “Vish” Viswanath, PhD, Director of the Harvard Chan School India Research Center, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication, Director of the Center for Translational Health Communication Science at the Harvard Chan School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Case Study: Total Health: Vision and Reality in Rural India
Featuring Richard Siegrist, Senior Lecturer on health care management at the Harvard Chan School, Director of the master in Health Care Management program for physicians and the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and K. “Vish” Viswanath, PhD, Director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health India Research Center, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication, Director of the Center for Translational Health Communication Science at the Harvard Chan School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
3:30 – 4:00 PM
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