2010 – 2011

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series Archives

These forums began in 2001 with the Future of Public Health Symposium Series, which was sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Over the years, this series has brought experts from the U.S. and other nations to HSPH to share their views on the major challenges and opportunities in their fields and disciplines.

Friday, May 20, 2011
“Efforts in Materializing Health Care Equity in Indonesia”
Dr. Endang R. Sedyaningsih, MD, SD, MPH
Minister of Health, Republic of Indonesia
View the lecture here: webcast

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
“Science, the Private Sector and the Public Good”
Gerald L. Chan, ScD
CEO, Morningside Group
View the lecture here: webcast


Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Health of South Africans:
What must be done to turn the tide of the epidemic
The Honorable Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, MBCHB
Minister of Health, Republic of South Africa
View the lecture here: Webcast


Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Women and Children’s Health in the 21st Century
Dr. Flavia Bustreo, MSC
Assistant Director-General, Family and Community Health
World Health Organization
View the lecture here:  Webcast

 

Friday, January 21, 2011:
“Lessons from Harvard and a Journey of Health Sector Reforms in Papua New Guinea”
Dr. Clement Malau, MBBS, MPH
Papua New Guinea Secretary of Health
Webcast: Lessons From Harvard and a Journey of Health Sector Reforms in Papua New Guinea.

Monday, December 6, 2010
Global Health Diplomacy: A Conversation with: H.E. Jonas Gahr Støre
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway
 
Panelists:
Julio Frenk MD, MPH, PhD

Dean of Faculty, Harvard School of Public Health
T&G Angelopoulos Professor of  Public Health and International Development
Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Kennedy School

Sue Goldie, MD, MPH
Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Director, Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health
Faculty Director, Harvard Institute for Global Health

H.E. Jonas Gahr Støre
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway

David T. Ellwood, PhD, moderator
Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

Scott M. Black Professor of Political Economy

Sponsored by:
Office of the Dean, Harvard School of Public Health
Office of the Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

Presented by:
Harvard University Institute of Politics

Webcast:  http://www.iop.harvard.edu/

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Hope on the Horizon: A Vaccine to End AIDS. What Will it Take?
Dr. Seth Berkley

President, CEO and Founder, IAVI

As a specialist in infectious disease epidemiology, Dr. Berkley’s vision, through the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), is for the ensured development of safe, effective, accessible, and preventive HIV vaccines throughout the world.  Hope on the Horizon addresses the future of AIDS and its prevention through the lens of global health.

Webcast:  Hope on the Horizon: A Vaccine to End AIDS. What Will it Take?
Harvard Gazette article, November 10, 2010: Hope for AIDS Vaccine

Friday, November 5, 2010
A Dean’s Distinguished Lecture & Inaugural Lown Scholars Lecture:
“Global Cardiovascular Health Calls for Sustainable Development”
Srinath Reddy, MD, DM, MSc, FAMS
Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Health, Harvard School of Public Health
President, Public Health Foundation of India
Professor of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

“Two Roads: One Destination”
Bernard Lown, MD
Professor of Cardiology Emeritus, Harvard School of Public Health
Chairman Emeritus, Lown Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Founder of SATELLIFE; Founder and Chairman of ProCor
Co-Founder of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)
Recipient of Nobel Peace Prize 1985

With Remarks by Dean Julio Frenk, Professor Joseph Brain, and former Lown Scholars.

The inauguration of the Lown Scholars Program and the Lown Visiting Professorship is dedicated to promoting teaching, research, and training with emphasis on the global prevention of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Reddy and Dr. Lown presented two topics for the celebratory launch.

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, the Departments of Nutrition, Epidemiology and Environmental Health, the Lown Steering Committee, the Lown Foundation, and Program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology.
Webcast: “Global Cardiovascular Health Calls for Sustainable Development”


Wednesday, October 27, 2010
HSPH Book Presentation: “It was the Best of Times: from Local to Global Health”
by Adetokuno O. Lucas
Adjunct Professor of International Health, Harvard School of Public Health
It was the Best of Times” weaves the stories of Dr. Lucas’ life and career as a public health practitioner and the evolution of global health based on his commitment to collaboration and global solidarity.
Webcast: “It was the Best of Times: from Local to Global Health”

 

Monday, September 13, 2010
“Turning the World Upside Down — The Search for Global Health in the 21st Century”
Lord Nigel Crisp KCB
former Chief Executive of the NHS and
Permanent Secretary of the UK Department of Health
Lord Crisp KCB is an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords whose work focuses on international development and global health. Turning the World Upside Down furthers the ideas about mutual learning between wealthy and poor nations to show how this will shape the future of healthcare.
Webcast: “Turning the World Upside Down — the search for global health in the 21st century”

Tuesday, September 7, 2010
“Toward the Future of Healthcare Systems: Do we need a compass?”
Enrique Ruelas, MD, MPA, MHSc
Secretary of the General Health Council of Mexico
With widespread and expert experience on the topics of quality in healthcare, management of healthcare systems, and the future of healthcare organization, Dr. Ruelas shared his perspective on the future of these systems, their challenges, and opportunities.