March 2: Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health, Spring 2022
“Challenges to Evidence-based Practice in Indigenous Community Mental Health.” Presenter: Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, President and CEO, Morehouse School of Medicine.
November 16: Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health, Fall 2021
“Challenges to Evidence-based Practice in Indigenous Community Mental Health.” Presenter: Joseph P. Gone, PhD, Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University, and of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Faculty Director, Harvard University Native American Program.
May 4: Towards Sustainable Diversity Efforts, Part III: Next Iteration of DIB Priorities and Approaches for FY22-24
Presentation by the Strategic Planning Working Group of the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion (DACDI), April 29 and May 4, 2021. Presenters: Lilu Barbosa, Chief Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer, and Constantine Psimopoulos, DACDI.
April 30: Health Equity and Leadership Conference
April 22: Breaking Down the Model Minority Myth in AAPI Communities
A conversation on the model minority myth and how it impacts Asian and AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) communities in the United States. We discuss dangers of the myth and why it undermines BIPOC solidarity.
March 25: Belly of the Beast Film Screening and Discussion
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a screening of this documentary, which exposes modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California prisons, through intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people. Dialogue and brief Q&A with the film’s creators centering the issues of Black maternal health and illegal sterilization within the prison system.
March 2: Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health, Spring 2021
“Advancing Health Equity: Using Evidence-Engaged Interventions Research to Transform Practice and Policy.” Presenter: Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP, James F. Fries Professor of Medicine and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Equity in Health and Healthcare, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Bloomberg School of Public Health
February 25: Inaugural Donald Hopkins Scholars Lecture: “Eradicating the Guinea Worm: Challenges in the Beginning and at the End”
Presenter: Donald R. Hopkins, MPH ’70, former director of all health programs at The Carter Center, currently special advisor for Guinea worm eradication
Also: To hear an interview with Dr. Hopkins on the Harvard Chan School’s “Better Off” podcast, click on the player below, or click here for the episode with transcript.
February 10: “The Outcry for Social, Racial, and Environmental Health: Can Science and Community-Engaged Research Answer the Call?”
Presenter: Sacoby Wilson, associate professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health. Part of the 2020-2021 NIEHS Colloquium Series on Racism, Disparities, and Environmental Health.
February 3-4: Towards Sustainable Diversity Efforts, Part II: Our Learnings and Preliminary DIB Priority Areas
Presentation by the Strategic Planning Working Group of the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (DACDI). Presenters: Lilu Barbosa, Chief Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer, and Senait Mulu, co-chair, DACDI.
November 19: New Narratives Project: Voices from the Field
Presenters: Angela “Jackie” Kaslow, MPH, DrPH ’18, Interim Executive Director, Native Star Foundation; Project Director, Red Medicine Tobacco Prevention Project; Christine Mitchell, MDiv, ScD ’19, Research Associate, Health Instead of Punishment, Human Impact Partners; and Meghan Venable-Thomas, MPH, DrPH ’18, Cultural Resilience Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners; Project Manager, TRILLFIT. Moderator: Ra’Shaun Nalls, MPA, Director of Community Engagement, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
July 8: Towards Sustainable Diversity Efforts, Part I: Our Pathway Moving Forward
Presentation on strategic planning by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Presenter: Lilu Barbosa, Chief Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer.