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Cutter Lectures on Preventive Medicine “Longevity: The Role of Epidemics”
May 5th @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Presented by the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Stay for the reception right after from 5:00-7:00pm in Sebastian’s Cafe.
With talks from three preeminent speakers in the field, The 7th Cutter Symposium promises to address the important role of epidemiology in studying life expectancy and longevity, in particular in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the opioid crisis.Schedule of speakers:
Life expectancy trends in the United States and the impact of drug-overdose and COVID-19 mortality
Elizabeth Arias, PhD
Statistical Analysis & Research Team, Mortality Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Trends in life expectancy in Western European countries and other indicators of longevity
Jean-Marie Robine, PhD
Emeritus Research Professor, French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
Public Health Strategies for Addressing the Opioid Crisis
Howard Koh, MD
Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health