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Tackling the loneliness epidemic: A Q&A with Sen. Chris Murphy

March 4th @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Social isolation and loneliness have emerged as a public health crisis, with links to elevated risks of cardiovascular disease, dementia, stroke, depression, and anxiety. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) is calling for a public policy response — including proposing an Office of Social Connection Policy in the White House. During this event, Sen. Murphy will share his ideas and answer your questions about new approaches to ease social isolation. 

Register for free to submit your questions.   

An on-demand video will be posted after the event. 

SPEAKER

Chris Murphy, U.S. Senator from Connecticut

MODERATOR

Lisa Berkman, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Details

Date: March 4th
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events

Organizer

The Studio
Email
studio@hsph.harvard.edu
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Venue

Kresge Building
Virtual In Person