October 12th, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

The Surgeon General takes aim at loneliness: Dr. Vivek Murthy on mental health and connection

In Person

With approximately half of U.S. adults reporting feelings of loneliness, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy is calling for action to foster social connections across communities, within health settings and … Continue reading "The Surgeon General takes aim at loneliness: Dr. Vivek Murthy on mental health and connection"


September 26th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

When antibiotics fail: Solving the deadly superbug threat

Virtual In Person

Antibiotics save millions of lives — but what happens if they stop working? The WHO calls antimicrobial drug resistance, or AMR, one of the largest threats to global health and … Continue reading "When antibiotics fail: Solving the deadly superbug threat"


September 26th, 2023 @ 10:00 am

Prepping for the next pandemic: How the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan aims to lead the world

In Person

Bhutan Health Minister Dechen Wangmo is already thinking about the next pandemic. She is leading work on the World Health Organization’s global pandemic treaty, with the goal of improving preparedness … Continue reading "Prepping for the next pandemic: How the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan aims to lead the world"


September 19th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

The STI surge: Combatting America’s sexual health crisis

Virtual In Person

STI rates are surging across the U.S. — and public health departments are struggling to keep up. Our experts will explain what these rising rates mean for sexual, reproductive, and … Continue reading "The STI surge: Combatting America’s sexual health crisis"


September 14th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

America’s housing crisis: Policy levers to drive change

Virtual In Person

The number of people experiencing homelessness has been rising steadily in the U.S., to nearly 600,000 last year. Adrianne Todman, deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, … Continue reading "America’s housing crisis: Policy levers to drive change"


September 7th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

Leadership through crisis: A conversation with former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Virtual In Person

After nearly 30 years in public service, Lori Lightfoot was elected mayor of Chicago in 2019, becoming the first Black woman and openly gay person to hold the office. A … Continue reading "Leadership through crisis: A conversation with former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot"


August 29th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

Studio Open House

In Person

The Studio at HSPH is thrilled to invite you to our open house! Join us August 29 at 1pm in the 10th floor Studio space to discover the world-class programming … Continue reading "Studio Open House"


August 3rd, 2023 @ 2:00 pm

Ending the stigma: Empowering men to prioritize mental health

Virtual In Person

Presented jointly with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Center for Health Communication  American men are far less likely than women to receive mental health treatment. One factor: … Continue reading "Ending the stigma: Empowering men to prioritize mental health"


June 22nd, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

The fight for gender-affirming health care

Virtual

Transgender health care is under attack. Numerous states have passed or are considering bans and limitations on gender-affirming care for youth—and in some cases, for adults. The bans have put … Continue reading "The fight for gender-affirming health care"


May 15th, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

How Costa Rica became a global leader on climate and health: A Q&A with President Carlos Alvarado Quesada

Virtual

Presented jointly with Harvard Public Health magazine  Costa Rica offers a remarkable number of public health lessons to the world—from an historic national decarbonization plan and smart investments in renewable … Continue reading "How Costa Rica became a global leader on climate and health: A Q&A with President Carlos Alvarado Quesada"