September 20 – 24, 2021 Health care systems around the world face growing pressures to provide more effective programs, treatments, and interventions. Health outcomes research is the scientific inquiry that provides the evidence required for optimally developing new therapies, implementing quality of care improvement protocols, and enhancing public health system capacity and capability. In this … Continue reading "Exec. Ed Online: Measurement, Design, and Analysis Methods for Health Outcomes Research"
Stigma and discrimination shape LGBTQ people’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV), yet existing theories of LGBTQ health inequities are limited in accounting for IPV. This talk will review existing conceptual approaches to the role of anti-LGBTQ stigma in IPV and propose a new approach that addresses the socioeconomic impacts of stigma as well as … Continue reading "Reconceptualizing IPV Inequities in LGBTQ Populations: Integrating Psychological and Socioeconomic Considerations"
Naila Segule, a Masters of Environmental Health Candidate at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health will discuss the occupational concerns, the impact of COVID-19 on occupational health, and some approaches to tracking occupational health in incarcerated settings. Students, faculty and staff with an HSPH appointment may attend in person; others may attend via ZOOM. … Continue reading "Occupational Health in Incarcerated Settings"
On Tuesday, September 21, the FXB Center will host “Anti-Racism in Public Health Policies, Practice, and Research,” a virtual symposium. One of the FXB Center’s latest core initiatives focuses on unpacking and addressing structural racism and health in the U.S. and other parts of the globe. The goal of the FXB Center is to deepen … Continue reading "Anti-Racism in Public Health Policies, Practice, and Research"
Climate change is accelerating, with growing impacts on human health. Public concern is also increasing, and solutions are at hand. Health professionals are trusted messengers that can help their community, peers, and policymakers turn concern into action. The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is … Continue reading "Climate for Health Ambassador Training"
Purchase your ticket for the Boston Red Sox at https://redsox0921.eventbrite.com! Join your Harvard Chan classmates to cheer on the Boston Red Sox as they play the New York Mets on Tuesday September 21, 2021 at 7:10 pm. All seats are located in the bleachers (section 42). Each $35 ticket comes with a limited edition Harvard Red … Continue reading "Harvard Chan Boston Red Sox Night"
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a great impact on everyone, especially children and adolescents. The next Population Mental Health Forum will focus on the impact of the pandemic on issues related to youth mental health. This panel discussion will discuss recent research findings related to youth mental health and as well as lived experience from … Continue reading "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Youth and Adolescent Mental Health"
Join the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness for "The Workplace and Worker Well-Being: Work as a Social Determinant of Health," presented by Dr. Lisa Berkman. This event is part of the Center for Health and Happiness 2021-2022 seminar series and is organized on the theme of "Recovery and Resilience." Attendance is free … Continue reading "The Workplace and Worker Well-Being: Work as a Social Determinant of Health"
The monthly Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center Chalk Talks series (4th Wednesdays) is a chance for members and affiliates to showcase the exciting research they are working on and solicit collaboration. This month, Dr. Wanda Phipatanakul, MD, MS, will present her work on: “Community and Precision-Based Approaches to Reduce and Prevent Asthma Disparities.” This event will be held … Continue reading "Community and Precision-Based Approaches to Reduce and Prevent Asthma Disparities"
Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series Speaker: Eric Rubin, MD, PhD Editor-in-Chief, The New England Journal of Medicine Adjunct Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Abstract: While physicians are adept at responding to emergencies, medical research, with its emphasis on robust conclusions that are methodically obtained, is not … Continue reading "COVID-19: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?"