Facebook Live Q&A with Michael Mina, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & GBH What are the implications that five COVID-19 variants that appear to spread faster than other variants … Continue reading "The Coronavirus Pandemic: The Latest on Variants and Rapid Testing"
HBS Professor Tom Eisenmann will discuss insights from his book, Why Startups Fail, with two failed alumni founders: Christina Wallace (HBS MBA ’10), co-founder of Quincy Apparel and now Senior Lecturer at HBS, and Lindsey Hyde (Harvard College ’04; HBS MBA ’14), co-founder of Baroo, now Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Moderne Ventures, and soon to join HBS … Continue reading "If you want your startup to succeed, you need to understand why startups fail!"
Join us on April 22 at 1:00 PM ET for our weekly Thursday Brown Bag Series which features an informal talk and Q&A session. Topic: Upstream Factors in Governments’ Responses … Continue reading "Department of Global Health and Population Thursday Brown Bag Series"
This is a VIRTUAL event (via zoom) that includes the following speakers: Ralph S. Baric, PhD (UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health - Chapel Hill, NC) Dan H. Barouch, … Continue reading "2021 Swerling Lectures: Mechanisms and Control of COVID-19"
While farming is fundamental to human existence, its practice poses the greatest threat to Earth’s biodiversity and ecosystems. Growing plants and raising animals domesticated nearly 10,000 years ago displaces wildlife … Continue reading "Earth Week: Feeding the Globe Sustainably in the Twenty-First Century"
SPECIAL SLOAN SEMINAR ON AGING AND WORK – Gwen Fisher, PhD, associate professor, director, Occupational Health Psychology Concentration, Colorado State University, will present “Job characteristics and later life cognitive functioning.” … Continue reading "Special Sloan Seminar on Aging and Work with Gwen Fisher"
Speaker: Sonja Swanson, ScD Associate Professor (UHD) and Principal Investigator of Causal Inference, Department of Epidemiology Erasmus Medical College Abstract: Mendelian randomization studies are increasingly being used to study causal … Continue reading "Toward Clearer Questions in Mendelian Randomization Studies"
Disjointed, nationalistic efforts have largely characterized the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The failure by governments to establish an equitable, coordinated pandemic response has exacerbated global inequities. Nowhere is this more apparent than with access to COVID-19 vaccines. Despite the rapid development of life-saving vaccines, nationalism and weak global solidarity have left the most … Continue reading "Reimagining Pandemic Preparedness: Making Equity a Strategic Priority"