*Registration is required* Join the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative for our inaugural #Changemakers Webinar Series that focuses on the Futures of Humanitarianism. This webinar features a presentation and Q&A session. On Tuesday April 27, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET, Dr. Patrick Vinck and a group of panelists will discuss “Forecast-Based Financing: An Uncertain Future?” Panelists include: … Continue reading "Forecast-Based Financing: An Uncertain Future?"
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 effects, though often the causal question under study is not clearly defined. Here, we will discuss some specific well-defined causal questions and describe how articulating … Continue reading "Toward Clearer Questions in Mendelian Randomization Studies"
The Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness invites you to “Applying the Health Capability Profile,” presented by Dr. Jennifer Prah Ruger, the Amartya Sen Professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy and Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Dr. Prah Ruger is a leading scholar of global … Continue reading "Center for Health and Happiness Seminar Series"
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"
Join us on April 29 at 1:00 PM ET for our weekly Thursday Brown Bag Series which features an informal talk and Q&A session. Topic: The “Cure” to Organized Crime Violence: Lessons from Chicago, Sicily, and Mexico Speaker: Sergio Aguayo, PhD, MA Join the discussion here! Dr. Aguayo is a Professor at the Centro de … Continue reading "Department of Global Health and Population Thursday Brown Bag Series"
Training program: KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training (CMeRIT) AwardSession Dates: October 2021 – September 2023 Application Deadline: April 30, 2021Two-year program offering advanced training through educational activities and mentored research for senior fellows and junior faculty in clinical and translational research. The award provides two years of salary support at 50-75 % of the awardee’s … Continue reading "Training program: KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training (CMeRIT) Award"
Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH From physical assault to harassment todiscrimination, Asian Americans have experienced a harrowing -- and often overlooked-- array of violence in the U.S. This past year, longstanding racism has intersected with the coronavirus pandemic, making Asian Americans even more vulnerable to attack. The nonprofit Stop AAPI Hate … Continue reading "Racism Against Asian Americans: Combatting Hate and Discrimination"
The Department of Global Health and Population invites you to join us for a discussion hosted by Richard Cash and Satchit Balsari on Friday, April 30th at 1:00 PM ET. Topic: COVID-19 in India: Critical Updates Join the Discussion Here! Dr. Richard Cash, MD, MPH is a Senior Lecturer on Global Health within the Department … Continue reading "COVID-19 in India: Critical Updates"