On Tuesday, March 9 at 1:00 PM EST, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will host a special webinar on Careers in Humanitarianism, featuring Vincenzo Bollettino, PhD, Director of HHI's Program on Resilient Communities. Dr. Bollettino will describe his current humanitarian research work, chat about his career in the sector, and field questions from attendees. This event … Continue reading "Careers in Humanitarianism: Vincenzo Bollettino"
Event Description Health expenditures in the United States reached 17.7% of GDP in 2019, higher than any other country in the world. Yet the U.S. healthcare system consistently lags other advanced economies in terms of quality, access, efficiency, and other performance indicators. What is wrong with the healthcare system in the United States, and WHY … Continue reading "Fixing the Underlying Problems of the Broken American Health System"
“Join us for the next installment of our 2020-2021 Colloquium Series: Racism, Disparities, and Environmental Health. Dr. Chandra Jackson of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) will speak on “Understanding and Addressing Structural Racism and Health Inequities: The ‘Sleep Exposome Across the Life course’ Example”.
The Scholars in Translational and Academic Research (STARS) program at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Office of Technology Development (OTD) are pleased to co-host this virtual event to discuss the translation of scientific research towards commercialization. Diana Sanchez, Ph.D., Associate Director of Alliance Management for Harvard OTD, will be sharing her personal/professional journey from … Continue reading "Career Event: Realizing the Translational Impact of Scientific Research"
As we approach the year-mark of many more people around the world working from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that working remotely is here to stay – and that home office furniture may need to be adjusted to provide a healthier and more productive work space. In this interactive 45-minute … Continue reading "Lights, Camera, and Well-being: Workstation Solutions for Working from Home"
Sandra Susan Smith, PhD, Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice; and Faculty Director of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School; and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute, will present “Mobilizing social capital for pretrial release.” Please REGISTER.
Talk title: What do SARS-CoV-2 genomes tell2028 us about the pandemic spread? Presenter: Dr. Tanja Stadler, Associate Professor at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich). Tanja is a member of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force. Tanja studied Applied Mathematics at the Technical University … Continue reading "CCDD ID Epi Spring Seminar Series"
Vaccine fears are as old as vaccines themselves. But vaccine denialism has emerged as one of the biggest global health threats of the 21st century, with misinformation and rumors threatening to undo one of the greatest scientific achievements of the last 200 years. What are the philosophical objections rooted in these hesitancies? Why do people … Continue reading "Facts Over Fear: A Conversation with Heidi Larson"
Join us on March 11 at 1:00 PM ET for our weekly Thursday Brown Bag Series which features an informal talk and Q&A session. Topic: Impact of COVID-19 on the Socio-Economic Development of Children, Adolescents, and Their Families in Laos Speaker: Sitthiroth Rasphone Join the discussion here! Link to reports related to UNICEF's work in … Continue reading "Department of Global Health and Population Thursday Brown Bag Series"