Ohjae Gowen, MA, doctoral student in sociology, Harvard University and a Harvard Pop Center graduate student affiliate, will present “Becoming a father, staying a father: An examination of the cumulative wage premium for U.S. residential fathers.”
A Department of Global Health and Population Brown Bag Seminar, featuring Eeshani Kandpal, a World Bank economist. Kandpal is an economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Her research examines two types of financial incentives: (1) cash transfers to poor households and (2) pay-for-performance contracts with health workers and facilities to improve … Continue reading "Information, Loss Framing, and Spillovers in Pay-for-Performance Contracts: Evidence from Nigerian Primary Health Workers"
Carole Hooven, Lecturer and Codirector of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University In conversation with Daniel Gilbert, Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology, Harvard University While most people agree that sex differences in human behavior exist, they disagree about the reasons. But the science is clear: testosterone is a potent force in human society, … Continue reading "Testosterone: The Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us (Free Virtual Lecture)"
This is a Grand Rounds Presentation sponsored by our Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency Program. The speakers will be Sam Ko, MD, MPH, Second Year Resident and Rose H. Goldman, MD, MPH, Associated Professor of Environmental Health, Harvard Chan School of Public Health. The speakers will describe common exposures and common clinical presentations of wastewater … Continue reading "Wastewater Treatment Worker with Dementia: A Work Hazard Dilemma"
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"
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"
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"