As part of the Stress Free Finals Week, Professor John McDonough of the Department of Health Policy & Management will be leading a free yoga class at lunch time! The class will take place on the HMS Quad Lawn if weather permits. The backup indoor location is at the Lahey room in the Countway Library. … Continue reading "Yoga Class with Professor John McDonough"
Join us for our colloquium series on Re-envisioning the Environment: Diverse Voices in Environmental Health. This month we invite Sam Myers, PhD, principle research scientist in the HSPH Department of Environmental Health and director of the Planetary Health Alliance, to speak on “Introducing planetary health with some case studies of research in the field”. This event will be … Continue reading "HSPH-NIEHS Colloquium Series: Sam Myers, PhD"
Want to learn how you can use social media to share your research with peers, the press, and other stakeholders? Then join us for the next SPARC session on “Social Media for Environmental Scientists,” featuring Emily Copeland from the Science Communication Network. Co-hosted by the Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health and the MEMCARE Superfund … Continue reading "Social Media for Environmental Scientists"
On Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 11:00 AM ET (18:00 Greece), the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will host a webinar on the Future of Forced Migration in the Eastern Mediterranean as part of our Futures of Humanitarianism Webinar Series. This session will be moderated by Irini Albanti, DrPH, MPH, MA, the Executive Director the Harvard Humanitarian … Continue reading "The Future of Forced Migration in the Eastern Mediterranean"
David Canning, PhD, Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Science, and professor of economics and international health in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will present “Aging and cognitive decline: Evidence from chess tournaments.”
Please join the Department of Global health and Population this Thursday, October 21st from 1-2pm (EST) via zoom for this week’s Brown Bag Seminar featuring Dr. Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH How Understanding U.S. Racism is Relevant to Global Health The year 2020 saw a new phrase “structural racism” enter the broader public discourse . … Continue reading "GHP Thursday Brown Bag Seminar: How Understanding U.S. Racism is Relevant to Global Health"
Adedotun Ogunbajo, PhD, Yerby Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, presents at our Friday Luncheon Seminar, a series focused on salient issues in population health, demography, and economics. These informal gatherings serve as opportunities for researchers to garner important feedback from others working in similar areas. We offer a mix of presentations—from … Continue reading "Harvard Pop Center Friday Lunch Seminar: “Acceptability of COVID-19 vaccines among Black immigrants living in the United States”"
The progressive gain in malaria prevention and control since 2005 in Ethiopia encouraged the MoH of Ethiopia and its partners to aim for malaria elimination in the country. With all the challenges faced since the launching of malaria elimination in March 2017, the national malaria elimination program (NMEP) developed an ambitious plan of malaria elimination … Continue reading "GID Ethiopia Monthly Seminar: “Malaria elimination in Ethiopia; is it a possibility or a dream?”"
There has been a recent push in technology design to consider social implications of technology design — both historical, current, and future. In resource-constrained communities, there have been historical policies and practices (e.g., redlining, overpolicing) that have created concentrated poverty, increased unemployment, and lack of adequate and equitable educational, housing, and health opportunities. However, several … Continue reading "Co-designing Tools to Counter Structural Oppression"
Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH Register for free to join the discussion: http://hsph.me/vaccinatinginconflictzones_registration Email your questions for the speakers to email@example.com. To contain the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people living in conflict zones will need to be vaccinated. But what will it take to negotiate “pandemic ceasefires” when warring factions have … Continue reading "Calling a Pandemic Ceasefire: Vaccinating in Conflict Zones"