Violence against health workers, health facilities and patients has become a pervasive aspect of modern war. Conflict and unrest create a state of insecurity that makes maintaining a functional health system nearly impossible. To weaken an adversary’s resilience and will to fight, hospitals, ambulances, and supply vehicles are commonly targeted by military forces, while health … Continue reading "Protecting Health Care in Conflict Areas: Lessons from Ukraine to Tigray"
Course dates: July 11-July 15, 2022 Application deadline: April 15, 2022 Apply today for "Emotional Well-Being and Physical Health," a five-day short course co-hosted by the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness and the the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health at University College London. With a target audience of junior scholars … Continue reading "Apply today: “Emotional Well-Being and Physical Health” Summer Short Course"
July 12 – 14, 2022 Improve your Operational Effectiveness with Health Care Project Management Skills In health care, clinical and administrative staff with no formal training in project management often end up leading project teams. These individuals may be subject matter experts, but likely have only a passing knowledge of the science of improvement. To move from … Continue reading "Exec. Ed: Health Care Project Management: The Intersection of Strategy, People, and Process"
July 18 – 22, 2022 Radiological emergency planning is used to mitigate the effects of events such as a release at a nuclear power plant, the detonation of an improvised nuclear device, or an explosion involving a radiological dispersal device (dirty bomb). While these types of emergencies are rare, they have the potential for devastating … Continue reading "Exec. Ed: Radiological Emergency Planning: Terrorism, Security, and Communication"
The HIV Online Provider Education (HOPE) Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) present a conference on “Optimizing PrEP adherence: Lifesteps and related studies,” given by Drs. Ken Mayer and Christina Psaros. The conference will be presented remotely via Zoom on Tuesday, July 19th from 8-9am EST. Please see the event URL for join … Continue reading "HIV Online Provider Education Conference: Optimizing PrEP adherence"
Many conclusions and decisions are based on assessment tools that, for instance, do not address muscularity-oriented disordered eating, or protein supplement or creatine use as a means to control weight and shape. Dr. Emilio Compte will be presenting on the different outcomes that one may receive on using varying assessment tools for eating disorders and … Continue reading "Missing Men and Other Gender Dilemmas in Eating Disorders Assessment for Research and Clinical Care"
A special in-person seminar brought to you by the Department of Epidemiology Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karl Lauterbach Federal Minister of Health, Germany Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Abstract: Enhancing pandemic readiness is necessary. The world is still insufficiently prepared. Responding rapidly to outbreaks delivers better … Continue reading "G7 Pact for Pandemic Readiness: Enhancing Collaborative Surveillance and Rapid Response"
Interns from our annual summer internship program will present their research projects. This event will take place in person at Harvard Medical School in the Gordon Hall Waterhouse Room. Those interested may attend in person or virtually via Zoom.
August 1 – 5, 2022 Work-related injury and illness significantly impact both employee productivity and employers’ bottom line. Beyond these direct costs, public perception of an organization can be adversely affected by health, safety, and environmental issues. Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene: The Application of Basic Principles will help you address these challenges. This online program focuses on how to anticipate, … Continue reading "Exec. Ed. Online: Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene: The Application of Basic Principles"
This interactive online program prepares participants to test and certify systems containing HEPA filtration and gas adsorption systems for nuclear and non-nuclear applications. Participants learn the latest regulatory requirements for nuclear air cleaning, develop an understanding of filtration theory, and gain the experience they need to maintain air purity with a comprehensive filter system. This … Continue reading "Exec. Ed: In-Place Filter Testing Workshop"