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 Lancet Countdown U.S. Policy Brief Authors and the American Public Health Association for the 2021 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Virtual Launch Event on Thursday, October 21st at 12 PM EDT to explore the 2021 global report and U.S. Brief. Hear about the latest trends in public health and climate change with leading experts in the field. … Continue reading "2021 Lancet Countdown U.S. Launch"
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"
This is the last date that an HSPH student can drop a course with special permission. Student will receive a grade of “WD” and the withdrawal will be part of their permanent academic record.
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”"
Jordana Leader, PhD Candidate in Environmental Health will discuss the possible role of mode of conception and the possible role of parent preconception and maternal phthalate exposure on child neurodevelopment. She will discuss the potential effect measure modification of the association between parent preconception and maternal phthalate exposure, taken together, and child neurodevelopment by mode … Continue reading "Parental Preconception and Maternal Prenatal Environmental Exposures and Child Behavioral Outcomes"
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"