The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) in Nigeria is not the sole blood collecting agency. Hospitals, clinics and private blood establishments are also able to collect blood donations and transfuse them to patients. Safe blood is still largely unavailable in hospitals and health facilities leading to infections, disease, and death. As part of MLD103M, students … Continue reading "PDIA in Action: Tackling Blood Safety in Nigeria"
Notes: Registration is required to attend this event. You can register here Abstract: Little is known about what role age and gender plays in the uptake, distribution, and biological responses of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs). Thus, evaluating the effects of ENM exposure in male and female animals at different ages and physiological states is essential for … Continue reading "Nanomaterial Exposure – Uptake, Distribution, and Biological Responses"
HBS Professor Tom Eisenmann will discuss insights from his book, Why Startups Fail, with two failed alumni founders: Christina Wallace (HBS MBA ’10), co-founder of Quincy Apparel and now Senior Lecturer at HBS, and Lindsey Hyde (Harvard College ’04; HBS MBA ’14), co-founder of Baroo, now Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Moderne Ventures, and soon to join HBS … Continue reading "If you want your startup to succeed, you need to understand why startups fail!"
Join us on April 22 at 1:00 PM ET for our weekly Thursday Brown Bag Series which features an informal talk and Q&A session. Topic: Upstream Factors in Governments’ Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Learning from Jurisdictional Case Studies Speaker: Peter Berman, PhD Join the discussion here! Dr. Berman serves as a Professor within the … Continue reading "Department of Global Health and Population Thursday Brown Bag Series"
Join us for a conversation to break down the model minority myth and how it impacts Asian and AAPI communities in the U.S. With panelist speakers, we’ll discuss the dangers of the model minority myth in AAPI communities and how it is a tool to divide BIPOC communities. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and … Continue reading "Breaking Down the Model Minority Myth in AAPI Communities: An Open Conversation"
This is a VIRTUAL event (via zoom) that includes the following speakers: Ralph S. Baric, PhD (UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health - Chapel Hill, NC) Dan H. Barouch, MD, PhD (Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA) Michael Mina, MD, PhD (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - Boston, MA)
While farming is fundamental to human existence, its practice poses the greatest threat to Earth’s biodiversity and ecosystems. Growing plants and raising animals domesticated nearly 10,000 years ago displaces wildlife and disrupts critical Earth processes. This occurs even though we have improved our understanding of how these organisms function, and how to manage them. Jerry … Continue reading "Earth Week: Feeding the Globe Sustainably in the Twenty-First Century"
Join us for a conversation with Christiana Figueres, lead negotiator of the Paris Climate Agreement at the Harvard Kennedy School Robert S. McNamara Lecture on War and Peace, about writing the next chapter of the survival of our species in real-time. We are thrilled to co-host this event with the Institute of Politics at HKS and … Continue reading "The Decisive Decade for Climate Action with Christiana Figueres"