"Harnessing Multilevel Datasets to Address Cancer Disparities"Hari Iyer, ScDPostdoctoral FellowDivision of Population Sciences, Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteDepartment of Epidemiology, HSPH&"Psychosocial Problems Mediate the Relationship Between Minority Stress and HIV Sexual Risk Among Nigerian Sexual Minority Men"Adedotun Ogunbajo, PhDYerby Postdoctoral FellowDepartment of EpidemiologyHarvard Center for Population and Development StudiesHSPH
Virus behavior can have both positive and negative repercussions in the world, and in our bodies. At this present time the world is coping with a pandemic caused by the infiltration of the airborne virus, COVID-19. In fact, viruses are ever present in our world, occupying nearly all organisms, and found in virtually every type … Continue reading "Online exhibit: A World of Viruses"
Trauma exposure is common and can lead to various mental health problems, such as the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The aim of this forum is to discuss the use of Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR) Narrative Therapy, in the treatment of PTSD. Dr. Marylene Cloitre, one of the developers of … Continue reading "Treating Survivors of Childhood Abuse and Interpersonal Trauma: STAIR Narrative Therapy"
The novel coronavirus pandemic brings into stark view the imperative for humanitarian leadership. The pandemic forces communities and countries into a state of lockdown, restricting transit of people - including humanitarian actors - in or out, and so it shines a spotlight on the limits of both governments’ capacity to respond as well as the … Continue reading "Addressing Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: The Case for Local Leadership during COVID-19"
Event Description The American health care system struggles to meet the needs of all citizens, and opinions are split on how to improve health care in the United States to meet these needs. Two major health policy reform ideas have emerged: Medicare for All and incremental expansion of health care built on the successes of … Continue reading "Public Options for Employers: A Panel Discussion"
Early career investigators are a unique reservoir of new ideas, innovation, and excellence in cancer research. To celebrate this, we welcome you to join the 8th Annual DF/HCC Celebration of Early Investigators in Cancer Research. This symposium will showcase the talent of early career investigators at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) who work in several … Continue reading "DF/HCC Celebration of Early Career Investigators in Cancer Research Virtual Symposium"
You are invited to the BOOK LAUNCH webinar for "Critical Epidemiology and the People's Health," by Jaime Breilh, a leading Ecuadorian scientist in the field of social epidemiology and collective health. This is the third book in the Small Books, Big Ideas in Population Health series edited by Professor Nancy Krieger, PhD and published by … Continue reading "Book Launch for Critical Epidemiology and the People’s Health"
THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMSPresented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard Chan School and NPR As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines unfolds in the United States, numerous questions around distribution, supply, hesitancy and efficacy persist. And the stakes have never been higher, as numbers of deaths and cases repeatedly break records. … Continue reading "The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: What’s Ahead?"