Thursday Brown Bag Series

This series features current research of members and affiliates of GHP.  The intent is to educate and raise the awareness of our community and beyond, about the research activities presently being conducted by faculty, students, researchers, and special guests of the department.

Seminars are held every Thursday from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET.

Brown Bag Seminars will be hosted online via Zoom only or in hybrid format in Building 1, Room 1208. To attend a hybrid seminar in-person, a Harvard ID is required to access the building.
For questions, please contact Jessica Majano jmajanoguevara@hsph.harvard.edu.

Spring 2024 Seminars


Thursday, February 8, 2024
Zoom recording
Factors Contributing to Disaster Resilience in the Philippines
Featuring Vincenzo Bollettino, PhD, Director of the Program on Resilient Communities at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Thursday, February 15, 2024 – CANCELED, will be rescheduled to a later date
Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) Health Surveys: Measurement for Primary Healthcare Reimagination
Featuring Kathryn Andrews and Jigyasa Sharma, Health Economists at the World Bank

No seminar on February 22, 2024

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Via Zoom
A Primary Health Care-based Approach to Migrant Health Rights: A Qualitative Study from Colombia
Featuring Stefano Angeleri, PhD, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow at the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast; Visiting Scientist at FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard University

Thursday, March 7, 2024
(Hybrid) Building 1, Room 1208 and via Zoom
Trajectories of Risk: Early Marriage among Adolescent Girls in Displacement
Featuring Sawsan Abdulrahim, PhD, MPH, Palestine Program Health & Human Rights Fellow at FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard University

Thursday, March 21, 2024
(Hybrid) Building 1, Room 1208 and via Zoom
The impact of Violence on Community Health Workers/Agents in Brazil: Policy Implications
Featuring Anya P G F Vieira Meyer, DDS, MSc, PhD, Senior Researcher at Fundação Oswaldo Cruz – Brazil; Fellow at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University

This seminar is co-sponsored by Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS).

Thursday, March 28, 2024
(Hybrid) Building 1, Room 1208 and via Zoom
Featuring Aleksandra Jakubowski, PhD,  Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences and the Department of Economics at Northeastern University

Thursday, April 4, 2024
(Hybrid) Building 1, Room 1208 and via Zoom
Talk title TBD
Featuring Katherine Ann V. Reyes, MD, MPP, LEAD fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Via Zoom
Talk title TBD
Featuring J. Corey Feist, JD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation

Thursday, April 18, 2024
(Hybrid) Building 1, Room 1208 and via Zoom
Talk title TBD
Featuring Zeinab Hijazi, MSc, PsyD, Global Lead on Mental Health at the Programme Division Director’s Office (PGLT) at UNICEF Headquarters

Thursday, April 25, 2024
(Hybrid) Building 1, Room 1208 and via Zoom
Talk title TBD
Featuring Cindy Chan Tha, MB, BS, MSc, LEAD fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Thursday, May 2, 2024
(Hybrid) Building 1, Room 1208 and via Zoom
Talk title TBD
Featuring Daniel Rogger, Senior Research Economist in the Development Impact Evaluation Research Department at the World Bank.


Past Seminars

Visit our event archives to watch previous seminar recordings.