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.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Brown Bag Seminars will be hosted online via Zoom.

Upcoming Spring 2021 Seminars

January 28, 2021
Shifting the Life Cycle of Women’s Health: Reflections on Hysterectomy Patterns in India
Presented by Sapna Desai, PhD
Associate, Population Council, India
Join the discussion here!


February 4, 2021
Title: The Future of Humanitarianism: Humanitarian Aid during COVID and Beyond
Presented by Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH
Chairman, Brigham Health Department of Emergency Medicine
Stephen Bohan Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initaitve
Lavine Family Professor of Humanitarian Studies: Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Zoom Link: TBA


February 11 2021
Details to be released soon!


February 18, 2021
The Value of Creating Large-Scale Bioresources in Global Health
Presented by Rajiv Chowdhury
Associate Professor and Principal Researcher in Global Health, University of Cambridge
Zoom Link: TBA


February 25, 2021
Details to be released soon!


March 4, 2021
Civil Society Organization Support to the Bosnian Health System under Covid-19 Pandemic Circumstances: How to Maintain the HIV Response in Focus
Presented by Aida Kurtovic
LEAD Scholar, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Zoom Link: TBA


March 11, 2021
Details to be released soon!


March 25, 2021
Title: TBA
Presented by Guadalupe Bedoya
Senior Economist, World Bank
Zoom Link: TBA


April 1, 2021
Protection and Mental Health Assistance for Communities Affected by COVID-19 in Peru
Presented by Carmen Contreras
LEAD Scholar, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Zoom Link: TBA


April 8, 2021
Title: TBA
Presented by Soad Linneth
Scientific Director, Pediatric Cancer Program and Pediatric Cancer Registry of El Salvador
Zoom Link: TBA


April 15, 2021
Details to be released soon!


April 22, 2021
Details to be released soon!


Past Seminars

Visit our event archives to watch previous seminar recordings.