4th Annual State of Global Health Symposium

Urban Evolution: Optimizing Women’s Health in the World’s Cities

March 22, 2017 / 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Introductions

Karen Emmons, Dean of Academic Affairs, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Wafaie Fawzi, Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences, Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Ana Langer, Director, Women and Health Initiative, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Keynote Address: Innovative Approaches for Addressing Women’s Health in Boston

Monica Valdes Lupi, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission

Panel Discussion: Urban Advantage or Disadvantage: The state of women’s health in cities

Moderator: David Canning, Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences

Lynn Freedman, Professor, Population and Family Health, Columbia University

Günther Fink, Associate Professor of International Health Economics

Marcia Castro, Associate Professor of Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Panel Discussion: Designing Urban Health Systems that Work for Women and Girls

Moderator: Ana Langer

Margaret Kruk, Associate Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Margaret McConnell, Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 Closing Remarks
Ana Langer
5:00 p.m. Reception and Student Poster Session