Positive Health Interest Group

Calling Harvard graduate students, postdoctoral research fellows, and early-career researchers: if you’re interested in the science of well-being, the Center’s new Positive Health Interest Group can help you connect with peers and stay current on the latest developments in the field.

Through monthly meetings, you will have the chance to:

  • learn about novel research in the field of positive health and its translation into policies and programs to improve outcomes at the population level
  • build professional competencies including skills related to the conduct of research, leading presentations, and career networking
  • foster a collaborative, peer-led learning and mentorship community at Harvard Chan
2019-2020 Theme: Resilience

Thursday, February 20 | 1:00 - 1:50 PM | Kresge 202B

Center Postdoctoral Research Fellow Farah Qureshi will lead this session for Harvard students, post-docs, and early career researchers. Learn more about the group’s agenda for the semester and ways to apply resilience to positive health. The topic of this meeting is resilience and early childhood development. Newcomers are welcome and lunch will be included — please RSVP here!

Rescheduled: Tuesday, April 7 | 1-1:50pm via Zoom

Topic: Social Media Use, Health, & Well-Being. Session leader: Research Scientist, Dr. Mesfin Bekalu.

Thursday, May 14 | 1:00 - 1:50 PM | Zoom

COVID-19 and the Future of Public Health Careers: A Discussion with Center Postdoc Dr. Farah Qureshi. RSVP here with a valid Harvard email.