2008 Multimedia Archives


Media and tobacco use

K. “Vish” Viswanath, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, on the role of media in promoting and reducing tobacco use. (Duration: 5:37,…

Rob van Dam

Premature death

Rob van Dam, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition, on healthy lifestyles and premature mortality. (October, 2008) Please click the player icon above…

Michelle Mello

Health discrimination

Michelle Mello, Professor of Law and Public Health, on whether insurers and employers can discriminate against people on the basis of personal health behaviors.…


Rethinking HIV prevention

Daniel Halperin, Lecturer on International Health, on why HIV prevention strategies need a fresh look. (May 2008, 18:46) Please click the player icon above…

Dan Wikler

The global organ market

Daniel Wikler, Professor of Ethics and Population Health, on the market for kidneys: “In the past, the idea that the kidneys you’re born with…


Health disparities

Nancy Krieger, Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, on trends in health disparities. (March 2008, 6:46) Please click the player icon above to…


Genetic profiling

David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention and the Director of the Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, discusses the downsides of…