Special population health colloquium with Professor Sir A. Deaton and Professor Sir M. Marmot to be streamed live

Renowned scholars Professor Sir Angus Deaton and Professor Sir Michael Marmot will be featured speakers at our upcoming special colloquium Nations at Risk: The Changing Distributions of Population Health on Friday, … Continue reading “Special population health colloquium with Professor Sir A. Deaton and Professor Sir M. Marmot to be streamed live”

Lisa Berkman to receive CAWF Mentoring Award from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Committee on the Advancement of Women Faculty (CAWF) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has announced that Harvard Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman will be honored … Continue reading “Lisa Berkman to receive CAWF Mentoring Award from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health”

Launch event for book release by MD who feels patients’ pain

Mirror Touch, a book by Harvard Pop Center faculty member Joel Salinas, M.D., about his experiences as a neurologist who has mirror-touch synesthesia—a neurological trait that gives him heightened empathic abilities—will be released … Continue reading “Launch event for book release by MD who feels patients’ pain”

Erin Kelly to launch Fall 2016 Harvard Pop Center Seminar Series on Monday, Sept. 26

Erin L. Kelly, PhD, professor of work and organization studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management, will present on a study by the Work, Family & Health Network (WFHN), a … Continue reading “Erin Kelly to launch Fall 2016 Harvard Pop Center Seminar Series on Monday, Sept. 26”

Harvard Chan School to hold 2nd Annual Forum on Population Health Equity

The 2016 Forum on Population Health Equity once again will be hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with generous support from the Aetna Foundation from October … Continue reading “Harvard Chan School to hold 2nd Annual Forum on Population Health Equity”

Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research to hold international health policy conference

The 6th International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy will be held May 23-25, 2016 in Jerusalem. Harvard Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman and faculty member Mauricio Avendano will be speaking … Continue reading “Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research to hold international health policy conference”

Ichiro Kawachi is named John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology

Congratulations to Ichiro Kawachi, co-director of the RWJF Health & Society Scholars program, who was recently named the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology. Dr. Kawachi’s copious … Continue reading “Ichiro Kawachi is named John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology”