The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, in collaboration with the PhD Program in Population Health Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was pleased to welcome two renowned scholars who shared their insights into how economic and social inequalities impact health and well-being. See photos from the event.
With additional commentary by:
- Lisa Berkman, Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies; and Director, PhD Program in Population Health Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
- Michelle Williams, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
- Jason Beckfield, Associate Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies; and Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Sociology Department, Harvard University.
Friday, April 13, 2018, 2:00-5:00 PM
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
2:07: Opening remarks and introduction of Professor Sir Angus Deaton and Professor Sir Michael Marmot by Harvard Chan School Dean Michelle Williams
2:15: Angus Deaton presentation entitled Inequality and the Deaths of Despair
3:00: Michael Marmot presentation entitled Social Justice and the Health Gap
3:45: Facilitated discussion between Deaton and Marmot moderated by Jason Beckfield, Harvard Professor of Sociology, and associate director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies
4:30: Closing remarks by Lisa Berkman
4:30: Reception outside rotunda until 5:00
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