Dean Michelle Williams pens op-ed on social isolation as public health issue & cites Nations at Risk colloquium

In today’s Boston Globe, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dean and Pop Center faculty member Michelle Williams co-authors editorial on role that loneliness and social isolation play in “deaths of despair” as described by Professor Sir Angus Deaton at the recent Nations at Risk colloquium.

Nations at Risk colloquium explores ‘deaths of despair’ and ‘dreams of a fairer world’

Nobel-Prize winning economist Professor Sir Angus Deaton and University College London Professor Sir Michael Marmot delivered powerful presentations to a full room at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at the Harvard Medical School—as well as to a live online audience—on Friday, April 13, 2018.  The event, co-sponsored by the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and the PhD Program in Population Health Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School…

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, April 13, 2018, from 2–5 p.m. Although seating will be limited, the event will be streamed live.