8:00-8:30 am Registration, Light Breakfast
8:30-8:45 am Introductions

  • Ian LappAssociate Dean for Strategic Educational Initiatives and Lecturer on Global Health at Harvard School of Public Health
  • Julio FrenkDean, Harvard School of Public Health
8:45-9:00 am Welcome and Framing Remarks

9:00-10:00 am Transforming Public Health Education at Harvard

10:00-10:30 am Break
10:30-12:00 pmAskThePanel Panel 1: The Digital Revolution and the Science of Education

  • Rishi DesaiMedical Partnerships, Khan Academy
  • David HunterDean for Academic Affairs, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Sukon KanchanaraksaDirector, Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Robert LueHarvardX Faculty Director and Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Laura Magaña Valladares | Dean for Academic Affairs, National Institute of Public Health of Mexico
  • John Finnegan (Moderator) | Dean, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch (for registered attendees)
Lunch will be served from the Lobby. Seating is available at:

Ground Floor: Lobby & Patio as weather permits
Floor 1: Elements Cafe & Balcony Public Space
Floor 2: Collaboration Lounge & Rooms 214, 216, 217
Floor 3: Rotunda

1:00-2:30 pmAskThePanel Panel 2: Reinventing the Classroom, Campus and Community for Learning and Teaching

  • Erin Driver-Linn Associate Provost for Institutional Research; Director, Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT)
  • David GarvinC. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Co-Author, “Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads”
  • Denise KooDirector, CDC Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office
  • Ian LappAssociate Dean for Strategic Educational Initiatives and Lecturer on Global Health at Harvard School of Public Health
  • William SullivanDirector, Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers; Former Senior Scholar, Preparation for the Professions Program, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Barbara Rimer (Moderator) | Dean, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Health
2:30-3:00 pm Break
3:00-4:30 pmAskThePanel Panel 3: Assessing Learning for Action and Impact

  • Ruth Gaare Bernheim| Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia MPH Program
  • Lori BreslowDirector of MIT’s Teaching and Learning Laboratory
  • Howard GardnerHobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Nancy KaneAssociate Dean for Case-Based Teaching and Learning, Harvard  School of Public Health
  • Kathy MinerAssociate Dean for Applied Public Health, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
  • Harrison Spencer (Moderator) | President and CEO, Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health
4:30-5:00 pm Break
5:00-6:15 pmAskThePanel Panel 4: Public Health Education Unbound: Transforming the Field

  • Anita Berlin | Senior Lecturer, University College London
  • Alan GarberProvost, Harvard University
  • Sue Goldie | Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Chris KaiserProvost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Donna Petersen (Moderator) | Dean, University of South Florida College of Public Health
 6:15-6:30pm Reflections and Synthesis

6:30pm-8:00pm The Second Century Reception


*Please note: Agenda and panelists are subject to change.

Most Amphitheater seating is accessible via the Ground Floor Lobby. The entrance to additional Balcony seating is on Floor 1 (one physical floor above the Ground Floor).

  • Floor 1 is accessible from the Ground Floor by elevator or the stair case near the elevator.
  • Balcony seating cannot be accessed via the interior Ground Floor of the Amphitheater.