April 23, 2021

 

Announcements


Open Office Hour with Erin Driver-Linn, Dean for Education, and Robin Glover, Associate Dean for Student for Student Services

Friday, April 30, 1:00-2:00pm, Zoom

Erin Driver-Linn, Dean for Education, will be joining Robin Glover, Associate Dean for Student Services, for her office hour on April 30 at 1:00. This is a great opportunity for students to drop in to ask questions, provide feedback or just to say hello. Each student who drops in will be allotted about 10 minutes to chat. No appointment is necessary; join by the Zoom link below.

Click here to learn more about: Open Office Hour with Erin Driver-Linn, Dean for Education, and Robin Glover, Associate Dean for Student for Student Services
For more information contact: klbrown@hsph.harvard.edu


Student Participation

Voices in Leadership During Crises: John Whyte

Have a question for WebMD Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Whyte? We welcome HSPH students to join us live and appear on our Zoom on Thursday April 29 to ask questions from 12:30-12:45 PM ET.

Click here to learn more about: Student Participation
For more information contact: eandersen@hsph.harvard.edu


Submit Your Earth Day Photos

Earth Day is April 22! Show us what Earth Day means for you! Maybe it’s participating in conservation and restoration, applying science and research to impact change, or just enjoying the beautiful planet we live on. Email your photos to channels@hsph.harvard.edu, along with a description or location, your name, and program and we will publish them in our Earth Day photo album.

Click here to learn more about: Submit Your Earth Day Photos
For more information contact: channels@hsph.harvard.edu


I-Night!

Celebrate the diversity of HSPH at I-Night!

All current and prospective students will get free food (coupon or reimbursement) and all participants will get a prize for performing! Participation can take many forms including, but not limited to, sharing poetry or stories, dancing, playing instruments, fashion shows, cooking shows, showcasing traditional talents, comedy or skits, singing, show and tell and may be up to 10 minutes long! You can perform as an individual or with a group 🙂

Click here to learn more about: I-Night!
For more information contact: rbhatnagar@hsph.harvard.edu


Events


Global Noncommunicable Diseases in the Covid Era: A Student Perspective

USAID Global Health Science and Practice Technical Exchange

Saturday April 24, 2021 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Join GHP students Shradha Chhabria and Apoorva Gomber on Saturday, April 24th from 10:30-11:30am EDT for a panel discussion on the role and power of students in Global NCDs during the era of COVID-19 and beyond at the USAID GHTechX Conference. Registration: bit.ly/GHTechXregister

Click here to learn more about: Global Noncommunicable Diseases in the Covid Era: A Student Perspective
For more information contact: schhabria@hsph.harvard.edu


Grad Bible Study and Fellowship

Asian Baptist Student Koinonia at GSAS

Saturday April 24, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

You’re warmly invited to our weekly graduate Bible study this Saturday evening! We will be continuing our study of the Gospel of Mark; join us afterwards for games. Register for the Zoom link here: https://tinyurl.com/gradbiblestudy

Click here to learn more about: Grad Bible Study and Fellowship
For more information contact: gsas-absk@hcs.harvard.edu


Cultivating Joy and Collective Restoration: (Re)Imagining and (Re)Claiming Pleasure and Liberation

A Graduate Student Conference

Saturday April 24, 2021 – Sunday April 25, 2021
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

This conference brings together grad students, scholars, activists, educators, & creatives to explore how Black, Brown, & Indigenous communities are reimagining & reclaiming pleasure and healing, and how this is liberatory & restorative work, particularly during times of crisis.

Click here to learn more about: Cultivating Joy and Collective Restoration: (Re)Imagining and (Re)Claiming Pleasure and Liberation
For more information contact: cjcr21conference@gmail.com


 

2021 Planetary Health Annual Meeting and Festival

Bridging Communities to Achieve the Great Transition

Sunday April 25, 2021 – Friday April 30, 2021
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Academic

The 4th PHAM aims to bridge communities to achieve the Great Transition by highlighting collective planetary health values; showcasing change-making science, stories, solutions, and communities; & building systemic solutions across economics, governance & civil society.

Click here to learn more about: 2021 Planetary Health Annual Meeting and Festival
For more information contact: pham2021@usp.br


Fall Housing at Harvard Chan and in Boston

Tuesday April 27, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

Looking for a place to live this fall? Learn about your housing options and discuss considerations for navigating your housing search. This session will focus primarily on Shattuck International House and navigating the off-campus market.

Click here to learn more about: Fall Housing at Harvard Chan and in Boston
For more information contact: sutherland@hsph.harvard.edu


How Value Chain Thinking Strengthens Programs to Address Social Determinants of Health

Tuesday April 27, 2021 | 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Academic

Value chain thinking is a framework for design and evaluation helps implementers create value for participants and partners and build an operating model that connects social barriers and health outcomes. Join us to learn how value chain thinking can be applied to SDOH programs.

Click here to learn more about: How Value Chain Thinking Strengthens Programs to Address Social Determinants of Health


Vaccine Passports: A Path to the New Normal?

Wednesday April 28, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

As efforts mount to return to “normal,” COVID-19 immunity certification programs have been floated as a way to safely get people back to work, school, and social activities. However, novel digital health platforms may put personal privacy at risk and entrench existing inequities.

Click here to learn more about: Vaccine Passports: A Path to the New Normal?
For more information contact: petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu


Research Data Offboarding

Thursday April 29, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Academic

This session will review the important steps for offboarding employees/trainees from a lab or project. We will provide an overview of the various elements that should be addressed before closing out a project or someone leaves the institution.

Click here to learn more about: Research Data Offboarding


Trends Transforming Advanced Illness Care: The Promise of Technology

Thursday April 29, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

COVID & other forces are upending traditional ways of caring for people with serious & advanced illness. Technology, such as telehealth, has potential to accelerate community care, but will the digital divide impede access?

Click here to learn more about: Trends Transforming Advanced Illness Care: The Promise of Technology
For more information contact: petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu


Voices in Leadership During Crises: John Whyte

Thursday April 29, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

John Whyte, engages in conversation with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Professor, Barry Bloom. The discussion will center around Dr. Whyte’s public and private sector leadership as well as the role that WebMD plays in disseminating and providing accurate information.

Click here to learn more about: Voices in Leadership During Crises: John Whyte
For more information contact: eandersen@hsph.harvard.edu


CCDD ID Epi Spring Seminar Series: Fc-dependent IgG parasite clearance as a guide for vaccine development against P. falciparum malaria.

Thursday April 29, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Presented by Dr. Faith Osier, Professor of Immunology at Heidelberg University, Germany, and Executive Director of the IAVI Human Immunology Laboratory at Imperial College London.

Click here to learn more about: CCDD ID Epi Spring Seminar Series: Fc-dependent IgG parasite clearance as a guide for vaccine development against P. falciparum malaria.


Midwifery: An Evidence- Based Solution for Disrespect, Racism and Other Challenges in Maternity Care

Thursday April 29, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Please join us virtually for this timely webinar entitled Midwifery – An Evidence-Based Solution for Disrespect, Racism, and Other Challenges in Maternity Care on April 29th from 1-2pm EST

Click here to learn more about: Midwifery: An Evidence- Based Solution for Disrespect, Racism and Other Challenges in Maternity Care
For more information contact: mchconcentration@hsph.harvard.edu


MPH Student Drop-in with Anne Occhipinti, Assistant Dean for Professional Education

Friday April 30, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

MPH students are invited to drop in to chat with Anne Occhipinti, Assistant Dean for Professional Education, and also introduce themselves to other MPH students who may drop in, ask questions, confer with others, and enjoy an informal space to chat. No appointment necessary.

Click here to learn more about: MPH Student Drop-in with Anne Occhipinti, Assistant Dean for Professional Education
For more information contact: tamorgan@hsph.harvard.edu


SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Health Equity And Leadership Conference

Theme: “The Whole Story: Bringing Our Voices to the Intersection of Public Health and Racism”

Friday April 30, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Sponsored by the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellows, the Health Equity and Leadership (HEAL) Conference will feature a keynote address by Rev. Karlene Griffiths Sekou, MPH, followed by workshops on real-world public health approaches and skills. Free admission, but registration required.

Click here to learn more about: SAVE THE DATE: 2021 HEAL Conference
For more information contact: odi@hsph.harvard.edu


 

PublicHealthJobs.org: Virtual Career Fair

Friday April 30, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

PublicHealthJobs.org is hosting a Virtual Career Fair! Whether you’re seeking a full-time job, internship, fellowship, or postdoctoral opportunity in the public health field, this virtual event is an easy, efficient way to connect with employers in real-time. Register today!

Click here to learn more about: PublicHealthJobs.org: Virtual Career Fair
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Public Health Student Forum

Friday April 30, 2021 – Saturday May 1, 2021
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

This forum is designed to convene public health students across New England to discuss pressing issues in public health and design solutions for them. To register for free please visit: https://hopin.com/events/student_forum-s-first-event-1de21bce-2551-4abd-b0f9-3e3a4c0e6980

Click here to learn more about: Public Health Student Forum
For more information contact: hamedkhachan@hsph.harvard.edu


Public Health Student Forum

Friday April 30, 2021 – Saturday May 1, 2021
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

The Public Health Student Forum aims to cultivate a network of New England’s Public Health professionals and students that address domestic and global health challenges.

Click here to learn more about: Public Health Student Forum
For more information contact: hamedkhachan@hsph.harvard.edu


Nutrition and Global Health May Seminar

Is zinc the answer for childhood diarrhea? Recent trial data from Tanzania and India

Monday May 3, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

This seminar will review the global burden of diarrheal disease in children, discuss recent trends in mortality outcomes, and discuss the role of supplemental zinc in improving outcomes for childhood diarrhea based on a recently completed two country trial in Tanzania and India.

Click here to learn more about: Nutrition and Global Health May Seminar
For more information contact: kcarthew@hsph.harvard.edu


2021 Leadership and Faculty Development Program Conference and Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting

Tuesday May 4, 2021 – Friday May 7, 2021 | 12:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

The LFDP Conference and Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting are designed to provide participants with exposure to, and knowledge of, issues related to health policy and health disparities that impact vulnerable populations.

Click here to learn more about: 2021 Leadership and Faculty Development Program Conference and Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting
For more information contact: jackie_wright@hms.harvard.edu


Mental Health Week

Tuesday May 4, 2021 – Thursday May 6, 2021 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Support and Wellness

HCSA will be hosting a week of events for student mental health. Starting with exercising with a Yoga instructor based in Lebanon, a mental health talk with Tyler VanderWeele, and our very own Mental Health Town Hall to ask your questions and discuss with CAHMS

Click here to learn more about: Mental Health Week
For more information contact: hanchoi@hsph.harvard.edu


MPH Student Drop-in with Anne Occhipinti, Assistant Dean for Professional Education

Tuesday May 4, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

MPH students are invited to drop in to chat with Anne Occhipinti, Assistant Dean for Professional Education, and also introduce themselves to other MPH students who may drop in, ask questions, confer with others, and enjoy an informal space to chat. No appointment necessary.

Click here to learn more about: MPH Student Drop-in with Anne Occhipinti, Assistant Dean for Professional Education


Medical Racism from 1619 to the Present: History Matters

Wednesday May 5, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Speakers on this panel will examine the roots in slavery of contemporary African American mistrust of the healthcare system, the lack of trust in medical providers fostered by experiences of everyday racism, and the African American community’s long dependence, born of necessity,

Click here to learn more about: Medical Racism from 1619 to the Present: History Matters
For more information contact: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu


CCDD ID Epi Spring Seminar Series: Engineering the host-pathogen interface.

Thursday May 6, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Presented by Dr. Bryan Bryson, Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Click here to learn more about: CCDD ID Epi Spring Seminar Series: Engineering the host-pathogen interface.