January 17, 2018


A Two-Day Workshop for New and Experienced Teaching Assistants

Monday, January 22, 5:30-7:45pm, Kresge 202B and Wednesday, January 24, 5:30-7:45pm, Kresge 202A

Are you a Teaching Assistant for Spring 2018? If yes, then join us for the a two-day workshop for new and experienced teaching assistants. Come hear faculty and experienced teaching assistants from across disciplines talk about teaching strategies and best practices. Enjoy refreshments and pizza during the sessions. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Contact myoung@hsph.harvard.edu with questions.

Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global

Tuesday, January 30, 10 am – 5 pm, Boston University Photonics Center (8 St Mary’s Street)

Are you interested in the health impacts of natural gas infrastructure and the role of public health professionals in this topic? Please join us for a free forum co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Association of Health Boards, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts Medical Society, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, Health Care Without Harm, Mass Health Professionals for Clean Energy, and Physicians for Policy Action. Speakers include Drs. Ari Bernstein, Jonathan Buonocore, Elissa Wilker, and Drew Michanowicz of HSPH; Mary Rice of HMS; Jonathan Levy, Nathan Phillips, and Madeleine Scammel of BU. Register at the link below. To volunteer, email brita.lundberg@rcn.com

See the website for more information.

Countway Library Workshop: Searching With PubMed

Thursday January 18, 1:30 – 4:00, Countway Library, Lower 2 Room 025

This hands-on session introduces participants to PubMed’s advanced searching features. Learn how to formulate and execute effective searches, how to get the most out of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), and how use commands for precise control. You’ll also discover the many tools that help you save searches and results, set up alerts, and customize the PubMed interface. Space is limited, so registration is required at: https://www.countway.harvard.edu/cdl2_class/2707

Contact Countway Library Reference & Education Services online or by phone at 617-432-2134

Center for Health and Happiness Seminar

Wednesday, January 24, 1:00-1:50pm, FXB G13

If Work Makes You Happy, Is It Work? Exploring Intersections of Work, Happiness and Wellbeing LUNCH WILL BE SERVED!

Contact NRossi@hsph.harvard.edu with questions.

Events & Activities:

“Ask Me, Tell Me Anything” Lunch with Dean Williams on Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 1:00 to 1:50pm, Kresge Cafeteria Piano Table

There are four (4) spaces remaining at the “Ask Me, Tell Me Anything” lunch with Dean Williams on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Students wishing meet with Dean Williams at an informal forum in the Kresge cafeteria are invited to sign-up to meet with her. Please sign-up to meet with Dean Williams through this link: Ask Me, Tell Me Anything Lunches. Remember indicate your name and mark your attendance at the lunch on the poll that appears on the thank you message. As a reminder, these are bring your own food/brown bag lunch sessions. When the four remaining spaces at the lunch are filled, you will be placed on the waitlist for the next lunch with Dean Williams.

Contact Karen Brown with questions.

Bible Study and Dinner Fellowship

Saturday, January 20, 6:30-10 pm, Science Center Room 110 (Cambridge campus)

The Harvard GSAS Asian Baptist Student Koinonia (ABSK) is a student group dedicated to the pursuit of Jesus Christ in our everyday lives as graduate students. Come join us for an insightful Bible study, followed by dinner and fellowship. All graduate students are welcome!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/gradabsk

Email: gsas-absk@hcs.harvard.edu

Urban Environmental Justice Conference

Saturday, February 24, 2018, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Join February 24, 2018 for the Urban Environmental Justice Conference at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, with keynote address given by Mustafa Ali, former Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization at the EPA. Hosted by the Harvard Chan Environmental Justice Student Organization, Healthy Places GSD, and Harvard GSAS Action Coalition, with help from HKS Health Policy PIC, the conference aims to promote collaborative work towards solving complicated environmental injustice issues by engaging different perspectives. For more information about registration and programming, visit https://urbanenvironmentaljustice.fas.harvard.edu/

A Conversation on the Opioid Epidemic with Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams

Wednesday, January 24, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Leadership Studio or online

Join us for the first “Voices in Leadership” event of the Spring semester, featuring Jerome Adams, 20th Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Adams’ motto as Surgeon General is “better health through better partnerships.” As Surgeon General, Dr. Adams is committed to maintaining strong relationships with the public health community and forging new partnerships with non-traditional partners, including business and law enforcement. He has pledged to lead with science and facilitate locally led solutions to the nation’s most difficult health problems. Dr. Adams will be interviewed by Dr. Richard Blendon. Please join us online or in-person for this dynamic event! For lottery and live webcast details, please visit www.hsph.me/Adams.

Any questions contact abarron@hsph.harvard.edu