January 7, 2022

 

Announcements


Health Insurance Spring Waiver is Now Available

The deadline to waive student health insurance coverage is January 31, 2022.

Click here to learn more about: Health Insurance Spring Waiver is Now Available
For more information contact: mservices@huhs.harvard.edu


November & March Degree Graduates – Health Insurance update

HUSHP coverage will be ending January 31. Learn more about securing other coverage.

Click here to learn more about: November & March Degree Graduates – Health Insurance update


Professional Development Support Fund for Students

Deadline: January 15 at 5pm

The PDSF was established by the Office for Student Services to support individual student professional development. The goal of this fund is to provide modest financial support to students for professional development activities such as attending a conference either as a participant or to present a paper or a poster. Students may also apply for funds to support hosting an event or speaker. Eligibility requirements and application guidelines can be found online.

Click here to learn more about: Professional Development Support Fund for Students
For more information contact: delacerda@hsph.harvard.edu


Spring 2022 Harvard HealthTech Course

Registration is now open for the spring 2022 course Anatomy of Innovation: The Biodesign Process. In small teams, students will apply classroom lectures and practicals to a real-life unmet clinical challenge, ultimately developing a real, competitively sound innovation to address it. The course will run every Wednesday from 5:30 – 7:30pm starting on February 9th through April 20th. All ten classes will be held as live, virtual sessions. Please see the course overview for more information.

Click here to learn more about: Spring 2022 Harvard HealthTech Course
For more information contact: nancy_nguyen@hms.harvard.edu


 

Student Health Insurance – Dependent Enrollment Spring Term

Deadline to enroll or re-enroll is February 28.

Click here to learn more about: Student Health Insurance – Dependent Enrollment Spring Term
For more information contact: mservices@huhs.harvard.edu


Intensive Summer Course on Migration and Refugee Studies in Greece

The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, in collaboration with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and with the support of the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece and the U.S, is offering a three-week intensive, interdisciplinary, summer course on migration and refugee studies in Greece. Harvard graduate students across all schools and degree programs may apply. Applications are due February 15, 2022.

Click here to learn more about: Intensive Summer Course on Migration and Refugee Studies in Greece
For more information contact: vdigidik@hsph.harvard.edu


Spring 1 2022 ID 539 Walking and biking address health, COVID, and climate

Seeking change agents

With the unending problems of health, COVID, and climate, it is hard to think answers exist. The course ID 539 Spring 1 2022 “Built Environment, Human Transportation, Public Health, and Climate Change” puts answers before you. How did Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris and Mayor Bloomberg of NYC make biking safe? Could roadside trees and grass replace COVID’s roadside restaurant tables? What lighting makes cool-evening walking safe? To lessen frustration with the problems, what would you propose?

For more information contact: AnneLusk@hsph.harvard.edu


GHP 231: Sexual and Reproductive Health- A Global Perspective

Spring 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30am-1pm, taught by Dr. Ana Langer

What do the Sustainable Development Goals mean for women? What are the most critical sexual and reproductive rights? What are the main obstacles women face to access quality maternal health services? This course will draw on the analysis of research, programs and policies to provide a comprehensive survey of the reproductive health field. Students will discuss, debate, and contribute from their own experiences in a highly interactive learning environment. Register today!

For more information contact: ehentschel@g.harvard.edu


 

DrPH Alumni Spotlight – January 2022

The DrPH alumni have parlayed their degrees into multiple career paths. To stay connected with our growing number of DrPH Alumni and illustrate what alumni have done after receiving their degree, we have created a DrPH Alumni Spotlight. Through this, we will spotlight alumni, their current work, the work they completed while in the program, and how they translated the concepts in the DrPH Program into their current careers. This month’s DrPH Alumni Spotlight is on Pablo Villalobos, DrPH ’18!

Click here to learn more about: DrPH Alumni Spotlight – January 2022
For more information contact: gwilliams@hsph.harvard.edu


Spring 1 Course, HPM 552: Heath Policy and Leadership – Wednesdays, 9:45 AM -11:15 AM, Kresge 200 (HSPH)

This course, taught by the recently former mayor of Columbia, SC (2010-2022), Stephen Benjamin will examine the important leadership decisions the mayor made during the pandemic but also address the mayor’s leadership on important issues like public safety, guns, racial justice, economic equity, environmental health, and other public health issues. For more information about this course or about Mayor Benjamin, email Salif Mangane at smangane@hsph.harvard.edu.

Click here to learn more about: Spring 1 Course, HPM 552: Heath Policy and Leadership – Wednesdays, 9:45 AM -11:15 AM, Kresge 200 (HSPH)
For more information contact: smangane@hsph.harvard.edu


Countway Communiqué Newsletter

New issue out now!

The newest issue of Countway Communiqué, Countway Library’s official bi-weekly newsletter, is now available! In it we share important service and safety updates, resources, stories, news and events to help the Longwood Campus community get the most out of Countway. To learn more, read past issues, and subscribe to the newsletter, visit countway.info/ccnewsletter.

Click here to learn more about: Countway Communiqué Newsletter


January Longwood Author Series Events

Join us for two new virtual events this month!

Register now for “Borrowing Life” with author Shelley Fraser Mickle (Tuesday, January 11) and “Little Pharma” with author Laura Kolbe (Tuesday, January 18)! Brought to you by Countway Library.

Click here to learn more about: January Longwood Author Series Events


Countway Library’s Harvard Chan Liaison Team is Here for You!

Ask us about searching the literature on your topic, the history of medicine, citation and publication support, and more!

Countway Library liaisons to the Harvard Chan School are a collaborative group of librarian research professionals specializing in all aspects of the research lifecycle, from idea inception and organization to publication and dissemination. Liaisons represent the research & instruction, publishing & data services, access services, and history of medicine & health sciences departments in the library, and are available to students, faculty, and staff for project, class, and research support.

Click here to learn more about: Countway Library’s Harvard Chan Liaison Team is Here for You!


New Countway Library Safety Guidelines

As Harvard responds to the recent surge in COVID-19 infections, additional safety protocols have been put into effect across campus.

For the first three weeks of January, Countway will be open for Harvard Longwood Campus student study space only, and our building hours will be temporarily reduced. Access to our physical collections will be closed during this time in order to further reduce building density; we encourage patrons to reserve materials online (countway.info/materials) and pick up their items using our onsite book lockers. Please visit countway.info/reopening for more information about visiting Countway!

Click here to learn more about: New Countway Library Safety Guidelines
For more information contact: countwayspace@hms.harvard.edu

 

Events


Virtual Office Hours with Lilu Barbosa

Friday January 7, 2022 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

All Harvard Chan students are invited to virtual open office hours with Lilu Barbosa, Chief Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer. Stop by to introduce yourself, ask questions, or bring ideas! No appointment necessary; just click on the link below to join.

Click here to learn more about: Virtual Office Hours with Lilu Barbosa
For more information contact: lbarbosa@hsph.harvard.edu


Grad Bible Study and Fellowship

Asian Baptist Student Koinonia at GSAS

Saturday January 8, 2022 | 7:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

You’re warmly invited to our weekly graduate Bible study this Saturday evening! Join us afterwards for games. Register for the Zoom link here: https://tinyurl.com/gradbiblestudy We hope you’ll join us to explore life from God’s perspective and build meaningful friendships.

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


Online Short-Seminar: Introduction to Research Data Management

Winter 2022 Research Data Management Seminar Series

Wednesday January 12, 2022 | 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

This virtual session will walk through a real-life research example and discuss data management activities at each stage of the research lifecycle.

Click here to learn more about: Online Short-Seminar: Introduction to Research Data Management
For more information contact: julie_goldman@harvard.edu


Undergraduate Mentoring Workshops for Science Postdocs and Graduate Students

Certificate Series

Wednesday January 19, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
In-person | Location: Northwest Laboratories Room 453 (4th floor), 52 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

FAS Science Education offers a series of professional development workshops for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and other researchers who mentor or seek to mentor undergraduate students.

Click here to learn more about: Undergraduate Mentoring Workshops for Science Postdocs and Graduate Students
For more information contact: ababakhanyan@fas.harvard.edu


Challenges for Mobile Diagnostics: Mobile MRI as a Case Study

Wednesday January 19, 2022 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Professors Francis Shen and Damien Fair will discuss the legal and ethical issues that mobile MRI technology raises, drawing on their experience studying the issue as part of a grant funded by the National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative.

Click here to learn more about: Challenges for Mobile Diagnostics: Mobile MRI as a Case Study
For more information contact: petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu


DF/HCC Celebration of Early Career Investigators

Keynote Speaker: Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH

Wednesday January 19, 2022 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
In-person | Location: Hybrid: In person at Simmons University Paresky Conference Center and online via zoom
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center is delighted to announce Dr. Ann Partridge as our Keynote Speaker for the 2022 Celebration of Early Career Investigators in Cancer Research Symposium. Enjoy her talk followed by a panel discussion, oral presentations, and a poster session.

Click here to learn more about: DF/HCC Celebration of Early Career Investigators
For more information contact: efeick@ds.dfci.harvard.edu