October 1, 2021

 

Announcements


Register Your Bike

Register your bicycle and obtain access to the bicycle cages on the Harvard Longwood Campus go to:http://hms.harvard.edu/bicycling

Click here to learn more about: Register Your Bike
For more information contact: parking@hms.harvard.edu


Sallie Mae Fund: Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students

Application Deadline: October 25, 2021

Ten scholarships, totaling up to $100,000, are available for current graduate students from underserved or marginalized communities, including minority, LGBTQ+, low-income, and first-generation college students. The application window is open now through Oct. 25. More information regarding eligibility requirements can be found by following the URL Link: https://www.tmcf.org/students-alumni/scholarship/tmcf-bridging-the-dream-scholarship-program-for-graduate-school-students/

Click here to learn more about: Sallie Mae Fund: Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students


Student Emergency Fund

The Student Emergency Fund is designed to support students who are experiencing financial strain by mitigating the expense or providing full support. Should you need assistance, we encourage you to apply. To learn more regarding the application process, visit the fund website.

Click here to learn more about: Student Emergency Fund
For more information contact: bmle@hsph.harvard.edu


Professional Development Support Fund for Students

Deadline Friday October 15 at 5pm EST

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 virtual conference either as a participant or to present.

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


HBNU Fellowship Application Cycle

Applications are now open!

The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers 12-month mentored research fellowships in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) designed to address some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. The fellowship is available to U.S. pre- and post-doctoral students, as well as postdoctoral fellows from LMICs. Applications are due November 1, 2021.

Click here to learn more about: HBNU Fellowship Application Cycle
For more information contact: kcarthew@hsph.harvard.edu


Harvard International Office Zoom Office Hours

The Harvard International Office (HIO) hosts Zoom Office Hours regularly for HSPH students. Details are available on the HIO website here: https://hio.harvard.edu/office-hours Please note that Elizabeth Capuano, the HIO Advisor for students at the Chan School, will be away from the office from 11/11/2021 through 11/28/2021. Please plan accordingly.

Click here to learn more about: Harvard International Office Zoom Office Hours
For more information contact: elizabeth_capuano@harvard.edu


HPREP High School STEM Outreach Opportunity!

Deadline Extended

Volunteer with the Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP)! HPREP is an outreach program hosted by Harvard to recruit high school students from underrepresented backgrounds into science, medicine, and public health. HPREP will run on 10 Saturdays from November to February virtually on Zoom. If you are interested in mentoring students, teaching/developing lessons, or helping with program coordination, we would love to have you join our team! More details on our website!

Click here to learn more about: HPREP High School STEM Outreach Opportunity!
For more information contact: hprep@hms.harvard.edu


Healthy Places Design Lab Student Group

The Healthy Places Design Lab Student Group is back! It’ll be an informal & interdisciplinary space for students at the Graduate School of Design and HSPH to meet and learn from each other on ideas and topics relating to social determinants of health and the roles that the built environment & transportation play in health and well-being. We’re starting off as a super informal, low-commitment & low-barrier and hoping to build off from there. Please fill out the form if you are interested!

Click here to learn more about: Healthy Places Design Lab Student Group
For more information contact: jonathan_lee@gsd.harvard.edu


On-Campus Office Hours with ODI

Office of Diversity and Inclusion staff members will be on campus and available to meet in person on a drop-in basis Monday through Thursday, between 10 am and 3 pm ET (except holidays and recess). Stop in to introduce yourself, ask questions, or share ideas! Click on the link below for the full schedule and locations.

Click here to learn more about: On-Campus Office Hours with ODI
For more information contact: odi@hsph.harvard.edu


APHA 2021 — Creating the Healthiest Nation: Strengthening Social Connectedness, Oct 24-27

Deadline Friday October 1 at 5pm EST

Would you like to attend the APHA Annual Meeting on Oct 24-27, 2021? The Office for Student Services will pay registration fees for 10 students to attend the virtual APHA Annual Meeting and Expo. Students will be chosen by lottery. Please complete the application form before Friday Oct 1 at 5pm EST.

Click here to learn more about: APHA 2021 — Creating the Healthiest Nation: Strengthening Social Connectedness, Oct 24-27


Asian American/Asian International Students Support Group

Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Asian American/Asian International Students Support Group is offered by Wenhui Yang, LMHC, as a confidential and safe space to connect with other Asian undergrad and graduate students during these challenging times. Even without a pandemic, academic and student life can be challenging! It can also be very rewarding. If you are interested, please email the group leader directly and include your Student ID number, which allows CAMHS to securely message the workshop/group zoom link.

Click here to learn more about: Asian American/Asian International Students Support Group
For more information contact: wyang@huhs.harvard.edu


Countway Cuddles Pet Therapy Returns!

Feeling stressed? Need a break? Join us for Countway Cuddles pet therapy with certified therapy dogs Bodhi, Cooper, and Daisy! Check our calendar for multiple events each week: countway.info/Calendar. Drop-ins welcome!

Click here to learn more about: Countway Cuddles Pet Therapy Returns!


The Top 10 things about HUSHP

Learn more about the Harvard University Student Health Program (HUSHP)

Click here to learn more about: The Top 10 things about HUSHP
For more information contact: mservices@huhs.harvard.edu


Need your HUSHP health insurance card?

Download the MyBlue Member App for instant access to your Insurance ID card and other health care information and learn more about ID cards.

Click here to learn more about: Need your HUSHP health insurance card?
For more information contact: mservices@huhs.harvard.edu


Application Deadline for GHP Winter Session Travel Courses

Students interested in a GHP travel course during January 2022 should submit their applications before Sunday, October 3 @ 11:59PM.

Harvard University aims to gradually resume travel as conditions warrant, while being mindful of the significant uncertainty surrounding the pandemic and varying regional conditions. Current guidance allows travel to international destinations rated Level 1, Level 2, or Level 3 for COVID-19 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We intend to make decisions on course format as soon as possible and invite students to apply. Regular updates are posted on our website.

Click here to learn more about: Application Deadline for GHP Winter Session Travel Courses
For more information contact: aconary@hsph.harvard.edu


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!


Fall 2 Course, GHP 552: Leadership Development in Global Health – Wednesdays, 11:30-1:00 PM, Kresge (HSPH)

The Politics of health system reform: Agile health leadership and governance in rapidly changing contexts

This course will be taught by Dr. Subramaniam Sathasivam, former Minister of Health in Malaysia. In this course, we will analyze how to frame and position new health policies, generate compromise in democratic politics, and build broad coalitions of support within the various arms of government and across political “differences” (ideological and sectoral) external to the government. For more information about this course or about Dr. Subramaniam, email Salif Mangane at smangane@hsph.harvard.edu

Click here to learn more about: Fall 2 Course, GHP 552: Leadership Development in Global Health – Wednesdays, 11:30-1:00 PM, Kresge (HSPH)
For more information contact: smangane@hsph.harvard.edu

 

Events


Research Data Onboarding: Procedures for Research Consistency

Research Data Management Seminar Series

Tuesday October 5, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

This session will review the important steps for onboarding new employees/trainees to a lab or new projects. The key takeaway from this session will be how to incorporate these steps within your individual project or lab environment.

Click here to learn more about: Research Data Onboarding: Procedures for Research Consistency
For more information contact: julie_goldman@harvard.edu


Positive Health Interest Group

Monthly Meeting. Lunch Provided.

Tuesday October 5, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
In-person | Location: Outdoor pavilion between Kresge and the Countway Library
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Calling Harvard grad students, postdocs, and early-career researchers: if you’re interested in the science of well-being, the Center for Health and Happiness Positive Health Interest Group can help you connect with peers and stay current on the latest developments in the field.

Click here to learn more about: Positive Health Interest Group
For more information contact: centerhealthhappiness@hsph.harvard.edu


Introducing POPLAR: The Future of Psychedelics Law and Regulation

Wednesday October 6, 2021 | 12:30 PM – 3:10 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Join us for this historic event to mark a new research initiative, the Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation (POPLAR), sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School.

Click here to learn more about: Introducing POPLAR: The Future of Psychedelics Law and Regulation
For more information contact: petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu


Planetary Health: Environmental Health 4.0; Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/94929936993

Presenter: Dr. Howard Frumkin; Discussant: Dr. Allan Brandt

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

Join us for the monthly Planetary Health Colloquium sponsored by the Departments of Environmental Health, Global Health and Population, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, and Nutrition and the Harvard University Center for the Environment, and the Harvard Global Health Institute

Click here to learn more about: Planetary Health: Environmental Health 4.0; Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/94929936993
For more information contact: shaunheller@hsph.harvard.edu


Time Management 101 Workshop

Wednesday October 6, 2021 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Support and Wellness

Having difficulty keeping up with classes and outside responsibilities? Come learn some tips and tricks on strategically managing your time through an interactive workshop led by the Graduate Student Learning Support Specialist, Ginny Zanger Ed.D. Please RSVP through Engage.

Click here to learn more about: Time Management 101 Workshop
For more information contact: ccronin@hsph.harvard.edu


Global Health and Population Thursday Brown Bag Series

Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Global Public Health

Thursday October 7, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Drawing on postcolonial theory, medical anthropology, and critical science studies, Richardson demonstrates the ways in which the flagship discipline of epidemiology has been shaped by the colonial, racist, and patriarchal system that had its inception in 1492.

Click here to learn more about: Global Heath and Population Thursdy Brown Bag Series
For more information contact: ghp@hsph.harvard.edu


Disruptions of Dignity: COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Latin America

Friday October 8, 2021 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Presentations will include an overview of the legal and human rights issues and challenges in Latin America from the perspective of the Pan-American Health Organization, and a keynote address outlining the Mexican Supreme Court’s approach to disability rights.

Click here to learn more about: Disruptions of Dignity: COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Latin America
For more information contact: petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu


SPECIAL EVENT: Book Launch for “Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People’s Health”; Nancy Krieger

Wednesday October 13, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Academic

Please join us for a virtual Book Launch Event for Nancy Krieger’s latest book, Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People’s Health published by Oxford University Press as part of the Small Books, Big Ideas in Population Health series.

Click here to learn more about: SPECIAL EVENT: Book Launch for “Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People’s Health”; Nancy Krieger
For more information contact: wgh@hsph.harvard.edu


Countway Author Series Event: Letter to a Young Female Physician

Join us for a conversation with author Suzanne Koven, a primary care physician and the inaugural writer-in-residence at MGH.

Wednesday October 13, 2021 | 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

A poignant and funny exploration of authenticity in work and life, LETTER TO A YOUNG FEMALE PHYSICIAN is an indelible account, by turns humorous and profound, from a doctor, mother, wife, daughter, teacher, and writer who sheds light on our desire to find meaning in the world.

Click here to learn more about: Countway Author Series Event: Letter to a Young Female Physician


Inside Innovation

Thursday October 14, 2021 | 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
In-person | Location: Harvard Innovation Labs 125 Western Avenue Boston, MA 02134
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

At this celebration of curiosity and connection, hear from a panel of experts sharing innovative perspectives across Harvard. Then, gather with fellow students from all 13 schools to collaborate on a solution, pitch it live, and see what’s possible when we create together.

Click here to learn more about: Inside Innovation
For more information contact: hannah_geise@harvard.edu