September 17, 2021

 

Announcements


Interested in Applying to Register your Harvard Chan Student Organization?

Application Deadline: TODAY September 17 at 5pm for Fall Registration

To learn more about existing groups or how to start a new group, contact Amy at delacerda@hsph.harvard.edu. Student organizations are a vital part of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and greatly enhance the cultural, social, and intellectual life on campus. The Office for Student Affairs formally registers student organizations on campus.

Click here to learn more about: Interested in Applying to Register your Harvard Chan Student Organization?
For more information contact: delacerda@hsph.harvard.edu


Harvard International Office – Zoom Office Hours

HIO Advisor Elizabeth Capuano will host Fall 2021 Zoom Office Hours starting the week of September 7 (Tuesday after Memorial Day weekend), ending December 17, 2021. Populations Served includes: HSPH MPH, SM, and DrPH students; HSPH Scholars. Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Meeting ID: 956 9321 4638 Password: 028194 Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Meeting ID: 983 1861 2391 Password: 140919

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


Rose Service Learning Fellowship Application Now Open

Zoom information session Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Harvard Chan students and post-docs are welcome to apply for funding for U.S. and global service learning projects. Awards up to $10,000 for Fall 2021 cycle. Information session Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Deadline: Friday, November 12, 2021 (12 noon). Full details and application at hsph.me/rosefellowship.

Click here to learn more about: Rose Service Learning Fellowship Application Now Open
For more information contact: rosefellowship@hsph.harvard.edu


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


Science in the News (SITN) Student Recruitment

Seeking science writers and communicators for a variety of roles

SITN is looking for members to fill the following positions: Treasurer, Community Outreach Directer, Model Organism Zoo Event Coordinator, Podcast Writer & Producer (no experience necessary), Webmaster, Communications directors (Instagram or select initiatives). Find some more details about these positions and other available positions here. Click on the opportunities you’re interested in for more details. Email sitnboston@gmail.com for questions or additional info

Click here to learn more about: Science in the News (SITN) Student Recruitment
For more information contact: sitnboston@gmail.com


September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

There are few things as difficult to discuss as suicide. But avoiding issues that make us uncomfortable can lead to isolation and stigma, so awareness is essential. This month is about raising awareness and finding ways to offer support. Together we can replace ignorance and shame with insight and respect. Join us to listen, learn, and heal: https://countway.info/spmonth.

Click here to learn more about: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
For more information contact: countwayoutreach@hms.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!


Virtual Office Hours with Lilu Barbosa

Fridays from 12 to 1 pm ET via Zoom

All Harvard Chan students are invited to 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


 

Get FREE statistics help at the Biostatistics Student Consulting Center!

Do you need statistics help for your research? You’re in luck! The Biostatistics Student Consulting Center (BSCC) is open for the Fall semester! Through the BSCC, doctoral students in the Department of Biostatistics provide FREE help to students in the School of Public Health on statistics questions that arise outside of the classroom. Schedule a one-on-one consultation by submitting an online inquiry at https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/biostatistics/bscc/

Click here to learn more about: Get FREE statistics help at the Biostatistics Student Consulting Center!
For more information contact: jemar.bather@g.harvard.edu


Apply to Harvard Biotech’s Crossover case study program!

Interested in biotechnology entrepreneurship and global health?

Crossover provides participants with the opportunity to apply the HBS case method to real-world scenarios about the biotechnology industry – taught by faculty at Harvard and biotech entrepreneurs. After a successful inaugural version last year, we are launching an expanded 6-part series October-November. Cases will span topics from the strategic choices faced by startups and pharma companies to how global health objectives can be integrated into the structure of for-profit biopharma companies.

Click here to learn more about: Apply to Harvard Biotech’s Crossover case study program!
For more information contact: gstirtz@g.harvard.edu


Public Health Leadership Lab Participant/Concentrator Applications Due September 17, 2021!

PHL Lab focuses on creating opportunities to help students develop a greater understanding of themselves as leaders and learners through workshops, applied-learning, coaching, and reflection. If you haven’t already submitted your form, registration for the Open Workshops and applications to be a PHL Lab Participant or Concentrator are open! Applicants are required to sign-up for a 20-minute interview to be a PHL Lab Participant/Concentrator.

Click here to learn more about: Public Health Leadership Lab Participant/Concentrator Applications Due September 17, 2021!
For more information contact: phl@hsph.harvard.edu


Nucleate Boston: Application Open

Nucleate is a student-run nonprofit organization that facilitates the formation of new life science ventures. Our equity-free activator program supports companies that tackle the biggest challenges in human health (Bio Track) and sustainability (Eco Track). The program connects scientific trainees and business students with a world-class advisor network of startup founders, executives, venture investors, and renowned scientists.

Click here to learn more about: Nucleate Boston: Application Open
For more information contact: mboisvert@g.harvard.edu


Constitution Day

17-Sep-21

Do you want to learn more about the U.S. Constitution and Constitution Day? Visit the National Constitution Center for a day of online events! https://constitutioncenter.org/constitution-day

Click here to learn more about: Constitution Day

 

Events


Harvard T.H. Chan Public Health Virtual Fall Career Expo

Meet with Employers who want to hire YOU!

Friday September 17, 2021 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Other

Connect with leading Public Health employers to learn about full-time, internship, and fellowship opportunities from the comfort of your home, office, smartphone or tablet. After registering, you’ll be able to explore the available information and opportunities.

Click here to learn more about: Harvard T.H. Chan Public Health Virtual Fall Career Expo
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu


Mid-Autumn Festival Dinner & Grad Bible Study

Asian Baptist Student Koinonia at GSAS

Saturday September 18, 2021 | 7:00 PM
In-person | Location: MIT Stata Center (Building 32), room 141
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! You’re warmly invited to join us for our weekly graduate Bible study followed by a dinner this Saturday at 7pm. MIT ABSK Grad is inviting us to join them at MIT at the Stata Center, room 141; rides will be available! Please register at the link below.

Click here to learn more about: Mid-Autumn Festival Dinner & Grad Bible Study
For more information contact: gsas-absk@hcs.harvard.edu


Reconceptualizing IPV Inequities in LGBTQ Populations

Integrating Psychological and Socioeconomic Considerations

Monday September 20, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

Stigma and discrimination shape LGBTQ people’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV), yet existing theories of LGBTQ health inequities are limited in accounting for IPV. This talk will review existing conceptual approaches to the role of anti-LGBTQ stigma in IPV and prop

Click here to learn more about: Reconceptualizing IPV Inequities in LGBTQ Populations
For more information contact: danielchoi@hsph.harvard.edu


Anti-Racism in Public Health Policies, Practice, and Research

Tuesday September 21, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights’ inaugural symposium on structural racism aims to start a series of conversations and research on racism as a determinant of health and root cause of health inequities to help improve data and inform policies and practices.

Click here to learn more about: Anti-Racism in Public Health Policies, Practice, and Research
For more information contact: fxbcenter_info@hsph.harvard.edu


Climate for Health Ambassador Training

Two part virtual session on September 21st & 23rd

Tuesday September 21, 2021 – Thursday September 23, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Join Harvard Chan C-CHANGE & ecoAmerica for this free, two-part interactive training that will cover the links between climate & health, the spectrum of solutions, how to effectively communicate on the topic, & ways to act & advocate for climate solutions that improve our health.

Click here to learn more about: Climate for Health Ambassador Training
For more information contact: Flanigan@hsph.harvard.edu


Red Sox College Series: Harvard University

Tuesday September 21, 2021 at 7:10 pm

Tuesday September 21, 2021 | 7:10 PM – 10:00 PM
In-person | Location: Fenway park, 4 Yawkey Way Boston MA 02215
Event Category: Social and Community-Building

Harvard Chan group tickets are sold out, but you can purchase individual tickets directly from the Red Sox. Alumni, students, fans, and friends of Harvard who purchase tickets through this special offer will receive a limited edition Harvard Red Sox baseball hat.

Click here to learn more about: Red Sox College Series: Harvard University


The Workplace and Worker Well-Being: Work as a Social Determinant of Health

Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness Seminar Series

Wednesday September 22, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Lecture, Seminar, Forum

The theme of this monthly seminar series is “Recovery and Resilience.” This month’s speaker is Dr. Lisa Berkman, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and of Epidemiology at Harvard Chan and director of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.

Click here to learn more about: The Workplace and Worker Well-Being: Work as a Social Determinant of Health
For more information contact: centerhealthhappiness@hsph.harvard.edu


Transformational Prison Project Workshop Series: Restorative Justice Community Building Circles

Friday September 24, 2021 – Friday November 5, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Robert “Bobby” Iacoviello (left) and Eric “E” Anderson are two of Transformational Prison Project’s coordinators, facilitators, and circle-keepers. They are both systems-impacted who hope to share their knowledge and wisdom through the facilitation of RJ healing circles.

Click here to learn more about: Transformational Prison Project Workshop Series: Restorative Justice Community Building Circles
For more information contact: rnalls@hsph.harvard.edu


Restorative Justice Community Building Circles

New Narratives Project

Friday September 24, 2021 – Friday November 5, 2021
Virtual
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

Led by the Transformational Prison Project, we seek to build community and break down barriers to our understanding of self and others. This is a 6-week session and we ask for folks to commit to attending each session. All sessions will be held virtual.

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


How to Write a Strong Cover Letter

Wednesday September 29, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Virtual | Event Website
Event Category: Workshop or Skill-Development

While uses for cover letters vary, a cover letter can make or break your application. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to write a compelling cover letter that clearly articulate why you’re the right person for the job.

Click here to learn more about: How to Write a Strong Cover Letter
For more information contact: careers@hsph.harvard.edu