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After Roe: What’s next for abortion access, law, and politics
July 14, 2022 | Go to the event page
Presented jointly with Reuters In overturning Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court has ignited fundamental legal and political questions and radically shifted the healthcare landscape. Amidst the furor, those who want to keep abortion safe and legal ponder the path forward. This panel of experts from across Harvard will assess the fallout, evaluate a variety of responses to the ruling, and share their roadmaps to a post-Roe America. Welcome: Michelle Williams, Dean of Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of … Continue reading "After Roe: What’s next for abortion access, law, and politics"
Hosted by Harvard Public Health Magazine Investors have traditionally given short shrift to public health, seeing it as a field for do-gooders, not a vehicle for profits. But that’s starting to change. More academic researchers and public health professionals are seeking to take their discoveries commercial, and more investors are willing to listen. In this panel, Harvard Public Health magazine brings together founders and investors to talk about the challenges — and rewards— of developing affordable goods and services aimed … Continue reading "From idea to impact: The new market for public health entrepreneurs"
Mamphela Ramphele is on a mission. The celebrated activist, physician, businesswoman, and political thinker argues that the “well-being of a few is well-being of none.” She envisions a radically different world — one that is equitable, sustainable, and peaceful. And she is determined to help guide us toward that better future. As co-president of The Club of Rome, Ramphele brings together leaders from around the globe to think through the urgent challenges of our day, including the need to reframe … Continue reading "A global perspective on sustainable growth: A Q&A with Mamphela Ramphele"
An on-demand video will be posted after the event. We’ve all seen the perils of disinformation. So, how do we combat it? This panel will explore concrete proposals for dismantling disinformation in communities, on social media, and through public policy and regulation. We’ll bring together experts from multiple fields — including communication, education, behavioral psychology, and First Amendment law — to tackle an issue that could well shape the future of public health. This is a conversation about solutions and … Continue reading "Dismantling disinformation"
Presented jointly with POLITICO Sen. Michael Bennet has called for dramatically expanding the public health workforce and rethinking the federal role in spurring development of critical therapeutics, such as next-generation antibiotics. An outspoken supporter of reproductive rights, he has also has raised concerns about what he calls “the radical nature of this Supreme Court” and the prospect that Roe v. Wade will be overturned. Bennet will talk about these proposals and his other work in the health care arena, including … Continue reading "View from the Hill: A conversation with Sen. Michael Bennet"
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