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  • 2019 Dec 05

    The Burke Fellowship at 10: A Celebration of Innovation in Medical Research & Teaching

    3:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center, Thompson Room - 12 Quincy St. Cambridge, MA 02138

    The 10th Anniversary event will bring together past and present Burke Fellows to share the impact of the fellowship on their respective careers. We’ll hear from fellows whose interests have led them to study how economics impacts malaria prevention, treatment and diagnosis; to develop curricula to teach medical students about the root causes of health disparities; and to lead clinical trials of shortened treatment regimens for drug-resistant tuberculosis.

    This year’s diverse group of awardees represents medicine, business, and public health. The three 2019-2020 Burke Fellows...

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  • 2019 Dec 06

    Protecting Global Health Progress in the Era of Climate Change

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Global Health and Health Policy - 14 Story Street, 4th floor Cambridge MA, 02138

    How can global investments drive the response to climate change? Can investment management protect or hurt global health progress? Join us for a discussion about the value of global investment in fighting today's climate emergency with one of the world's leading voices on the issue, Dr. Howard Frumkin.

    As Chair of the “Our Planet, Our Health” (OPOH) program at the Wellcome Trust, one of the largest foundations in Europe funding research, Dr. Frumkin has for years worked in global and planetary health. He is a trained physician and...

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