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January 2021

Epidemic Illusions On the Coloniality of Global Public Health (this event has passed)

January 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Dr. Eugene Richardson (HGHI Burke Global Health Fellow, 2018) will speak about his new book and Dr. Farmer, who wrote the forward, will provide an introduction.

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State of Human Rights: 2020 Reflections & Lessons Learned (this event has passed)

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Examining the unprecedented events that unfolded in 2020, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University invites you to join this special event. A keynote speech will be presented by FXB Center Director Dr. Mary T. Bassett, followed by discussion with United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng.

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What Can AI Researchers Learn from the COVID-19 Pandemic? (this event has passed)

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

In this webinar, Zak Kohane, MD, PhD, will discuss this COVID discontinuity in the context of a longstanding issue in the field of AI and machine learning: how can algorithms (and the human physicians interacting with them) adapt to shifts in medical knowledge, whether from a novel therapy or a newly described disease? He will outline potential opportunities for AI researchers, and steps that AI experts and clinicians should take to optimize system performance and patient care.

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Scientific Racism and Anti-Racism: History and Recent Perspectives (this event has passed)

January 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

The Center for Community Health Education Research and Service (CCHERS) is excited to announce an upcoming Panel Discussion on Scientific Racism and Anti-Racism: History and Recent Perspectives. This is a second virtual community conversation session of the Race, Racism, and Research in the Medical Mecca series in 2021. Join us as we discuss the important issues of scientific racism and anti-racism and their implications to science, research, and healthcare today. The panel will be moderated by Mary Ann Nelson, Esq.,…

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Online exhibit: A World of Viruses (this event has passed)

January 24
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Virus behavior can have both positive and negative repercussions in the world, and in our bodies. At this present time the world is coping with a pandemic caused by the infiltration of the airborne virus, COVID-19. In fact, viruses are ever present in our world, occupying nearly all organisms, and found in virtually every type of habitat. They are also ancient, predating some of the earliest forms of life. Through this online exhibit, “A World of Viruses,” we will learn…

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THE COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT: What’s Ahead? (this event has passed)

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines unfolds in the United States, numerous questions around distribution, supply, hesitancy and efficacy persist. And the stakes have never been higher, as numbers of deaths and cases repeatedly break records. In this discussion, experts will review the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, address safety concerns, explore upcoming expected vaccines, and discuss implications of virus variants.

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Health Equity for All: COVID-19 and Incarcerated Populations (this event has passed)

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

BWH Medical Grand Rounds Seminar. Monik C. Jiménez, ScD SM FAHA, Associate Epidemiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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University-wide Seminar: Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People (this event has passed)

January 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom Webinar
Free

From a leading experimental social psychologist, a discussion of “implicit bias," and what we can do to outsmart it. Using lab and real-world examples, Mahzarin Banaji will show how our barely conscious assumptions affect our decisions about others, especially those unlike ourselves--in age, gender, race, social class, or even body weight--and what that means for the decisions we make in our work across the University. The good news: knowledge gives us power to do better. (Presentation is 90 minutes, followed…

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Pathways to Global Health- A Conversation with Dr. Bogdan Chiva Giurca (this event has passed)

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) is hosting an informal conversation with Dr. Bogdan Chiva Giurca as part of our Pathways to Global Health Speaker Series this Thursday, January 21st, from 1-2 pm EST. Hear from Dr. Chiva Giurca about his career path in medicine, his advocacy for personalized care, and his work influencing national healthcare policy. Dr. Chiva Giurca also hosts an HGHI summer internship in London, which you can learn more about here! This event is a terrific…

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COVID Vaccine Equity: The Impact of Race, Racism and Mistrust in the Health Care System on Vaccine Hesitancy (this event has passed)

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zoom

As we begin a new year during a global pandemic there are nearly 20.7 million cases of COVID in the U.S. and over 352,000 people have died from the disease.  A study of selected states and cities with data on COVID-19 deaths by race and ethnicity showed that 34% of deaths were among non-Hispanic Black people, though this group accounts for only 12% of the total U.S. population.  As a result of the disproportionate impact of the disease on Black,…

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Nevertheless, she persisted (this event has passed)

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Harvard College Opera presents an acoustic exploration of friendship, feminism and resilience inspired by Radcliffe’s exhibition “Accompanied.” Please join us for a performance of art songs featuring works by female composers across eras and oceans.

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December 2020

DASH Virtual Networking Event – Catalyzing Connections for Data Science and AI in Health

Thursday, December 12 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

  REGISTER Interested in connecting with people around the world working at the intersection of data science, artificial intelligence and health? Join us on December 17th from 9 – 11am EST for a Virtual Networking Event – Catalyzing Connections for Data Science and AI in Health! The gathering will kick-off with a Keynote Address and a series of inspiring Flash Talks from healthcare innovators leveraging digital tools in the fight against COVID-19. During the second half of the event, participants…

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