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April 2021

Protection and Mental Health Assistance for Communities Affected by COVID-19 in Peru (this event has passed)

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Carmen is a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Global Health and Population. She is also a Harvard LEAD Fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute. Currently, Carmen serves as the Director of Mental Health at Socios En Salud (Partners In Health) in Peru where she coordinates diverse research projects on the understanding and improvement of tuberculosis (TB) affected populations, community health, and mental health. She has over 25 years of experience as a public health professional. This event is…

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February 2021

Donald R. Hopkins, MD, MPH: “Eradicating the Guinea Worm: Challenges in the Beginning and at the End” (this event has passed)

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

The global Guinea Worm Eradication Program began at the CDC in 1980 and has been led by The Carter Center since 1986 in cooperation with the endemic countries, CDC, WHO, UNICEF and other partners.  It has reduced the number of human cases of Guinea worm disease from an estimated 3.5 million in 20 countries in 1986 to 54 cases in 5 countries in 2019.  After successfully overcoming several challenges such as under-reporting, misunderstanding, and lack of funding at the outset,…

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Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: The Use of Biotech in the COVID-19 Pandemic (this event has passed)

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us on February 23 for the third installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series. This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This third seminar in the series will focus on the use of biotech in the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life in…

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Global Diet Quality Score: A New Method to Collect and Analyze Data on Diet Quality (this event has passed)

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Zoom Webinar
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This remote launch event will include a series of presentations to describe final results of work to develop and validate the Global Diet Quality Score (GDQS), a new metric of diet quality appropriate for use in low- and middle-income countries. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about a GDQS-focused supplement submitted to the Journal of Nutrition and to preview the technology assisted data collection system that has been developed for collecting GDQS data in population-based surveys.

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Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Health Justice and the Path Forward (this event has passed)

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Join us on February 16 for the second installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series. This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This second seminar in the series will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable populations. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life…

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Impact of Unresolved Trauma on American Indian Health Equity (this event has passed)

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Donald Warne, MD, MPH is the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as the Director of the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health Programs, and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota. He also serves as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board in Rapid City, SD. Dr. Warne is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from…

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Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: COVID-19’s Legacy & Evolving Legal Doctrines (this event has passed)

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Free

Join us on February 2 for the first installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series. This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This first seminar in the series will focus on the interaction of COVID-19 with health law and policy. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life in the United…

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January 2021

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
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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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July 2020

GAiA: Mark Wu – Global Data Flows and the Implications for Health Access in Developing Countries

Friday, July 07 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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March 2020

Housing and Policy in an Aging World (this event has passed)

Friday, March 03 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ann Forsyth, Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design; and Principal Investigator, Health and Places Initiative (HAPI) Ashish Jha, Professor of Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; and Internal Medicine physician, VA Boston Healthcare System Emi Kiyota, 2017 Loeb Fellow and President and Founder of Ibasho, which partners with local organizations and communities to design and create socially integrated and sustainable communities that value their elders Jennifer Molinsky, JCHS Senior Research Associate; Lecturer, Harvard…

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May 2018

Engaged Leadership to Transform the Quality of Healthcare: Lessons from India

Friday, May 05 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Please join us for a seminar on Wednesday, July 18th, at 11am where Dr. T.S. Ravikumar will be speaking on "Engaged Leadership to Transform the Quality of Care in Healthcare: Lessons from India." The presentation will be followed by lunch from 12pm - 1pm. Dr. Ravikumar, has served as the Director cum Vice Chancellor of Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh since 2015. He is recognized internationally for his work in colorectal cancer and liver metastasis…

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