Public Health Forum

Schedule of Public Health Forums

All forums will run from from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 

September 17, 2014

Public Health Informatics – Figuring Out the Mess

Thomas Land, PhD, Director of the Office of Data Management and Outcomes Assessment, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Hosted by Biostatistics | L112
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October 8, 2014

USAID and Global Health: Past and Future

Robert Clay, incoming vice president for health and nutrition at Save the Children. Clay was formerly USAID’s deputy assistant administrator for global health, where he oversaw the four central technical offices: HIV/AIDS; Population and Reproductive Health; Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition; and Health Systems
Hosted by Global Health | L112
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November 12, 2014

The Challenges of Using Medical Record Data in Research

Karen M. Bell, MD, Chair of the National Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, and a member of the Health Information Technology Council for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Hosted by Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights and a part of SPH Research Day | Heibert Lounge

December 3, 2014

Transformative Partnerships: Integrating Public Health, Clinical Care and the Community for Young Children’s Well Being

Lauren A. Smith, MD, MPH, Senior Strategic Advisor, National Institute for Child Health Quality (NICHQ)
Hosted by Community Health Sciences | L112

February 11, 2015

Toxic Wounds: Bridging the Gulf between Injured Veterans, Science, and Policy

Anthony Hardie, Director, Veterans for Common Sense; Chair, Gulf War Illness Research Integration Panel, Dept. of Defense, CDMRP
Hosted by Environmental Health | Keefer Auditorium

March 18, 2015

What Matters Most in Public Health. Reflections on Priority Setting at the Intersection of the Social and Natural Sciences

Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, Dean and Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
Hosted by Epidemiology | Keefer Auditorium

April 8, 2015: SPECIAL TIME 8:45–10 a.m.

The Future of Treating Substance Use Disorders: What Is the Role for Health Care Professionals?

Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy
Hosted by Health Policy & Management | Hiebert Lounge