Future Dean’s Seminars

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 1–2:15 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge
Transgender Rights Ballot Battle: What’s at Stake?
Mason Dunn, Executive Director, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, and Co-Chair, Freedom for All Massachusetts Campaign

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 4:30–6:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge
So We Legalize Marijuana. Then What Happens?
Beau Kilmer, RAND; Marisa Silveri, McLean Hospital Neurodevelopment Laboratory on Addictions and Mental Health; Deborah Hasin, Columbia University Medical Center; Keith Cooper, Revolutionary Clinics; and Richard Saitz, Boston University School of Public Health

Past Dean’s Seminars

March 26, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Public Private Collaboration: A Path to Sustainable, Affordable, Equitable, and Patient-Centric Healthcare
Arnaud Bernaert, World Economic Forum

shine-2018-150x150-thumbnailMarch 20, 2018 | 1–2:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: SHINE LECTURE

Is Patient Privacy Dead?
Mark Rothstein, University of Louisville School of Medicine

031418-DSS-GunForum-150x150March 14, 2018 | 1–2:15 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

#ENOUGH: Community Forum on Gun Violence
A conversation for the SPH community

Bicknell2018_150Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Keefer Auditorium

DEAN’S SEMINAR: BICKNELL LECTURE

Can We Talk? Bridging Political Divides for the Health of the Public
Joshua Archambault, Pioneer Institute; Brandi Harless (SPH’08), Mayor of Paducah, Kentucky; and Shari Rudavsky, The Indianapolis Star

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

The Opioid Crisis in America: A Conversation with the U.S. Surgeon General
Jerome M. Adams, Surgeon General of the United States; Monica Bharel (MED’94, CAS’94), Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Jones Book talk 150Monday, November 13 | 1–2:30 p.m. | Location TBA
Exchange Politics: Opposing Obamacare in Battleground States

Thursday, September 7 | 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

1985: Voices from the AIDS Crisis
Featuring Gary Bailey, Simmons School of Social Work and Alfred DeMaria, Jr., Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Wednesday, September 13 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Spirituality and Public Health: How Religious Disciplines Impact Human Health
Christina Gebel (SPH’14); Katelyn Long, Boston University School of Public Health; Rev. Dr. Jim Sherblom; and Michael Stein, Boston University School of Public Health.

Tuesday, May 9 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

BOOK DISCUSSION

There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration
Ali Noorani (SPH’99), Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

Thursday, April 13 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

It’s Not About the Bathroom: The Fight for Transgender Equality
Mason Dunn, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition and Co-Chair of the Freedom Massachusetts Campaign

Monday, April 10 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Income Inequality and Health in America: A Lancet Special Issue
Welcoming several of the special issue’s authors for a discussion.

Tuesday, March 28 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Creating Culture, Making Change: The Role of Entertainment in Global Health
Georgia Arnold, Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility, Viacom International Media Networks and Executive Director, Staying Alive Foundation; Joel Christian Gill, Chair of Foundations, New Hampshire Institute of Art; and Alex Horwitz, Filmmaker.

Tuesday, March 28 | noon–1:30 p.m. | Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Avenue

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Exclusive MTV Shuga Down South Screening in Boston
Georgia Arnold, Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility, Viacom International Media Networks and Executive Director, Staying Alive Foundation. Co-sponsored with Public Health Post.

PHF-_150x150Wednesday, March 22 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

SHINE LECTURE

Maine v. Kaci Hickox: Public Health Protection or Ebola Panic?
David A. Soley, Partner, Bernstein Shur

Monday, March 20 | 4:30–5:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Dispatches from the North: Learning from Canadian Health Care
Danielle Martin, Vice President, Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto

Monday, March 20 | 4–6 p.m. | College of Communication

GLOBAL HEALTH STORYTELLING

Ending AIDS: The Politics of Possibility
Shahira Ahmed, Research Scientist, Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health ; Jon Cohen, Science writer and Pulitzer Center grantee; Diveena Cooppan, Director & Co-Producer, Positively Beautiful: A Film about Life & Love in the Age of HIV; and Kenneth Mayer, Medical Research Director & Co-Chair, The Fenway Institute. Co-sponsored with Boston University College of Communication.

birth-control-pills-thumbnail.pngThursday, March 2 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Health, Politics, and Planned Parenthood
Jennifer Childs-Roshak, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and Juana Matias, Massachusetts State Representative. Co-sponsored with the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.

GrodinJewish-thumbnailWednesday, March 1 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

BOOK DISCUSSION

Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust
Michael Grodin, Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

landing-page-DSS10-HIVPreventionThursday, February 16 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Can the Private Sector Make a Difference?
Deborah Dugan, Chief Executive Officer, (RED)

landing-page-DSS10-HIVPreventionThursday, January 26 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Wish List for the New President
Christopher F. Koller, President, Milbank Memorial Fund and Lisa Wong, Former Mayor of Fitchburg, Massachusetts

webpagebanner-DSS8Marijana_150x150Thursday, September 8 | 1–2:15 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Legalized Marijuana: Right for Massachusetts?
Jim Borghesani, Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol; and Jason Lewis, Senator, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Voting-Booths-DSS-web-banner_150x150Thursday, October 6 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

The Politics of Health Reform: What’s at Stake in November?
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Jon Kingsdale, Boston University School of Public Health; and John McDonough, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

webpage-banner_150x150Wednesday, October 19 | 10 a.m.–noon | Hiebert Lounge

BICKNELL LECTURE

E-Cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
Linda Bauld, University of Stirling; Ronald Bayer, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; and Andrea C. Villanti, Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies

landing-page-DSS10-HIVPreventionThursday, November 3 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

HIV: Succeeding at Treatment, Failing at Prevention
Francois Venter, Executive Director, Wits RHI and Lecturer, Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa