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Harris Co-Authors New Paper on the Role of Private Sector on Universal Healthcare in Brazil and Thailand

Joseph Harris, an associate professor of Sociology and a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, co-authored a new paper exploring the role of the private sector on countries’ universal healthcare programs, focusing specifically on the experiences in Brazil and Thailand. The paper was published in the journal Global […]

New Paper: “Engaging Communities Through the Arts: A Proposed Framework and Model in Public Health Initiatives”

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that there is an urgent need for more effective approaches to connect people from varying cultures and communities to public health solutions in ways that are accessible, helpful, and meaningful. In this Issues in Brief, Marial Williams argues that community engagement through the arts can be a means of improving […]

Faculty Research Fellow Ziming Xuan Awarded Developmental Study on Alcoholism and HIV in India

Ziming Xuan, an Associate Professor in BU’s School of Public Health and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently awarded a developmental study to explore associations between alcohol use and HIV among married couples in India. Given rising rates of alcohol consumption and HIV […]

Visiting Research Fellow Pablo Suarez Facilitates COVID-19 ‘Cartoonathon’

Pablo Suarez, a Pardee Center Visiting Research Fellow and Associate Director for Research and Innovation at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, recently designed and facilitated a “cartoonathon” exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on the future of humanitarian work. The event, hosted by The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Solferino Academy, included over […]

Faculty Research Fellow Richard Primack Authors Article on Impact of COVID-19 on Field Work for The Conversation

Richard Primack, a professor of biology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored an article published in The Conversation on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the ability to conduct field work.   In the article, Prof. Primack reflects on the necessary yet costly measures […]