Public Health Conversations

Our Public Health Conversations bring speakers to our campus to engage in thoughtful conversations about the pressing issues of public health. They are open to our entire community, designed to inform, stimulate, and encourage groundbreaking discussion.

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Upcoming Public Health Conversations

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

Marching Toward Coverage: How Women Can Lead the Fight for Universal Healthcare

Rosemarie Day, Founder & CEO, Day Health Strategies.

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 6:30–8 p.m. | Online

Alumni & Friends Virtual APHA Reception
Welcome remarks, followed by Dean Sandro Galea and the presentation of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award. Participants will have ability to choose a breakout room for more personalized networking and interactions with faculty, staff, alumni, students, and friends.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 5:00–6 p.m. | Online

Alumni & Faculty Conversations: Mental & Behavioral Health

Stress. Anxiety. Concern for the future. Panel of experts with Dean Galea, Jaimie Gradus, and Danielle Haley.

Monday, November 2, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

Women in Science: What Is Still in the Way?

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 5:00–5:50 p.m. | Online

Alumni Conversations: Community Health Sciences. Now is the time.

As part of the SPH45, Development and Alumni Relations in partnership with the Career and Practicum Office will co-host virtual alumni conversations to highlight careers of distinguished alumni across sectors and industries.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

Learning from Anywhere for Everyone: Inclusion in a Digital World

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 7–8 p.m. | Online

Virtual Networking: Boston Alumni & Friends
Join BUSPH alumni from all areas of public health in the Boston area for this one-hour long digital networking event via Zoom.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

Jennifer Hirsch, Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health; Shamus Khan, Professor, Sociology, Columbia University.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 5:00–6 p.m. | Online

Alumni & Faculty Conversations: Infectious Diseases

Podcast co-hosts Matt Fox, Don Thea, and Chris Gill welcome special guest Dean Sandro Galea to this special live recording of Free Associations.

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

Public Health, Medicine, and Poverty

 

Past Signature Programs

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | 9–10:30 a.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR

COVID-19: State of the Science

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

SPH READS: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

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

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Teaching Public Health: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Justice—Keynote
Join us for the third and final session of Teaching Public Health, featuring our keynote speaker, Raul Fernandez. We will also hear from students about their experiences in the classroom. Our three-part Teaching Public Health symposium will explore best practices in inclusive pedagogy. Speakers will address educational policies, course design, content, and other approaches that optimize learning for all students.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Teaching Public Health: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Justice—Panel 2

Join us for the second session in Teaching Public Health. Our panelists will explore how we can promote inclusivity through teaching. Our three-part Teaching Public Health symposium will explore best practices in inclusive pedagogy. Speakers will address educational policies, course design, content, and other approaches that optimize learning for all students.

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Teaching Public Health: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Justice—Panel 1

Join us for the first session in Teaching Public Health. Our panelists will explore how we can promote inclusivity in education. Our biennial symposium on teaching public health will explore best practices in inclusive pedagogy. Speakers will address educational policies, course design, content, and other approaches that optimize learning for all students.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 5–6 p.m. | Online

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

A Conversation on Race and Policing
We will be hosting a virtual space for the community to come together to discuss current events surrounding race and police brutality. We will be joined by students to start conversations with faculty and staff, followed by space for community input.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

COVID-19: Global Perspectives
Kalpana Balakrishnan, Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Occupational Environmental Health, and Professor, SRU-ICMR Centre for Advanced Research on Air Quality, Climate and Health, Sri Ramachandra Institute for Higher Education and Research, Chennai; Heidi Larson, Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and Director, The Vaccine Confidence Project, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Clinical Professor, Department of Health Metrics Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle; Sherine Shawky, Senior Research Scientist, The Social Research Center, The American University in Cairo; Jeanette Vega, Chief Medical Innovation and Technology Officer, Red de Salud UC-Christus; and Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

Climate Change and Health: Learning from COVID-19
Mona Sarfaty, Director, Program for Climate and Health, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University; Renee Salas, Yerby Fellow, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jalonne White-Newsome, Senior Program Officer, The Kresge Foundation; Greg Wellenius, Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health; and Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | 6 p.m. | Online

PARTNER PROGRAM

WBUR Town Hall: How Acting on Climate Change Can Prevent Future Pandemics

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 3–4:30 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Guns: A Global Epidemic
This convening will bring together experts in the field to discuss how to create an evidence-led, global, renewed understanding around guns and health. Cohosted with the George Washington Milken Institute School of Public Health and The Lancet.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | 6 p.m. | Online

PARTNER PROGRAM

WBUR Town Hall: The Societal Costs of COVID-19

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

After COVID-19: (Re)Building Resilient Cities
Jennifer Keesmaat, CEO, The Keesmaat Group, and Former Chief Planner, Toronto; Katie Swenson, Senior Principal, MASS Design Group; Joan Saba, Partner, NBBJ; Katharine Lusk, Executive Director, Boston University Initiative on Cities; and Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 | 1–2:30 p.m. | Online

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Working Together to Advance Health Equity
Antonia Villarruel, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing, Penn Nursing.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 | 6 p.m. | Online

PARTNER PROGRAM

WBUR Town Hall: The Spread of COVID-19 in Prison and Homeless Populations

Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

Media, Social Media, and COVID-19
Margaret Low, Chief Executive Officer, WBUR; Roxane Cohen Silver, Professor of Psychological Science, Medicine, and Public Health, University of California Irvine; Elana Newman, McFarlin Professor of Psychology, University of Tulsa; Mariette DiChristina, Dean, Boston University College of Communication; and Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

COVID-19: The Health Consequences of the Consequences
Janet Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; Catherine McClean, Associate Professor, Temple University; Arjumand Siddiqi, Canada Research Chair in Population Health Equity and Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; and Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health.

Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

Building the Public Health System of the Future
Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association; Mary Bassett, Former Commissioner of Health, New York City, and Director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University; John Auerbach, Former Commissioner of Public Health, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Former Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission, and President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health; and Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

COVID-19 Pandemic: Mental Health Consequences and Implications
Sarah Lipson, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health; Jaimie Gradus, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health; Sandro Galea , Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

Politics, Health, and Coronavirus
Eduardo Gomez, Associate Professor, College of Health at Lehigh University; Jennifer Grodsky, Vice President for Federal Relations, Boston University; David Jones, Associate Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health; and Daniel E. Dawes, Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, and Associate Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine.

Monday, March 30, 2020 | 4–6 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Law and the Health of Populations
George Annas, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights; Wendy Mariner, Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights; Nicole Huberfeld, Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights; Michael Ulrich, Assistant Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

Mental Health in a Time of Crisis
Karestan Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Sarah Lowe, Assistant Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine; and Patricia Watson, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, and Senior Educational Specialist, National Center for PTSD.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 4–5 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

The Coronavirus Epidemic: State of the Science
Sandro Galea, Boston University School of Public Health; Ronald Corley, Boston University School of Medicine, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL); and Pat Hibberd, Boston University School of Public Health.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

TB: The Hidden Epidemic
Kenneth G. Castro, Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, and Kogie Naidoo, Head: CAPRISA TB-HIV Treatment Research Programme, Center for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA).

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Online

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CORONAVIRUS SEMINAR SERIES

Coronavirus: What Do We Know? What Do We Not Know? What Should We Be Doing?
Rita Nieves, Boston Public Health Commission; Davidson Hamer, Boston University; Nahid Bhadelia, Boston University School of Medicine and National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL); Ronald Corley, Boston University School of Medicine, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL); Wendy Mariner, Boston University School of Public Health; and moderator Pat Hibberd, Boston University School of Public Health.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 9 a.m.–12 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Voting and the Health of Populations: Celebrating the 19th Amendment Centennial
Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health, Pennsylvania Department of Health; Dariely Rodriguez, Director, Economic Justice Project, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Susannah Wellford, CEO & Founder, Running Start.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Keefer Auditorium

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION SEMINAR

‘Is There a Doctor on Board?’ Racial Profiling and Health
Fatima Cody Stanford, Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Glasshouse Chelsea, NYC

THINK. TEACH. DO. NEW YORK

Politics and Health
Dean Sandro Galea from the School of Public Health and Dean Jorge Delva from the School of Social Work will discuss how the intersection of “Politics and Health” will improve population health. Reception to follow.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

From Theory to Practice: What It Takes to Permanently Exit an Individual from Homelessness
Anahaita Kotval, Chief Executive Officer, Lifting Up Westchester.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 8–9 a.m. | Denver, CO

ALUMNI BREAKFAST WITH DEAN GALEA

Registration
Join BUSPH alumni for a discussion and networking breakfast with Dean Galea.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Merchants Exchange Club

THINK. TEACH. DO. SAN FRANCISCO

Art and Health
Dean Sandro Galea from the School of Public Health and Dean Harvey Young from the College of Fine Arts will discuss how the intersection of “Art and Health” will improve population health. Reception to follow.

Monday, December 2, 2019 | 3–5:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: BICKNELL LECTURE

Is Eradicating AIDS Feasible?
Featuring Jonathan Mermin, Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP); Rear Admiral in the US Public Health Service, and other guests.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Harnessing “Precision” to Advance Population Health and Health Equity
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.–2:20 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Statistics and the Life Sciences: Creating a Healthier World
This program will bring together thought leaders in statistics and related domain areas, in an agile and interactive format, and use a web-based dissemination platform to bring broad visibility to current topics in the field.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Bakst Auditorium

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

Black Reparations: The ARC of Justice
William A. Darity, Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, Duke University

Monday, November 4, 2019 | 6–8 p.m. | Philadelphia, PA

BUSPH ALUMNI AND FRIENDS RECEPTION

APHA Conference
Presentation of Distinguished Alumni Award, reception with SPH alumni, faculty, and students.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | 5:30–7 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

CHARLES L. DONAHUE LECTURE

Where is Primary Care Going in the United States?
The Charles L. Donahue annual lecture addresses the quality of patient care, measurement of healthcare outcomes and, creating better health systems and policy in the United States.

Monday, October 28, 2019 | 4–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Single Payer Health Care: Aspirations and Realities
Featuring experts for a discussion on the potential of single-payer approaches to solve the challenge of optimizing health system function in the country.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

On the Global Socioeconomic Context of Chronic Diseases
Onyebuchi A. Arah, Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 3–5:30 p.m. | Charles River Campus, Photonics Center, Colloquium Room, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Social Work and the Health of Populations
Featuring Charles E. Lewis, Jr., President, Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy, and other guests.

Friday, October 18, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

400 Years of Inequality: Breaking the Cycle of Systemic Racism
Featuring Cornell William Brooks, Former NAACP President, and Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress; and other guests.

Monday, October 7, 2019 | 1–2 p.m. | Keefer Auditorium

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Follow Chester! Exploring Microaggressions, Civility, and Allies in Children’s Books and Beyond
Gloria Respress-Churchwell, Author.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Modern-Day Debtors’ Prisons: Race and Revenue Generation in Courts Across America
Nusrat Choudhury, Deputy Director, ACLU Racial Justice Program.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

SPH READS: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

The Desire to Heal: A Doctor’s Education in Empathy, Identity, and Poetry
Rafael Campo, Poet and Physician, Harvard Medical School.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | 6–7:30 p.m. | Hyatt Regency Denver

BOSTON UNIVERSITY BIOSTATISTICS/STATISTICS RECEPTION

Biostatistics/Statistics Reception at JSM 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019 | 7–9 p.m. | Lakes & Legends

THINK. TEACH. DO. MINNEAPOLIS

Reception at SER Conference
Martha Werler, Professor and Chair of Epidemiology. Reception for SPH friends and alumni in Minneapolis, MN, in conjunction with the SER Conference.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | W Miami

THINK. TEACH. DO. MIAMI

Reception in Miami, FL
Julia Raifman, Assistant Professor of Health Law, Policy & Management; presenting on “How LGBT Rights Shape Health Inequalities.” Reception for BU and SPH friends and alumni in Miami, FL.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 1–2:30 p.m. | Bakst Auditorium

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

Red in a Sea of Blue: A Public Health Perspective
Hannah Kane, State Representative, Massachusetts House of Representatives; Bob Flaherty, CEO (Retired), Gene Testing Company/President (Retired), Medical Device Company/Dean’s Advisory Board Member; Nicole Huberfeld, Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 3–5 p.m. | National Press Club, Washington, DC

DEAN’S SEMINAR

A Conversation About Cities and Health
Sandro Galea, Boston University School of Public Health; Katharine Lusk, Boston University Initiative on Cities; Julie Morita, City of Chicago Department of Public Health; LaQuandra Nesbitt, District of Columbia Department of Health; Lisa Simpson, AcademyHealth, Moderator; Monica Valdes Lupi, Boston Public Health Commission;  Sarah Rosen Wartell, President, the Urban Institute. Cohosted by Boston University School of Public Health, Initiative on Cities, AcademyHealth, and the de Beaumont Foundation.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 6–8 p.m. | The Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva

THINK. TEACH. DO. GENEVA

Reception in Geneva, Switzerland
“The Healthiest City: Science and Practice to Promote Urban Health.” Most of the world now lives in cities. This panel convenes key leaders and thinkers in public health governance, scholarship, and practice to discuss how cities create the conditions that shape health and how we can create global cities that better promote health. Join us for food, drink, and discussion about healthy cities with BU alumni, colleagues, and experts in the field, in conjunction with the WHO World Health Assembly.

Monday, April 29, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Medicare for All. Is It Really Feasible?
Jon Kingsdale, Wakely Consulting and Boston University School of Public Health; Sara Rosenbaum (LAW’76), Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University; Gail Wilensky, Project HOPE; and Jonathan Woodson, Boston University Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy and Boston University School of Public Health. Cohosted with Boston University Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy.

raleighThursday, April 25, 2019 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | City Club Raleigh

THINK. TEACH. DO. RALEIGH

Reception in Raleigh, NC
Madeleine Scammell, Associate Professor of Environmental Health; presenting on “Responding to a Public Health Crisis in Central America: Kidney Disease, Research, and Action.” Reception for BU and SPH alumni and friends in Raleigh, NC.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 4:30–6:30 p.m. | Bakst Auditorium

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Politics and Policy to Create a Healthier World: Lessons Learned from Two Decades of Legislative Experience
Jeffrey Sánchez, Massachusetts House of Representatives, former Chair of the House Ways & Means Committee, and current Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Cohosted with the Activist Lab.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 6–8 p.m. | W Boston

THINK. TEACH. DO. BOSTON

Reception in Boston, MA
Howard Cabral, Professor of Biostatistics; presenting on “Does System Navigation by Peers Improve Retention in HIV Primary Care for Hard-to-Reach Patients? Results from a Randomized Clinical Trial.” Reception for SPH friends and alumni in Boston, MA.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | 3–5:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Nursing and the Health of Populations
Featuring Maureen Bisognano, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and Barbara Stilwell, Nursing Now. Cohosted with the Nursing Now campaign and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Monday, March 25, 2019 | 7–9 p.m. | Strangelove’s

THINK. TEACH. DO. PHILADELPHIA

Reception at ENAR 2019
Josée Dupuis, Professor and Chair of Biostatistics. Reception for BU alumni, students, faculty, and friends in Philadelphia, PA, in conjunction with ENAR 2019 Annual Meeting.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 6–8 p.m. | Kimpton Monaco

THINK. TEACH. DO. DC

Reception in Washington, DC
Wendy Mariner, Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights; presenting on “Health Promotion and the Social Construction of Fault.” Reception for SPH friends and alumni in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the ASPPH Annual Meeting.

Monday, March 18, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Using Digital Advocacy Strategies to Promote Public Health and Health Equity
Amelie G. Ramirez, Professor and Interim Chair, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio. Cohosted with Boston University Digital Learning & Innovation.

Monday, March 11, 2019 | 6–8 p.m. | WBUR CitySpace

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Tackling Gun Violence
Featuring panelists Charlie Baker, Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Robert A. DeLeo, Speaker of the House, Massachusetts House of Representatives; Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health; Maura Healey, Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Vikiana Petit-Homme, Boston Latin Academy, March for Our Lives Student-Activist; Nestor Ramos, Columnist, Boston Globe; John Rosenthal, Chair, Stop Handgun Violence; Sam Zeif, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Parkland High School Alum, Student-Activist; and moderator Deborah Becker, Senior Correspondent, WBUR.

TTD-Chicago-150x150Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 6–8 p.m. | The Gage

THINK. TEACH. DO. CHICAGO

Alumni Reception at ACHE Congress with Christopher Louis and Ned Rimer
Reception and discussion featuring Christopher Louis, Assistant Professor of Health Law, Policy & Management, and Ned Rimer, Faculty Director of the Health Sector Management Program at the Questrom School of Business, in conjunction with celebrating the 20th anniversary of the MBA/MPH dual degree program; for SPH friends and alumni in Chicago, IL, in conjunction with the ACHE Healthcare Congress on Healthcare Leadership.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 1–2:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: SHINE LECTURE

The “Other” Problem in the Quest for Pregnant Women’s Personhood
Lynn M. Paltrow, Founder and Executive Director, National Advocates for Pregnant Women. Cohosted with Boston University School of Law.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Keefer Auditorium

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Advancing Discovery Science for Public Health Impact
Gary H. Gibbons, Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. Cohosted with Boston University School of Medicine.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.–2:05 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Death and Dying: A Population Health Perspective
Featuring experts from around the world on how we talk about death—and how we can elevate our aspirations for living. Cohosted with Boston University College of Communication, Boston University College of Arts & Sciences Center for the Humanities, Boston University School of Public Health Program for Global Health Storytelling, and the Pulitzer Center.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

Remove, Rename, or Replace: Monuments to Past “Heroes” in a Changing Society
Raul Fernandez (COM’00, Wheelock’16), Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development and Adrian Walker, Columnist, the Boston Globe. Cohosted with Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Lotos Club

THINK. TEACH. DO. NEW YORK CITY

Reception in New York, NY
Lois McCloskey, Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences; presenting on “Addressing Inequalities in Women’s Health: How Stories Can Save Lives.” Reception for BU and SPH friends and alumni in New York, NY.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness and Poor Health: How Can Public Health Be Part of the Solution?
Hilary Godwin, Dean and Professor, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health. Cohosted with Boston University School of Theology.

SFWednesday, January 9, 2019 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Merchants Exchange Club

THINK. TEACH. DO. SAN FRANCISCO

Reception at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference
Andrew Stokes, Assistant Professor of Global Health; presenting on “What Are the Harms and Benefits of Electronic Cigarettes?” Reception for BU and SPH friends and alumni in San Francisco, CA.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

The “Skinny” on Health Disparities among Asian Americans: Biological, Behavioral, and Social Determinants
Maria Rosario Araneta, University of California San Diego. Cohosted with Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Urban Health: State of the Science
Featuring global experts in urban health research, practice, and policy across disciplines. Cohosted with Boston University Initiative on Cities and Yale Institute for Global Health.

TTD San Diego 150.150Monday, November 12, 2018 | 6–8 p.m. | Ultimate Skybox

THINK. TEACH. DO. SAN DIEGO

Reception at APHA
Reception for SPH friends and alumni in San Diego, CA in conjunction with the annual APHA Meeting.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 6–9 p.m. | Mandarin Oriental, Boston

GALA 2018

For the Future of Public Health Gala
Honoring Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Planned Parenthood, and Stop Handgun Violence with the Beyond Health Award

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

DEAN’S SEMINAR—BICKNELL LECTURE

So We Legalize Marijuana. Then What Happens?
Beau Kilmer, RAND Drug Policy Research Center; 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

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Violence Prevention: Guns, Public Health, and Health Care
Deborah B. Prothrow-Stith, College of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Cohosted with Boston University School of Social Work.

Friday, October 12, 2018 — Saturday, October 13, 2018 | Various Times | CRC

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis
Hosted by the Boston University Center for the Humanities and cohosted with Boston University School of Public Health.

Friday, October 12, 2018 | 8 a.m.—6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Third Annual Population Health Science Research Workshop
Cohosted with Boston University Global Development Policy Center and Boston University School of Public Health Population Health Exchange. By invitation only.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Stereotype Threat and Identity Threat: The Science of a Diverse Community
Claude M. Steele, Stanford University. Cohosted with Boston University Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

SPH READS

Evicted: Poverty, Housing Insecurity, and the Changing Urban Landscape
Sheila Dillon, City of Boston; JoHanna Flacks, MLPB; Byron Rushing, Massachusetts State Representative; and others.

MKT IMAGE SymposiumTuesday, October 2, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Private-Sector Collaborations with Academic Public Health: Opportunities and Challenges
Featuring Amy Fairchild, School of Public Health, University of Texas A&M; and Yao Sodahlon, Mectizan Donation Program. Cohosted with Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Lessons Learned from a Life in WHO: Governance and How We Generate Global Health
Agis Tsouros, Policy and Governance for Health and Well-Being, WHO. Cohosted with Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Boston University School of Public Health Careers & Practicum Office.

TablotTTDbannerFriday, September 21, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

ALUMNI WEEKEND THINK. TEACH. DO. SHOWCASE

Highlighting SPH Research, Education, and Community Engagement
Featuring short presentations from members of the SPH community

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Bakst Auditorium

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

Impostor Syndrome: Why Capable People Suffer and How to Thrive in Spite of It
Valerie Young, Author and Speaker

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 1–2:15 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

Transgender Rights Ballot Battle: What’s at Stake?
Mason Dunn, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, Freedom for All Massachusetts Campaign; Iris Olson (SPH’19), Boston University School of Public Health Activist Lab; and Jennifer Siegel, Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery, Boston Medical Center. Cohosted with Boston University School of Public Health Activist Lab.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Science for a Sustainable Planet: The Critical Role of Science & Technology in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030
Ellis Rubinstein, The New York Academy of Sciences. Cohosted with Boston University College of Engineering.

vancouver-skyline-nightMonday, July 30, 2018 | 6–7:30 p.m. | Vancouver Convention Centre

THINK. TEACH. DO. VANCOUVER

Reception at JSM
Josee Dupuis, Biostatistics; Reception for BU alumni, students, faculty and friends in Vancouver, BC in conjunction with JSM 2018.

baltimore-skyline-nightThursday, June 21, 2018 | 6–8 p.m. | Maryland Science Center

THINK. TEACH. DO. BALTIMORE

Reception at SER conference
Martha Werler, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for SPH friends and alumni in Baltimore, MD in conjunction with the SER Conference.

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

Disagreeing on Difficult Issues: White Privilege
Renée Graham, Associate Editor and Columnist, Boston Globe

genevaWednesday, May 23, 2018 | 6–8 p.m. | Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva

THINK. TEACH. DO. GENEVA

The End of AIDS: Possibilities and Realities
Matthew Fox, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for BU and SPH friends and alumni in Geneva, Switzerland, in conjunction with the WHO World Health Assembly.

boston-massachusettsMonday, May 14, 2018 | 6–8 p.m. | Liberty Hotel

THINK. TEACH. DO. BOSTON

Childhood Trauma and the Impact on Health
Sophie Godley, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for SPH friends and alumni in Boston, MA.

MKT IMAGE Symposium-050818-trump-and-helath-150x150Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

The Trump Administration and the Health of the Public
Featuring presentations from leaders in public health, media, and politics. Cosponsored with Lancet Commission on Public Policy and Health in the Trump Era.

Monday, April 30, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Crises, Calamities, and Chaos: How Public Health Can Improve Response to Emerging Threats Wherever They Arise
Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Rear Admiral, US Public Health Service

Friday, April 20, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Changing the Climate: How Public Health, Cities, and the Media can Advance Climate Solutions
Featuring Gina McCarthy, Former Administrator, US EPA; David Miller, Former Mayor of Toronto; Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center; and more.

PHF-041818-150x150-thumbWednesday, April 18, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

The Conservative Case for Universal Coverage
Avik Roy, President, Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity and Opinion Editor, Forbes magazine

NYC-Manhatty-SkylineTuesday, April 10, 2018 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Scandinavia House

THINK. TEACH. DO. NYC

Research at the Intersection of Public Health and Court Systems
Trish Elliott, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for BU and SPH friends and alumni in New York, NY.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Teaching Public Health
Featuring presentations from public health leaders, educators, and the wider public health community

TTD-Chicago-150x150Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 6–8 p.m. | River Roast

THINK. TEACH. DO. CHICAGO

Reception at ACHE Conference
Chris Louis, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for SPH friends and alumni in Chicago, IL in conjunction with the ACHE Healthcare Congress on Healthcare Leadership.

Monday, 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

PHF Ollendorf 150x150Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Value-Based Pricing: Panacea, Building Block, or Pipe Dream?
Daniel Ollendorf, Chief Scientific Officer, Institute of Clinical and Economic Review

shine-2018-150x150-thumbnailTuesday, March 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

031918-DIS-Disagreeing-150x150.pngMonday, March 19, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR

Disagreeing on Difficult Issues: Sexual Harassment
Kenneth Elmore, Associate Provost and Dean of Students, Boston University and Caryl Rivers, Professor, Journalism, Boston University College of Communication

031418-DSS-GunForum-150x150Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 1–2:15 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR

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

washington-dc-sunsetTuesday, March 6, 2018 | 6–8 p.m. | Foley & Lardner LLP

THINK. TEACH. DO. DC

Structural Racism, Neighborhood Opportunity and Premature Birth: Preliminary data from Massachusetts
Candice Belanoff, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for SPH friends and alumni in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the ASPPH Annual Meeting.

miami-floridaWednesday, February 28, 2018 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | EAST hotel

THINK. TEACH. DO. MIAMI

Population Health in an Era of Rising Income Inequality
Jacob Bor, Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for BU and SPH friends and alumni in Miami, FL.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Applying Lessons Learned from the Master Settlement Agreement with Big Tobacco to Other Industries
Cheryl Healton, Dean, College of Global Public Health, New York University

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

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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Opioids and the Masses: Early Lessons from the Epidemic
Sally Satel, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, and Consulting Psychiatrist, Partners in Drug Abuse Rehabilitation and Counseling Clinic

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

SFWednesday, January 10, 2018 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | Marine’s Memorial Club

THINK. TEACH. DO. SAN FRANCISCO

Before the Flood: How Public Health Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis
Patrick Kinney, Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health; Reception for BU and SPH friends and alumni in conjunction with the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Precision Public Health: Balancing Scientific Investment and Prevention
Donna Arnett, Dean, University of Kentucky College of Public Health

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Understanding Commercial Sex Policy: A Global and US Perspective
Featuring Barbara G. Brents, Professor, Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Saniye Gülser Corat, Director, Division for Gender Equality, Office of the Director-General, UNESCO; Malika Saada Saar, Senior Counsel on Civil and Human Rights, Google; and more.

Jones Book talk 150Monday, November 13, 2017 | 1–2:30 p.m. | L301

DEAN’S SEMINAR: BOOK DISCUSSION

Exchange Politics: Opposing Obamacare in Battleground States
David K. Jones, Assistant Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health

Monday, November 6, 2017 | 6–8 p.m. | 1 CNN Center, Atlanta

APHA ALUMNI RECEPTION

Reception for SPH friends and alumni at the annual APHA Meeting.

Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 | noon—6 p.m. and 8 a.m.—3 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Second Annual Population Health Science Research Workshop
Designed to bring together scholars from economics, epidemiology, demography, and related disciplines to present papers on topics related to population health. Co-sponsored with the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS). By invitation only.

SPH ReadsTuesday, October 17, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION SEMINAR: SPH READS

All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
Michael Patrick MacDonald

Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 4–6 p.m. | Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering at Boston University
Think. Teach. Do. Showcase
Bringing together SPH’s accomplished faculty, staff, and students to present on their work.

PHF-FOXWednesday, October 11, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Using Epidemiology to Study Policy as Well as to Inform It
Daniel M. Fox, President Emeritus of the Milbank Memorial Fund

GHS 2017 150Thursday, September 28, 2017 | 4:30–6:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: GLOBAL HEALTH STORYTELLING

Gun Violence: Stories Behind the Numbers
Co-sponsored by Pulitzer Center, College of Communications, and The Activist Lab.

PHF-_150x150Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Slow Learners: Cross-Border Lessons in Healthcare Reform
C. David Naylor, Professor of Medicine and President Emeritus, University of Toronto

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 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, September 12, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Community Health Sciences: Defining the Field
Featuring Robert M. Kaplan, Former Chief Science Officer, US Agency for Health Care Research and Quality; Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford School of Medicine; Nina Wallerstein, Director, Center for Participatory Research, and Professor of Public Health, College of Population Health, University of New Mexico; and more.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | 670 Albany Street

DEAN’S SEMINAR

1985: Voices from the AIDS Crisis
Featuring Gary Bailey (SSW’80), Simmons School of Social Work and Alfred DeMaria, Jr. (CAS’70), Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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, 2017 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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

PHF-_150x150Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Preventing Memory Loss and Dementia
Speaker: Mary Sano, Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Associate Dean, Clinical Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Director of Research, James J. Peters VAMC. Moderator: Kay Lazar, Health Reporter, Boston Globe

Monday, April 10, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Building Healthy Cities: Boston and Beyond
Karen DeSalvo, Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, US Department of Health and Human Services; James S. Marks, Executive Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Sue Siegel, GE Ventures & healthymagination. Co-sponsored with GE healthymagination.

PHF-_150x150Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Behavioral Policy in Contexts of Scarcity
Eldar Shafir, Princeton University. Co-sponsored with Public Health Post.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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, 2017 | noon–1:30 p.m. | Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Avenue

DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES ON 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.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. | Trustees Lounge (CRC)

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Cities & Kids: Enabling Optimal Development for Urban Youth
Patrick McCarthy, Annie E. Casey Foundation; Michael Nutter, former Mayor of Philadelphia; and more. Co-sponsored with Boston University Initiative on Cities.

PHF-_150x150Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: SHINE LECTURE

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

Monday, March 20, 2017 | 4:30–5:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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, 2017 | 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.

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DEAN’S SEMINAR: ON 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, 2017 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: BOOK DISCUSSION

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

PHF-_150x150Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

The Health Policies of the New Administration: Applying the Epidemiology of Politics
Daniel M. Fox, President Emeritus of the Milbank Memorial Fund

lacks-book-cover.pngTuesday, February 21, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SPH READS

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
A Conversation with the Family of Henrietta Lacks

landing-page-DSS10-HIVPreventionThursday, February 16, 2017 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 | 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

Reducing Health Inequities: Advancing Meaningful Change
Laura Lein, School of Social Work, University of Michigan; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan; Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, National Institutes of Health; and more

landing-page-DSS10-HIVPreventionThursday, January 26, 2017 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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

Documentary Screening of The Abominable CrimeWednesday, January 25, 2017 | 6–8 p.m. | Crosstown 305

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION FIRST PERSON

Documentary Screening of The Abominable Crime
This event is co-sponsored by the Sex, Sexuality, and Gender Certificate

_150x150Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

A Global Perspective on Obesity-Related Health Disparities in the United States
Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health

STDsymposium4-where-you-liveThursday, December 1, 2016 | 8:30 a.m.–3:45 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

How Does Where You Live Affect Your Health?
Carlos Dora, World Health Organization; Ron Sims, Former Deputy Secretary, US Department of Housing and Urban Development; and more

PHF-Good-Life_150x150Wednesday, November 9, 2016 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

The Good Life: Working Together to Promote Opportunity and Improve Population Health and Well-Being
Steven H. Woolf, Virginia Commonwealth University

landing-page-DSS10-HIVPreventionThursday, November 3, 2016 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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

PHF-Obamacare150x150Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

The Fate of Obamacare
Marcia Angell, Harvard Medical School

webpage-banner_150x150Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 10 a.m.–noon | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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

Voting-Booths-DSS-web-banner_150x150Thursday, October 6, 2016 | 1–2 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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-banner1_150x150Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | 670 Albany Street Auditorium

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR SERIES

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care: Historical and Contemporary Issues
W. Michael Byrd and Linda A. Clayton, Institute for Optimizing Health and Health Care, Inc.

PHF-Upstream-Downstream_150x150Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 4:30–6 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM

Upstream, Downstream: How Public Health Schools and Graduates Can Succeed in Improving Health
Joshua M. Sharfstein, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | noon–1 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SEMINAR SERIES

Thinking Fast Makes Changing Slow: Human Thought Processes Interfere with Achieving Diversity
Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Cytonome/ST, LLC; American Type Culture Collection (ATCC); and Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC)

STDsymposium3-pharmaceuticalsThursday, September 15, 2016 | 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SYMPOSIUM

The Role of Pharmaceuticals in Public Health: Access to Essential Medicines as a Key Determinant to Universal Health Coverage
Olusoji O. Adeyi, World Bank Group; Stefan J. Oschmann, Merck KGaA; and more

webpagebanner-DSS8Marijana_150x150Thursday, September 8, 2016 | 1–2:15 p.m. | Hiebert Lounge

DEAN’S SEMINAR: 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