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

DIVERSITY & 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.

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.

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.

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 Stillwell, Nursing Now. Cohosted with the Nursing Now campaign and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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.

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

CATHY 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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