Public Health and Medicine

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Announcement

October 17, 2018

The Lown Scholars Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has opened applications for the Summer 2019 cohort. Since its establishment in 2008, The Lown Scholars Program has supported the work of more than fifty Lown Scholars from twenty countries. Our support has facilitated productive and long-term collaborations between Lown Scholars and Harvard faculty members.

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Jorge Kalil

Jorge Elias Kalil Filho

Professor of Immunology at University of Sao Paulo - USP
President of the International Relations Commission at Sao Paulo University Medical School, CRInt-FMUSP
CAPES Visiting Professor at Harvard School of Public Health, 2018-2019
Jorge Kalil M.D., Ph.D., is Professor and Head of the Clinical Immunology and...
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2018 Sep 05

Student Info Session: Healthcare and Education in Rural Chile January Program

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216, 1730 Cambridge St.

Spend this January in Chile! Volunteer in rural communities alongside Chilean university students in holistic medicine, dentistry, education, agriculture, veterinary care, and construction. Build friendships, enhance your Spanish skills, and expierence Temuco and Santiago, Chile.

The DRCLAS Regional Office will host students in the annual Healthcare and Education in Rural Chile Program between January 5 - 21, 2019. To learn more about this opportunity, come to our information session:

Wednesday, September...

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Honorands Group

Harvard awards seven honorary degrees

May 24, 2018

John Robert Lewis

Doctor of Laws, 2012
Principal Commencement Speaker

One of the foremost leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, John Lewis has represented Georgia’s fifth district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1987. The son of Alabama sharecroppers, he is a graduate of both the American Baptist Theological Seminary and Fisk University. Devoted to the philosophy of nonviolence, he organized sit-ins at segregated lunch counters, participated in the Freedom Rides, and chaired the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963 to 1966....

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2018 May 18

Lown Scholars Program: Seminar with Dr. Paulo Lotufo : Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HSPH, Building 1, 12th floor, Room 1208, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Speaker: Dr. Paulo Lotufo, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Clinical and Epidemiologic Research at the University of São Paulo and a Lown Scholar at HSPH 

Seminar with Dr. Paulo Lotufo

ELSA-Brasil study's analyses of noncommunicable diseases in a racially
admixed population, covering racial...

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2018 Apr 27

Afrodescendants in Brazil: Talk by Jurema Werneck, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Sever Hall 113

juremawerneck

Join us in a conversation with Jurema Werneck, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil who will be discussing human rights and Afrodescendants under critical attack in Brazil and the current responses from institutions and civil society.

The event is free and open to public. First-...

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En Harvard, el CNS se pronuncia por la dignificación policial

February 6, 2018

 

On February 2 and 3, leaders in Mexican politics, economics, and culture gathered for the 2018 Mexico Conference at Harvard, organized by the Harvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS) and the Mexican Caucus (MC) at the Harvard Kennedy School. DRCLAS was pleased to support the conference. Among the many distinguished guests was Renato Sales Heredia, the National Security Commissioner of Mexico, who participated in a panel titled "Security in Mexico: Challenges & Solutions." Read more about the discussion in this article in Excelsior....

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