On Thursday November 3, 2016, Boston University's School of Public Health will be hosting an event discussing the modern failure of HIV prevention. The speaker will be Francois Venter, Executive Director and Lecturer in the Department of Medicine from the University of Witwatersrand. To RSVP click here.
Lausanne III: The Road to 2025: Delivering Next Generation Alzheimer’s Treatments conference will be held October 27-28th at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Representatives from the Alzheimer's community will be joining from government, industry, academia, patient and disease advocacy, caregiving, medicine and public policy.
AWI's Dr. Rhoda Au will be presenting--Transforming Research and Care: Lessons from the Framingham Heart Study.
Boston University's School of Public Health will host Marcia Angell, former Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine and corresponding member of the faculty of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. On Wednesday, October 26th at 4:30pm she will be discussing the fate of Obamacare and future implications of health policy in the United States. To RSVP click here.
The 2016 Bicknell Lecture-E-cigarettes: Good Idea? Bad Idea? will be held on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016, at BU SPH in the Hiebert Lounge.
Debaters will include Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy, University of Stirling; Deputy Director, UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies; Cancer Research UK/BUPA Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention and Andrea C. Villanti, Director, Regulatory Science and Policy, Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies. The debate will be moderated by Ronald Bayer, Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
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Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, and John McDonough, Professor of the Practice of Public Health at Harvard, will be discussing the politics of health reform on Thursday, October 6,2016 at BU SPH. Both speakers will be discussing the repercussions the upcoming election will have on current and future health care reforms.
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