Forum Events

Can E-cigarette Regulation Protect the Public’s Health?
Making Sense of the Science

April 16th, 2015 Part of: .

Presented in collaboration with Reuters, this event has been organized with the Center for Global Tobacco Control and the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The burgeoning e-cigarette market has provoked deliberations about emerging e-cigarettes science, public health concerns and regulatory policy approaches. Some scientists perceive Read More…

Living the Best Life Possible
Doctor and Patient Conversations About Serious Illness and Mortality

March 17th, 2015 Part of: .

This Forum event with examine “Living the Best Life Possible: Doctor and Patient Conversations About Serious Illness and Mortality.”

What Shapes Health

March 3rd, 2015 Part of: .

This Forum event, held in connection with a new poll by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR, will investigate factors that affect health from the perspective of experts and the U.S. public, as well as examine public perceptions of what impacts health and what actions can be taken to improve health.

Putting Mothers and Babies First
Benefits Across a Lifetime

February 26th, 2015 Part of: .

PUTTING MOTHERS AND BABIES FIRST: Benefits across a Lifetime Presented in Collaboration with The GroundTruth Project and GlobalPost One of the smartest investments a society can make is to foster the health and education of its mothers. Healthy mothers raise healthier children, which boosts the productivity and stability of communities and economies. Yet, maternal mortality Read More…

Women and Heart Disease
What You Don't Know May Kill You

February 12th, 2015 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event will provide a concise overview of the causes and forms of heart disease in women — and then explore today’s leading-edge prevention and treatment strategies.

Race, Criminal Justice and Health

February 6th, 2015 Part of: .

This Forum event will examine how disparities within the law and the criminal justice system negatively affect health in members of minority groups — as well as how the role of race interacts with neighborhood environments, educational and employment opportunities, public policy, and other factors to lead to poorer health in minority populations.

Treatment as Prevention
Can We Treat Our Way Out of the AIDS Epidemic?

December 1st, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Could “treatment as prevention” prove to be the strategy to finally end the AIDS epidemic?

Ebola Update
Where Are We with Vaccines, U.S. Preparedness and the West African Crisis

November 25th, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event explored the latest news on Ebola outbreaks, vaccine testing, treatment trials, hospital preparedness, funding efforts and lessons learned.

The 2014 U.S. Midterm Elections
What's at Stake for Health Reform

November 7th, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] The 2014 midterm U.S. elections will impact next steps in implementing the Affordable Care Act. This Forum event will be mounted just days after voters go to the polls and will feature political analysis and healthcare experts.