Forum Events

Preventing Deadly Distracted Driving
The Honorable Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation In Conversation with Jay Winsten, Associate Dean for Health Communication, Harvard School of Public Health

April 28th, 2014

In honor of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, The Honorable Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, and Jay Winsten, Frank Stanton Director of the Center for Health Communication at Harvard School of Public Health and Associate Dean for Health Communication, will explore how to keep Americans safer on the road through approaches such as education campaigns, smart technology, and law enactment and enforcement.

THRIVE
A Conversation with Arianna Huffington on Redefining Success

April 9th, 2014

When Arianna Huffington collapsed in 2007 from exhaustion, she recognized a powerful need to reevaluate her priorities. One of the results is her new book, THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder.

Sugar, Salt and Supplements
Sorting the Science

March 17th, 2014

This panel of Harvard experts will help explain the latest thinking on the nutritional science behind sugar, salt and supplements intake and provide some guidance on steps consumers can take to improve their diets.

Battling Drug-Resistant Superbugs
Can We Win?

February 5th, 2014 Part of: .

This Forum event will examine the public health menace posed by antimicrobial resistance and the steps to be undertaken to fight the “superbugs.”

Living Longer and Happier Lives
The Science Behind Healthy Aging

January 21st, 2014 Part of: .

This Forum event will explore the latest science in nutrition, exercise, cognition and social connectedness to promote healthy and happy aging.

Step by Step
The Path to Ending Child Mortality

October 9th, 2013

This Forum event will examine the painstaking but crucial steps that can be taken to save children at risk from dying from preventable causes such as malaria, pneumonia and poor nutrition.