Forum Events

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.

Vaccinating Children
Public Trust and Health

September 15th, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO]: This Forum event examined the drivers of public perceptions of vaccinations, the threats that vaccine-preventable illnesses pose, and the steps to be taken to restore trust in one of public health’s greatest weapons against infectious diseases.

The Health Burden of Stress
What We Can Do About It

July 9th, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health event — mounted shortly after the release of a poll on the burden of stress in America by the Harvard School of Public Health Opinion Research Program, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR — shared the story of stress in the United States as perceived by Americans.

Delaying Pregnancy and Parenthood
The Risks and Rewards

May 21st, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum examined the societal factors driving delayed pregnancy, delve into the health risks to older mothers and their babies, and explore both the risks and the benefits to older parenthood.