Tag: Howard Koh

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Responding Now and Averting Future Crises

May 19th, 2020 Part of: .

Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Howard Koh, Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Tuesday, May 19, 2020 The Read More…

The Vaping Debate and Health
Evidence and Unknowns

February 14th, 2020 Part of: , .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Vaping Debate and Health: Evidence and Unknowns Presented jointly with Reuters  Friday, February 14, 2020 Brief Video Highlight Increasingly popular, vaping is hotly debated in healthcare and policymaking. On the one hand, advocates for e-cigarettes argue that they are a safer alternative to tobacco, which causes Read More…

The Measles Outbreak
Why Vaccines Matter

September 12th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter  Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Thursday, September 12, 2019 The U.S. officially eliminated measles nearly 20 years ago. Yet, this year, more than 1,100 cases have been reported, despite being preventable by vaccine. The CDC Read More…

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

April 16th, 2015 Part of: .

The burgeoning e-cigarette market has provoked deliberations about emerging e-cigarettes science, public health concerns and regulatory policy approaches. Some scientists perceive e-cigarettes as a potentially less harmful alternative to traditional tobacco products. By contrast, others fear e-cigarette use will promote tobacco consumption by “re-normalizing” tobacco use, especially among teens and young adults. The FDA plans Read More…