Series: Policy Controversies

The 2018 Midterm Elections
Key Issues for Healthcare

November 1st, 2018 Part of: .

THE 2018 MIDTERM ELECTIONS: Key Issues for Healthcare Presented jointly with Reuters Brief Video Highlight Thursday, November 1, 2018, Noon-1pm ET Healthcare has again emerged as a pivotal issue for American voters. Conversations around preexisting conditions protections, short-term health plans, drug costs and premium rates are as contentious as ever. Debates around Medicare and Medicaid Read More…

Conflicts Over Science And Policy At The EPA
Where Are We Headed?

October 19th, 2018 Part of: .

CONFLICTS OVER SCIENCE AND POLICY AT THE EPA: Where Are We Headed? Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Friday, October 19, 2018, Noon-1pm ET What is the status of evidence-based environmental policy in the U.S? Sweeping policy shifts, regulatory rollbacks, and decisions such as the withdrawal from the Paris Climate Read More…

U.S. Drug Prices
Why Are They So High?

September 26th, 2018 Part of: , .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS U.S. DRUG PRICES: Why Are They So High? Presented jointly with Reuters Brief Video Highlight Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Americans pay more money – sometimes much more money – for prescriptions than consumers in many other wealthy countries. Why? The drivers are many and complicated. Pharmaceutical companies, Read More…

The Future of Wellbeing
A Conversation with Deepak Chopra

September 12th, 2018 Part of: .

THE FUTURE OF WELLBEING: A Conversation with Deepak Chopra Presented jointly with PRI’S The World & WGBH  Brief Video Highlight Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Globally, people are living longer. What are the most compelling ways to ensure a sustainably healthy life? In this exciting live-streamed event, world-renowned author and speaker, Deepak Chopra, discussed the important Read More…

The Gun Violence Epidemic
Protecting the Public’s Health

April 6th, 2018 Part of: .

THE GUN VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC: Protecting the Public’s Health Presented jointly with Reuters Friday, April 6, 2018 Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org Inspired by students across the country, the gun violence prevention movement has gained new momentum. But can it last or lead to substantive change on the Congressional level? This Forum brought together experts in mental health, Read More…