Series: Policy Controversies

Zika in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Beyond
Risks and Response

September 29th, 2016 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ZIKA IN THE U.S., PUERTO RICO AND BEYOND: Risks and Response  Presented in Collaboration with Reuters Thursday, September 29, 2016 With more than 23,100 cases of Zika in the continental U.S. and U.S. territories — including four newly reported non-travel cases in Miami-Dade County, Fla — this Forum continued a conversation begun in March 2016 Read More…

Building Resiliency in an Age of Terrorism
Public Health Perspectives

April 25th, 2016 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight A series of terrorist attacks — including recent bombings in Belgium — has shaken the public’s sense of security as they go about the most mundane tasks of daily life. Images of carnage at subway stations, restaurants, workplaces, concerts and sporting events have flashed across the world’s social media and traditional news Read More…

Drug Trials
Challenges for Alzheimer’s and Other Urgent Needs

April 15th, 2016 Part of: .

DRUG TRIALS: Challenges for Alzheimer’s and Other Urgent Needs Presented in Partnership with HHMI Tangled Bank Studios          and In Collaboration with STAT In Association with NOVA This Forum explored the challenges and complexities of drug trials, and how they impact disease treatment and prevention  — particularly for conditions that currently have little Read More…

The Zika Crisis
Latest Findings

March 4th, 2016 Part of: .

THE ZIKA CRISIS: Latest Findings Presented in Collaboration with Reuters The ongoing spread of the Zika virus — and its unconfirmed potential links to a birth defect called microcephaly — have raised worldwide alarms. This Forum examined what we know and don’t know about the virus, drawing parallels and lessons from another disease outbreak, Ebola, Read More…

The Aging Workforce
Challenges and Benefits for the Public's Health

February 11th, 2016 Part of: .

THE AGING WORKFORCE: Challenges and Benefits for the Public’s Health According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the country’s population aged 65 and over is projected to be more than 83 million in 2050 — almost double the estimated population of 43 million in 2012. This Forum examined how the growing, greying labor force impacts workplaces and Read More…