Series: Policy Controversies

The Boston Marathon Bombings
Lessons Learned for Saving Lives

April 26th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event, focused primarily on the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, revealed the sometimes surprising underpinnings of a successful emergency preparedness system and shared hard-won lessons applied and learned.

Managing Stress
Protecting Your Health

March 6th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] In this Forum event, expert participants examined what we know about the effects of stress on health and ways in which positive well-being, mindfulness, exercise and nutrition contribute to a more resilient, healthier lifestyle.

Big Weather and Coastal Cities
Resilience in the Face of Disaster

December 10th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, this Forum event explored how people and cities rebound from devastating natural disasters and how they prepare for new catastrophes.

The Presidential Election Results
Implications for U.S. Healthcare

November 8th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Two days after the U.S. Presidential election, The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health convened policy experts to explore the implications of the outcome for the healthcare system.

Saving Lives that Give Life
Preventing Maternal Deaths and Advancing Women’s Health

September 28th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Investing resources in the health and well-being of women benefits societies in multiple ways. Recent years have witnessed the global development community focused increasingly on advancing women’s health. Yet, many challenges — some life threatening — persist.

What Now? Health Care After the Supreme Court’s Decision

June 29th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate that requires most Americans to have health insurance. This Forum at HSPH event, which took place the morning after the ruling, explored the implications of the decision for Americans. Where do we go from here?