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Lunch symposium: “Humanistic Approaches to Mental Health Care in an Age of Biological Psychiatry” - Andrew Solomon

Feb 10, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

Andrew Solomon is a writer of remarkable talent and intellect. His lectures explore the subjects of politics, culture and psychology with extraordinary humanity. His latest work, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children & the Search for Identity, is an examination of the means by which families accommodate children with physical, mental and social disabilities and how these unusual situations can be invested with love.

Andrew is an outspoken activist and philanthropist for many causes in LGBT rights, mental health, education and the arts. He is the founder of the Solomon Research Fellowships in LGBT Studies at Yale University and is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University.

The Stafford Little Lecture Series and the Council of the Humanities are cosponsoring this event, which is free and open to the public. For more information on this event, please visit http://lectures.princeton.edu/
(**Audience restricted to faculty, fellows and students. RSVP required.**)

Lunch seminar: "Aging in China" - Tsung-Mei Cheng

Feb 12, 2015  ·  12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  015 Robertson Hall

Tsung-Mei Cheng is a Health Policy Research Analyst at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She is an expert on comparative health systems with an emphasis on Asian countries. Cheng writes and lectures internationally on topics ranging from single payer systems, health systems change, health care technology assessment and comparative effectiveness research, health care quality, financing, pay for performance focusing on East Asian health systems, to the impact of the WTO and GATS on national health policy. She is the co-founder of the Princeton Conference, an annual national conference on health policy that brings together the U.S. Congress, government, and the research community on issues affecting health care and health policy in the United States.
(**Audience restricted to faculty, fellows and students. RSVP required.**)

Lunch seminar: Kathleen Sebelius, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Feb 17, 2015  ·  12:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m.  ·  Location to be announced

Sebelius served as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services in the Obama administration from April 2009 through June 2014.  Here, she oversaw a trillion-dollar budget and a staff of nearly 90,000 employees in the Department’s agencies that include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, the Office of the Surgeon General, the Office of Head Start, and numerous others.
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Global Health Colloquium: "Health and Mental Health in China: Four Decades of Observations" - Arthur Kleinman

Feb 23, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Arthur Kleinman is a Professor of Medical Anthropology and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology at Harvard University. **This event is free and open to the public.**

Information Session: Certificate Program in Global Health and Health Policy

Mar 3, 2015  ·  12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  Bowl 2, Robertson Hall (lower level)

The Global Health & Health Policy (GHP) program is holding an open house for freshmen and sophomores interested in domestic and international health and health policy. Topics to be covered include the GHP certificate program course of study, prerequisites and information on how to apply.

Global Health Colloquium: "On the Radar: Police Brutality, Politics and Public Health"

Mar 6, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  Bowl 1, Robertson Hall (lower level)

The panel for this event will feature: Michael Hanchard, who is a Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Joseph Amon who is a lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University, and Hannah Cooper who is an Associate Professor at the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University. Alecia McGregor, who is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University, will be the moderator for this event. **This event is free and open to the public**

Lunch seminar: Patricia Mechael, UN Foundation

Apr 13, 2015  ·  12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  Location to be announced

Dr. Patricia Mechael is senior advisor, mHealth at the United Nations Foundation, faculty at the Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and former executive director of the mHealth Alliance.
(**Audience restricted to faculty, fellows and students. RSVP required.**)

Princeton Seminar on Global Health: Heather Howard, Terri Jackson & Patricia Doykos

Apr 15, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  Bowl 1, Robertson Hall (lower level)

The Princeton Seminar on Global Health convenes members of academe, the private sector, civil society and concerned members of the community to explore issues around improving global health quality, equity and access in a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral context. The April. 15th event will feature Heather Howard from Princeton University, Terri Jackson from Rabin Martin, and Patricia Doykos from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. (**This event is free and open to the public.**)

Global Health Colloquium: Jessica Metcalf

Apr 17, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  Bowl 1, Robertson Hall (lower level)

Jessica Metcalf is an Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. **This event is free and open to the public**

Lunch seminar: "The Princeton University MenB Outbreak: Impact of Vaccination on Students' Immune Response" - Nicole Basta

Apr 20, 2015  ·  12:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m.  ·  Bowl 16, Robertson Hall (lower level)

Dr. Nicole E. Basta is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and she was previously an Associate Research Scholar in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University.(**Audience restricted to faculty, fellows and students. RSVP required.**)

Lunch seminar: Nina Schwalbe, UNICEF

Apr 27, 2015  ·  12:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m.  ·  Location to be announced

Nina Schwalbe joined UNICEF as Principal Health Advisor in 2014 in a newly created position to co-lead UNICEFs health efforts.    In addition to direct management of programs on maternal, child and new born health including in emergency settings, Nina’s role is to advise UNICEF leadership on strategic planning and special projects and improve program integration within health and across sectors.
(**Audience restricted to faculty, fellows and students. RSVP required.**)