Chronic Disease Seminar: 2019-2020

See below for information on seminars from the 2019-2020 academic year, including links to video of the seminars and readings.

How long has this been going on? The Opioid Epidemic in Context

September 17, 2019

Donald S. Burke, MD
Distinguished University Professor of Health Science and Policy
Jonas Salk Chair in Population Health
University of Pittsburgh

Sara Abiola, PhD, JD
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

When does aging start? A Life Course Perspective on Aging Trajectories

October 22, 2019, Hosted by Columbia Mailman School and Columbia Aging Center

Thomas McDade, PhD
Carlos Montezuma Professor of Anthropology
Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research
Northwestern University

Daniel Belsky, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia Aging Center
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Stigma and Health: The Lethality of Bias

January 23, 2020

Brenda Major, PhD
Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of California, Santa Barbara

Mark Hatzenbuehler, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Justice and Global Health: Intersections of Public Health and the Law

February 13, 2020

Lawrence O. Gostin, JD
University Professor, Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law, and Faculty Director
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National & Global Health Law
Georgetown Law

Terry McGovern, JD
Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor and Chair
Population and Family Health
Director, Program on Global Health Justice and Governance
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

A Coronavirus Vaccine: Prospects and Potential Problems

April 30, 2020

Paul A. Offit, MD
Director of the Vaccine Education Center and attending physician
Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 

Stephen S. Morse, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology
Director of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate Program
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health