2014-15 Recaps

In the 2014-2015 Grand Rounds, visionary speakers discussed what we as a society must do to ensure population health. View discussion topics and watch full videos of select events below.

April 29, 2015

The Sweet Spot: Where Community Sustainability and Primary Prevention Converge

Annual Granville H. Sewell Distinguished Lecture                      
This lecture honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to environmental health sciences.

John M. Balbus, MD, MPH [BIO]
Senior Advisor for Public Health to the Director of the National Insitute of Environmental Health Sciences

April 1, 2015

Food Politics 2015: From Personal Responsibility to Policy Advocacy

Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH [BIO]
Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health
New York University

March 11, 2015


Irene Agyepong, FGPS, DrPH, MPH, MBChB [BIO]
Professor of Health Policy, Planning, and Management
University of Ghana School of Public Health

December 3, 2014

The 21st Century Population Health System: 
The Role of Medical Care in Population Health

Charles Kennedy, MD, MBA
Chief Population Health Officer for Aetna


John Rowe, MD
Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

November 19, 2014

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Optimizing the Public Health System for
Population Health Improvement:
Structures, Economics, and Metrics

Glen Mays, PhD, MPH [BIO]
F. Douglas Scutchfield Endowed Professor in Health Services and Systems Research
University of Kentucky College of Public Health

October 8, 2014

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The Metropolitan Revolution

Bruce Katz [BIO]
Vice President of the Brookings Institution
Founding Director of the Metropolitan Policy Program

Mailman School Faculty Panelists

Gina Lovasi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Peter Muennig, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management

Moderator: Sandro Galea, DrPH, MD

September 10, 2014


Building a Culture of Health:
A Fundamental Strategy to Improve Population Health

Alonzo L. Plough, PhD, MPH [BIO]
Vice President and Chief Science Officer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation