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Victor Lopez-Carmen

Sixteen Innovators to Watch in 2022

January 4, 2022

Every day, innovators propel the world forward with their problem-solving designs, endless creativity and novel solutions. As we move into 2022, we have our eyes on 16 different innovators from nine projects. These groundbreakers are experts in their fields—which range from social justice to biology to artificial intelligence—and they are drumming up new ways to push the envelope.

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2022 Mar 31

2022 Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture and Diversity Awards Ceremony

1:00pm to 2:45pm

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2022 Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture and Diversity Awards Ceremony

Keynote Speaker: André L. Churchwell, MD, Levi Watkins, Jr., MD Chair; Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer; Chief Diversity Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Professor of Biomedical Engineering

 

TItle: Creativity and Applied...

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2022 Feb 10

Better Together Dialogue: The Angel of Santo Tomas

3:00pm to 4:30pm

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A  Better Together Dialogue featuring author and illustrator Tammy Yee about her new book, "The Angel of Santo Tomas: The Story of Fe del Mundo".

Fe del Mundo's sister dreamt of becoming a doctor—a big dream for a girl in the Philippines in the early 1900s. When her sister dies, young Fe vows to take her place, a promise she carries with her the rest of her life. In 1936 she becomes the first woman and first person of Asian descent to study at Harvard Medical School. When WWII begins in the Pacific, Fe faces a choice: remain in Boston, where she is safe, or...

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2022 Jan 20

Equity and Social Justice Lecture Series: Leadership Lessons Learned in Medicine and Military

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Equity and Social Justice Lecture Series: Leadership Lessons Learned in Medicine and Military

Panelists:

Eric Goralnick, MD, MS, Medical Director of Emergency Preparedness, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Instructor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Tawakalitu Omosalewa Oseni, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; 2022 Commonwealth Fund Fellow, Harvard University

Moderator:  Alden M. Landry, MD, MPH,...

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LaShyra Nolen

Forbes 30 Under 30: LaShyra Nolen

December 1, 2021

Forbes 30 Under 30 2022 Healthcare: LaShyra Nolen, Founder, We Got Us. LaShyra is working to right the racial injustice and lack of healthcare access she saw in her community growing up. An advocate for health equity, social justice and anti-racism in medicine, she has published commentary in both academic and popular press and is also an appointed member of the White House Health Equity Leadership RoundTable.

Victor Lopez-Carmen

Forbes 30 Under 30: Victor Lopez-Carmen

December 1, 2021

Forbes 30 Under 30 2022 Healthcare: Victor Lopez-Carmen (known as Waokiya Mani in the Dakota language) is both a medical student at Harvard and an elected co-chair of the United Nations Global Indigenous Youth Caucus, where he advocates for Indigenous issues in international forums.

2021 Dec 09

Equity and Social Justice Lecture Series: Impact of COVID-19 on Child and Adolescent Health

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Equity and Social Justice Lecture Series: Impact of COVID-19 on Child and Adolescent Health. Panelists: Kamilah Jackson, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Perform Care; 2010 Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy, Harvard University; and Kevin M. Simon, MD, Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital; 2022 Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy, Harvard University

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2021 Nov 30

Inaugural Equity, Social Justice, and Advocacy Lecture and Award Ceremony

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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"A Moment or A Movement: Racial Justice and Health Equity Take Center Stage"  Keynote Speaker: Michael Curry, Esq, President and CEO, Mass League of Community Health Centers; 2021 Award Recipients: Faculty, Staff, Students, Trainees. Sponsored by the HMS Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership.  Registration and details for the event. Read more about Inaugural Equity, Social Justice, and Advocacy Lecture and Award Ceremony
2021 Nov 16

Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health: Joseph P. Gone, "Challenges to Evidence-Based Practice in Indigenous Community Mental Health"

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Named in honor of Dr. Alonzo Smythe Yerby, an African American pioneer in public health, the Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health brings distinguished minority scientists and scholars to the Harvard Chan School to speak on important health topics. All lectures are open to the public.

SPEAKER: Joseph P. Gone, Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (Anthropology) and the Faculty of Medicine (Global Health and Social Medicine) at Harvard University and faculty director of the Harvard University Native American Program

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2021 Dec 01

Indigenous Mental Health & Well-Being Over the Early Life-Course

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Melissa L. Walls, PhD: Bloomberg Associate Professor of American Health, Department of International Health; Director, Great Lakes Hub, Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health 

Sponsored by Harvard University Native American Program and the HMS Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. 

2021 Oct 27

Clinical Advocacy and Care of Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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DICP Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Too often, transgender and gender diverse youth can get caught up in various legislative bills or institutional practices that can affect their health and well-being. Meet four physicians who will discuss their thoughts and experiences around clincial advocacy and care. 

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2021 Oct 21

Better Together: Stephen L. Noble, MD, FACS, The Daniel Hale Williams Story

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Stephen L. Noble, MD, FACS,  Cardiothoracic surgeon and author, "The Heart of a Hero: The Daniel Hale Williams Story":  Dr. Noble is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, decorated Navy veteran, entrepreneur, healthcare executive, associate producer, speaker, and best-selling author of the children’s book ...

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Addressing all facets of patients: HMS advances sex and gender medicine with new elective

September 21, 2021
Those at HMS entrusted with providing a world-class education to the next generation of doctors and biomedical researchers know that they must continually scrutinize and evolve the School's medical curriculum. That includes ensuring that graduates have the knowledge and training to provide expert care to people who belong to groups often underserved by the profession.

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