Fall 2021 Seminar Schedule with Zoom Registration Links

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Please visit our Youtube channel for some recorded seminars.

Our virtual Fall 2021 HAPI Hour Seminars take place on the Wednesdays listed below from 12:00pm-1:30pm ET. The HAPI Hour Seminar Series is a forum in which students, faculty, and the community can engage with key leaders in health care research, policy, and advocacy. This series is open to the public at no charge.

Registration links for each seminar are linked below. Once you register for the seminar, you will be automatically emailed the Zoom link. 

September 8 Gregory Pappas, MD, PhD, Associate Director for National Device Surveillance, Center for Devices and Radiological Health and Associate Director for National Surveillance CBER, FDA; “US health data system: what we learned about our weaknesses during the pandemic and what needs to be done” 

September 15 Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD, Co-Director, M.S. Health and the Public Interest Program; Director, PharmedOut; “PharmedOut: 15 Years of Fighting Pharma Influence On Medical Discourse”

September 22 Merith Basey, MSc, Executive Director, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (North America); Co-Founder, 100 Campaign; “Global Vaccine Inequity: The Role of Universities in the COVID-19 Pandemic”

September 29 Cindy Pearson, Former Executive Director, National Women’s Health Network; President, Board of Directors, Women’s Health Specialists; “Orgasms for Sale”

October 6 Claudia Fegan, MD, FACP, CHCQM, Chief Medical Officer, Cook County Health and Hospitals System; National Coordinator and Treasurer, Physicians for a National Health Program; How Current US Healthcare Financing Perpetuates Disparities”

October 13 Vincent Iacopino, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School; Senior Research Fellow, University of California Berkeley; “Health and Human Rights: a critical perspective” 

October 20 Mindy Fullilove, MD, LFAPA, HON AIA, Professor of Urban Policy and Health, Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment at The New School; “A biopsychosocial process for getting to health”

October 27 Leonore Tiefer, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine, retired; “New View Campaign: A feminist scholar-activist project to challenge the medicalization of sexuality”

November 3 Naseema Shafi, JD, Chief Executive Officer, Whitman-Walker Health; “Second Pandemic – Community Health in Practice”

November 10 Susan Wood, PhD, Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management and Director, Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, Milken Institute of Public Health, The George Washington University; “Self Control? Oral Contraceptives Over-the-Counter and Self-Managed Abortion”

November 17 Peter Lurie, MD, MPH, President, Center for Science in the Public Interest; “Advocacy Tools for Those not in Government”