An Evening with Drs. Chris Beyrer and Jennifer Leaning

An Evening with Drs. Chris Beyrer and Jennifer Leaning

The Open Society Public Health Program hosts an evening event with Drs. Chris Beyrer and Jennifer Leaning in honor of their years of service on the Public Health Program Advisory Board.   

The event will feature a presentation by Dr. Beyrer on his recent work examining human rights and the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, and by Dr. Leaning discussing her work on Syria, war, and the weaponization of healthcare. The discussion following the presentations will be moderated by Joanna Erdman, chair of the Public Health Program Advisory Board, and Jonathan Cohen, director of the Open Society Public Health Program.    

Refreshments will be served. 

Speakers

  • Chris Beyrer is a professor of epidemiology, international health, and health, behavior, and society at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; director of the University’s Center for Public Health and Human Rights, and associate director of the Centers for AIDS Research and of Global Health.   
  • Jennifer Leaning is the Francois Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, and director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University. 
  • Joanna Erdman is chair of the Public Health Program Advisory Board.
  • Jonathan Cohen (moderator) is director of the Open Society Public Health Program.
Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 6:008:00 p.m.

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