March 12, 2015For the Sake of All Community Action Forum: Investing in Early Childhood
For the Sake of All presents the second in a series of six forums that will provide actionable steps to improve the health and well-being of St. Louis residents. This event will explore ways to invest in quality early childhood development for all children.
For more information visit http://forthesakeofall.org/.
March 12: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM at Parents as Teachers (2228 Ball Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146)
April 09, 2015Louis Sullivan
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D is an active health policy leader, minority health advocate, author, physician, and educator. He served as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during President George H. W. Bush‘s Administration and was Founding Dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine.
This event is being co-sponsored by the Brown School Distinguished Lecture Series and the Institute for Public Health.
Event Time TBD
April 09: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM at Brown Lounge, Brown Hall
April 21, 2015Ebola Vaccines: A Rapid Response
Adrian V.S. Hill, PhD is Professor of Human Genetics and Director of the Jenner Institute at Oxford University. He leads research programmes in both the genetics of susceptibility to tropical infectious diseases and in vaccine development.
In 2005 he was appointed director of the Jenner Institute, an initiative aimed at accelerating public sector vaccine development for a variety of infectious diseases, spanning human and veterinary vaccinology. The Jenner Institute links those developing vaccines for humans at Oxford University with veterinary vaccine developers at The Pirbright Institute and the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA). He currently chairs the Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility and the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine in Oxford, where new vaccines are in Phase 1 trials for malaria, tuberculosis, pandemic influenza, meningitis, HCV and HIV.
Dr. Hill’s talk is co-sponsored by the Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease at the Institute for Public Health, the Biologic Therapeutics Center, and Department of Pathology and Immunology.
To register, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ebola-vaccines-a-rapid-response-tickets-15936889666
April 21: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM at Brown Lounge
April 28, 2015Eldar Shafir
Eldar Shafir is William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and co-founder and scientific director at ideas42. He conducts empirical studies of decision-making and is interested in the tension between normative assumptions and people’s actual behaviors. His current research focuses on decision-making in contexts of poverty and on application of behavioral research to policy. In 2012, Barack Obama appointed him to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability. Shafir is co-author of the book, Scarcity.
The event is being co-sponsored by the Brown School Distinguished Lecture Series.
*Event time TBD
April 28: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM at Brown Hall, Brown Lounge
April 30, 2015Beyond Dead Men Ruling: Making the 21st Century the Century of the Child
*Part of the Policy Forum Child Well-Being Series
Eugene Steuerle is Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute, and a columnist under the title The Government We Deserve. Among past positions, he has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Analysis (1987-1989), President of the National Tax Association (2001-2002), chair of the 1999 Technical Panel advising Social Security on its methods and assumptions, Economic Coordinator and original organizer of the 1984 Treasury study that led to the Tax Reform Act of 1986, President of the National Economists Club Educational Foundation, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Federal Executive Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a columnist for the Financial Times.
This event is being co-sponsored by the Brown School's Center for Social Development 20th Anniversary.
April 30: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM at Brown Lounge