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Seminar Series

The Department of Global Health and Social Medicinie is pleased to announce the Social Medicine Seminar Series, Fall 2014.

TB Symosium

Innovative strategies that improve access to medicines, foster collaborations, and support public health solutions to sustainably advance health care worldwide.


August 25, 2014

Ebola Outbreak

Dr. Paul Farmer and others from the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine speak about the Ebola Outbreak

August 14, 2014

Power of Ideas: Vanessa Kerry, Founder of SEED Global Health

Vanessa Kerry, MD, MPH, Instructor in Global Health and Social Medicine and Director of the Program in Global Health and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Assistant Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital; and co-founder and CEO of SEED Global Health is profiled in the Power of Ideas section of Boston Magazine.

Vanessa is featured for her grassroots effort leading to the establishment of SEED Global Health Service Corps in the spring of 2012. SEED Global Health develops powerful partnerships to strengthen health systems globally. SEED works with the Peace Corps as the Global Health Service Partnership, a public-private collaboration investing in local capacity and human capital for better health in resource-limited countries.