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Global Health Colloquium: "The National Overdose Crisis: Causes, Solutions and What You Can Do"
Fri, Mar 22, 2024, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Almost 110,000 Americans died from drug overdose last year, more than car accidents or gun deaths. Join us for a pivotal talk by Scott Walters, PhD, on the roots and impact of the national overdose crisis. Dr. Walters will trace the history of the crisis through changes in prescribing practices, the evolution of the heroin supply, economic…

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Robertson Hall, Bowl 2
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Free & open to the public
Gender Policy Network Reproductive Justice Panel
Mon, Mar 25, 2024, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

The historic Dobbs (2022) decision struck down the constitutional right to abortion access in the United States. Even before Dobbs, activists were calling attention to systemic disparities in reproductive and sexual health. These disparities have worsened since the Supreme Court decision, wherein economically privileged groups are more likely…

Asa Cristina Laurell: Health Reforms in Latin America
Wed, Mar 27, 2024, 3:00 pm4:20 pm

Health care systems in Latin America have been subject  to substantial reforms for many years. Over the past two decades, scholars and policy experts have debated between two models of health care reform: one that proposes the creation of a market for health insurance and the competition among private and public institutions, and an…

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Location TBA (open to students, faculty, visiting scholars & staff)
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Queer Demography Summit
Fri, Mar 29, 2024, 8:00 am6:00 pm

This historic day-long summit brings together some of the nation’s and the world’s leading demographers of queer populations to discuss the state of queer demography. It will examine how the field has challenged and advanced general understandings of core demographic methods and research practices, as well as contributed substantive new…

Conference on Determinants and Dynamics of Viral Emergence and Establishment in Human Populations
Wed, Apr 10, 2024, 8:00 amFri, Apr 12, 2024, 6:00 pm

Organizers: Andrea L. Graham, Bryan T. Grenfell, C. Jessica E. Metcalf

Most circulating viral infections of humans began as diseases of animals and established in humans via a pandemic. The ongoing SARS-CoV-2 outbreak is on this transition. Its dynamics have illustrated how little we know about how non-linear…

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Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, Room 407 Jadwin Hall
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Conference on The Promise and Potential of Animal Vaccines in Global Health
Wed, Oct 2, 2024, 9:00 amThu, Oct 3, 2024, 5:00 pm

Coordinated international efforts to expand access to human vaccines yielded vast gains in global health. Parallel efforts in animal vaccination could yield similarly vast benefits, increasing food security and reducing risks to human health, from evolution of antibiotic resistance to pandemic emergence. The area remains largely unexplored and…

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