Training, education, and networking in transdisciplinary disparities research topics. Health Disparities Research Training and Events
At a glance
Opportunity for
  • Training, education, and networking around emerging topics in health disparities research.
  • Open to all Harvard-affiliated investigators. Some restrictions may apply; please see description for eligibility.
Session dates
  • Varies; see below for details.

The Health Disparities Research Program offers methods clinics, multi-day symposia, and ongoing workshop series. These events provide opportunities to learn about the current state of disparities science, build skills and capacity to conduct disparities research, and connect with other disparities researchers in the Harvard Catalyst community and beyond.

Upcoming Eating Disorders Prevention Symposium

Reimagining the Frontier of Public Health Approaches to Eating
Disorders Prevention: Transdisciplinary, Translational, Transformative

April 30, 2018, 7:00am-4:30pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston

Registration is required by April 23.

This symposium will bring researchers from across the disciplines together with clinicians, educators, community advocates, and policymakers and thought leaders from both government and corporate sectors to discuss this critical topic. The program will enhance the dissemination of new information, foster new collaborations, and spark the development of innovative, evidence-based preventive interventions and policies to reduce the harm and suffering caused by eating disorders and improve the health and well-being of all communities. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served, followed by an end-of-day cocktail reception.

Please follow these links to read more, as well as to view the complete agenda.

For more information, please email Erin Gibson, MPH.

Hosted by the Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of Eating Disorders (STRIPED), the Harvard Catalyst Health Disparities Research Program, and the Harvard Catalyst Child Health Program. Co-sponsored by Harvard Catalyst, STRIPED, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Research & Development, the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine/Boston Children's Hospital, and the Translational Research Program at Boston Children's Hospital.

Please check back for more offerings. See also our past health disparities events.

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