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Dean Ellen J. MacKenzie

Dean’s Lectures

An important long-standing tradition, the Dean’s Lecture Series honors faculty who are newly appointed or promoted to the rank of professor.

Promoting Safe and Healthy Environments where People Live, Work, Play and Travel


Monday, March 25, 2019

Keshia M. Pollack Porter, PhD '06, MPH
Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
Director, Institute for Health and Social Policy
Director of Research, Center for Injury Research and Policy

Data Science Education as a Scalable Public Health Intervention


Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Jeffrey Leek, PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Sheldon Hall

The dengue human infection model: A critical tool for development of a safe and effective vaccine


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Anna P. Durbin, MD
Professor, Department of International Health
Sheldon Hall

Stem cells, diet, and physiology


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Daniela Drummond-Barbosa, PhD
Professor, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Sheldon Hall

Exploring Concepts of Health: The Contributions of Qualitative Sociology to Public Health


Monday, April 9, 2018

Katherine Clegg Smith, PhD, MA
Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society
Becton Dickinson Hall

Can We Ever Improve the Quality of End-of-Life Care?


Monday, April 2, 2018

Sydney Morss Dy, MD, MS, FAAHPM
Professor, Health Policy & Management, Medicine, and Oncology
Becton Dickinson Lecture Hall

Dean’s Invited Lecture: Changing How America Thinks About Health


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Richard Besser, MD
President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Sheldon Hall

Measuring Progress: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in Low- and Middle-Income Country Settings


Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Saifuddin Ahmed, PhD
Professor, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Sheldon Hall

The Changing Global Health Landscape: What role for an Elite, Northern Research Institution?

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Sara Bennett, PhD
Professor, Department of International Health
Becton Dickinson Lecture Hall

From Hysteria to Hope: Bringing Reason to the Fight against Child Sexual Abuse

Monday, February 5, 2018

Elizabeth Letourneau, PhD
Professor, Department of Mental Health
Director, Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
Sheldon Hall