United States Focus

Injustice has a Cure: Paul Farmer & Duke Global Health Projects in Latin America & the Caribbean

We welcome Duke Trustee and co-founder of Partners In Health, Dr. Paul Farmer '82, P'19, who has been recognized internationally for his impactful work at the intersection of public health and human rights.

For this exclusive discussion, Dr. Farmer will be joined by top faculty from the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), who are re-imagining solutions to the most pressing medical challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.

https://rsvp.duke.edu/d/wjq4g3/

Innovative Product Design in a Regulated Market

As scientists and engineers, it is tempting to think that the key to making a successful product is just a great idea. In reality, that is only one small step on the way to a successful product. This is particularly true in regulated industries like medical devices where even great products can fail to see the light of day because a disciplined design process was not followed AND documented. Fixing an undisciplined development process can be prohibitively expensive and cause unacceptably long delays in getting a product to market.

Duke China-U.S. Summit 2021

Duke China-US Summit 2021 registration is OPEN NOW! Be an early RSVP to secure spots at our exclusive workshops and networking sessions: https://lnkd.in/gavNmbw

Themed "Rebuilding 2021: Shared Struggles in China-U.S. relations", Duke China-US Summit will take place on MAR 20 - MAR 21, consisting of 4 panels, featuring 15 distinguished speakers across industry and discipline:

Panel 1: Culture & Society, featuring Ian Johnson, Shaun Rein, Dr. Minghao Zhao, moderated by Dr. Ken Rogerson

Decarbonizing Transportation: New Canada-US Policy Opportunities

Speakers:
- Sarah Dunham - Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality at the US Environmental Protection Agency
- Helen Ryan - Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment and Climate Change Canada (invited)
- Dan Sperling - Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at University of California - Davis & Board Member, California Air Resources Board
- Merran Smith - Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada

Policies, Politics & Promises: Biden's First Month

After a historic battle for the White House, Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on January 20 with unprecedented challenges to tackle in his first days in office. In this discussion, our panel will take a look at his first month as America's most senior head of state and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces - the policies proposed, the challenges faced, and the opportunities on the horizon.

Moving Science from a “Nice to Have” to a “Must Have” in U.S. Foreign Policy: Chatting with an Astrophysicist on the Front Lines of Transatlantic Security Policy

The dawn of the Biden-Harris Administration has raised Transatlantic confidence that American leadership on the world stage can be restored. From addressing political, economic, and racial divisions here at home, to leading the fight against creeping authoritarianism and other transnational threats abroad, the challenges and expectations are high.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations Panel: Black Women's Maternal Health

Mark your calendars for February 18th at 12:15pm EST! GWHT is hosting the next installment of our "Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations" panel series. This panel is based on the blog "Listening and Learning: Systemic Racism, Racial and Sexual Disparities in Women's Health - Part 5: Moving Beyond the Movement" by Arielle Hutchinson. Arielle, a Duke University student, will be joining us as a featured panelist, along with Maya Jackson, a DONA trained doula and the Founder and Executive Director of MAAME, Inc.

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