Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science Virtual Conference

This year’s theme is Policies, Places, and Profits: Manufacturers of Illness and Health. The conference will feature exciting presentations, posters, mentoring sessions, and these three plenaries:

Policies, Profits, and the Public’s Health, with David Michaels and Greg Fairchild.

  • David Michaels is at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University; author of the 2020 book, The Triumph of Doubt; and appointed by President Obama to serve as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Greg Fairchild is at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia; cofounder of Resilience Education, a nonprofit providing business courses to incarcerated individuals; named one of the Top 10 Business School Professors in the World by CNN/Fortune; and a member of the Surgeon General’s initiative on Community Health and Economic Prosperity.

Reaching for Hope in Working-Class America, by Pulitzer Prize-Winning author Sheryl WuDunn.

Corporations and Population Health, with Susan Greenhalgh and Nicholas Freudenberg

  • Susan Greenhalgh is in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University and is a prolific and award-winning author of books examining the interface between science, technology, politics, and health, including Fat-talk Nation: The Human Costs of America’s War on Fat; Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng’s China; and Under the Medical Gaze: Facts and Fictions of Chronic Pain
  • Nicholas Freudenberg is in the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy and Director of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute; author of Legal but Lethal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health; and founder of Corporations and Health Watch and Project ToxicDocs, which track corporate behavior and provide resources for examining commercial determinants of health.

Conference registration is free for IAPHS members! Click here for rates for non-members. With no travel costs this year, it is the perfect time for non-members to check out the vibrant IAPHS.


Starts:  Sep 30, 2020 9:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Oct 2, 2020 5:00 PM (ET)
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Jennifer Karas Montez