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Spring 2021 Events

Author Q&A

Join Maryn McKenna, journalist, best-selling author and CSHH Senior Fellow, as she sits down with different health authors for a question & answer session spanning a range of health topics.

Perri E. Klass, MD | Wednesday, March 24 • 5:00-6:00pm

A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future

Chelsea Wald | Wednesday, April 21 • 5:00-6:00pm

Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet




The "Race, Ethnicity, and Health" speaker's series continues into the Spring 2021 semester as we host academics, advocates, and professionals to speak about how race and ethnicity impact individual and community-level health. From maternal morbidity to immigration and mental health, this series will cover a range of topics to get at how and why disparities based on race and ethnicity exist and what can be done to address them.

Systemic Racism and Health Disparities: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latinx Populations | Thursday, March 25 • 4:00-5:30pm

Dr. Paulina Rebolledo, MD MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Global Health
Division of Infectious Disease
Emory University School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health

Viral Justice: Racism, Vulnerability, and Refuting Black Pathology | Thursday, April 22 • 4:00-5:30pm

Dr. Ruha Benjamin, MA PhD
Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University


Berson Lecture Series

The Harold and Florence Berson Lecture is presented through the Health Innovation concentration, a collaboration between the Center for the Study of Human Health and Goizueta Business School at Emory University. The series, which highlights the intersection of health and business, is made possible by the generous support of Denise Berson Tanzman 81C P18 and Mitchell Tanzman 81C P18. 


2021 Berson Lecture | Monday, April 26 • 6:30-7:30pm

Dr. Carlos del Rio, MD, Emory University Executive Associate Dean, Distinguished Professor
Peter Carter, Delta EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary 




Join Dr. Eagle at our Human Health watch parties.

"The Social Dilemma" | Tuesday, February 23 • 8:00-10:00pm

"My Beautiful Broken Brain" | Tuesday, March 23 • 8:00-10:00pm



Coronavirus Q&A

CSHH Senior Lecturer Chris Eagle interviews health experts, ethicists, and writers to get their unique perspectives on the past six months and what’s to come. Watch his interviews on YouTube, then join us for an intimate Q&A with these experts on the frontlines of COVID treatment and policy.

Dr. Craig Klugman | Tuesday, February 9 • 8:00-9:00pm

Dr. Dhaval Desai |Tuesday, March 9 • 8:00-9:00pm