PHHP Research Day 2020

Join the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Office of Research for the college’s 33rd annual Research Day Thursday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

3-4 p.m.

Poster presentations
Master’s and doctoral students and postdoctoral associates and fellows

4-5 p.m.

Sandro Galea
Dr. Sandro Galea

Keynote address
“Health haves and health have nots: Understanding and narrowing health inequities in a rapidly changing world” presented by Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH

Sandro Galea, a physician, epidemiologist, and author, is dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health.

He previously held academic and leadership positions at Columbia University, the University of Michigan, and the New York Academy of Medicine. Galea has published extensively in peer-reviewed literature and is a regular contributor to a range of public media, and has been listed as one of the most widely cited scholars in the social sciences.

Galea is chair of the Board of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and past president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science.

An elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, Galea has received several lifetime achievement awards. Galea holds a medical degree from the University of Toronto, graduate degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow.

The lecture is also available to view via livestream at

5-5:45 p.m.

Reception with hors d’oevres and poster viewing

5:45-6 p.m.

Awards ceremony