Alvin F. Poussaint, MD

Alvin F. Poussaint, MD, Visiting Lectures

The Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture Fund at Harvard Medical School was established with an inaugural gift from Harvard Medical School alumni/ae in honor of Dr. Poussaint

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March 7, 2019

Valerae Lewis, MD, HMS '93

"The Experiences, Evolution and Advancement of African-Americans in Medicine"

Valerae Lewis, MD, HMS '93

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Oncology,
John Murray Professor in Orthopaedic Oncology,
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

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Selected Lectures from Previous Years

March 27, 2018

Sierra L. Washington

“The Global Gag on Women’s Reproductive Health”

Sierra L. Washington, MD, MSc, FACOG (HMS '04)

Associate Professor of Reproductive Medicine,
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
Medical Director and Chief Medical Office,
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

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December 6, 2016

"Does it Really Matter? Cognitive Technologies, Thinking and Time"

Martín-J Sepúlveda, MD, MPH (HMS '78)

IBM Fellow; Member, National Academy of Medicine;
Chief Executive Officer, Claraluz, LLC;
Former Vice President of Health Systems and Policy Research,
and Vice President of Integrated Health Services, IBM Corporation

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March 5, 2015

Henri Ford, MD, MHA

“Leadership in American Surgery: An African-American Perspective”

Henri Ford, MD, MHA (HMS ’84)

Vice President and Chief of Surgery,
Vice-Dean of Medical Education,
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs,
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

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November 7, 2013

"Youth Violence: The Ultimate Health Disparity - Reflections of a Pediatric Surgeon"

Edward Barksdale, MD

Robert J. Izant, Jr. Professor of Surgery,
Chief of Pediatric Surgery,
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital,
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

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March 13, 2013

"Important Factors Negatively Impacting Asthma Outcomes"


Chief of Advocate Medical Group, Advocate Health Care;
President, American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

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