Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
For those unable to be there in person, this lecture will also be offered online (Summer School Zoom Webinar)
In this talk, Professor Kawachi will focus on the two major health threats that have emerged among older survivors of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami, namely, cognitive decline and metabolic syndrome.
About the speaker Professor Ichiro Kawachi
Professor Ichiro Kawachi has taught at the Harvard School of Public Health since 1992. He received both his medical degree and Ph.D. (in epidemiology) from the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Kawachi is the co-editor (with Lisa Berkman) of the textbook "Social Epidemiology", and "Behavioral Economics and Public Health", co-edited with Christina Roberto. He is the Co-Editor in Chief (with S.V. Subramanian) of Social Science & Medicine. He is an elected Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand (2019).
|Date||Friday, 15 February 2019|
|Time||5:15pm - 6:00pm|
|Event Category||Health Sciences|
|Department||Public Health (Wellington)|
|Location||University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D, Small Lecture Theatre|