CANCELLED: Bridging the Civilian-Military Divide in Public Health
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Taubman 520, Nye A (Harvard Kennedy School)
We're sorry to notify you that this event has been postponed to the spring. If you have any questions, please email CPL_events@hks.harvard.edu.
Dr. Vivek H. Murthy CPL Hauser Visiting Leader & 19th U.S. Surgeon General (2014-2017)
Moderated by MG William E. Rapp, USA (Ret) HKS Lecturer in Military Affairs
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15 6-7 P.M. TAUBMAN 520, NYE A HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL DINNER SERVED RSVP
This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Public Leadership, Veterans Impact Day, and The Armed Forces Committee. Read on to learn more about Veterans Impact Day being held on April 5, 2019.
The civilian-military divide in this country manifests in various forms, and closing the divide requires a multi-faceted approach, often in the form of candid conversations. Join us for one such discussion between Dr. Vivek Murthy and MG William Rapp, who will explore public health issues encountered by veterans and active duty personnel, and the gaps of common understanding that exist between civilian and military communities. Students from all backgrounds and experiences are invited to attend.
ABOUT DR. VIVEK H. MURTHY Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, served as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States from 2014-2017. As Surgeon General, Dr. Murthy commanded the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, a uniformed service of 6,600 public health offices serving vulnerable populations in 800 locations domestically and abroad. During his tenure, he helped address critical public health issues, including the Ebola outbreak, the Zika virus, low rates of physical activity, and the explosion in e-cigarette use among youth. More...
ABOUT MG WILLIAM E. RAPP, USA (Ret) Bill Rapp is a Lecturer in Military Affairs in the Belfer Center at Harvard Kennedy School, the Faculty Chair of the Senior Executive program in National and International Security, and the Faculty Chair for the National Security Fellows program. He joined the faculty at HKS in 2017 after serving more than 33 years as an active duty Army officer, retiring as a Major General. More...
IN ADDITION: Join us on Friday, April 5, 2019 for Harvard's Veterans Impact Day at Harvard Kennedy School — a day of service organized by student veterans and non-veterans from throughout Harvard!
Veterans Impact Day is an opportunity for members of the Harvard University community to serve and connect with veterans from around the city of Boston, in order to create the conversations and relationships that will help bridge the civilian-military divide, and assist veterans in need. Participation in Veterans Impact Day is free and open to students from all Harvard schools.