GHLP: Global Health Leadership Program

Open Seminars

Open events held in 2013 school year

May 1

Dr. David Perkins
Senior Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Dr. Manabu Sato
Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo,
Professor at Gakushuin University, Faculty of Letters

Symposium: The Future of Learning and Teaching: Dialogue with Dr. David Perkins and Dr. Manabu Sato

May 18

Dr. Michael Free
Senior Advisor Emeritus, PATH
Dr. William Wells
Market Access Director, Global Alliance for TB Drug Development
Dr. YiWu He
Senior Program Officer, Discovery and Translational Sciences Group, Bill
& Melinda Gates Foundation
Mr. Raja Rao
Senior Program Officer, Global Health/Vaccine Delivery, Bill & Melinda
Gates Foundation
Facilitator: Dr. Dairiku Hozumi
Senior Advisor, PATH

Symposium: Maximizing Health Impact through Innovations: Lessons from Product Development Partnership (PDP) in Global Health

June 3

Dr. Marshall Ganz
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School/Sociology Lecturer, Department of Liberal Arts
Mr. Makoto Yuasa
Social Activist/Executive Director, Independent Life Support Center (MOYAI) /Executive Director, Anti-Poverty Network
Mr. Hiroki Komazaki
Social Entrepreneur/CEO, Florence Board Chairperson, Japan Sick Childcare Association/Board Chairperson, Zenkoku Shoukibo Hoiku Kyougikai
Facilitator: Ms. Yoko Sakanoue
Managing Director, JIGH

Symposium: “Leading Social Change”
by the Man behind Obama’s Presidential Campaign: Marshall Ganz

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Open events held in 2012 school year


Aug 1

Dr. Ryo Kubota
Chairman, President & CEO, Acucela Inc.

Drug development and innovations driven by bio ventures in the United States

Oct 3

Dr. Patrick W. Kelley

Senior Board Director, Institute
of Medicine

Contagion and Global Security: Emerging Infections as a Transnational Security Issue

Oct 5

Dr. Quazi Monirul Islam
Director, Health System Development, WHO/SEARO

Politics of Health


Nov 6

Dr. Richard Cash

Senior Lecturer on International Health, Department of Global Health and Population, 
Harvard School of Public Health

ORT as the Diffusion of Innovation

Nov 12

Dr. Dai Hozumi
Senior Advisor, PATH

Product Develop Partnership: Case Studies

Nov 26

Dr. Daniel P. Aldrich
Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue University

Social Capital in Disaster Recovery

Dec 17

Dr. Alexander Pym
Associate Investigator, K-RITH (South Africa)

Innovative Integrated Solutions
for TB and HIV

Dec 21

Mr. Shunsuke Mabuchi
Health Specialist, Africa Region, The World Bank

Dr. Hiromasa Okayasu
Medical Officer, Global Polio Eradication Initiative, World Health Organization

Dr. Satoshi Ezoe

The Ministry of Health, Labor
and Welfare; Formally UNAIDS

Open Lecture and Career Session

Jan 10

Dr. Mark Sundberg
Manager, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank Group
Dr. Jeff Tanner
Task Team Leader for Impact Evaluations,
 Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank Group

Overview of impact evaluation and the systematic review of maternal and child health program (interim assessment)


Jan 23

Professor Amir Attaran
DPhil (Oxon), LLB (UBC), MS (Caltech), BA (Berkeley)
Canada Research Chair in Law, Population Health and Global Development Policy
Faculties of Law and Medicine; University of Ottawa

Healthy by law: the missed opportunity to use laws for public health