March 3: “Truth and Trust in Public Health” – event featuring Dr. Harvey V. Fineberg
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
46th Lester Breslow Distinguished Lecture
Wednesday, March 3 at 4:00 PM PST
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health invites you to attend the 46th Lester Breslow Distinguished Lecture.
Dr. Harvey V. Fineberg, president of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, will present his lecture “Truth and Trust in Public Health.” Fineberg previously served as president of the U.S. Institute of Medicine (now National Academy of Medicine), provost of Harvard University, and as dean of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.
The event will also include the recipient of this year's recipient of the Lester Breslow Impact Fellowship, Kamila Tan (MPH ’20), who graduated from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in 2020. Impact Fellowship winners Anna Peare (MPH '20) and Taylor B. Rogers, an FSPH doctoral student of health policy and management, will be recognized as well.
The Lester Breslow Distinguished Lecture was established in honor of Dr. Lester Breslow, a former dean and professor emeritus of health services at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. In addition, Dr. Breslow served as president of the American Public Health Association, director of the California Public Health Department, and a frequent advisor to the United States federal government. A pillar of public health, Dr. Breslow was among the first to quantify the health benefits/risks and associations with life expectancy of exercise, diet, sleep, and smoking.
The event will be held on Wednesday, March 3 at 4:00 PM PST via Zoom.