Wednesday offers a burst of health #events in #Boston covering outbreaks, drug costs, AI and more

Wednesday 9/26 seems to be an extraordinary day for health and medicine events. Thanks to the calendar listing on   “Selected Lectures on Science and Engineering
in the Boston Area”

10-1p.  “Media in the Age of Contagions.”   A symposium.   HLS:  Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West (2019), 1585 Massachusetts Ave.   Details, Abstract, Registration.

Noon.  “U.S. Drug Prices: Why Are They So High?”   A panel discussion.   A webinar.   Details.   An on-demand video will be posted afterwards on the event website. A searchable transcript will be posted there a few days after the event.

12:15p.  “COMPACT: Childhood Obesity Modeling for Prevention and Community Transformation.”   Christina Economos.   Tufts:  Jaharis Center, Behrakis Auditorium.   Details.   This event will be streamed.

longwood map 21-5p.  “Sex Differences and the Brain.”   A symposium.   B&W:  Hale Bldg., 60 Fenwood Rd.  Details, Registration.

4p.  “Working with Post-Traumatic Medication Beliefs.”   Kathryn Kieran.   McLean Hospital:  Service Bldg, Pierce Hall.   Details.

5:30-8p.  “Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: The Sooner the Better.”   Panel duscussion.   TBA.   Details, Registration.   This event will be live streamed.

7pm   “The Poison Squad.”   Deborah Blum.   Museum of Science:  Cahners Theater.   Details, Abstract.

 

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