Health, Rights and Protection of the Aged: The Case of Older People in Natural Disasters

March 1, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB 710
651 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Michael Miller

FXB Work-in-Progress Series Presents Emily Chan, MD, SMPIH, DFPH

Emily Ying Yang Chan is a professor and assistant dean at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Faculty of Medicine and visiting professor of public health medicine at the Oxford University Nuffield Department of Medicine. She is also associate director at CUHK JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, centre director at Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), director at CUHK Centre for Global Health, visiting scholar at the Harvard University FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, senior fellow at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, fellow at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, member of The Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisor Group of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR ASTAAG) and co-chairperson of World Health Organization Thematic Platform for Health Emergency & Disaster Risk Management Research Group. Her recent publications include the Public Health Humanitarian Response to Natural Disaster published by Routledge in February 2017.