National Scholars Seminar SERIES

National Scholars' Current Issues In Health Policy Lecture Series: Fall 2016

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College is pleased to announce the Fall 2016 National Scholars' Current Issues in Health Policy Lecture Series. For the sixth consecutive year, the RWJF Center for Health Policy will host its signature seminar series for Health Policy Fellows, Scholars, Associates and the entire Meharry community. Throughout the spring semester, the nation’s leading experts in health policy, higher education, government and health care will lecture to students, faculty and the community at-large on the latest issues and trends affecting America’s health and health care system. Below is the lineup for this year's National Scholars Current Issues in Health Policy Lecture Series.

All lectures will be held in the Cal Turner Family Center for Student Education at noon. Complimentary lunch is served prior to the talk at 11:30 a.m. RSVP is required, email


Wednesday, September 21, 2016


Helena Hansen M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Anthropology
New York University




Thursday, October 6, 2016 


Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016


John Lozier, M.S.S.W.

Executive Director
National Health Care for the Homeless Council