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10/29/2010 4:00 PM 34"101Paul Farmer, Founder, Partners in HealthDescription: Difficult as it is to look beyond the acute misery of Haiti's current crisis, Paul Farmer proposes that aid agencies and others concerned with rebuilding focus...
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10/22/2009 4:00 PM 26"100Ed Scolnick, Director, Psychiatric Disease Program and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad InstituteDescription: An exemplar of the purpose"driven life in medical science, Ed Scolnick details resea...
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04/21/2010 11:30 AM KresgeWilliam H. Gates, III, Co"founder Microsoft Corporation,Co"Chair Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationDescription: The world's most intractable problems might be cracked if more of our "brightest minds" could be tempt...
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11/15/2007 4:00 PM Kirsch 32"123Paul Farmer, Founder, Partners in HealthDescription: Don't foolishly advise Paul Farmer that his bold projects can't succeed. For the past 20 years, Farmer's been toppling orthodoxies concerning the deliv...
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10/07/2005 10:30 AM KresgeDeborah G. Ancona, Seley Distinguished Professor of Management; Faculty Director, MIT Leadership Center; James Parker, Former C.E.O. and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Southwest Airlines Company ; Barbara Stockin...
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11/17/2009 6:00 PM MuseumHidde Ploegh, Professor of Biology, MIT,; Member Whitehead InstituteDescription: In his role as a biochemist, Hidde Ploegh explains the "essential features of the lifestyle of the flu virus" discussing not only ...
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04/04/2007 6:30 PM 6-120Jamaica Kincaid, Writer, Visiting Professor, Harvard Univ.Description: Many writers long to see their work appear in The New Yorker. Miraculously, Jamaica Kincaid got her start in print generating -Talk of the To...
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06/07/2008 11:00 AM Anjali Sastry, '86, PhD '95, Senior LecturerDescription: The Latin motto on the MIT seal, mens et manus _ mind and hand _ encapsulates Anjali Sastry's view of the combined theoretical and practical education that stu...
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11/19/2007 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumDr. Jim Yong Kim, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard Medical School; Board of Directors, Partners in Health Description: Jim Yong Kim and Partners in Health are parad...
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05/10/2004 12:00 PM McGovernRichard A. Young, Member, Whitehead Institute; Professor of Biology, MITDescription: Out of a world population of 6 billion, 57 million people die each year. And while we have gained 20 years in life expecta...
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03/23/2006 David Ho, Founding Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; ; Irene Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller UniversityDescription: Few researchers become legends in their own ti...
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