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Chronic Diseases An Emerging Threat to Health and the Economy, Winter 2012
HSPH Dean Julio Frenk, on his inaugural trip to India, delivered the introductory remarks, stressing the importance of the organization of healthcare systems in determining the trajectory of economic growth. Other participating faculty included David Bloom, Professor of Economics and Demography, HSPH; David Hunter, Dean of Academic Affairs, HSPH; S.V. Subramanian, Professor of Population Health and Geography, HSPH; and Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, HSPH. Additional panelists included Prakash Gupta, Director, Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health and Swati Piramal, Director, Piramal Healthcare.Conference participants sat in the newly inaugurated Taj Lands’ End “Classroom,” created in the style of a Harvard Business School room. This space will be the site of future SAI events.