Dr. Tucker-Seeley was awarded a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) teaching citation award for his course, “Measuring and Reporting Health Disparities” at the HSPH 2016 Commencement Awards Ceremony on May 25, 2016.
Dr. Tucker-Seeley presented his research at the Harvard Club of Boston Annual Saturday of Symposia on December 5, 2015 on “Health and Hardship: How Financial Well-Being Impacts the Public’s Health.”
First offered 35 years ago, the Saturday of Symposia, features Harvard faculty members doing research across the University in fields ranging from social and natural sciences to the humanities. Other speakers this year included Vice Provost Peter Bol, and faculty members Joyce Chaplin, Benjamin Friedman, and Carol Saivetz.
Dr. Tucker-Seeley will be giving a presentation titled “Measuring and reporting health disparities: A case study in developing a state-level health disparities report\” on September 26, 2015, at the American College of Epidemiology (ACE) Minority Affairs Committee Workshop on Addressing Systemic Determinants of Health Disparities in the US at the 2015 Annual ACE Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Tucker-Seeley was one of six health professionals selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship at the National Academy of Medicine.
Dr. Tucker-Seeley was featured in HSPH’s “The Big 3” interview series about his new publication in Psychooncology on the impact of a family’s depleted financial resources on intensive end-of-life care.
Dr. Tucker-Seeley will moderate a session called “Health Equity in Massachusetts: Beyond Biology, Beyond Interpreters, Beyond Insurance” at the 5th Annual Conference of the Medical Legal Partnership, Boston. The conference will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on Oct 28 from 8am-4pm. The conference theme is “Social Determinants of Health: Emerging Strategies for an Evolving Health Care System.”
Dr. Tucker-Seeley was featured in HSPH’s “The Big 3” interview series about his recent paper published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.
Dr. Tucker-Seeley co-authored an op-ed at The Huffington Post called, “To promote public health, fight hate where we live, learn, work, and play.”