Events of Interest

  • Wednesday, Oct. 1: A screening of The Axe in the Attic, an award-winning documentary film, directed by Lucia Small and Ed Pincus, which folows the lives of several families displaced by Hurrican Katrina. Small will be available afterwards for discussion. Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston. Time and room TBA.
  • Friday, Oct. 3: Panel discussion: Learning from Catastrophe: The Public Health Consequences of Katrina for New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. William (Scott) Griffies, M.D., associate clinical professor of psychiatry, Lousiana Stat University, and director, LSU Psychiatric Emergency Service; Roberta Avila, executive director, Mississippi Interfait Desaster Task Force; Jed Horne, former city editor, The Times-Picayune; Ichiro Kawachi, M.D, Ph.D., professor of social epidemiology, HSPS; Rober Blendon, D.Sc., professor of health policy and political analysis, HSPH. More information: 617-384-5411 or Harvard School of Public Health, Auditorium G-2, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, 3-5 p.m.