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清华论坛第65讲:人类的未来:理智的乐观或是悲观的期待?
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清华论坛第65讲:

时    间:2017年3月9日(周四)下午15:30

地    点:清华大学主楼接待厅

演 讲 人: 理查德·霍顿(Richard Horton)

          《柳叶刀》杂志的总编辑(Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet)

演讲题目:人类的未来:理智的乐观或是悲观的期待?

The Future of Humanity:Rational Optimism or Hopeful Pessimism?

主    办:清华大学学术委员会、地球系统科学系

演讲人简介:

Richard Horton is Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet.  He was born in London and is half Norwegian. He qualified in physiology and medicine with honours from the University of Birmingham in 1986. He joined The Lancet in 1990, moving to New York as North American Editor in 1993. Richard was the first President of the World Association of Medical Editors and he is a Past-President of the US Council of Science Editors.  He is an honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University College London, and the University of Oslo. He has received honorary doctorates in medicine from the University of Birmingham, UK, and the Universities of Gothenburg and Umea in Sweden. In 2016, he was appointed to the High-Level Working Group for the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children, and Adolescents. In 2016, he also chaired the Expert Group for the High Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, convened by Presidents Hollande of France and Zuma of South Africa. From 2011 to 2015, he was co-chair of the UN's independent Expert Review Group on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health. Richard received the Edinburgh Medal in 2007 and the Dean’s Medal from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 2009. In 2016, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the British Pharmacological Society. He has written two reports for the Royal College of Physicians of London: Doctors in Society (2005) and Innovating for Health (2009). He wrote Health Wars (2003) about contemporary issues in medicine and health, and he has written for The New York Review of Books and the TLS. He has a strong interest in global health and medicine’s contribution to our wider culture. He now works to develop the idea of planetary health – the health of human civilizations and the ecosystems on which they depend. In 2011, he was elected a Foreign Associate of the US Institute of Medicine. In 2015, he received the Friendship Award from the Government of China. In 2016, he received the Andrija Stamper medal from the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European region and in 2017, he was awarded the Edwin Chadwick Medal for outstanding contributions to the advancement of public health.

 

理查德·霍顿是《柳叶刀》杂志的总编辑。他出生于伦敦,具有一半挪威血统。他于1986年获得伯明翰大学生理学和医学学士学位。理查德1990年加入《柳叶刀》,并在1993年移居纽约,担任北美编辑,是世界医学编辑协会的第一位主席,美国科学编辑理事会的前任主席。他是伦敦卫生和热带医学学院、伦敦大学学院以及奥斯陆大学的荣誉教授,曾获得英国伯明翰大学医学荣誉博士学位、瑞典哥德堡大学和Umea大学荣誉博士学位。 2016年,理查德开始在妇女、儿童和青少年健康以及人权问题高级别工作组工作,同年他还担任了由法国总统奥朗德和南非总统祖马召集的健康就业和经济增长高级别委员会专家组主席。 2011年至2015年,他担任联合国妇女儿童健康信息和问责制独立专家审查小组的共同主席。理查德于2007年获得爱丁堡奖章,并于2009年获得约翰霍普金斯公共卫生学院院长奖章,于2016年他获英国药理学会荣誉奖金。他为伦敦皇家内科医学院编写过两份报告:《社会医生》(2005年)和《健康创新》(2009年)。他撰写了关于当代医学和健康问题的报告《健康大战》(2003年),并为《纽约书评》和《泰晤士报文学增刊》撰稿。他对全球健康和医学对更广泛文化的贡献有着浓厚的兴趣,现在正致力于发展地球健康新理念 - 人类文明的健康以及他们赖以生存的生态系统。 2011年,他当选为美国医学研究院的外国助理。 2015年,他获得了中国政府友谊奖。 2016年,他获得了欧洲地区公共卫生学院联合协会的Andrija Stamper奖章,并在2017年获得了Edwin Chadwick奖章,为公众健康的进步作出了突出贡献。