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Is butter really back? story cover image

Harvard Public Health: Fall 2014

In this issue Is butter really back? Scientists debate the risks and benefits of certain dietary fats–but agree on what makes a healthy diet. What’s…

Fall 2014 frontlines

[ Fall 2014 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond.  Is climate change a nutrition disaster?…

Ellie Starr

Philanthropic impact: Campaign update

[ Fall 2014 ] On October 25, 2013, HSPH publicly launched the Campaign for Harvard School of Public Health, and Campaign co-chair Jonathan Lavine…

A camp in Burma

An equal exchange

[ Fall 2014 ] HSPH pairs with refugee public health students to create a healthier Burma The thatched bamboo huts sprawling up the side of…

John Quackenbush

Big data’s big visionary

[ Fall 2014 ] As cholera swept through London in the mid-19th century, a physician named John Snow painstakingly drew a paper map indicating…

Angela Diaz

A survivor’s empathy

[ Fall 2014 ] HSPH alumna’s immigrant journey inspires career transforming teens’ health. Angela Diaz, MPH ’02, knows what it’s like to overcome nearly impossible…