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Harvard Public Health: Winter 2014

In this issue Sparking innovation The stories of donors emerging from unlikely places or at difficult times, with gifts large and small, are integral…

Sparkplug

Sparking innovation

[ Winter 2014 ] For the past 100 years, donors to Harvard School of Public Health have stepped in at pivotal moments to fund the people,…

Countess Albina du Boisrouvray

Her fortune for the children

[ Winter 2014 ] In 1992, Countess Albina du Boisrouvray gave $20 million to the School to establish the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and…

Richard L. and Ronay Menschel

Menschel gifts define enlightened philanthropy

[ Winter 2014 ] Case-based teaching, “flipped” classrooms, and a focus on leadership skills—these will be key changes as Harvard School of Public Health ambitiously redesigns…

Dean Julio Frenk

Dean’s message: Defining choices

[ Winter 2014 ] Between Indifference and Caring During 2013, the remarkable centennial year of Harvard School of Public Health, I had the deeply gratifying experience…

Winter 2014 Frontlines

[ Winter 2014 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. The end of trans fats? A proposal issued…

Elif Yavuz

In Memorium: Elif Yavuz, SD ’13

[ Winter 2014 ] Elif Yavuz, SD ’13, was killed on September 21, 2013, during a terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. She…

Paul Biddinger

Off the cuff: The best possible response

[ Winter 2014 ] Paul Biddinger, director, Emergency Preparedness and Response Exercise Program, Harvard School of Public Health The world seems increasingly under the siege of…

Eiji Yano, Marc Schenker, and Debra Silverman

Recognizing alumni accomplishments

[ Winter 2014 ] Three alumni nominated by their peers received the Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Award of Merit—the highest honor presented to an…