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JP Onnela

Your phone knows how you feel

Scientists are using cellphone data to track everything from depression and mood disorders to crowd behavior. On a difficult day, the patient’s data stream…

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Unraveling a Medical Mystery

Sepsis kills more than half a million people in the U.S. every year. A Harvard Chan student is untangling its secrets. Katie McQuestion, a radiology…


The Story of T.H. Chan

Soon after the largest gift in Harvard’s history was made to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the fall of 2014,…

During the Harvard Commencement, HSPH Dean Julio Frenk confers degree in the Tercentenary Theatre at Harvard University. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

Dean Julio Frenk to Leave School

Julio Frenk, dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will become the next president of the University of Miami, it was…

Demonstrators protest outside of Greater St. Marks Family Church in Ferguson, Missouri August 14, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Q&A: A Public Health Lens on Police-Associated Violence

In 2014, the police killings of three unarmed African-American males—Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York; Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri; and Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Ohio— sparked a national conversation on police brutality and on endemic racism in U.S. society. Read More

Harvard Public Health Winter 2015

Harvard Public Health: Winter 2015

In this issue A gift unsolicited, unrestricted, and unexpected Gerald L. Chan, SM ’75, SD ’79 Address to the alumni of Harvard School of…

Professor Donna Spiegelman

Off the Cuff: Letting data tell the story

[ Winter 2015 ] Donna Spiegelman, Professor of Epidemiologic Methods, Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Nutrition This fall, Donna Spiegelman won a prestigious Director’s…

2014 Alumni Award-winners

2014 Alumni Awards

[ Winter 2015 ] Four outstanding individuals nominated by their peers received the School’s highest alumni honor at this year’s Alumni Award of Merit…