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Harvard Public Health: Spring 2015

In this issue The e-cig quandry Are electronic cigarettes one of the biggest health hazards since tobacco cigarettes—or the best chance to get smokers to…

Deborah Van Dyke, MPH ’93

A picture of health

[Spring 2015] Alumna’s instructional videos transform frontline health care globally In rural South Sudan, the population barely tops four people per square mile. Vehicles…

JP Onnela

Your phone knows how you feel

[Spring 2015] [August 2015: Watch a TV interview with JP Onnela] Scientists are using cellphone data to track everything from depression and mood disorders…

Rose Filoramo, PhD ’17

Unraveling a medical mystery

[Spring 2015] Sepsis kills more than half a million people in the U.S. every year. A Harvard Chan student is untangling its secrets. Katie McQuestion,…

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The story of T.H. Chan

[Spring 2015] Soon after the largest gift in Harvard’s history was made to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the fall…

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

[Spring 2015] Julio Frenk, dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will become the next president of the University of Miami,…

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

Spring 2015 Frontlines

Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. Trauma’s toll on women’s health Women are more likely than…