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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…

Anthony Covarrubias, PhD '15

A bold pathway in life—and biology

[ Winter 2015 ] Anthony Covarrubias, PhD ’15, grew up in a working-class neighborhood in South Los Angeles. While celebrities in sports cars whizzed…

Dean Julio Frenk

Harvard’s public health moment

[ Winter 2015 ] The act of generosity that renamed our School this past September is an astonishingly bold gesture. The unsolicited $350 million…

Jessica Cohen, assistant professor in the Department of Global Health and Population

Public healthonomics

[ Winter 2015 ] Assistant Professor Jessica Cohen is bringing a behavioral economics perspective to public health interventions in Africa. Here’s the thing, says…

Anthony Cortese, SD '76

Living green

[ Winter 2015 ] On a clear day, the air outside Anthony Cortese’s office in downtown Boston is filled with the unmistakable smell of…

Winter 2015 frontlines

[ Winter 2015 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. First prize for flu forecasting A…