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Public health and the U.S. economy

[ Fall 2012 ] How the next U.S. president can stack the deck in favor of people’s health and wealth in 2013 With the…

Dean’s message: Health and wealth

[ Fall 2012 ] The cover story in this issue of Harvard Public Health explores one of the most complicated intersections in policymaking: the…

Fall 2012 frontlines

[ Fall 2012 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. HSPH Raises a Healthy Cup to…

Winston Hide, associate professor of bioinformatics and computational biology

Off the cuff: Starting a revolution

[ Fall 2012 ] In May 2012, you resigned from the editorial board of Genomics, protesting the exorbitant subscription fees that scientific journals charge. Researchers and institutions…

Doug Dockery

Prevailing winds

[ Fall 2012 ] A decades-long fight to bring clean air standards in line with environmental health science offers lessons for today. On a…

Anthony Chen

Working the system

[ Fall 2012 ] As director of the second-largest health department in Washington State, Anthony Chen, MPH ’06, tackles all the issues—from infections to…

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Arku’s journey

[ Fall 2012 ] Raphael Arku should have been on top of the world. There he was, in his early 20s, a geologist for…

From left to right: Professor Michael VanRooyen, Jonathan Lavine and Jeannie Lavine, and Dean Julio Frenk

Lives transformed

[ Fall 2012 ] On May 1, 2012, Harvard School of Public Health launched the Harvard Humanitarian Academy. This month, as in every September for nearly…