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The art of getting things done

[ Spring/Summer 2012 ] On January 19, 2011, HSPH professor William Hsiao walked onto the podium in the well of the Vermont State House.…

Dean’s message: Singular vision

[ Spring/Summer 2012 ] Public health centers on improving the physical and mental well-being of people everywhere. But even with this deep-rooted interest in…

Frontlines Spring/Summer 2012

[ Spring/Summer 2012 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. Gender Nonconformity May Raise Risks for…

Flaminia Catteruccia, associate professor of immunology and infectious diseases

Off the cuff: Mosquitoes, sex, & malaria

[ Spring/Summer 2012 ] Q: You study how genes affect mosquito fertility and mating, a potentially groundbreaking way to prevent malaria transmission. In perfecting this approach, you…

Philippe Grandjean, adjunct professor of environmental health at HSPH

Vaccine effectiveness threatened by everyday chemical

[ Spring/Summer 2012 ] HSPH’s Philippe Grandjean answers questions about PFCs In January 2012, a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showed that perfluorinated…

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The promise of big data

[ Spring/Summer 2012 ] Petabytes of raw information could provide clues for everything from preventing TB to shrinking health care costs—if we can figure…

Michael VanRooyen

Can doing good be done better?

[ Spring/Summer 2012 ] Better-trained aid workers, closer coordination among relief agencies, and a bigger dose of humility while working in unfamiliar cultures would…