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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…

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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…