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Angela Diaz

A survivor’s empathy

[ Fall 2014 ] HSPH alumna’s immigrant journey inspires career transforming teens’ health. Angela Diaz, MPH ’02, knows what it’s like to overcome nearly impossible…

Spring 2014 Harvard Public Health cover image

Harvard Public Health: Spring 2014

In this issue Failing Economy—Failing Health It is five years since the Great Recession officially came to an end. Will the long-term damage to…

Dean Julio Frenk

Dean’s message: Questions of scale

[ Spring 2014 ] In science, we often talk about scalability: Can an idea or program or technical innovation that has solved a problem…

Spring 2014 Frontlines

[ Spring 2014 ] Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond. Widowhood can be dangerous to your health The…

Dariush Mozaffarian

Off the cuff: The $1.50 difference

[ Spring 2014 ] Dariush Mozzafarian, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology In a recent study, you found that the cost per person of a…

The Nano State illustration

The nano state

[ Spring 2014 ] Can tiny engineered particles help protect us from infectious disease? Hotel rooms, subway cars, offices, airplanes, cruise ships: to most people, the…

Ashish Jha

The provocative pragmatist

[ Spring 2014 ] With a mixture of research, persuasion, and social media moxie, Ashish Jha seeks to drive health care improvements Several years ago, Ashish…

Time piece for Takemi Program

Time for thinking big

[ Spring 2014 ] Fellowship program spurs midcareer pros to solve big problems. On many Mondays during the 1980s, Uche Amazigo took time off from teaching…

World Salt map

Where’s the salt?

[ Spring 2014 ] People across the globe are consuming far more sodium than is healthy, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard…