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Ellie Starr

Philanthropic impact: “Just” gifts

[ Spring 2014 ] One of the preoccupying challenges in ensuring the public’s health is the growing divide between rich and poor. This problem is portrayed…

A simple sparkler in the dark.

Harvard Public Health: Winter 2014

In this issue Sparking innovation The stories of donors emerging from unlikely places or at difficult times, with gifts large and small, are integral…

Sparkplug

Sparking innovation

[ Winter 2014 ] For the past 100 years, donors to Harvard School of Public Health have stepped in at pivotal moments to fund the people,…

Countess Albina du Boisrouvray

Her fortune for the children

[ Winter 2014 ] In 1992, Countess Albina du Boisrouvray gave $20 million to the School to establish the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and…

Richard L. and Ronay Menschel

Menschel gifts define enlightened philanthropy

[ Winter 2014 ] Case-based teaching, “flipped” classrooms, and a focus on leadership skills—these will be key changes as Harvard School of Public Health ambitiously redesigns…

Dean’s message: Defining choices

[ Winter 2014 ] Between Indifference and Caring During 2013, the remarkable centennial year of Harvard School of Public Health, I had the deeply gratifying experience…