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Harvard Public Health: Fall 2010

In this issue Rebuilding shattered lives When an earthquake struck in Chile, HSPH alum Karen Anderson and the community health group she founded were…

Karen Anderson (center) and community health promoter Amanda Caceres, during a mural painting event for an EPES-led anti-violence campaign in Santiago’s El Bosque neighborhood

Rebuilding shattered lives

[Fall 2010] When an earthquake struck in Chile, HSPH alum Karen Anderson and the community health group she founded were the first on the…

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Dean’s message: From genes to the globe

[Fall 2010] Robust life sciences activity has always been a distinctive and pivotal component of the academic agenda at the Harvard School of Public…

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Where DNA meets daily life

[Fall 2010] The intersection of genes and the environment is the new target of public health research. Red hair is a genetically determined trait.…

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Public housing, private vice

[Fall 2010] Should smoking be banned in people’s homes? Smoking is banned in the common areas of Yelena Lantsman’s home, a public-housing high-rise for…

Students doing field work on Idjwi island, from left: Marika Shioiri-Clark, Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD); Sunkyo Im, Harvard Kennedy School; Jacques Sebisaho, founder of Amani Global Works; Daniel Sullivan, GSD; two staff members from Monvu Hospital in Idjwi; and Shu-Chuan Tseng, MPH ’10

Idjwi island: Oasis of change

[Fall 2010] On Africa’s long-forsaken Idjwi island, HSPH students are building a health care system from the ground up. Lake Kivu sits between Rwanda…