Harvard Public Health: Spring/Summer 2012
In this issue
The art of getting things done
Vermont’s single-payer health care plan is just the latest of Bill Hsiao’s many public health reforms.
Also in this issue
Quick updates about public health news from the Spring/Summer 2012 issue of Harvard Public Health.
The promise of big data
Raw information could provide clues for everything from preventing TB to shrinking health care costs.
Can doing good be done better?
Three humanitarian aid professionals at HSPH discuss the field.
Finding her true path
In the middle of a high-flying business career, Kate Powis reversed course and chose a life in public health.
Accentuating the positive
HSPH student Rob Buelow wants to accentuate the benefits of healthy living to promote public health.
Dean’s message: Singular vision
Even with public health’s deep-rooted interest in the common good, it often takes visionary individuals to pave the way to scientific breakthroughs and policy reform.
- Jeannie and Jonathan Lavine provide new gift to expand, improve training for humanitarian aid leaders
- Newly created Morningside Professorship honors noted radiation scientist
- A boost for gene-based malaria research
- Preventing young mothers from dying—and the ripple effects when they do
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