Topic: Africa

House flies and diplomacy

Two decades ago, Richard Pollack, then a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard School of Public Health, embarked on what turned into an unusual scientific mission. Along with his mentor the late Andrew Spielman, Pollack traveled to the Dead Sea to tackle an infestation…

Buckee named a “CNN 10” top thinker

Caroline Buckee, assistant professor of epidemiology and associate director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), was hailed as one of 10 “visionaries whose ideas are shaping our future” by CNN. An October 22, 2013…

Sharing passion for public health at Kenya hospital

Karima Ladhani, a SD ’16 candidate in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard School of Public Health, was among several Harvard graduate students featured September 10, 2013 in a Harvard Gazette article about their diverse summer work. Ladhani spent…