Topic: alumni stories

Recognizing alumni accomplishments

[ Winter 2014 ] Three alumni nominated by their peers received the Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Award of Merit—the highest honor presented to an alumna or alumnus—at this year’s Alumni Centennial Weekend dinner held on November 2 at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary…

Alumni Centennial Weekend 2013

November 19, 2013 -- Over 300 Harvard School of Public Health alumni, students, faculty, and guests, from a dozen countries and 29 U.S. states, came back to campus to celebrate Alumni Weekend on November 2-4. More alumni than ever returned to the…

Thailand's "Father of Modern Medicine"

Prince Mahidol Adulyadej of Songkla was the father of His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, the reigning King of Thailand—and one of the earliest and most honored alumni of Harvard School of Public Health. The Prince kept a low profile when he was a…

The Eradicator: Donald Hopkins

August 2013 -- Donald Hopkins, MPH ’70, and currently a vice president at the Carter Center, has spent a career helping to eradicate two major tropical diseases. Beginning in the 1960s he helped lead efforts to vaccinate people in Africa and Asia…

A Healthier World: The Impact of Financial Aid

April 2013 — Students and alumni talk about the impact that receiving financial aid to come to Harvard School of Public Health has made on their lives. For Raphael Arku, SD ’15, it means the chance to study environmental health so that…

Alumni weekend 2012

October 4, 2012 -- View a slideshow of more photos from the weekend. Cold, rainy weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of the roughly 200 Harvard School of Public Health alumni, students, and guests gathered at the School on September 28–29, 2012 for Alumni…

Alumni Weekend 2011

September 28, 2011 -- HSPH Alumni Gather From Around the World In a festive annual reunion, 160 Harvard School of Public Health alumni, students, and guests gathered at the School on September 23–25 to reconnect with former classmates, network, and engage with current…

Hunting for the next pandemic

In his new book The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age, HSPH alumnus Nathan Wolfe, SD '98, describes the origins of deadly viruses like HIV, swine flu, and bird flu, and the link between modern life and global pandemic…

HSPH mourns Endang Sedyaningsih

May 4, 2012 Endang Sedyaningsih, MPH '92, SD '97 received her master's and doctoral degrees from the Department of Global Health and Population. In 2009, she was appointed Minister of Health in her native Indonesia. Minister Endang returned to HSPH in May…