Topic: faculty stories

JP Onnela wins NIH Director's New Innovator Award

October 1, 2013 -- Jukka-Pekka “JP” Onnela, assistant professor of biostatistics at Harvard School of Public Health, has won a prestigious Director’s New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a proposal to collect and analyze cell phone communication…

Harnessing the power of crowds for cancer prevention

Four years ago, HSPH alumnus Eric Ding, SD ’07, a researcher and instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, created the Campaign for Cancer Prevention, the first online platform where donors can contribute directly to individual cancer prevention research. Ding was profiled…

HSPH's Laurie Glimcher honored at day-long symposium

May 2, 2011 Researchers from across the globe joined HSPH faculty, students, staff and guests to honor Prof. Laurie Glimcher at a day-long symposium April 15, 2011, at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School (HMS). The symposium, “A Commitment to Lineage:…

Postdocs take center stage at annual appreciation day

September 27, 2012 -- Raffles, kudos, and awards were on the agenda at the Harvard School of Public Health's Postdoc Appreciation Day celebration to recognize postdocs and their mentors. The September 21, 2012 event, held in the Kresge cafeteria, coincided with the…

HSPH faculty members earn research achievement awards

November 4, 2011 -- Max Essex, Mary Woodward Lasker Professor of Health Sciences and chairman of the Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative, was awarded the Institute of Human Virology Lifetime Achievement Award for Scientific Contributions for his work on animal and human retrovirus…

Symposium honors 60-year legacy of HSPH's Melvin First

October 21, 2011 -- Family, colleagues, and former students traveled from across the world to celebrate the life and career of HSPH Prof. Emeritus Melvin W. First at a memorial symposium on September 30, 2011. First passed away on June 11 at age 96. A…

Laura Kubzansky recognized for contributions to field

October 30, 2013 — Laura Kubzansky, professor of social and behavioral sciences at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), recently was elected to the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research (ABMR). Kubzansky, also director of the Society…

HSPH's Nathan Eagle awarded prestigious economics prize

June 19, 2012 -- Nathan Eagle, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology, is a recipient of the 2012 Global Economy Prize from Germany’s Kiel Institute for the World Economy. He was honored along with Nobel laureates Martti Ahtisaari, a former…

HSPH's Connolly passionate about curbing smoking worldwide

Gregory N. Connolly, professor of the practice of public health at HSPH and director of HSPH’s Center for Global Tobacco Control, is spotlighted in the March-April 2011 issue of Harvard Magazine for his far-reaching anti-tobacco efforts. Before coming to HSPH, Connolly spent…