Topic: faculty stories

Frank Hu receives award for diabetes epidemiology research

June 23, 2010 -- Frank B. Hu, professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, will receive the American Diabetes Association’s prestigious Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology. The award, given in memory of…

Guns and politics: David Hemenway takes aim at gun violence

January 30, 2011 David Hemenway is Professor of Health Policy and Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. He is also the author of Private Guns, Public Health, which describes the public health approach to reducing firearm violence, and While You…

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…

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 researchers honored at National Epidemiology Conference

July 26, 2011 -- HSPH Prof. Marc Lipsitch, postdoctoral research fellow Tuula Oksanen, and doctoral student [[Pamela Rist]] were honored by their colleagues at the North American Congress of Epidemiology 2011, held in Montreal in June. Lipsitch is lead author of a paper titled “Negative…

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…

HSPH's John McDonough launches new Boston Globe health blog

In his new blog for Boston.com, “Health Stew,” John McDonough promises everything from soup to nuts on health care policy, politics, nutrition, exercise, and other health-related matters. McDonough, professor of the practice of public health and director of the Center for Public…

James Robins receives Nathan Mantel Lifetime Achievement Award

August 13, 2013 -- James Robins, whose work at the intersection of statistical science and epidemiology aims to estimate causal effects of exposures or drug treatments—as opposed to just associations—has received the 2013 Nathan Mantel Lifetime Achievement Award in Statistics and Epidemiology. Robins,…

Franziska Michor honored at second annual Alice Hamilton lecture

May 11, 2012 Franziska Michor, associate professor of computational biology, received Harvard School of Public Health’s second annual Alice Hamilton Award on April 11, 2012 in recognition of her pathbreaking work applying evolutionary theory to cancer. The award, sponsored by the School’s…

New chairs of global health and population, epidemiology announced

July 20, 2011 -- Fawzi Assumes Chair of Department of Global Health and Population Wafaie Fawzi assumes the role of chair for the Department of Global Health and Population on September 1. Fawzi succeeds David Bloom, the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and…