Topic: faculty stories

Jeremiah Mead, architect of respiratory mechanics field, dies

For immediate release: July 7, 2009 Boston, MA -- Jeremiah (Jere) Mead, architect of the field of respiratory mechanics and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), passed away on July 4, 2009,…

Thomas H. Weller, Nobel Laureate and Professor Emeritus, dies

For immediate release: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 Boston, MA -- Thomas H. Weller, a Nobel Prize winner in 1954 and HSPH Professor Emeritus, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2008. He was 93. Dr. Weller received the Nobel Prize for Medicine with Drs.…

Walter Willett to receive McGill’s Bloomberg Manulife Prize

Walter Willett, Fredrick John Stare professor of epidemiology and nutrition and chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), has been selected to receive the 2013 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. The prize,…

Prof. Howard Koh nominated assistant secretary for health in HHS

For immediate release: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Boston, MA --  President Barack Obama announced today his intent to nominate Dr. Howard Koh, the Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), to be assistant…

New scholarship program and professorship to honor Dr. Bernard Lown

For immediate release: September 10, 2008 BOSTON, MA -- A professorship and scholarship program to honor Dr. Bernard Lown's career of advancing public health is being established at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), school officials announced September 10, 2008. Dr. Lown…