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Dean Julio Frenk inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

October 3, 2011 -- Induction Recognizes ‘Extraordinary Individual Achievement’ Julio Frenk, Dean of Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and International Development at HSPH and Harvard Kennedy School, is among 180 of the nation’s…

Author discusses transformative battle with breast cancer at book launch

November 6, 2012 -- The difficult but transforming experience of facing and surviving cancer takes center stage in the personal and professional saga, Beauty Without the Breast, by Felicia Marie Knaul (Harvard University Press, 2012). An economist who has lived and worked on health and…

Low-income countries committing to improving health of mothers and children

The World Health Organization’s Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, chaired by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) Dean Julio Frenk, released a report highlighting progress made since last year’s United Nations summit meeting on improving women and children’s health. According…