Global health needs a new kind of leader. From dangerous pandemics to widespread obesity, from ineffective health systems to air and water pollution, 21st century health challenges can threaten communities, economies and national security on unprecedented scales. Today’s leaders need to be able to translate technical research into effective policy. The Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development bridges these worlds.
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Betty Johnson, Director of Student and Fellows Programs in the Division, has been named a “Harvard Hero.” The annual program celebrates high-performing staff from Harvard. She will be feted with her fellow winners on June 13.
Coverage by GlobalPost of April 16 Forum event, The Cost of Inaction: The Consequences of Failing the World’s Children.