Drawing on the interdisciplinary tradition and history of innovation of the Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health, the Women and Health Initiative (W&HI) coordinates internal resources and forms partnerships within the School and University as well as with a variety of external organizations. The Initiative’s goals include:
- Building a platform for close collaboration and information sharing around W&HI priorities within the Harvard Chan School and across the broader Harvard University community
- Supporting the translation of research into innovative and effective public health policies and practices
- Partnering to develop and promote a comprehensive women and health agenda
- Raising the visibility of and attracting new resources for the area of women and health
The W&HI is led by Dr. Ana Langer, a physician and reproductive health expert.