Exploring the Link Between Pollution and COVID-19 Mortality

A recent study published by the Oxford University Press underlines the role of climate change and poor air quality in contributing to the harm wrought by the COVID-29 pandemic.  The study, co-authored by Francesca … Continue reading “Exploring the Link Between Pollution and COVID-19 Mortality”

Department Kick-off Event: Lightning Talks – 9/10

Please join us for our kick-off event of the semester! Chair John Quackenbush will deliver a welcome message to the Department and Associate Chair Brent Coull will MC our first virtual Lightning Talks of … Continue reading “Department Kick-off Event: Lightning Talks – 9/10”

Department Kick-Off Event: Lightning Talks on 9/10

Please join us for our kick-off event of the semester! Chair John Quackenbush will deliver a welcome message to the Department and Associate Chair Brent Coull will MC our first virtual Lightning Talks of … Continue reading “Department Kick-Off Event: Lightning Talks on 9/10”

Francesca Dominici Receives Jerome Sacks Award

Francesca Dominici, the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative at Harvard … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici Receives Jerome Sacks Award”

HDSI Awarded Grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) has received a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support a team of Harvard faculty working on new methods for causal inference and … Continue reading “HDSI Awarded Grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation”

Francesca Dominici to Speak at COVID-19 Town Hall – 7/15

Dr. Francesca Dominici, the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science and co-director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative, will speak at the upcoming COVID-19 Town Hall Series presented by … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici to Speak at COVID-19 Town Hall – 7/15”

More Evidence of Causal Link Between Air Pollution and Early Death

Doctoral student Xiao Wu, Research Scientist Danielle Bruan, and Professor Francesca Dominici are among the authors of a new study that evaluates the impact of long-term exposure to fine particulate matter on mortality among the … Continue reading “More Evidence of Causal Link Between Air Pollution and Early Death”

Francesca Dominici & Team Receive Star-Friedman Funding

Congratulations to Francesca Dominici, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science and Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative, who was recently selected as the recipient of the 2020 Star-Friedman … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici & Team Receive Star-Friedman Funding”

Environmental Justice is Health Justice: Webinar with Francesca Dominici & Cory Booker

Statistics and studies have demonstrated the link between COVID-19 death rates and environmental injustice. This webinar will address this link from three perspectives: scientific research, front line experience, and government … Continue reading “Environmental Justice is Health Justice: Webinar with Francesca Dominici & Cory Booker”