Events

Upcoming events

Seminar | Engaging with the Press: A Practical Look at Effective Public Health Communications 

Fall 2022  

In this noncredit seminar, Dick Tofel, former president of ProPublica, will give students a deeper understanding of the relationship between public health and the press, a subject of particular importance in the wake of the pandemic.

Open to Harvard Chan School and Harvard College students. Registration will open in summer 2022.  

Read commentary from the instructor, Dick Tofel, on the COVID numbers the press is overlooking.

Past events

Journalist Joanne Kenen teaches The Media and the Message: Understanding the Media Landscape and Its Impact on Public Health at Harvard Chan in Spring 2022Seminar | The Media and the Message: Understanding the Media Landscape and Its Impact on Public Health 

Spring 2022 

In this three-part, noncredit seminar, veteran health journalist Joanne Kenen gave students a clear view of changes in the American media landscape and how they affect public health.

Read one student’s reflections on what they learned in this course.