Graduation

Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, I hope you have had a chance to read President Larry Bacow’s message from last Friday about this year’s Harvard Commencement, which will once again be a virtual event. As President Bacow mentioned, this decision was made to ensure public health and safety. For that same reason, … Continue reading “Graduation”

2021 Harvard Chan School Commencement Speaker

Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), will serve as the 2021 Harvard Chan School Commencement speaker during our ceremony in May. An Ethiopian academic, politician, and public health leader, Dr. Tedros was elected as … Continue reading “2021 Harvard Chan School Commencement Speaker”

A difficult day

Dear Members of the Harvard Chan School Community, Once again, I find myself writing to you in the midst of extraordinary national events. The chaotic and violent scenes unfolding at the U.S. Capitol have been deeply disturbing and devastating to witness. I hope that peace will be restored quickly—and that our country can commence the … Continue reading “A difficult day”