Spring 2021


  • A girl dressed in bright yellow pants, blue sandles, red hoodie runs on a rural gravel road, holding a teal blanket over her head like a cape.


    Isha Nirola, DrPH ’21, works to improve health in communities long denied access to quality care.

  • Flat illustration of yellow medical shot with dark blue shadow

    Hard lessons in the midst of hope

    COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out, but variants continue to spread and public health systems around the world remain strained. Experts from across the Harvard Chan School reflect on the pandemic and what it means for the future of public health.

  • Aisha Yousafzai standing in a park

    Q & A: Closing the childhood equity gap

    Aisha Yousafzai is principal investigator of two large randomized controlled trials focused on early childhood development in Pakistan, and works to create equity for children throughout the world.

  • Classroom with desks spaced part, students seated with masks, listening to masked male professor speak

    Finally back on campus

    To address remote learning challenges, a hybrid program brought international students back for weekly in-person classes in spring 2021.