Fall 2020

Support our journalism

Help us advance the mission of public health through stories that inform, inspire, and invigorate the field. We're establishing a new approach to public health coverage and opinion, with authoritative insights and stories rooted both in science and practical experience. Please consider a donation today.


  • Illustration

    The Connected Crisis

    The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired new research directions across the School

  • A Black man wearing a mask holds up a sign reading "We need protective equipment"

    Deadly Parallels

    Health disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic mirror those in the lethal 1918 flu.

  • Photo of mathematic science diagrams on a blackboard

    Finding Purpose in the Pandemic

    Nine newly minted public health professionals and a postdoctoral scholar describe their time on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

  • Photo of coronavirus test blood sample

    Alumni at the Pandemic’s Front Lines

    Harvard Chan School graduates from across a spectrum of public health careers have been working to contain COVID-19. These are just a few of their stories.

  • 2020 Graduate pictured from behind with cap that reads "be right back, joining the frontlines"

    Commencement 2020

    In her Commencement remarks to 2020 graduates, Dean Michelle A. Williams noted that public health is often invisible. But with the world engulfed in a pandemic, the situation has changed, she said. “Today, public health is everywhere.”