Wendy Garrett specializes in studying the human gut— the part of our anatomy that carries the greatest number of microbes—and the possible links between these hordes of bacteria and colon cancer.
Dear friends, This issue of Harvard Public Health celebrates our alumni and highlights the extraordinary “ripple effect” we see in public health, where every new graduate and every new discovery has the potential to touch the lives of thousands—even millions—of people. There is a similar multiplier effect for philanthropy at the Harvard Chan School. This … Continue reading “Letter from the Vice Dean: A Season of Gratitude”
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health continues to pursue its strategy of revenue diversification and expense management on the path to returning to a balanced budget. In fiscal year 2015, revenues totaled $338 million, with endowment income and education revenue continuing to grow. Although sponsored research support was slightly lower than anticipated, a … Continue reading “Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Highlights”
Jeremiah Zhe Liu, SM ’15, PhD ’20, is creating new biostatistical methods that may help reverse the devastating effects of air pollution in his native China.
Flaminia Catteruccia wonders: Is it possible to fight malaria by making the mosquitoes that spread the disease sterile?
As executive director of The Innocence Project, Madeline deLone works to free wrongfully convicted people from prison using DNA evidence.
Bill and Lori Housworth uprooted their young family from Louisville, Kentucky, and moved to Siem Reap, Cambodia, to cultivate top-quality medical care in one of Asia’s most impoverished areas.
Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond.
A disheartening encounter with a young patient convinced physician Kimberly Chang, MPH ’15, that medical professionals can play a key role in protecting victims of coerced sex and labor
When public health touches a raw cultural nerve—from a deadly new epidemic to our daily eating habits—it’s a headline event. But most of the time, our ongoing endeavors never reach the news feed.