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For kids facing long hospital stays, a happier ‘reality’

February 10, 2020 – Jean Jung was sick as a kid and spent several years in and out of the hospital. She was often lonely and bored. “The day goes really slowly,” she recalled. “There’s nothing to do.” Jung wished she could…

Using gay dating apps to promote sexual health

A health center in Brooklyn has been incorporating gay dating apps into its efforts to improve sexual health among the diverse and at-risk population it serves. The innovative approach was launched in 2016 at the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center by Antón Castellanos-Usigli,…

Celebrating winter Harvard Chan graduates

December 17, 2019 – About 70 students, along with faculty members, family, and friends, gathered in Kresge Cafeteria on December 11, 2019 to celebrate their graduation from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. It was the School's first-ever Winter Graduation Celebration…

MPH students present their practicum experiences at poster night

November 26, 2019 – Nearly 60 students from four fields of study presented findings from their summer practicum experiences with host organizations around the world at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s biannual MPH-65 Field Practice Poster Night, held November 12,…

Program boosts undergrads’ interest in biostatistics

August 6, 2019 – A summer crash course at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health helped a dozen undergraduates from across the U.S. learn how to use quantitative skills to improve health on a wide scale. During the six-week Summer Program…

Efforts to ‘decolonize’ global health on the rise

Academics, activists, health practitioners, and others are working to minimize longstanding power imbalances in the global health arena that took root in the colonial era. A May 21, 2019 Devex article outlined some of the ways that colonialism has influenced global health—such…