December 21, 2018 – Crucial leadership skills for public health—from effective communication to team conflict to burnout—were the focus of a December 8, 2018 … Continue reading “Public health leadership skills the focus at student-run event”
Students taking the Introduction to the Workplace Environment course this fall updated or created Wikipedia pages as their final projects.
December 17, 2018 – A three-day roundtable in Johannesburg, South Africa, hosted by the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program, focused on how to improve the … Continue reading “Optimizing Africa’s human capital”
A DrPH student at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a recent graduate of the program are helping pharmaceutical company Takeda develop strategies for bringing vaccines for infectious diseases like dengue, polio, and Zika to the countries that need them most.
December 14, 2018 – It’s a question that has long intrigued epidemiologists: How much of a role do genes play in the onset of … Continue reading “For disease risk, is it genes or the environment? Probably both.”
December 7, 2018 – Nigeria is home to one of the world’s largest populations of people living with HIV. And while health care workers … Continue reading “A look back at Nigeria’s success in battling AIDS”
November 27, 2018 – They arrived at Boston’s Colonnade Hotel from as nearby as Cambridge and as far away as Botswana. There were doctors … Continue reading “Pioneering AIDS researcher Max Essex feted at symposium”
November 26, 2018 – Oral rehydration therapy (ORT)—a mixture of water, sugar, and salt that is remarkably effective at rehydrating people with cholera or … Continue reading “A lifesaving therapy—and the researcher who helped launch it”
Brigette Davis, PhD ’23, and Ashley Gripper, PhD ’23, were selected as Health Policy Research Scholars, a prestigious national leadership development program.
November 15, 2018 – Herman Williams, MPH ’88, senior vice president and chief medical officer at Regional Care Hospital Partners in Nashville, Tennessee, gave … Continue reading “Sharing a story of overcoming adversity”