On February 20, in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dean Michelle Williams joined local students and community members whose lives have been affected by gun violence for a press conference focused on public health solutions to the crisis.
Any major change to the SNAP program should be carefully pilot tested and evaluated before being rolled out nationally to ensure that changes enhance, not harm, the well-being of participants, said Harvard Chan School Professor Walter Willett.
February 12, 2018 – A desire to air concerns about possible negative impacts of the national and international political climate on the health of … Continue reading “New issue of Harvard Public Health Review focuses on public policy and health”
February 12, 2018 – The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted the annual Unity Reception in the FXB Atrium on February 7. Remarks were … Continue reading “Celebrating unity at annual reception”
February 8, 2018 — The Dean’s Office hosted a lively reception for doctoral candidates and their families on February 1 in the Kresge Cafeteria. … Continue reading “Dean’s Office hosts doctoral reception for students, families”
January 31, 2018 – A reception for master’s and MPH students, their families, faculty, and staff members was held on January 25. The festivities … Continue reading “Dean’s Office hosts master’s reception for students, families”
January 31, 2018 – On Jan. 24, the Harvard Chan Research and Program Staff Collaborative celebrated its first anniversary. Dean Williams congratulated attendees on … Continue reading “Research group celebrates first anniversary”
A key step in fighting malaria is understanding the biology behind the parasites’ invasion of their human hosts. Two recent studies from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers and colleagues have identified key essential proteins on the surface of red blood cells that two species of malaria parasite need in order to enter the cells for replication and transmission.
Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have identified a gene associated with lower asthma risk and its role in the disease’s progression—findings that open a new potential pathway for treatment.
January 8, 2018 – Last month, the U.S. government lifted a three-year moratorium on funding risky research to genetically alter deadly viruses in ways … Continue reading “Ban on deadly pathogen research lifts, but controversy remains”