Margaret Kruk was honored for her work on improving health care quality around the world at the eighth annual Alice Hamilton Award lecture on May 8, 2018, at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Inspired by concerns expressed by residents of Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood—where rates of both asthma and obesity are high—researchers from the Community Outreach and Engagement Core of the Harvard NIEHS-Center for Environmental Health (COEC) organized a workshop to discuss asthma and obesity prevention and care.
Sohini Mukherjee, SM ’18, came to Harvard Chan School to better understand global health problems from a diverse systems-level perspective May 7, 2018 – … Continue reading “Wide angle”
Forty-five MPH students from five fields of study presented their work addressing real-world problems with organizations in Boston and around the world.
May 4, 2018 – Fashion ads featuring stick-thin models, weight limits for athletic participation, the promotion of diet pills and cosmetic surgery, giant portion … Continue reading “‘Great leaps’ needed in research on prevention of eating disorders”
In conversation with Harvard Chan School Dean Michelle Williams, Gates calls for innovative ideas to combat infectious disease outbreaks May 2, 2018 – Innovative … Continue reading “Bill Gates makes push for universal flu vaccine, stepped-up efforts to address future pandemics”
A key hurdle in curbing distracted driving is that people don’t feel shame about their habits. While they acknowledge that it is a serious problem, most believe that they are good enough at multitasking to get away with it.
Finance and economic development ministers from nations in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia recently gathered at Harvard for an intensive four-day program focused on ways that they can use their positions to accomplish policy and investment goals in human development.
May 1, 2018 – A group of students from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Dental … Continue reading “Students host volunteer service day”
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican medical students are working to further their educations under impossible conditions.