October 8, 2019 – Tuberculosis is a major health problem worldwide. More than 1.5 million people died from it last year, making it the … Continue reading “New center aims to advance research toward a vaccine for TB”
Kailash Satyarthi spoke at a Harvard screening of clips from the film The Price of Free—a documentary about his fight against child labor and exploitation.
Michael Mina, assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is a recipient of an NIH Director’s Early Independence Award.
September 23, 2019 – William Haseltine wants to figure out how bring the benefits of modern medicine to people everywhere. That’s why he founded … Continue reading “Lessons from a health system’s transformation”
Sandro Galea, dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, outlined for a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health audience what he sees as the current state of the epidemiology field, and challenged students in the audience to contribute to building an “epidemiology that matters.”
September 13, 2019 – When Atalay Alem began working as a medical doctor in Ethiopia in the early 1980s, there were only a handful … Continue reading “Boosting mental health capacity in Ethiopia”
Using a rat model, researchers found that newborn lungs may have enhanced susceptibility to inhaled nanoparticles.
September 9, 2019 – Health officials in the U.S. are investigating an outbreak of lung injuries and deaths related to the use of e-cigarettes … Continue reading “Epidemic of vaping injuries sparks public health concerns”
After decades of research, a new study links optimism and prolonged life.
August 26, 2019—The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health community welcomed new students on August 26, kicking off a week of Orientation activities. … Continue reading “Orientation 2019: Harvard Chan School welcomes new students”