In celebration of public health leadership

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Students who completed the Public Health Leadership concentration pose with their faculty mentors.

May 20, 2015 — Twenty-one students were honored for completing the Public Health Leadership concentration at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at a May 5, 2015 event in Kresge Cafeteria. The keynote speaker was Monica Bharel, MPH ’12, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Students also heard from several Harvard Chan School speakers, including Michael McCormack, deputy director of public health leadership; Fawn Phelps, director of leadership development, Office of Education; Nancy Turnbull, associate dean for professional education; and students Neil Gheewala and Miriam Zichlin.

Monica Bharel
Monica Bharel, MPH ’12

The interdisciplinary Public Health Leadership concentration is geared toward students aiming for careers in leading and implementing transformative public health initiatives.

Karen Feldscher

Photos: Noah Leavitt

From left: Students Neil Gheewala, Marvin So, Nishant Shah, and James McGowan