Two dozen social media influencers who post regularly on mental health—with a combined audience of 20 million—have been able to connect with Harvard Chan faculty and experts on effective communication as part of the Harvard Chan School Creators Summit on Mental Health.
The Data Science in Action camp is a summer program for high schoolers focused on computer programming and artificial intelligence—machine learning in particular—run by the Translational Data Science Center for a Learning Health System at Harvard Chan School and Harvard Medical School.
Eighty-five high school students from the U.S. and beyond learned about climate change from a variety of perspectives—and got ideas on how to tackle the climate crisis in their own communities and beyond—at an annual youth summit held in late July at Harvard Chan School.
Roger Shapiro, professor of immunology and infectious diseases, discusses his recent study of a new treatment option for children living with HIV.
The Fostering Advancement & Careers through Enrichment Training in Science (FACETS) summer program at Harvard Chan School offers rising junior and senior undergraduate students from underrepresented groups around the country a mix of interdisciplinary coursework, hands-on research, and professional development in the field of public health.
Postdoctoral research fellow Laura Marciano says that social media use might be detrimental for young people’s well-being but can also have positive effects.
Ryan Keen, PhD ’23, explains a new study that explores the relationship between childhood housing insecurity and mental health.
As of late June, more than 1.5 million enrollees in Medicaid—the program that provides health insurance to low-income Americans—have been disenrolled from the program, due to a change in federal policy that went into effect April 1. Harvard Chan School’s Adrianna McIntyre explains why this “unwinding” is happening, which groups are most at risk of losing coverage, and possible solutions.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported several cases of locally acquired malaria in Florida and Texas—the first such cases in the U.S. in over two decades. Manoj Duraisingh explains the significance of the cases and how individuals and public health officials should respond to the situation.
Curtis Huttenhower studies the role that the microbiome plays in health and disease, most often focusing on the human gut—but recently his research has expanded into pets, including dogs and cats.