October 29, 2019 – Fine particulate matter in the air. Prescription drugs taken by pregnant women. Radiation from CT scans. From before people are … Continue reading “Symposium tackles the effects of genes and environment in childhood”
Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard University have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to fund the creation of an implementation science center focused on cancer control equity.
October 22, 2019 – Members of the Harvard Chan community and their family and friends gathered in Kresge cafeteria on October 10, 2019 to … Continue reading “CultureFest celebrates diversity”
October 21, 2019 – Health policy expert Benjamin Sommers of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has been elected to the National Academy … Continue reading “Benjamin Sommers elected to National Academy of Medicine”
October 21, 2019 – The Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has officially changed its name … Continue reading “Introducing the Department of Molecular Metabolism”
October 21, 2019 –For public health practitioners, malaria is a daunting foe. More than 200 million people become sick with it annually, and more … Continue reading “Can the world eradicate malaria by 2050?”
Women who were more socially integrated at around age 60 were living longer and were more likely to reach age 85 or older.
October 11, 2019 – PEPFAR—the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief—has saved millions of lives and prevented millions of HIV infections since its launch … Continue reading “Marking 15+ years of a program that saved millions”
Researchers looked back on successes in food and nutrition policy over the past half century and ahead toward solutions for a healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable food system.
October 10, 2019 – Dentist Hitesh Tolani came from an immigrant family that spent years trying to achieve legal status in the U.S.—which they … Continue reading “In public health, you can ‘do well and do good at the same time’”