Harvard Public Health: Spring 2008

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From the Dean
Letter to HSPH’s future leader

Guns and suicide: A fatal link
A study by the Harvard School of Public Health of all 50 U.S. states reveals a powerful link between rates of firearm ownership and suicides.

The oddsmaker
A math whiz takes on brain cancer, MS, and Alzheimer’s disease

Hope for a needle-free TB vaccine
“Dry-spray” technology passes muster in guinea pigs

You have to be there
Michael Von Clemm traveling fellows experience public health in the real world

Community health champion
Florida’s first surgeon general takes her message on the road

A low-tech way to combat HIV/AIDS
HSPH’s Daniel Halperin was among the first to spotlight signs that male circumcision could be a pivotal link in the AIDS pandemic.