Harvard Public Health: Winter 2015

Harvard Public Health Winter 2015

In this issue

A gift unsolicited, unrestricted, and unexpected

Gerald L. Chan, SM ’75, SD ’79
Address to the alumni of Harvard School of Public Health
October 25, 2014

Also in this issue

Dean’s message: Harvard’s public health moment

The act of generosity that renamed the School bespeaks a powerful trust on the part of Gerald Chan, his brother Ronnie Chan, and the Chan family.


Quick updates about public health news from the Winter 2015 issue of Harvard Public Health.

Off the cuff: Letting data tell the story

Professor Donna Spiegelman develops statistical and epidemiologic methods to identify which public health interventions work in real-world settings.

Alumni Award Winners 2014

Recognizing alumni accomplishments.

The Ebola response

When Ebola struck West Africa, Harvard Chan faculty and alumni assisted on many fronts: on the ground, in the lab, on the humanitarian front, and in the political sphere

Living green

For Anthony Cortese, SD ’76, environmental conditions are inseparable from the public’s health.

Public Healthonomics

Assistant Professor Jessica Cohen brings a behavioral economics perspective to public health in Africa.

A bold pathway in life — and biology

For Anthony Covarrubias, PhD ’15, the quest to cure metabolic diseases is personal.

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