The complicated work of pinpointing the causes of disease
Three epidemiologists discussed the challenge of uncovering the causes of diseases at the 6th Cutter Symposium at Harvard Chan School.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine announce collaborative program in clinical research
Harvard Chan School and the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine in Hangzhou, China, announce collaborative program in clinical research.
Epidemiologist Albert Hofman knighted by the Netherlands
Albert Hofman, chair of Harvard Chan School's Department of Epidemiology, has been named a Knight of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands for exceptional service to the community.
Faculty awards and honors, appointments and promotions.
The downside of ‘John Henryism’
When Black Americans push themselves to work harder in response to the constraints of structural racism, it can take a toll on their bodies, according to Duke University professor emeritus Sherman James.
A primer on the ‘encyclopedia of carcinogens’
At the Cutter lecture, Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, discussed the agency's evaluations of data on potentially cancer-causing agents.
Experts discuss vaccine hesitancy and COVID-19
A panel of experts discussed how to restore public confidence in vaccines at a November 17, 2020 event hosted by the Human Immunomics Initiative.
Exploring why dementia rates are declining
A decline in the incidence of dementia may be due to improved management of cardiovascular risks, according to Harvard Chan School's Albert Hofman.
Virtual Alumni Week 2020 draws global audience
Alumni from around the world tuned in for Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s first-ever virtual Alumni Week, held September 29 through October 3, 2020.
Epidemiologist Caroline Buckee receives Alice Hamilton Award
April 30, 2019 – To curb diseases like malaria, it’s crucial to know which people are infected so they can be treated, and to know their location so the spread of disease can be slowed. Harvard T.H. Chan…