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Malaria genetic surveillance project receives HGI grant

A Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health project to conduct genetic surveillance of malaria parasites in China is one of seven projects to receive grants this year from the Harvard Global Institute (HGI). Led by Dyann Wirth,…

Uncovering Hurricane Maria’s true toll

September 28, 2018 – After Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, statistician and genomics expert Rafael Irizarry of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a native of Puerto Rico, was hearing dire reports…

Alumni return to Boston for 2018 Alumni Weekend

September 24, 2018—Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health alumni returned to the School on September 20–21 to reconnect with former classmates and learn more about current research in public health. During the event, the Alumni Association honored…

To quarantine or not to quarantine?

May 4, 2017 — During an infectious disease outbreak, is it best to quarantine those who have been exposed to the disease — who may or may not be infected — or is it sufficient to send the…

Tech ‘disruption’ won’t fix global health problems

The perfectly designed app from Silicon Valley or a mobile health technology developed at a “hackathon” is unlikely to prevent or slow the next pandemic, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health infectious disease epidemiologist Caroline…

Tackling malaria using the art of deception

May 27, 2015 — Francisco Cai could have parlayed his Stanford computer science degrees into opportunities developing a smartphone app or increasing a website’s ad revenues. Instead, he sought out a way to use his formidable coding skills…

Predicting Ebola’s spread using cell phone data

Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) epidemiologist Caroline Buckee and her team are using cell phone data to track travel patterns across West Africa to help fight the Ebola epidemic. Such data—including unique cell phone “pings” from cell…

Buckee named a top 100 global thinker by Foreign Policy

Caroline Buckee, assistant professor of epidemiology and associate director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), was named one of the top 100 global thinkers of 2013 by Foreign Policy (FP).…