Mary Bassett is being honored by the New York Academy of Medicine as part of its Black History Month celebration.
With COVID-19 highlighting the health disparities between Black and white Americans, a growing number of public health experts are calling for cash reparations to address the inequities. “Cash restitution would save lives,” said Mary Bassett, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor…
A panel discussion focused on health disparities and the work of the Poor People’s Campaign, a nonpartisan social justice movement that mobilizes low-income people to be agents of social change.
Mary Bassett, Bizu Gelaye, and Xihong Lin are among 50 alumni of the University of Washington School of Public Health who have been recognized as “changemakers” in the field of public health.
Black reparations for slavery are a long-overdue approach to mitigating persistent disparities between Blacks and whites in the United States, according to a Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by Harvard Chan School’s Mary…
It’s time for researchers to step into politics, according to Mary Bassett, director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights…
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.
Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond.
Since 2019, policymakers from more than 50 American municipalities and three states have formally highlighted racism as a public health crisis.
In an op-ed, experts recommend banning menthol cigarettes, which have been aggressively marketed to Black people, contributing to health disparities.