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What would health care reform mean for Massachusetts hospitals?

Nearly every hospital in Massachusetts would be affected by the different health care reform policies currently being debated by Democratic presidential candidates because Medicare almost always pays hospitals less than private health insurance companies, according to a February…

Exploring solutions to the opioid epidemic

Nearly 100 researchers, health professionals, policymakers and community members gathered in Ypsilanti, Michigan on Friday, May 10, 2019 for a daylong summit, cosponsored by Harvard University and the University of Michigan, aimed at finding scalable solutions to the…

Rise in medical marketing could lead to health harms

Companies spent nearly $10 billion to market prescription drugs and medical services in 2016—five times more than they spent 20 years ago, according to a new study. The large increase in “medical marketing” includes ads directed at consumers…

Celebrating unity at annual reception

February 12, 2018 - The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted the annual Unity Reception in the FXB  Atrium on February 7. Remarks were given by Dean Michelle Williams and students Corrina Wainwright, Jasmine Hall, Jonathan Hill-Rorie, and…

Supporting women’s success in academic research careers

September 21, 2017—Researchers, students, and academic leaders from the U.S. and Japan recently gathered to share experiences and brainstorm ideas for supporting and promoting women in academic research careers. The Advancing Women in Public Health & Medicine Symposium…

Diversity, inclusion initiatives outlined at town hall

October 11, 2016 -- A new bias incident reporting system, training programs on implicit bias, and efforts to bring more diversity to faculty ranks and the student body are some of the initiatives underway at Harvard T.H. Chan…

High school students sample field of public health

April 20, 2016 — The field of public health provides an opportunity “to be a ripple of hope in improving the lives of others,” David Williams, Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health, told…