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HSPH alum pens book on middle-aged health

October 14, 2011 -- You used to sleep soundly for hours, but now you wake up once or twice a night. You’re losing a small patch of hair on your scalp. You can’t hear too well out of…

Alumni Weekend 2011

September 28, 2011 -- HSPH Alumni Gather From Around the World In a festive annual reunion, 160 Harvard School of Public Health alumni, students, and guests gathered at the School on September 23–25 to reconnect with former classmates, network,…

Saving lives in the heat of battle

[ Fall 2011 ] Christian Benjamin, MD, MPH ’96 and Michael McCarten, DO, MPH ’99  are delivering evidence-based military medicine in Afghanistan Medics roll a badly wounded U.S. soldier into the military hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He has…

A launchpad for leaders

[ Fall 2011 ] When Roy Wade was a medical resident at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, one patient in the pediatric clinic he was working in really stuck with him: a 16-year-old girl with a deeply troubled…

HSPH alum freed from Iranian prison thanks supporters

Kamiar Alaei, who received a Master of Science degree from HSPH in 2007, thanked David Bloom, chair, Department of Global Health and Population at HSPH, and the Physicians for Human Rights organization for working for his freedom from…

Carrying on the quest for an HIV vaccine

Donald Francis, SD ’79, has been in the front lines of the battle against AIDS since 1981 and was one of the first scientists to suggest that the then-mysterious disease was caused by an infectious agent. In the…

Health care with dignity

[ Spring/Summer 2011 ] Alum Robert Taube helps homeless people build healthier lives—and self-esteem. Casey Hubbs’s world crumbled after her husband died, and she wound up living under a bridge in Boston. Her existence was grim, and she…