Bringing heart and humanity to hematology
A hematology fellow from Australia, Eddie Cliff, MPH ’22, cares just as deeply about the well-being of his patients as he does about improving health systems as a whole. He’s also a writer published in the New York…
The power of global partnerships in public health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Convocation for the Class of 2022—the first in-person graduation to be held since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic—celebrated the accomplishments of 633 graduates.
Probing disease disparities
Francisco Barrera, SM '22, wants to uncover racial, ethnic, and gender differences in disease prevalence.
Student’s journey to U.S. to save daughter sparks a career in public health
In a recent interview, Oana Geambasu described how she unintentionally became an adviser to Romania’s health minister, and what it means to her to be the country’s first graduate from the School in almost 100 years.
Tackling disparities and stigma around obesity and mental health care for minority populations
Physician and mother of four Tiffani Bell Washington, MPH ’22, was honored by the National Minority Quality Forum as one of its “40 Under 40."
Shock to the system
Ellen Chappelka, MPH ’22, was taken aback by preventable health problems she saw while working as an EMT in New Orleans. Now she wants to change systemic issues that make people vulnerable in the first place.
Need help managing diabetes? These students made an app for that
Amber Nigam, SM ’23, and Jie Sun, SM ’22, co-founded a tech startup called basys.ai in order to create an easy-to-use app that helps diabetes patients manage their disease.
With free health clinic, student brings health care to Rhode Island’s underserved
Akosua Dankwah, DrPH ’22, is applying what she’s learned to help the WTL Health Clinic expand its mission.
Getting to know … Patience Saaka, MPH ’22
Patience Saaka is a physician from Ghana with a passion for promoting equity in health care and ending gender-based violence.
Uncovering the health effects of the Great Migration
Cecilia Vu, PhD ’22, uses her quantitative skills to explore the health of African Americans who left the South during the 20th century.