Unlocking cellular secrets to better treat diseases
Sophie Lockwood, PhD ’23, uncovered a complex biological mechanism that could potentially help in drug development.
Finding the links between lifestyle choices and healthy aging
A health crisis drove Sherri Cuffe, MPH ’23, to investigate the impact of nutrition and exercise on quality of life.
Science fueled by social justice
Sydney Stanley, PhD ’23, researches infectious diseases with an eye toward improving the health of the world’s most vulnerable populations
Students learn humanitarian response skills during weekend simulation
Ninety current and aspiring humanitarian workers spent a soggy weekend in April learning how to provide aid during a complex disaster and conflict situation.
Boosting the nursing ranks
Trissa Lyman, MPH ’23, has found nursing extremely rewarding. She’s passionate about bringing more people into the field.
Advancing health justice with data
Emily Wright, PhD ’23, is shedding light on U.S. domestic workers’ health risks.
Thinking big about child health and vaccines
Accompanying a childhood vaccination team in a remote part of Brazil spurred Cornelius Rau, SM ’23, toward the goal of improving child health on a large scale.
Op-ed: How to achieve ‘beauty justice’ for Black people
Communities of color, notably Black people, are disproportionately exposed to harmful chemicals via personal care items such as hair products, studies have found. Harvard Chan School doctoral student Marissa Chan thinks it’s important to change the societal factors…
How building design can improve people's well-being
Flora Jiaxuan Xu, SM ’23, studies how building design can improve people’s well-being.
Strength in numbers
Octavious Smiley, PhD ’23, is dedicated to helping the next generation of minority students excel in the field of biostatistics.