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High-altitude health

Flight surgeon Christopher Scheibler, MPH ’19, makes sure that Air Force pilots are healthy and that the cockpit environment is safe. He’d like to help make flying safer for everyone else, too. May 31, 2019 – If you…

Serving the underserved

From Harlem to East Los Angeles, Angel Rosario, MPH ’19, saw the destructive impact that socioeconomic disparities have on health. He’s on a quest to change that. May 29, 2019 – It wasn’t until he was in middle…

Detail-oriented, with an eye on the big picture

Allison Andraski, PhD ’19, bridges her passion for research with her interest in health by studying the little-understood world of HDL, or “good” cholesterol. May 22, 2019 – In her senior year at UC Santa Barbara, Allison Andraski…

With mental health and justice for all

Jasmine Hall, SM ’19, wants to know what drives—and what damages—mental and neurological health. Her hometown’s water crisis lends urgency to her work. May 21, 2019 – Jasmine Hall won’t ever forget the exact date that the water…

A focus on wellness, not the scale

Breanne Wilhite, MPH ’19, wants to promote healthy lifestyle interventions in children that are mindful of weight stigma and don’t exacerbate eating disorder behaviors.

Following her heart

Laila Al-Shaar, PhD ’19, balances motherhood, academics, and a mission to improve cardiovascular health. May 9, 2019—Laila Al-Shaar was ready for the exam. It was the fall of 2016, and the first-year doctoral student at Harvard T.H. Chan…

Promoting ‘food literacy’ in schools

Scott Richardson believes that school meals should be treated as part of the educational experience. Richardson, a student in the inaugural cohort of the PhD in Population Health Sciences program—a joint collaboration between Harvard T.H. Chan School of…