Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness in Public Health Launched at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
The Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness in Public Health will launch April 26 at the Harvard Chan School. The Center’s mission is to empower people around the globe to live with purpose, equanimity, and joy through the…
Sexual fluidity common among American young adults
Sexual fluidity—changes in sexual attraction and orientation—is common among American young adults, according to a new study.
Improving teamwork in the complex, intense field of health care
Michaela Kerrissey, assistant professor of management, explains her research into effective team-building—and why it matters for public health.
Photoshop’s damaging effects
Photoshop, the software that can make images perfect and has changed the way we perceive ourselves, is celebrating its 30th birthday. On a Marketplace Morning Report segment that aired on February 19, 2020, Harvard T.H. Chan School of…
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.
Helping young black men move past histories of trauma and violence
John Rich, MPH ’90, gave this year's Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health.
Harvard Chan students showcase work in the field
November 14, 2018 – MPH students at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health gathered to display and discuss their field work at a poster session on November 13, 2018 in Kresge Cafeteria. The event featured work from…
Bullying, childhood maltreatment linked to higher teen pregnancy rates in young lesbian, bisexual women
Childhood maltreatment and bullying —possibly related to sexual orientation-related discrimination —appear to contribute to a teen pregnancy rate among young lesbian and bisexual women that is nearly double that of their heterosexual peers, according to a new study…
Commentary: Emergency room doctors urged to take more steps to prevent opioid overdoses
People with opioid withdrawal symptoms who seek help at a hospital emergency room often are referred to a psychological counseling program first instead of being treated with a medication, wrote Jun Nakagawa, a doctoral candidate at Harvard T.H.…
“Speed dating” for scientists: Data experts from Harvard and Elsevier make research connections
Researchers from Harvard tackled big questions in data science and explored possibilities for collaboration with executives from Elsevier—an information and analytics company specializing in scientific, technical, and medical information—during a series of roundtables sponsored by the Harvard Data Science…