Alberto Ascherio, Marc Lipsitch among STAT’s picks for top leaders in life sciences
Harvard Chan School’s Alberto Ascherio and Marc Lipsitch are among 46 individuals in life sciences named to the 2023 STATUS List—a group of leaders in public health, medicine, biotechnology, and more, recognized by STAT for their contributions to…
Better Off Podcast: Is working from home unhealthy?
Working from home has its perks: Better coffee, easy commute, no fluorescent lighting. But, as any home office worker can tell you, there are also downsides: No more office social hours, no more ergonomic chairs, and no more…
Intimate partner violence early in pandemic linked with worse mental and overall health in women
Women who experienced intimate partner violence during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to suffer worse mental health and other adverse health effects, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
U.S. governmental public health workforce shrank by half in five years, study finds
Nearly half of all employees in state and local public health agencies in the U.S. left their jobs between 2017 and 2021, and if such workforce contractions continue, more than 100,000 public health staff could leave their jobs…
Higher trust in public health agencies during COVID-19 driven more by beliefs that agencies led with clear, science-based recommendations and provided protective resources, than by beliefs that agencies controlled outbreak
In the first nationally representative survey of U.S. adults on reasons for trust in federal, state, and local public health agencies’ information during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers found that high levels of trust were not primarily due to…
Building a stronger CDC
The CDC should clarify its mission, improve leadership and accountability, and boost operational capabilities, a report finds.
The latest on the coronavirus
Harvard Chan School experts offer comments and context about the coronavirus in a variety of media outlets.
A new tool to improve COVID-19 vaccine access
Researchers at Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Chan School, were part of a group that has built an easy-to-use, online tool to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines.
New vaccine platform could aid in fight against deadly viruses
Researchers at Harvard Chan School have developed a new, highly adaptable vaccine platform that could potentially be a powerful tool in the fight against viral pathogens including influenza, HIV, and SARS-CoV-2.
Study highlights inequalities in early childhood vaccination in India
Despite progress made toward widespread early childhood vaccination in India, northeastern parts of the country and certain states account for most of the children who aren’t getting routine shots, according to a new study co-authored by researchers from…