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Education key to boosting Americans’ health, longevity

Americans spend thousands of dollars more annually on medical care than people in other wealthy nations, but tend to have shorter, less healthy lives. What’s the most cost-effective way to help Americans stay well? It’s through education, according…

Oregon law aims to curb distracted driving

Jay Winsten, associate dean and the Frank Stanton Director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health Communication, discussed the challenges of getting drivers to curb their cellphone use when behind the wheel in…

Contributions of postdocs, research associates celebrated

September 22, 2017 — Postdoctoral researchers, research associates, and their faculty mentors celebrated together at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s “Postdoc Appreciation Day” on September 20, 2017 in the Kresge Cafeteria. The annual event was organized…

Commencement 2017: Award winners

Each year, awards are presented to graduating students, faculty, and staff at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Winners were announced at the Commencement Eve Celebration held on May 24, 2017.

Doctors need more nutrition education

Despite the connection between poor diet and many preventable diseases, only about one-fifth of American medical schools require students to take a nutrition course, according to David Eisenberg, adjunct associate professor of nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School…

New program aims to build genetics research capacity in Africa

February 24, 2017—A new collaboration between researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and six African universities and institutes aims to boost genetics…

Warning labels on consumer products not effective

Lisa Robinson, senior research scientist at the Center for Health Decision Science and the Center for Risk Analysis at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Richard Zeckhauser, the Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Political Economy, Harvard…