Harvard Chan School's Center for Health Communication has produced a "digital safety kit" to help public health workers and researchers navigate online harassment.
At the 175th Cutter Lecture on Preventive Medicine at Harvard Chan School, Rochelle Walensky shared major challenges she faced and lessons learned during her tenure as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Two faculty members from Harvard Chan School are among 19 from across Harvard selected to receive support from the Salata Institute Seed Grant Program, launched in April to fund interdisciplinary research in climate and sustainability.
Two dozen social media influencers who post regularly on mental health—with a combined audience of 20 million—have been able to connect with Harvard Chan faculty and experts on effective communication as part of the Harvard Chan School Creators…
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…
Women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and members of the LBGTQ+ community are much more likely than other groups to distrust their healthcare providers and the healthcare system in general, according to polling commissioned by Sanofi.
Amanda Yarnell, new senior director of the School’s Center for Health Communication, is refocusing the center on defining, teaching, and sharing best practices for communicating health information in a world that’s increasingly skeptical and fragmented.
There are several steps newsrooms can take to report on polarized or potentially polarizing science topics such as vaccines or climate change, according to a recent article co-authored by Harvard Chan School's Amanda Yarnell.
A culture shift needs to happen in communication around public health emergencies, according to Harvard Chan School's Elena Savoia.
Public health campaigns to reach individuals undecided about COVID-19 vaccination can model their strategies on successful messaging about tobacco, according to Harvard Chan School experts.