Marcella Alsan, MPH ’05, PHD ’12, won a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship—known as a “genius grant”—for her work examining health inequities and solutions for reducing them.
More than a dozen experts at the intersection of race and public health recently gathered for a virtual symposium to discuss structural racism’s negative impacts on health and how public health research can help inform policy change aimed…
Kim Rhoads, MPH ’06, has relentlessly focused on bringing COVID-19 testing and vaccinations directly to the San Francisco Bay Area’s Black communities, earning a reputation as a fierce advocate and trusted medical adviser.
Eating disorders affect a population the size of the state of Texas, cost the economy tens of billions of dollars, and kill 10,000 Americans per year. If eating disorders are so common, expensive, and deadly, why don't we…
The COVID-19 pandemic has pulled back the curtain on longstanding health inequities.
Among youth born to women with HIV, those who were born without HIV had worse behavioral functioning than those born with HIV, a new study found.
Harvard SOGIE (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression) Health Equity Research Collaborative celebrates its 10th anniversary during Pride Month 2021.
Rising education levels typically lead to better health, but Black men in the U.S. are not benefiting as much as other groups, according to recent research.
We are at a pivotal moment—in our battle against COVID-19 and against threats to the health of people across the globe, and also in our quest to shape the future.
Poll: Public supports substantial increase in spending on U.S. public health, but has concerns about how the system functions now
Public trust in healthcare workers is higher during this time than trust in public health institutions, including the CDC, FDA, and NIH For immediate release: May 13, 2021 Boston, MA – According to a new Robert Wood Johnson…