Bringing heart and humanity to hematology
A hematology fellow from Australia, Eddie Cliff, MPH ’22, cares just as deeply about the well-being of his patients as he does about improving health systems as a whole. He’s also a writer published in the New York…
Student’s journey to U.S. to save daughter sparks a career in public health
In a recent interview, Oana Geambasu described how she unintentionally became an adviser to Romania’s health minister, and what it means to her to be the country’s first graduate from the School in almost 100 years.
Using patient safety as tool to improve health inequalities
Viewing health inequalities through the lens of patient safety could help health care professionals and organizations define concrete steps to improve the care and outcomes of people in marginalized ethnic populations, according to an analysis co-authored by Cian…
Getting to know … Brandon Alexander Anthony, MPH ’22
Armed with degrees in systems engineering, business, and epidemiology, Brandon Alexander Anthony, MPH '22, hopes to launch a company that helps health systems design better services for patients of color, LGBTQ patients, and other marginalized groups.
Both rich and poor countries saw essential health services decline during COVID
Many essential health services—including cancer and tuberculosis screenings, HIV testing, maternal health services, and child vaccinations—declined during the COVID-19 pandemic in poor and rich countries alike around the globe, according to a new study co-authored by Harvard Chan…
A prescription for future pandemics
WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus, in conversation with Harvard Chan School Dean Michelle Williams, outlined steps to combat the “confusion and incoherence” that has characterized the COVID-19 pandemic response.
As Omicron wanes, what is the state of the pandemic?
What will the future of SARS-CoV-2 look like, and what should we as a community consider in our response to changing conditions? Harvard Chan School's Yonatan Grad offers thoughts in this Q&A.
Political affiliation may have swayed prescribing of ineffective COVID drugs
For immediate release: February 18, 2022 Boston, MA – Two treatments that have been shown to be ineffective against COVID-19—hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin—were more heavily prescribed in the latter part of 2020 in U.S. counties with a higher Republican…
Research compares trajectories of high-need patients across nations
A new set of papers takes an in-depth look at healthcare spending, use of hospitals and rehabs, and health outcomes across 11 countries for high-need, high-cost patients—those who are frail and have multiple chronic conditions.
A global health ‘conductor’ returns to Harvard Chan School
Muhammad Pate, a former Nigerian health minister, plans to explore trends that will shape the future of global health, and share his perspective as a practitioner September 1, 2021—When Muhammad Pate became head of Nigeria’s National Primary Health…