Voting is one of the most potent ways to effect large-scale change in public health, according to Michelle Williams, dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In an October 16, 2020 op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer,…
It’s likely that maternal mortality among Black women in the U.S. will increase during the coronavirus pandemic, says Harvard Chan's Ana Langer.
The coronavirus pandemic, with its disproportionate impact on people of color, should be a wake-up call to address deep social and racial inequities, say experts.
Social scientist David R. Williams says reducing socioeconomic disparities could help African Americans fare better when future pandemics hit.
Racism is killing black Americans—both by fueling police violence against them and by propelling adverse socioeconomic conditions that contribute to serious health issues, according to a June 4, 2020 op-ed in the Washington Post by Harvard T.H. Chan…
Shea Nagle wants to improve the health and care of transgender patients.
Aisha Yousafzai, associate professor of global health, is the principal investigator of two large randomized controlled trials focused on early childhood development in Pakistan—Pakistan Early Child Development Scale-Up (PEDS) and Youth Leaders for Early Childhood Assuring Children are…
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)—including abuse, parental divorce, or having substance abuse in the household—which can induce a toxic stress response linked to a lifetime of health problems.
Evidence suggests that discrimination harms health through multiple pathways.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health students got a crash course in program evaluation and gained valuable real-world experience at public health agencies during Winter Session in January.