Patience Saaka is a physician from Ghana with a passion for promoting equity in health care and ending gender-based violence.
Gun violence survivors and their families face increased risk of mental health disorders and substance abuse disorders, according to a new study.
The war in Ukraine has unleashed “new, overt, and cruel manifestations of racism” in Europe, according to three experts from Harvard Chan School.
Experiencing sexual violence or workplace sexual harassment may raise a woman’s long-term risk of developing high blood pressure compared to women who have not experienced these traumatic events.
Over the next few months, students in the latest group of Rose Service Learning Fellows at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are launching a diverse array of field projects.
Compared with other high-income countries, the U.S. has more guns and weaker gun laws—fuel for the nation’s gun violence epidemic, according to experts.
Health Affairs recently featured two blog posts written by students from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Karestan Koenen, professor of psychiatric epidemiology, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of different generations in a September 21, 2020 Facebook Live interview with Christine Chen of the Esalen Institute.
Black Americans are 3.23 times more likely than whites to be killed by police.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often thought of as a condition primarily affecting veterans. Yet 50% of all cases of PTSD in the U.S. result from sexual or physical violence, according to Karestan Koenen. Koenen, professor of psychiatric…