Topic: education

Harvard School of Public Health launches obesity prevention website

The Obesity Prevention Source Aims to Help Policymakers and Public Reverse Growing Worldwide Epidemic For immediate release: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 Boston, MA - What is causing the obesity epidemic—and how can we stop and reverse this worldwide weight problem? A new…

Commencement 2013: Larry Brilliant's address

May 30, 2013 Dean Frenk—Julio—and your family; graduating students of the class of 2013, and your families and partners and friends; Miss Liang, for that amazing speech; distinguished members of the faculty; all members of the entire School of Public Health community:…

Using media—and Muppets—to promote health

February 26, 2013 -- A small girl in Tanzania is getting ready to go to sleep. She is tucked safely in her bed, surrounded by mosquito netting. “Hey mosquito, I hear you, but you can’t get at me,” she says. “My net…

HSPH welcomes health care journalists to Boston

March 22, 2013 — Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) helped welcome more than 750 reporters, editors, and news producers to Boston for the Association of Health Care Journalists’ annual conference, held March 14-17, 2013. HSPH co-sponsored the event, which offered skill-building…

HSPH to launch second public health course on edX

January 2, 2013 -- Harvard School of Public Health’s new online course, “Health in Numbers: Quantitative Methods in Clinical and Public Health Research,” an introduction to biostatistics and epidemiology, has drawn 53,857 students from all over the world. The three-month course, which…

Health rights advocates gather to learn, network

October 3, 2013 — It is not just that there is a need for improved access to both health and justice systems, Harvard School of Public Health Lecturer Alicia Ely Yamin told a group of students gathered for a weeklong intensive course…