Topic: faculty stories

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In February, our community came together to affirm our schools core values and record a message for students and scholars around the world.

Reproductive health clinic in Mexico named for Ana Langer

A new reproductive health clinic in Mexico City has been named for Ana Langer of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in recognition of her work in Mexico and Latin America to boost women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights and…

‘Stars’ honored for service milestones

March 7, 2017 — Staff, faculty, and academic appointees reaching key milestones in their service at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were honored at the annual “Celebration with the Stars” on February 28, 2017 in Kresge Cafeteria. Senior faculty and staff members…

Climate change and food

March 2, 2017 — In part three of our series on climate change and health we examine how environmental changes will affect not only the food we can grow, but how they will make what we're already…

New tool may help unlock mysteries of the microbiome

A new tool developed by researchers at Harvard University and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health could provide critical insights into the human gut microbiome and its links to health. A February 23, 2017, Harvard Gazette article highlighted the significance of the…

Dean's Office hosts receptions for students, families

February 22, 2017 – Students, their families, faculty, and staff members gathered in Kresge cafeteria for festive receptions hosted by the Dean's Office.  A reception for master's and MPH students was held on February 3, and for doctoral and DrPH students on…

Marcia Castro named AAAS Leshner Fellow

Marcia Castro, associate professor of demography at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been selected as a Leshner Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Castro is one of 15 new Fellows for 2017-18 for the…

Battling infectious diseases takes a village

December 15, 2016 – There’s plenty to worry infectious disease experts these days. With millions of people on the move every day—travelers, immigrants, refugees—disease transmission is a constant risk. Emerging pathogens like Zika, Ebola, and pandemic influenza can unexpectedly devastate communities. Some…

Two honored for work in tropical medicine

Deepali Ravel, a doctoral student who conducts malaria research at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has received a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH). The award, presented at the ASTMH’s annual meeting, held…