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Michael Reich honored for advancing public health in Japan

For immediate release: April 29, 2015 Boston, MA — On April 29 in Japan, the Japanese Government announced its Spring Honors List. Harvard University Professor Michael Robin Reich is awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon for…

At ministerial health forum, a focus on effective leadership

June 16, 2015 -- How to bridge the legendary gap between government aspirations and actual accomplishments? Donna Shalala told more than 70 health ministers at the keynote session of a Harvard forum to have a clear sense of what they want to…

In celebration of public health leadership

Monica Bharel, MPH ’12 May 20, 2015 -- Twenty-one students were honored for completing the Public Health Leadership concentration at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at a May 5, 2015 event in Kresge Cafeteria. The keynote…

ACA this week - Leadership in consumer health care

February 2014 -- Leadership is critical in advocating for health care consumers. How do you advocate in a tough political environment? What leadership strategies or skills are most effective? An interview with Ron Pollack, Executive Director for Families USA. Check out the…

Improving civilian-military humanitarian response when disasters strike

When a large-scale disaster like the current Ebola crisis in West Africa or a major storm like Hurricane Katrina hits, coordination often is lacking between the U.S. military and civilian-run nongovernmental organizations and intergovernmental organizations. To address this issue, the U.S. Naval…

An equal exchange

[ Fall 2014 ] HSPH pairs with refugee public health students to create a healthier Burma The thatched bamboo huts sprawling up the side of a mountain near Thailand’s border with Burma could at first be mistaken for a tranquil rural village. Surrounded…

Rethinking public health education

September 5, 2014 -- Flashed on screen at a recent Harvard symposium was an illustration from the year 1308 showing students in a lecture-style class. Some are fooling around. Some look bored. One is even sleeping. Next on screen: a modern-day photo…

Health Leadership Around the World

[FORUM VIDEO] In June 2012, a group of Ministers and Secretaries of Health from around the world gathered at Harvard University to participate in the inaugural Ministerial Health Leaders' Forum. On Ju

The Boston Marathon Bombings

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event, focused primarily on the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, revealed the sometimes surprising underpinnings of a successful emergency preparedness sys