We’re pleased to announce the names of the two incoming Bell Postdoctoral Fellows here at the Harvard Pop Center. We look forward to their arrival this fall: Phillip Hessel (London School of Economics) – Demography Molly Rosenberg (University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill) – Epidemiology
We’re pleased to welcome the next cohort of RWJF Health & Society Scholars at Harvard. Angie Boyce (Cornell University) – Science & Technology Studies Rourke O’Brien (Princeton University) – Sociology / Social Policy Colleen Reid (University of California, Berkeley) – Environmental Health
Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government and Pop Center executive committee member Amitabh Chandra is quoted in this article in Bloomberg Opinion Online entitled Health-Care Jobs Are Getting Squeezed, Finally
Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman’s appearance on Tuesday’s panel discussion titled “Living Longer and Happier Lives: The Science Behind Healthy Aging” (sponsored by The Forum at HSPH in collaboration with The Huffington Post) is featured in the Harvard Gazette and The Huffington Post.
Data from the past two decades confirms that more people are getting healthier as they age, finds David Cutler, Pop Center faculty member. Read more …
Rohini Pande, Pop Center faculty member, speaks at the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum 2013 on Development: poverty, corruption, fragmentation and conflict.
Race adversely affects health regardless of socioeconomic level says David Williams, Pop Center faculty member, speaking of the need for greater racial justice at the recent conference: Overcoming Racism, Seeking Equity, Building Community.
Study by Rohini Pande, Pop Center faculty member, finds that women leaders change the perceptions and behaviors toward all women and raise the aspirations of girls and their parents. Read more in IMF Survey: Better Gender Balance at Top Helps Both Women and Men.
Antares, a collaboration between the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Business School and co-directed by David Bloom, Pop Center faculty member, explores ways to combine health services to the poor with financially sustainable business models. Read more …
Study by Sue Goldie, Pop Center faculty member, finds declines in smoking and H. pylori infection contribute to reduced rates of gastric cancer in the U.S..