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Harvard Medical School

Minnesota Bioethicist Critiques Business in Medicine

Elliott, a bioethicist and doctor at the University of Minnesota, spoke about his recent book “White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine,” which critiques the increasing role that big businesses play in medicine.

Shahram Khoshbin
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Shahram Khoshbin

Khoshbin thinks with both sides of his brain—a truism that he, as an award-winning neurologist, surely understands in greater depth than most of us ever could.

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In Longwood, Medical Students Rally for HUDS

A crowd of Medical School students rallied Monday in support of the University’s dining services workers, who are threatening to strike.

Medical Students in HUDS Solidarity
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Medical Students in HUDS Solidarity

Sanjay Kishore, a student at the Medical School and a member of the school's Racial Justice Coalition, helps carry one of the posters displaying HUDS employees who are prepared to strike. "We came to medical school because we wanted to serve, but we can't do that if people don't have access to us," Kishore said during a panel prior to the march.

Crime

Dental School Reports $17,000 Worth of Property Stolen

​More than $17,000 worth of dental equipment was stolen from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Longwood sometime last month. The equipment was discovered stolen on Aug. 24 at 10:30 a.m. and has yet to be recovered.

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Race

Students Draft 'Social Justice Agenda' for New Medical Dean

More than a hundred gathered at the Medical School Wednesday to develop a list of priorities for the new dean to help make the school more diverse, convening after a semester of campus activism aimed at selecting a leader dedicated to the issue.

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Daley, Professor and Stem Cell Researcher, Named Medical School Dean

George Q. Daley ’82, a pioneering stem cell researcher and long-serving professor at Harvard Medical School, will lead the school as its next dean, ending a prolonged and at times contested search to fill the position.

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Harvard Medical School Receives $20 Million Gift for Global Health Research

The gift will endow a professorship in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and provide funding—specifically for junior faculty and fellows—in fields including HIV and Ebola research.

Barbara J. McNeil
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Barbara J. McNeil

Barbara J. McNeil, a professor of radiology and health care policy at Harvard Medical School, will lead the school as acting dean starting on August 1.

Barbara J. McNeil
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McNeil Named Interim Head of Medical School as Search for Permanent Dean Continues

McNeil served a previous stint as acting dean in the summer of 2007, just before Medical School Dean Jeffrey S. Flier—who is set to resign at the end of July after nine years at the helm of the school—took office.

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Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Passes 70 Percent of Capital Campaign Goal

As of March 1, Harvard Medical School had raised $531 million, achieving just over 70 percent of its goal of $750M. This marks an additional $64M in contributions since October, and includes donations from 8,900 people, according to a release from HMS.

Research

Harvard Affiliates Protest at Tufts for ‘Pharma Fools Day’

Students from the College and Harvard Medical School joined medical students from Tufts University and members of activist groups to stage a die-in Friday in front of the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, claiming a recent study from a professor there is biased.

HMS New Curriculum Graphic
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HMS New Curriculum Graphic

HMS New Curriculum Graphic
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At Medical School, New Curriculum Met With Praise

Last year, the Medical School uprooted its old method, debuting the new “Pathways” program. Students and professors alike said the demands outside the classroom have increased, and the education at the Medical School better prepares students for future medical careers.

Football

New App Tackles Football Players' Health

​The Football Players Health Study at Harvard University recently launched an iPhone app to facilitate the collection of data from former players.