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The T.H. Chan School of Public Health, pictured here in October, was renamed January this year following a $350 million gift.
Expert and student panelists contemplated the struggles in the quest for the eradication of polio, a disease that now prevails only in Pakistan and Afghanistan, in a panel discussion Monday evening.
The prevalence of the use of prescription drugs rose from 51 percent of adults in 2000 to 59 percent in 2012. The increase persists even after accounting for the changing age distribution of society.
Researchers studied the decision-making abilities of 24 participants in a controlled office environment at the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.
Launched with its first cohort in June, the School of Public Health’s blended degree program combines on-campus and online courses.
The commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene argued that public health professionals have an important role to play in addressing systemic racial inequality.
Though the drive began with a $6.5 billion goal and a projected end year of 2018, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara E. Rogers '74 said Monday that Harvard will not raise that target.
The event, entitled “How Does the Environment Affect Our Health?”, was presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History in conjunction with the Harvard T. H. Chan Center for Health and the Global Environment.
A historic gift brings the School of Public Health promise for the future and optimism for the present.
Hunter will take the reins in the middle of Harvard’s University-wide capital campaign and as the school allocates funding from its recent $350 million gift from Gerald L. Chan—the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.
Gary Matthews of the Whole Foods Food Truck enjoys working at Harvard in particular: "I've found that students here make informed nutritional choices, which allows us to continually update our menu in interesting and health-conscious ways."
In the midst of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, Julio Frenk oversaw the School of Public Health when it secured the largest gift in the University’s more than 375-year history.
The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a new master’s degree program that will be offered largely online, with a small residential component.
The project compiled data from eight preexisting cohort studies and aims to improve allotment of resources and disease treatment in low-income countries, according to the first authors.
Nir Eyal, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School, speaks of nudge theory and its applications on public health at Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School. The presentation was part of a larger panel discussion on the ethical, legal, and public health issues surrounding vaccines.