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The Chan School
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The Chan School

The T.H. Chan School of Public Health, pictured here in October, was renamed January this year following a $350 million gift.

Every Last Child
School of Public Health

Panel Discusses Progress in Polio Eradication

​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 Chan School

Researchers Find Increase in Prescription Drug Use

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.

Mossavar-Rahmani Center

Study: Carbon Dioxide Levels Correlated with Cognition

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.

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Public Health ‘Blended’ Online Degree Draws Praise

Launched with its first cohort in June, the School of Public Health’s blended degree program combines on-campus and online courses.


NYC Health Commissioner Talks Racial Inequalities in Health

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.

Tamara E. Rogers
Central Administration

Harvard Raises $6.1 Billion Toward $6.5 Billion Campaign Goal

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.

Environmental Health
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Panelists Discuss Environment's Impact on Health

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.

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Central Administration

Chan Gift Has Public Health Faculty Optimistic

A historic gift brings the School of Public Health promise for the future and optimism for the present.

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Hunter To Serve as Acting School of Public Health Dean

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.

Whole Foods and Harvard
Student Life

Whole Foods and Harvard

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."

Julio Frenk
Central Administration

School of Public Health Dean To Depart for University of Miami

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.

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School of Public Health Will Launch Blended Master’s Degree

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.


Researchers Develop First Global Risk Model for Cardiovascular Disease

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.

Vaccine Public Health Talk
Harvard Law School

Vaccine Public Health Talk

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.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes