School of Public Health

Anne Lusk
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Anne Lusk

Anne Lusk, a bicycle researcher at the School of Public Health, has proposed what she believes is a safer intersection design for the accident-prone Inman Square in Cambridge.

HMS Protest
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Affiliates Organize Marches for Science

Harvard students, researchers, and professors are planning concurrent Marches for Science the morning of April 22, joining over 400 demonstrations around the world in support of continued role for science in public life.

FAS

Harvard Launches Data Science Initiative

Harvard has launched the Data Science Initiative, a University-wide program that aims to bring together data scientists in different fields.

Health

New Research on Zika Virus Demonstrates Lingering Challenges

School of Public Health professor Marcia C. de Castro presented preliminary research that found that birth rates in Latin America have not fallen since the Zika epidemic.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Politics

Med School Professors Worried About Federal Budget

As Congress begins formulating a new budget, some professors and researchers at Harvard Medical School are concerned about potential cuts in federal funding.

Health

School of Public Health Dean Explores School's Future

"A new building for the future" is one of Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams's goals.

HGC Meeting
Graduate School of Design

HGC Meeting

Simeon Bochev, Harvard Business School Lead Rep and Harvard Graduate Council Vice President moderates a meeting of the council Monday evening.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Crime

Police Respond to Reported Shooting Near School of Public Health

The Boston Police Department responded to a reported shooting near 90 Smith Street—a building that houses some administrative offices for the School of Public Health—Tuesday morning.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
School of Public Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Kresge Building at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Growing Pains
IOP

Growing Pains

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy ’98 discussed the problems created by the current opiate drug abuse epidemic in the United States during a lecture at the Institute of Politics Monday evening. Moderated by HKS Professor Amitabh Chandra, the conversational lecture included discussion of public health policy and the future of health lawmaking under president-elect Donald Trump’s future administration.

Race

School of Public Health Addresses Diversity Issues at Town Hall

Students and administrators at the Harvard School of Public Health say there has been a more concerted focus on diversity issues in the last few years.

School of Public Health

Dozens in Cambridge Mourn the Death of Thai King Bhumibol

King Bhumibol, whose reign lasted for 70 years until he died this past Thursday, was born at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge while his father studied public health at Harvard.

Office of Sustainability's Living Lab
School of Public Health

New 'Living Laboratory' Initiatives to Increase Sustainability Funding

The core idea of the Living Laboratory initiative, which will be housed in the Office for Sustainability, is to use the Harvard campus as a test bed for new ideas related to combating climate change and improving public health.

GSAS

Thirty-nine Begin New Ph.D. Program at School of Public Health

The School of Public Health began phasing out its Doctor of Science in favor of a new Ph.D., with 39 students matriculating in the program this fall.

Politics

School of Public Health Partners with Politico for Polling

For the first time, the School of Public Health is partnering with political news agency Politico this year to conduct national polls about health and domestic policy.