School of Public Health
A global public health report co-authored by University professor Lawrence H. Summers, School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk, and Public Health professor Sue J. Goldie, among others, proposes an unprecedented investment framework to significantly reduce health disparities between the poorest and the wealthiest nations.
In a recent study conducted by the Hotamisligil Laboratory at the Harvard School of Public Health, a group of scientists discovered that a naturally occurring molecule called TUDCA, or Tauroursodeoxycholic acid, could prevent Type 1 Diabetes.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health published a “striking” study in JAMA Pediatrics that suggests that young males may be more susceptible to eating disorders than is commonly perceived.
In a finding that could advance malaria control, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Perugia, in Italy, have identified a way to block a reproductive interaction in malaria-transmitting mosquitoes.
As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, the Harvard School of Public Health hosted the Centennial Leadership Summit on Friday, bringing together public health academics and advocates for a day of discussion.
President Bill Clinton speaks about the importance of recognizing our similarities in fostering human and environmental well-being. Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, were honored by the Harvard School of Public Health on Thursday for their efforts to further public health, including among other things the distribution of AIDS medication.
Harvard School of Public Health has set a goal of $450 million for its subset of the University’s capital campaign, HSPH campaign co-chair Jonathan S. Lavine announced at a gala at Revere Hotel Boston Common on Thursday evening.
Former United States President Bill Clinton took the stage at the Harvard School of Public Health’s centennial anniversary ceremony on Thursday, celebrating the success of public health policy reforms that have saved the lives of millions and expressing high hopes for the work of future generations.
Harvard academics in health economics and public policy suggest that the Affordable Care Act’s role in the government shutdown on Tuesday might compromise implementation of health care reform.
The study, published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine, provided numerical evidence that surgery, unlike general hospital care, can be assessed through hospital readmission rates.
Friends and colleagues said Elif Yavuz, a graduate of HSPH, will be remembered for her witty sense of humor, passion for her work, and desire to help the world.
Try something new by attending a lecture on a controversial poet or groundbreaking astronomy research, or stick to the tried-and-true Italian favorites in the d-halls. Wednesdays are all about options.
The study, entitled “Firearms and Suicide in the United States: Is Risk Independent of Underlying Suicidal Behavior?”, examined data on suicide rates and gun owenership from across the United States.
Yavuz, a Netherlands native who graduated from HSPH’s Department of Global Health and Population, had been working as a senior vaccines researcher for the Clinton Health Access Initiative.