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Distribution of the Capital Campaign
School of Public Health

Campaign Has Raised $2 Billion Since Launch

The funds raised in the public phase of the campaign brings the total value of gifts and pledges to $4.8 billion.

Harvard Medical School

Farmer Calls for Scaled-Up Medical Infrastructure to Address Ebola Outbreak

University Professor Paul E. Farmer named infrastructural failures, rather than the disease itself, as the main obstacles to addressing West Africa’s Ebola epidemic during an event at the Harvard Medical School Tuesday afternoon.

Research

Study: Police Face Higher Risk of Cardiac Death Under Stress

The research follows a previous study on the risk of sudden cardiac death members of the fire service face in high stress versus non-emergency situations.

Marvin Zelen
School of Public Health

Zelen Remembered as Generous, Original Biostatistician

Zelen, a professor in the Biostatistics department at the School of Public Health, died on Nov. 15 from cancer. He was 87.

Politics

Poll Analysis Reveals Partisan Split on Healthcare

Support for the Affordable Care Act is divided by party lines, according to a study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Emerging Epidemics Art Exhibit
School of Public Health

Exhibit Looks To Combat Ebola Overreactions

To address these extreme reactions, the group organized “The Great Showdown” exhibit, hosted outside of Science Center Lecture Hall B from Monday to Thursday,.

Health Care Panel
Health

Health Care Panel

Meredith B. Rosenthal, professor at the School of Public Health, speaks about reducing health care costs at the HUCTW sponsored panel in the Science Center on Monday afternoon.

Research

Study: Anti-HIV Drugs Shown Largely Safe for Pregnant Women

The recent study examined the incidence of negative health effects in infants whose mothers used antiretrovirals and was designed to help doctors assemble the safest combination of HIV drugs by indicating which are associated with the least risk.

Health

Poll Reveals Concerns, Misconceptions of Ebola

More than half of poll respondents said they were concerned there would be an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. in the next year, though some faculty members said that an outbreak is unlikely.

School of Public Health

UNICEF Dinner Lauds New Joint Public Health Program

Barrie Landry was honored at the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner with the Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award.

Health

Travel Restrictions Won’t Alter Affiliates’ Ebola Work

Several Harvard affiliates are leading the effort to combat Ebola, both in labs and on the ground, and Harvard's new travel restrictions are unlikely to affect their work.

Health

Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption

The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.

Health

Dean, University Professors Advocate Future Investments in Public Health

Dean of the School of Public Health Julio Frenk and University Professor Lawrence H. Summers appeared together on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a path forward for advances in public health, particularly in developing countries.

Public Symposium on public service
FAS

Public Symposium on public service

Dean Michael D. Smith, far right, moderates a symposium on the intersection between public service and academics.

School of Public Health

Turkish Billionaire Donates $24M for Public Health

The gift follows a $350 million donation to HSPH by Hong Kongese billionaire and alumnus Gerald L. Chan, which was unveiled earlier this month.

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0