A conference to promote religious social activism slated to kick off at the Harvard Extension School tomorrow includes a set of panelists and speakers that have generated controversy due to the homophobic and anti-Islamic remarks that they have made in the past.
Irene S. Davis, an expert on the biomechanics of barefoot running, will join the faculty of Harvard Medical School as a member of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network.
Children’s Hospital Boston, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, stands to lose $21 million in funding for the training of new pediatricians if President Obama’s tightened budget proposal passes in Congress for the 2012 fiscal year.
David Blumenthal ’70 will return to his position at Harvard Medical School in March after spending two years as the national coordinator for health information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan have signed a memorandum of understanding as the first step in a process that would merge the two health care providers, a move that would consolidate the respectively second and third largest insurers in the state of Massachusetts.
This year, Zachary M. Frankel ’11, Daniel E. Lage ’11, and Baltazar A. Zavala ’11 and first-year Medical School student Aakash K. Shah were selected as Rhodes Scholars. We caught up with Frankel and Zavala to ask them about their time at the College and their thoughts on spending at least the next year at the University of Oxford in England.