Harvard’s many schools are rolling out new programs and initiatives to continue to encourage a culture of sustainability.
More than two years after Obama’s inauguration, professors have begun to return to the University.
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.
Surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital successfully performed the first full face transplant in the United States last week, the hospital announced yesterday.
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.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan, which announced in January that they were exploring a merger, have jointly decided to end merger talks and remain independent companies.
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.
Former Children’s Hospital Boston Pediatrician Melvin D. Levine died Friday last week, a day after a class action lawsuit claiming he sexually abused his patients was filed against him. He was 71.
Placebos may have beneficial effects even if the patient is completely aware of the medicine’s inert nature, according to a recent Harvard-affiliated report.
Harvard Medical School has announced a new policy for faculty promotion to full professor positions, reducing the number of steps required for approval by about half.
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.
A relatively new hybrid form of cholera may be more dangerous than past strains, according to researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University.
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.
Paul F. Levy, the CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center who announced that he would resign his position last week, will receive up to $1.6 million in severance pay over the next two years.
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.