School of Public Health


HMS Professor Discusses Study of Long Term Covid Patients

Harvard professor Andrew T. Chan discussed how researchers are studying “long Covid” — a condition characterized by Covid-19 symptoms that linger after a patient initially recovers from the virus — at a Thursday event jointly hosted by the HSPH and radio program The World.


U.S. Rep. Pressley Addresses Racial Disparities at HSPH Event

U.S. Representative Ayanna S. Pressley (D-Mass) discussed racial disparities in the impact of Covid-19 and her overarching legislative priorities as part of Harvard School of Public Health’s “Voices in Leadership During Crises” series on Thursday.


Harvard Economics Professor Talks Broken American Health System

William C. Hsiao, an Economics professor emeritus at the Harvard School of Public Health, spoke about the problems with America’s health system and the potential benefits of a single-payer system during a HSPH webinar on Thursday.


Siloed and Strained, Graduate Students Report Emotional Wellbeing as Obstacle to Online Learning

Since the onset of Covid-19, graduate students have not merely been tasked with adapting their learning and scholarship to a digital platform: the dearth of in-person interactions has forced them to reconsider what academic, social, and emotional work entails.


Health Care Experts Discuss Technological Interventions to Tackle Veteran Homelessness at HSPH Seminar

Two healthcare experts affiliated with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs discussed how mobile phone technology can be deployed to tackle veteran homelessness at a Harvard School of Public Health seminar on Wednesday.


Harvard Researchers Conduct Women’s Health Study with Apple

A team of Harvard School of Public Health researchers released preliminary data from their digital study that analyzed how women’s health and behaviors affect their menstrual cycles.


Harvard School of Public Health Launches Program to Educate Business Leaders

The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a program for business leaders to promote health in their corporate practices in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has dramatically altered the workplace, the school announced Wednesday.


Experts Address Vaccine Hesitancy, Health Misinformation at School of Public Health Event

Public health and disinformation experts discussed vaccine hesitancy and misinformation at a Harvard School of Public Health virtual event Thursday afternoon.


How Eight Harvard Graduate Students Adapted to Life During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Eight students from five graduate schools sat down with The Crimson to share their stories from an unprecedented year. They are not just students; they are bakers and entrepreneurs, fathers and daughters, volunteers and Olympic-hopeful rowers.


Medical School Professor Tapped As NYC Health Department’s First Chief Medical Officer

Harvard Medical School professor Michelle E. Morse was appointed as the New York City Health Department’s inaugural Chief Medical Officer and as Deputy Commissioner for the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness on Feb. 16, per a press release.


On World Cancer Day, School of Public Health Hosts Panel on Prevention

Medical experts, cancer survivors, and philanthropists discussed the prevalence of cancer and the systemic inequities in the healthcare system at an event at the Harvard School of Public Health on Thursday to mark World Cancer Day.


Harvard Denies Grad Union Grievance Over Exclusion of Population Health Sciences Students

Harvard denied a grievance filed by its graduate student union regarding the exclusion of 108 Population Health Sciences students from the union's bargaining unit.


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