School of Public Health


Top Harvard School of Public Health Administrator Grusby To Step Down from Three Posts

Harvard School of Public Health professor Michael J. Grusby will step down from the three top administrative posts he holds at the school at the end of the month, Dean Michelle A. Williams announced in an email to School of Public Health affiliates Friday.


Citing Toxic Culture and Administrator Departures, Harvard School of Public Health Faculty Repeatedly Weighed Voting No Confidence in Dean

On Dec. 20, 2018, around 40 faculty filtered into the Dean’s Conference Room at the Harvard School of Public Health for an unusual discussion, without the attendance of Dean Michelle A. Williams. They would soon consider taking a dramatic action in her absence: a vote of no confidence in her leadership.


Public Health Faculty Urge University to Schedule Bargaining Sessions With Union

Twenty four faculty members at Harvard’s School of Public Health have signed onto a letter in support of negotiations between Harvard’s striking graduate student union and the University.


16 Harvard Affiliates Receive National Institute of Health's Director’s Awards

The High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program awarded a total of $267 million to 93 “trailblazing” and “out-of-the-box” research proposals, whose uncertain outcomes can disadvantage them in the “traditional peer review process,” according to the NIH site.


Faculty Council Hears School of Public Health Proposal

Members of the Faculty Council met Wednesday to review election procedures and hear a proposal from the School of Public Health concerning one of its Ph.D. programs in a “very tame” meeting, per Council member David L. Howell.


Harvard School of Public Health Turns to Corporate Research Funding As Federal Support Stagnates

While this arrangement offers a new source of much-needed funding, it also raises challenging ethical and management questions for the school.


School of Public Health Professor to Direct Advanced Leadership Initiative

Meredith B. Rosenthal, a professor of health economics and policy at the School of Public Health, will direct the Advanced Leadership Initiative starting January 2019.


Stacy A. Bare

Stacy A. Bare, Founder of Adventure Not War and National Geographic Adventurer, speaks about his experiences and connection to the outdoors Wednesday evening at Harvard Divinity School.


School of Public Health Launches Collaboration with Google

The Harvard School of Public Health recently launched a partnership with Google aimed at investigating the use of toxic materials in construction.


Harvard ‘Investigating’ After Swastika Found at School of Public Health

The symbol was formed of thumb tacks and posted on a bulletin board marketing epidemiology job postings on the fifth floor of the school’s Kresge Building.


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