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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.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow offered advice on leadership and defended the importance of a liberal arts education at a talk with Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams on Wednesday.
The Faculty Council voted in favor of adding field of study to the transcripts of Ph.D. students in the Population Health Studies program at its biweekly meeting.
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.
While this arrangement offers a new source of much-needed funding, it also raises challenging ethical and management questions for the school.
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.
A new Boston-area mental health initiative focused on Asian-American women enrolled its first cohort at Harvard this fall.
Twelve Harvard faculty members were elected to the National Academy of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine, on Oct. 15.
Harvard School of Public Health Dean Will Spend Capital Campaign Cash on Construction, Financial Aid
Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams plans to use the added cash raised through the school's capital campaign to bolster financial aid programs, renovate old campus buildings, and erect new ones.
The total more than doubles the goal of $450 million the school announced in October 2013.