Three medical experts discussed the ethics of public engagement in health care policy decision-making at the Harvard Clinical Ethics Consortium last Friday.
The Harvard School of Public Health hosted a presentation by Koichiro Shiba, a professor of epidemiology at Boston University’s School of Public Health, for the third segment of the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness Center’s Loneliness and Well-being Seminar series on Wednesday afternoon.
In response to the ongoing nationwide blood shortage, the Harvard Undergraduate Premedical Society held a blood drive in partnership with the Massachusetts General Hospital this Tuesday. MGH’s bloodmobile collected donations in the Littauer Center parking lot.
Health Experts, Artists Discuss Need to Change Media Portrayals of HIV/AIDS at Harvard Medical School Panel
Health experts and artists discussed the need to change the narrative in popular media around HIV/AIDS to avoid stigma and provide true representation in a panel last Friday hosted by Harvard Medical School in recognition of World AIDS Day.
Experts in oral health policy from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine discussed barriers to equitable health care in a webinar hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Wednesday evening.
A study conducted by affiliates from Harvard Medical School found a significant relationship between abortion restrictions and the number of children in the foster care system.
Harvard Medical School-Affiliated Researchers Find One in Five on Paxlovid Experience Covid-19 Rebound
Harvard Medical School-affiliated researchers published research on Nov. 14 showing that one in five patients who used the antiviral drug Paxlovid experienced a rebound case of Covid-19, compared to 2 percent of patients who did not use the drug.
American men die nearly six years earlier than American women on average, according to a new Harvard School of Public Health and University of California, San Francisco study released earlier this month.
Kari C. Nadeau, professor of climate and population studies at the Harvard School of Public Health, discussed the increasing severity of wildfires and their detrimental effects on human health at a virtual presentation Thursday evening.
Isabel Fulcher, vice president of data science at Delfina and former postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Data Science Initiative, discussed the maternal health crisis and what Delfina is doing to combat it at a talk held by HDSI Thursday.
Eight researchers affiliated with Harvard Medical School were awarded the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program grants, the agency announced last month.
Former Canadian Health Minister Jane Philpott discussed obstacles for reform to the U.S. and Canadian health care systems during a Monday talk at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Even as Harvard’s mental health offerings have become increasingly robust, barriers to student trust and understanding of these resources persist.
Philanthropists Jason and Keely Krantz gifted the Mass General Cancer Center — a division of the Mass General Brigham system — the largest donation in its history, per a Wednesday press release.
Most freshmen arrive at Harvard College eager to participate in orientation activities, from wilderness hikes to leadership training. But this fall, some spent their first few days on campus in isolation amid a spike in Covid-19 infections.
Sajeev S. Kohli ’23 and Jay P. Garg ’24 launched a project to provide three boxes of Narcan at every MBTA Red Line station as part of a 12 to 18-month pilot study. The state legislature voted in July to commit $95,000 in funding to its implementation along the Red Line.
Following student outcry over Harvard dining working conditions, Harvard Undergraduate Dining Services closed Mather House’s dining hall for lunch Thursday and Friday and served dinner Thursday “without use of warmers” for the food.
In a class action lawsuit filed last week, the insurance firm Harvard Pilgrim Health Care was accused by one of their clients that the provider and its parent company, Point32Health, failed to secure its customers’ personal information in a massive data breach affecting 2.5 million people.
Vivek H. Murthy ’98 has more than enough on his plate. His resume features numerous board positions, nonprofit and business ventures, and a bestselling book. He now serves as U.S. surgeon general — the youngest person ever to be confirmed to the position and the first of Indian descent.
Harvard University Health Services Executive Director Giang T. Nguyen announced Monday that Harvard affiliates will no longer be required to obtain Covid-19 boosters, though students will still be required to provide proof of initial vaccination.
Former United States Senator Richard M. Burr (R-N.C.) and Lanhee J. Chen ’04, policy director for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, discussed the future of American health care policy at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Tuesday evening.
Experts in medicine and disease prevention underscored the importance of building trust in order to promote global health equitably at the inaugural Symposium of the Harvard Global Health Institute Wednesday.
Harvard Medical School instructor Robert H. Goldstein will serve as the next Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the DPH announced in a press release Monday.