School of Public Health
HSPH Study Reveals Healthy Lifestyle May Reduce Risk of Long Covid
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health published a study on Monday which found that women who followed most aspects of a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and adequate sleep, had a reduced risk of contracting long Covid-19.
Harvard Settles Class Action Lawsuit Demanding Partial Tuition Reimbursement
A group of students that sued Harvard for partial reimbursement of tuition after the University moved classes online due to the Covid-19 pandemic reached a settlement with the school, according to a filing by the students’ attorneys in court on Monday.
First on Claudine Gay’s To-Do List: Picking Four New Deans
As Gay prepares to take over in Massachusetts Hall in July 2023, she is set to face the same challenge as her predecessor of filling a leadership role that oversees a key domain of the University.
Public Health Professor Sara Bleich Selected to Lead Legacy of Slavery Initiatives
Harvard School of Public Health professor Sara N. Bleich has been tapped to oversee the implementation of Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery initiative as the inaugural vice provost for special projects, the University announced on Nov. 14.
Epidemiology Professor Marc Lipsitch Talks Covid-19 Surveillance Strategies
Epidemiology professor Marc Lipsitch discussed lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic regarding strategies for disease surveillance at a Harvard School of Public Health seminar on Wednesday.
Michelle Williams to Step Down as Harvard School of Public Health Dean
Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams will step down at the end of the academic year, she announced Thursday.
HSPH Panel Envisions the Future of Public Health
A panel of health practitioners convened at the Harvard School of Public Health on Wednesday to discuss potential solutions to challenges facing public health.
Senator Kaine Talks Long Covid, Mental Health with Harvard School of Public Health
United States Senator Tim M. Kaine (D-Va.) discussed his experience with prolonged health problems from Covid-19 and his work pushing for public health-related bills in the Senate in an online stream through the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Harvard School of Public Health Event
Massachusetts governor Charlie D. Baker '79 spoke at a Harvard School of Public Health event on Oct. 13.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie D. Baker ’79 Discusses State’s Pandemic Response at HSPH
Massachusetts Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 reflected on the state government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and other health policy issues in a panel at the Harvard School of Public Health on Thursday.
Senator Ron Wyden Talks Mental Health and Climate Change Reform at School of Public Health Event
United States Senator Ronald L. Wyden (D-Ore.) discussed the challenges and opportunities of mental health and climate change legislation at a virtual event hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health on Wednesday afternoon.
Activists, Experts Discuss Public Health Impact of Recent Court Rulings at HSPH Event
A panel of activists and legal experts said recent Supreme Court rulings will have an array of negative impacts on public health in the United States at an event hosted Friday by the Harvard School of Public Health.
Psychiatric Epidemiologist Tamsin Ford Talks Children’s Mental Health Amid Covid-19
Child psychiatric epidemiologist Tamsin Ford discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on childrens' mental health in a virtual research presentation hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health on Wednesday.
Divinity School Student Discusses Religion as a Determinant of Health
Ans Irfan, a public health expert and student at the Divinity School, discussed his project on religion as a structural determinant of health during a virtual presentation on Monday.
Harvard is Home to 13,000 Workers. Some of Them are its Students, Too.
When he’s not working shifts as a custodian at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Luis M. Toribio — a native Spanish speaker — takes classes on the weekends through Harvard to hone his English skills and practice pronunciation. Two years ago, he said, he struggled to communicate in English — but today, he proudly exclaims he can now do an entire interview in English.