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Harvard Researchers and Clinicians Battle 'Silent Pandemic' of Mental Health Issues

Researchers, clinical psychologists, and practicing psychiatrists at Harvard-affiliated hospitals have attempted to quantify and respond to the unprecedented national anguish while addressing persistent inequities in access to mental health care.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
School of Public Health

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

MGH Frontline Workers Stress
Harvard Medical School

‘Crying Out for Help’: Harvard Affiliates on Pandemic Front Line Describe Mental Health Toll

More than 10 medical professionals who have been on the front lines of the Covid-19 battle at two Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals — MGH and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center — told The Crimson in interviews that they had faced similar impacts on their emotional well-being over the past 14 months while they put their lives on the line to save others.

Combatting AAPI Hate HSPH Panel
Race

Experts Discuss Combatting AAPI Hate in HSPH Panel

The Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health co-hosted a virtual panel last Friday to discuss strategies for approaching the rise in racism, violence, and discrimination against Asian Americans in the U.S.

School of Public Health
School of Public Health

HSPH Pilots Hybrid Course for International Students

The Harvard School of Public Health developed and ran a novel hybrid course in which 16 instructors rotated teaching 3-hour lectures for a class of 34 first-year international students this spring.

The Chan School
Health

Pregnant and Postpartum Women Report Elevated Distress During Pandemic, HSPH Study Finds

Pregnant and postpartum women around the world reported high levels of loneliness, post-traumatic stress, and anxiety or depression during the Covid-19 pandemic in a Harvard School of Public Health study published last month.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
College

Fauci Talks Successes, Next Steps in the Nation’s Pandemic Response on HSPH Panel

U.S. Chief Medical Advisor Anthony S. Fauci discussed the current state of the nation’s response to Covid-19, as well as where the country goes from here, during a virtual town hall event Monday with the Harvard School of Public Health.

Kennedy School
Politics

Paris Climate Agreement Lead Negotiator Highlights Urgency of Climate Change Crisis at HKS Event

Christiana Figueres, the lead negotiator of the Paris Climate Agreement, discussed the need for timely action to fight the climate crisis at the Kennedy School’s annual Robert S. McNamara Lecture on War and Peace on Thursday.

Harvard School of Public Health
School of Public Health

School of Public Health Forum Discusses the Threat of Covid Variants on Vaccinated Population

Epidemiology assistant professor Michael Mina shared his concerns about the emergence of new variants of the coronavirus at a Harvard forum Tuesday.

Harvard School of Public Health
Harvard Medical School

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.

Health and Social Policy Moving Forward Event
Politics

Harvard Faculty and Public Policy Experts Talk Health Care and Polarization at HSPH Event

Harvard faculty and public policy experts discussed health care policy in an era of extreme partisan polarization at an event hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health, Politico, and The Commonwealth Fund on Wednesday.

Harvard School of Public Health
Research

Harvard Researcher Presents Novel Approach to Model America’s Opioid Crisis

Mohammad S. Jalali presented his lab’s ongoing efforts to accurately model the opioid crisis during a Harvard School of Public Health seminar on Tuesday.

School of Public Health
School of Public Health

HSPH Faculty Spearhead National Covid-19 Response Efforts Through Bipartisan, Interdisciplinary Initiative

Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams said she was “inspired” to co-found the COVID Collaborative to help direct local and national responses to the pandemic.

Ayanna S. Pressley
Politics

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.

SEC Update
Health

SEAS Panel Discusses the Future of AI in Healthcare

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences presented a Wednesday panel on the advantages and pitfalls of deploying artificial intelligence to improve healthcare equity.

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