Multimedia Archive

2011


Tango Club at HSPH
Founders and members of HSPH's tango club talk us through the Argentine dance, and how it has enriched their experience.
(March, 2011)



Improving Americans' Health Literacy
Rima Rudd talks about issues of health literacy in patient care.
(January, 2011)


2010


Thank You
End of Year slideshow.
(December, 2010)



2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza
Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology, gives a presentation earlier this year about the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, discussing the challenges faced by public health professionals and the lessons learned to more effectively handle a similar outbreak in the future.
(December, 2010)



Sodium Intake in U.S.
Adam Bernstein, research fellow in the Department of Nutrition, discusses sodium intake in the U.S. adult population.
(December, 2010)



BPA Exposure in Pregnant Women
Joseph Braun, research fellow in the Department of Environmental Health, discusses BPA exposure in pregnant women.
(October, 2010)



Haiti Earthquake Disaster Relief
Hilarie Cranmer, assistant professor in the department of global health and population, talks about her experience running a field hospital in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
(September, 2010)



Alumni Award of Merit Winners
Lynn Rosenberg, Fernando Guerra, James Dalen and David Schottenfeld discuss the influence HSPH had on their careers, and offer advice to aspiring public health professionals.
(September, 2010)



Alumni Weekend 2010
HSPH alumni from around the world gathered in Boston for a weekend of reconnecting over panel events and networking sessions.
(September, 2010)



Coffee and Health
This graphic contains statistics about coffee consumption, information about some of coffee's possible health benefits and risks, and a comparison of the amount of caffeine in common beverages.
(September, 2010)



Cutting Health Costs
Benjamin Sommers, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Economics, discusses the necessity of cutting health costs and slowing the rate of health cost growth
(September, 2010)



Lead in the Environment: No Safe Dose
Philippe Grandjean, adjunct professor of environmental health, discusses the findings of a report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which concludes there is no known safe exposure to lead.
(September, 2010)



Comparative Effectiveness
Milton Weinstein, Henry J. Kaiser Professor of Health Policy and Management, discusses comparative effectiveness research in health care.
(August, 2010)



Pesticides tied to ADHD in children
Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology, discusses a study that finds children exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
(July, 2010)



Blocking Malaria Parasites
In a paper published in the May 14 edition of the journal Science, Harvard School of Public Health researchers Manoj Duraisingh and Jeffrey Dvorin succeeded in locking malaria parasites within infected blood cells, potentially containing the disease’s spread.
(June, 2010)



Commencement 2010
Students on their HSPH experience at the 2010 graduation ceremony.
(June, 2010)



Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes from Eating Processed Meats
Renata Micha, research fellow in the department of epidemiology, discusses a new study that finds eating processed meats (such as bacon, sausage or processed deli meats), but not unprocessed red meats, may raise risk of heart disease and diabetes.
(June, 2010)



Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
Lilian Cheung, editorial director of The Nutrition Source website, is the co-author of new book, Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life, written with world-renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. In this video, Cheung describes the seven practices of mindful eating.
(May, 2010)



The 2010 Health Reform Law
Meredith Rosenthal, associate professor of health economics and policy, discusses the historic legislation signed by President Barack Obama in March 2010, which will expand health care coverage to millions of uninsured Americans.
(April, 2010)


2009


H1N1 and Global Health Security
Dean Julio Frenk on the "swine flu" pandemic.
(September, 2009)



Hot Topics Series
Robert Blendon on the ongoing debate over health reform.
(August, 2009)



Commencement 2009
Faculty and members of the Class of 2009 discuss their experiences at the Harvard School of Public Health and what they'll be doing after they graduate.
(June, 2009)



Time to Focus on Healthier Beverages
Watch Dr. Walter Willett, chairman of the Dept. of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health, discuss the evidence that sugary drinks are an important contributor to the epidemic rise of obesity and type 2 diabetes in the U.S., as well as propose steps that families, government, and beverage manufacturers can take to reduce our consumption of sugary drinks.
(May, 2009)



2008


Strategic Marketing of Smokeless Tobacco
Professor Gregory Connolly discusses the strategic marketing of moist snuff tobacco products, particularly to youth, and how tobacco companies adjust the levels of free nicotine content in their smokeless tobacco products.
(October 8, 2008)



Premature Death
Rob van Dam, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition, on healthy lifestyles and premature mortality.
(October, 2008)



Media and Tobacco Use
K. "Vish" Viswanath, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, on the role of media in promoting and reducing tobacco use
(October, 2008)



Health Discrimination
Michelle Mello, Professor of Law and Public Health, on whether insurers and employers can discriminate against people on the basis of personal health behaviors.
(September, 2008)



Julio Frenk Welcomed to HSPH
HSPH Dean Barry R. Bloom, Harvard President Drew Faust, and Harvard Provost Steven Hyman welcome HSPH Dean Designate Julio Frenk to the school.
(September 5, 2008)



Foundations of Leadership
David Gergen, Professor of Public Service & Director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, speaks about the foundations of leadership.
(September 9, 2008)


Dear Mr. President
Watch a series of videos entitled Advice to the Next President - Seven Ways to Fight Health Inequities.
(June 2008)


Managing Public Health Crises
Harvard School of Public Health Professor Robert Blendon discusses leadership in public health crises.
(May 6, 2008)


HSPH Student Photo Contest
Check out the winning entries in the 2008 HSPH Student Photo contest.
(May 2008)


The Obesity Epidemic
Shiriki K. Kumanyika discusses the obesity epidemic as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(February 11, 2008)


Rethinking HIV Prevention
Daniel Halperin, Lecturer on International Health, on why HIV prevention strategies need a fresh look.
(May 8, 2008)


Geraldo Rivera Discusses New Book
Geraldo Rivera talks about growth in the Hispanic population, the immigration debate, and his new book HIS PANIC.
(May 27, 2008)


Student Delivers Commencement Address
Phillip Garven Blanc, MPH, addresses his fellow graduates during the School's Commencement ceremony.
(June 5, 2008)


Genetic Profiling
David Hunter, Vincent L. Gregory Professor in Cancer Prevention and the Director of the Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, discusses the downsides of the growing popularity of personal genetic profiling.
(January 11, 2008)


Health Disparities
Nancy Krieger, Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, on trends in health disparities.
(March 3, 2008)


Health Care Discrimination
Michelle Mello, Professor of Law and Public Health, on whether insurers and employers can discriminate against people on the basis of personal health behaviors.
(July 10, 2008)


The Global Organ Market
Daniel Wikler, Professor of Ethics and Population Health, on the market for kidneys.
(March 19, 2008)


2007

Click here to see Jeffrey Fredberg describe new physical properties of cells.
(May 31, 2007)

Click here to see New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg receive the Julius B. Richmond Award.
(October 21, 2007)

Click here to see Walter Willett and Jorge Chavarro discuss how changes to a woman's diet and lifestyle may affect her ability to become pregnant.
(October 18, 2007)

Click here to see Laurie Glimcher and Wendy Garrett discuss a new discovery regarding ulcerative colitis in mice.
(October 4, 2007)

Click here to hear Ashish Jha discuss hospitals and hospital rankings.
(August 22, 2007)

Click here to see S. Bryn Austin talk about a new study that showed that an obesity prevention program in middle schools may reduce the risk of eating disorders among girls.
(August 31, 2007)

Click here to listen to Philippe Grandjean, adjunct professor of Environmental Health, talk about the vulnerability of the developing fetus and child to chemicals found in the environment.
(August 2, 2007)

Click here to hear David Hunter talk about the gene FGFR2 and its relation to breast cancer in women.
(May 26, 2007)

Click here to hear Laura Kubzansky, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, discuss the links between emotions and disease.
(January 17, 2007)

Click here to see David Meltzer talk about "Behavior and the Value of Medical Technology" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lcture Series.
(October 10, 2007)

Click here to listen to Michelle Mello, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Law, on Health Courts.
(August 10, 2007)

Click here to hear Rob Van Dam, Assistant Professor of Nutrition, talk about coffee and its health effects.
(October 4, 2007)

Click here to see Onesmo K. ole-MoiYio talk about "A Holistic Approach to the Control of Malaria" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(May 8, 2007)


2006 And Previous


Click here to see Julio Frenk talk about "Global Lessons from Evidence-Based Health Policy in Mexico" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(December 7, 2006)

Click here to see Evelynn M. Hammonsds deliver a lecture entitled "Race and Science: New Challenges to an Old Problem" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(October 24, 2006)

Click here to see William L. Roper deliver a lecture entitled "Improving Health Care Quality: National Policy and Local Practice" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(May 8, 2006)

Click here to see David Botstein deliver a lecture entitled "How the Genome and the Computer are Changing Biological Science" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(January 12, 2006)

Click here to see Gary King deliver a lecture entitled "Demographic Forecasting: Incorporating Qualitative Insight into Quantitative Modeling" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(September 29, 2005)

Click here to see Alyssa Goodman deliver a lecture entitled "The Future of Scientific Computing at Harvard" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(May 16, 2005)

Click here to see Daniel Schrag deliver a lecture entitled "Ancient Perspectives on Future Climate" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(December 6, 2004)

Click here to see David Altshuler discuss "Human Genome Sequence Variation and the Inherited Basis of Common Disease" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(October 13, 2004)

Click here to see Samuel O. Thier talk about "The Future of the Health Care System" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(April 1, 2004)

Click here to see Leonard Guarente talk about "Regulation of Aging in Yeast and Animals by SIR2" as part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
(January 29, 2004)

Click here to see the Health Disparities and the Body Politics Symposium Series: Making Disparities Count: From Government Statistics Systems to Action.
(May 5, 2005)

Click here to see the Health Disparities and the Body Politics Symposium Series: Investigating Health Disparities: New Agendas for National Health Research Institutes.
(April 14, 2005)

Click here to see the Health Disparities and the Body Politics Symposium Series: Spreading the Health: Government's Role in Addressing Health Disparities.
(March 3, 2005)

Click here to watch What Are You Going To Do About It? - HSPH students on why they came to the school.
(2005)

Click here to see Our World, Our Challenge, a video about the Harvard School of Public Health's contribution to environmental science.
(2005)

Click here to see the 144th Cutter Lecture on Preventative Medicine featuring Professor Nancy Mueller.
(May 4, 2006)

Click here to see the 2006 Richmond Award and Lecture honoring Anthony Fauci, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and William Foege, Gates Foundation Global Health Program.
(2008)

Click here to see a video interview of video of former Surgeon General and Harvard Emeritus Professor Dr. Julius Richmond.
(2006)

Click here to see the Future of Public Health Series "Crossing Boundaries: Perspectives from Science, Economics, International Health, and Public Opinion" hosted by Dean Barry R. Bloom.
(May 2, 2002)

Click here to see the Future of Public Health Series "Genes and the Environment: The Origins of Asthma" hosted by Dean Barry R. Bloom.
(2008)

Click here to see The Future of Public Health: A Millennial Symposium Series.
(2001)

Click here to see the symposium "Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment: Emerging threat or unwarranted concern?"
(November 10, 2005)

Click here to see the Julius B. Richmond Award -- "Tobacco: Winning the Battle, Fighting the War."
(October 28, 2004)

Click here to see a lecture entitled "Humanitarian Response to the Asian Tsunami: Lessons Learned and Relearned."
(March 10, 2005)

Click here to see The 140th Cutter Lecture on Preventive Medicine featuring Nicholas Wald.
(May 5, 2004)

Click here to see Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Samuel O. Thier, Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, on the future of the health care system.
(April 1, 2004)

Click here to see Dean Barry Bloom, Mr. Richard Marlink, and Professor Myron Essex on Genetic Variations among African HIVs: Implications for Vaccines and Drugs.
(April 8, 2004)

Click here to see the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series -- Regulation of Aging in Yeast and Animals by SIR2.
(January 29, 2004)



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