Harvard Public Health NOW

June 26, 2009

Former HSPH Dean Harvey Fineberg Honored for Extraordinary Service to University

(fineberg_medal_thumb.jpg)A former Harvard provost, HSPH dean, and holder of four Harvard degrees, Harvey Fineberg currently serves as president of the Institute of Medicine. This June, he was honored as one of three recipients of the Harvard Medal, which recognizes extraordinary service to the University.


Also in this issue

Connecting Disparate Data through Computational Biology

A study involving HSPH researchers shows how genes and proteins interact over time as a cell matures into a macrophage, demonstrating the potential power of computational biology to connect disparate sets of data.


Government, Business, and Non-Profit Leaders Gathered for Boston Preparedness Summit Co-Organized by NPLI at HSPH

(050109_127_thumb.jpg)Representatives from federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as from the private and non-profit sectors, gathered recently to improve disaster preparedness at the Boston Meta-Leadership Summit for Preparedness.


Predicting Unseen Variants in Human Genome

A method once used to estimate how many more words Shakespeare knew, but did not write down, may now help genomics researchers more accurately predict the number of unseen genetic variants in the human genome.


HSPH Internship Program for High School Students Marks 25th Anniversary

(Final_RAP_Cover_Letter-1_thumb.jpg)For 25 years, HSPH’s summer Research Apprenticeship Program (RAP) has invited talented high school students to explore careers in public health through a paid internship.


Around The School June 26, 2009

  • Professor Howard Koh Confirmed as Asst. Secretary for Health
  • Additional Fitness Reimbursement Available
  • More HSPH Staff Receive Awards for Going "Beyond the Call"

In Memoriam June 26, 2009

  • D. Mark Hegsted
  • Hanna Hastings