The next president of the United States will face a myriad of health care challenges upon taking office in January, said Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal, former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General and the first Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health. She spoke about, “A Health Agenda for the Next US President: Challenges and Opportunities,” in FXB G-13 the day before the presidential election.
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Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season — a time of family gatherings, abundance of food and drink, thoughtful gift-giving ... and stress. With advance preparation, however, there are ways to reduce stress and focus on what’s best about the holidays.
You could forgive Raul Ruiz for wanting to take a day off. These days, Ruiz is raising funds for a health clinic in Chiapas, Mexico, writing an essay for a book on Latino immigrant experiences, advising politicians on health care policy, and speaking to American high-school students in California’s Coachella Valley, where he was raised.
For the 11th year, experts in radiation and cancer cell biology gathered at HSPH for the annual John B. Little Symposium in Snyder Auditorium. The two-day event took place on October 24 and 25.
Donate to Charity This Holiday Season through Community Gifts Campaign
The annual Community Gifts Through Harvard campaign has launched and will run until November 30. The campuswide initiative seeks donations from faculty, staff, and retirees for Massachusetts Bay charities. This year’s goal is to reach $800,000.
This Monday, November 24, Research!America and leading public health organizations will recognize public health professionals in a nationwide "thank you."
Around The School November 21, 2008
- Take Harvard's Sustainability Pledge
- Volunteer for Senior Citizens Dinner/Dance
- 2nd Annual "Q" Prize Awarded to Leaders of El Sistema
Exams and Defenses November 21, 2008
- Kathryn Penney
- Lisa Wolff
- Ruy Lopez Ridaura
- Jennifer Anne Bishop
- Saurabh Mehta