Harvard President Drew Faust toured clinics and laboratories of the Botswana-Harvard Partnership for HIV Research and Education (BHP) in November. Established in 1996, the BHP is a collaborative research and training initiative between the government of Botswana and the Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative (HAI).
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HSPH’s Center for Health Communication honored The New York Times with its inaugural award for “distinguished journalism in public health” at a luncheon event at the Harvard Club of New York City on Friday, December 4, 2009. The award was announced in an HSPH press release.
Harvard researchers met recently with scholars and government officials from China for two days in Cambridge to discuss social development efforts such as controlling public health risks in China as part of an ongoing exchange that began two years ago in Beijing.
The China Social Development Forum, held Oct. 25-26 at Harvard’s Fairbank Center for China Studies, was organized by HSPH’s China Initiative and co-hosted by the China Central Party School.
The software pioneer who was instrumental in building Google Health told a student-run public health and technology conference that simply putting medical records online would not be enough to improve care and reduce costs.
Adam Bosworth gave a keynote address Nov. 16 at the daylong Public Health & Technology Conference, organized by the student-led HSPH Public Health & Technology Forum (PHAT) at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at HMS.
The annual John B. Little Symposium was held recently in Snyder Auditorium. The theme this year was "Cellular Reponses to Molecular Damage: Genetic Stability, Radioresistance and Aging."
Around the School, December 11, 2009
- Got Snow? Call 617-432-NEWS
- Live Webcast: Dean Frenk to Deliver Barmes Lecture at NIH
- Two Faculty Named Among First Group of Burke Fellows
- Defense Classes Offered Free of Charge to Women
Exams and Dissertations, December 11, 2009
- Christopher James Ronk
- Sheila Isanaka
- Russell de Souza
- Paul Petraro
- Sharon Lutz
- Christine McDonald
- Casey Olives