Does bisphenol A — used to make a hard plastic called polycarbonate found in some baby bottles, sports bottles, and other consumer items — pose a risk to human health such that it should be banned and replaced with alternative compounds?
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In the lead-up to the 2008 presidential election, columnists and reporters commented vigorously about Barack Obama’s deft use of new media tools to reach voters. The campaign’s success holds lessons for other sectors, including public health, said Internet entrepreneur and consultant Nicco Mele.
More than two-thirds of HSPH employees took the opportunity to provide input on their work experience at Harvard by completing the “What’s Your Harvard Like 2008” staff survey. The survey ran from October 22 through November 9 and polled employees Harvard-wide about their perceptions of numerous aspects of their employment experience at Harvard, including compensation, benefits, and work/life balance.
Bruce Smith Honored by Local Anti-Poverty Group for Community Efforts
Bruce Smith, director of community and government relations at HSPH, has built bridges of trust and credibility between HSPH and the Mission Hill community. And now, Smith’s record of successful collaborative projects between the School and the public has won him recognition as an honoree by the Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD).
The HSPH Landmark community gathered for good food and fun on Thursday, November 13, in the 3rd Floor East Cafeteria.
Around The School December 12, 2008
- Halperin Spoke on Globalization and Health at United Nations
- Richard Gelber Received Brinker Award
- Inclement Weather Policy
- Koh and Willett Named to New IOM Committee
Exams and Defenses December 12, 2008
- Elissa Wilker
- Vasanti Malik
- Yi Ning
- Timothy Cunningham
- Xuefen Su
- Adam Bernstein