Harvard Public Health NOW

January 4, 2008

JudyAnn BigbyYerby Lecture: Massachusetts Insurance Law

Massachusetts' new health care reform law is off to a promising start, but significant questions remain about paying for coverage and about whether improved health care access alone will make the state healthier...

Student AffairsStudent Affairs and Career Services Broaden Resources

This past calendar year, Student Affairs and Career Services expanded the scope of their services to benefit the more than 1,000 students who attend the Harvard School of Public Health.

Also in this issue

AIDS QuiltHSPH Student-Organized AIDS Quilt Unveiled

Two student groups at the Harvard School of Public Health - Africa Health Forum and AIDS Tank Africa - spearheaded the creation of an HSPH Community AIDS Quilt to mark this year's World AIDS Day.

Brian MacMahonIn Memoriam: Brian MacMahon 

Brian MacMahon, who chaired the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health for 31 years, passed away on December 5, 2007, at the age of 84.

Around the School

  • How Observational Studies Help Us Understand Antiretroviral Therapy and HIV/AIDS
  • Donate Funds to Purchase Books for Local Schools and Libraries
  • HSPH Students Invited to Participate in Photo Contest about School's Mission
  • Inclement Weather, Class Cancellations, and Staff Attendance
  • Faculty Appointments


Exams and Defenses

Chu-Lin Tsai, doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology, will take an oral exam on Monday, January 7, 2008