February 1, 2008
Twelve Myths and Misconceptions in Disaster Response
People involved in providing emergency humanitarian assistance may
sometimes cause more harm than good, according to Michael VanRooyen.
Health Minister Praises HSPH China Initiative
In a keynote speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing on January 12,
China's Health Minister Chen Zhu described the HSPH China Initiative as
becoming the "most influential training program for China's health sector
Also in this issue
HSPH Staff Lead Double Lives: Employees by Day, Students by Night
Some HSPH staff members are leading a double life. By day, they work in
various administrative roles at the School. By night, they have their
noses in the books, pursuing bachelor's and advanced degrees.
Harvard's New Coordinated Calendar: What It Means for HSPH
Starting in fall 2009, a new calendar that coordinates the academic
schedules of schools across Harvard will take effect, announced
President Drew Faust on January 15.
Nancy Mueller Steps Down as Head of Population Sciences at DF/HCC
HSPH Professor Nancy Mueller has stepped down as associate director for
population sciences for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC).
Sebastian's Cafe Debuted New Catering Menu at Special Tasting Event
Diners gathered among the tables of baby shrimp, risotto, and lobster
pot pie. The soft light from dozens of tealight candles glowed. The
sound of a single piano played in the background.