Harvard Public Health NOW

April 11, 2008

Former U.S. Surgeon General Satcher Leads by Example

Satcher thumb (Satcher_Lecture_32_thumb.jpg) David Satcher, the former U.S. Surgeon General, wove together lessons from his life and professional experience in a talk at HSPH on March 13 about the importance of communication, teamwork, informed passion, commitment, and science in public health leadership.

HSPH Students Spend Breaks Helping to Rebuild New Orleans

New Orleans thumb (Harvard_volunteers_010_thumb.jpg) Ellen Connorton, HSPH student and Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) alumna, led a group of volunteers to New Orleans during HSPH Spring Break, March 24 to March 28, to aid the ongoing hurricane/flood recovery efforts. This is the second trip for Connorton to the Big Easy in 2008.

Kawachi Named Next Chair of SHDH

Ichiro Kawachi thumb (Ichiro_Kawachi_13_thumb.jpg) Ichiro Kawachi has been named the next chair of the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health. Kawachi takes over from Lisa Berkman, who was appointed last fall to direct the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Dean Barry R. Bloom made the announcement on March 26.

New Director of Sponsored Projects Compliance Aims to Demystify Compliance Process

Eileen Nielsen (Eileen_Nielsen_16_thumb.jpg) Eileen Nielsen has joined HSPH in the newly created position of Director of Sponsored Projects Compliance in the Office of the Executive Dean for Administration.

Also in this issue

UPDATE: NIH Public Access Policy and Harvard Procedures and Resources

As reported in the March 28 issue of HPH NOW, investigators funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are now required to submit, or have submitted for them, an electronic version of final, peer-reviewed manuscripts to NIH's PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication.

Share and Email Functions Added to Web Pages

Information Technology has launched a new "Share / Email this page" feature on all HSPH Publisher-based web sites. Two new icons tagged "Share" and "Email" now appear at the top right corner of certain web pages. The feature is only available for web sites that reside in the HSPH Publisher.

Register for Poster Day 

The School's Faculty Council invites HSPH members to participate in the School's 22nd annual Poster and Exhibit Day, which will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2008, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Kresge cafeteria. This event is an opportunity for the HSPH community to learn more about the research and service activities being carried out at the School.

Around the School, April 11, 2008

Reminder: Around the World Celebration

Community Forum: Hollywood and Tobacco

International Volunteerism Fair

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Medical Care Providers to Be Consolidated

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Exams and Defenses, April 11, 2008

  • Ilana Lina Lander
  • Julia Fridman Simard
  • Angela Paradis
  • Alan Flint
  • Jaime Elizabeth Hart
  • Chia-Hsuin Chang
  • Jessica Paulus
  • Cassandra Okechukwu
  • Michele Decker
  • Kim Hanh Nguyen
  • Rachel Shelton
  • Rebecca Firestone
  • Jeffrey Martin Blander