Harvard Public Health NOW

September 26, 2008

Top Advisors to Obama and McCain Debate Possible Health Care Policy Changes in Next Administration


(cutler_thumb.jpg) The subject of health care in the next administration has taken center stage as presidential nominees Barack Obama and John McCain approach Election Day. Senior health care advisors to both nominees hashed out the similarities and differences between the candidates’ stances at a jam-packed “great debate” at HSPH on September 12, 2008. 

HSPH Professor Fawzi Expands HIV/AIDS Collaborations in Tanzania

(tan_fawzi_thumb.jpg)For the past 15 years, Wafaie Fawzi, HSPH professor of nutrition and epidemiology, has headed a collaboration in Tanzania that includes researchers at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and the Dar es Salaam City Council with an overarching goal: to improve the public health of people living in one of the world’s poorest countries.

Also in this issue

Nutrition Chair Willett Joins Mayor Menino in Reminding Bostonians of Start of Trans Fat Ban

(trans_fat_thumb.jpg)Walter Willett, chair of the HSPH Department of Nutrition, joined Mayor Thomas Menino at a press conference on Friday, September 12, to remind residents that Boston’s ban on artificial trans fat would begin officially the next day.

Around The School September 26, 2008

  • State of the School Address
  • Scholarship Program and Professorship to Honor Bernard Lown
  • HSPH Student Hemphill Receives Environmental Fellowship
  • 2008 Richmond Fellows Announced
  • Mucci Receives Prostate Cancer Research Award


Exams and Defenses September 26, 2008

  • Manas Kaushik
  • Elizabeth Greenwell
  • Christine Jesser