HSPH Professor Howard Koh received the 2014 Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health—the highest honor given by the American Public Health Association. Koh received the award November 18, 2014 at the APHA’s annual meeting in New Orleans.
Professor Dimitrios Trichopoulos, SM '68, passed away on December 1, 2014 at the age of 75. Dimitrios served as the Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention and Professor of Epidemiology, and was a past chair of the Department of Epidemiology at HSPH. Messages of condolences can be Tweeted at #RIPProfTrichopoulos, posted on the HSPH Facebook page, or sent via email to the Alumni Office.
The HSPH community was saddened to learn of the recent passing of Dr. Robert Mittendorf, MPH ’87, DPH ’91 earlier this month at the age of 71. Robert was a longtime supporter of Harvard School of Public Health as a volunteer and a generous donor. He was a member of the 1913 Society and his Reunion Giving Committee. Robert also served as Chair of the HSPH Alumni Giving Committee from 2004 – 2007 as well as a member of The Leadership Council since 2003. Robert will be sorely missed and we extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Details for the arrangements and a full obituary and a guestbook for condolences can be found online
Watch the Forum presentation titled "Treatment as Prevention: Can we treat our way out of the AIDS Epidemic?" that was held at HSPH as Part of: The Andelot Series on Current Science Controversies.
Professor Marvin Zelen, Department of Biostatistics, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Messages of condolences can be posted on the HSPH Facebook page
, sent via email to the Alumni Office
, or tweeted at #RIPProfMarvinZelen.
Professor John Briscoe, Department of Environmental Health, passed away on November 12, 2014. His obituary, published in the Washington Post, can be found online
. Messages of condolences can be Tweeted at #RIPProfJohnBriscoe, posted on the HSPH Facebook page
, or sent via email to the Alumni Office