• Racism and Public Health

    Dean Julio Frenk released a statement to the HSPH community on the commitment of the School to uncovering health inequities and educating leaders to address them. He wrote, "As people who work in the public health field, we are all acutely aware of the body of evidence that shows significant inequities in health among racial and ethnic groups."

  • Alumni Association Honors Awardees

    On October 25 the HSPH Alumni Association honored seven fellow alumni at the annual award ceremonies during Alumni Weekend 2014, and are pictured here flanked by Gerald Chan, SM ’75, SD ‘79 (left) and Anthony Dias, MPH '04 (right), President of the HSPH Alumni Association.

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    Follow Dean Julio Frenk on Twitter to get his global health perspectives

  • 1000 Volunteers

    We've reached 1000 alumni volunteers! Thank you alumni for supporting the student experience. Giving back as an alumni volunteer is an invaluable gift to future public health professionals. Tell us why you volunteer by answering this brief survey.

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    You pick the place, time and date and the alumni office can help get the word out. Some meet-ups are organized in conjunction with a conference many alumni attend or simply a small group of alumni who live and work locally. Contact Jim Smith to set up a Meet-Up.

  • Featured News

    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.
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