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2022 Harvard Chan School Alumni Awards Announced

September 13, 2022–The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Alumni Association recently announced the recipients of the 2022 Alumni Awards, who were chosen by their peers through a nomination and voting process. Below are excerpts from the biographies of the winners. The awards will be presented during this year’s Alumni Weekend, which takes place September 22-24. …

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Poll: High U.S. inflation rates are having a more serious impact on Black Americans than white Americans

Substantial shares of Latinos and Native Americans also report serious problems during this period Boston, MA – A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health poll shows that at a time when households across the U.S. widely report experiencing serious problems from inflation, Black Americans are substantially more likely than whites …

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Helping public health agencies improve emergency risk communication

Elena Savoia is a principal research scientist in the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is deputy director of the Emergency Preparedness, Research, Evaluation & Practice Program (EPREP) and co-founder of the IRIS Coalition. She recently co-led a workshop for public health practitioners at the Global Health Security conference in Singapore on addressing mis- and disinformation in …

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health joins U.S. government–led initiative to address root causes of migration, promote economic opportunity in Central America

For immediate release: May 27, 2021 Boston, MA – Recognizing the need for urgent, sustained action to improve global health care in the Northern Triangle countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health announced today it is joining the Partnership for Central America, which is part of a U.S. government …

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