Spring 2022African public health
Plus: public health startups, catharsis in New Orleans, and art for wellbeing
Africa’s changing up public health. The world should take note.
A community-focused emphasis on prevention plays to the continent's strengths, and could be a new model for the globe.
African public health
Breakthroughs ahead from African labs
The editor-in-chief of Nature Africa on how the sector has changed since he was a young researcher.
How COVID-19 changed African R&D
African scientists broke new research ground during the pandemic. It’s a sign of things to come.
Standout voices in African public health
From the research bench to the halls of government, these 25 leaders are forging a healthier future
In New Orleans, using music to counter hurricanes
The Crescent City makes music to help cope with the trauma of storms.
Honoring the memory of Paul Farmer
Highlights from the life’s work of one of public health’s most influential figures.
The new market for public health entrepreneurs
Investors have long ignored public health, but the pandemic revealed failures that markets can fix.
Can mushrooms beat burnout? Clinicians sign up to see.
Research into whether the psychedelic drug psilocybin reduces burnout for doctors and nurses.
Spring 2022: Notable news from the world of public health
Polio reappears in Africa, healthcare worker burnout and more noteworthy public health news.
The health impact of public murals
Philadelphia’s Porch Light mural project shows how art affects community wellbeing
We’re already ignoring the next pandemic
Superbugs kill more than a million people annually. What are policymakers waiting on?
What is public health? This video series gives the answer
Mighty Fine, face of the new Youtube series from the American Public Health Association, on making a complex field understandable.
From the School
The science of life satisfaction
Flourishing expert Tyler VanderWeele contemplates how individuals and communities can move forward after two years of pandemic grief
Doctor seeks the House
Q&A with Megan Srinivas, MPH ’14
Financial aid and student support funds are helping Tanat Chinbunchorn, MPH ’22, lead initiatives for patient communities that often face stigma.
Postpartum health is in crisis
Harvard Chan School researchers are working toward potential solutions.
Faculty News Spring 2022
Awards, honors, and other recognitions for a wide range of faculty.
Of note Spring 2022
“Good” cholesterol, diabetes and hormones, ‘smart’ packaging and other news from the school.
Alumni News Spring 2022
Career updates from past classes, starting with a note from the class of 1990.
On robot companions, making public health more precise, and reforming global aid work.
How structural racism affects health—and what people are doing about it.