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The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health
Approach to Ending the Cycle of Violence

May 6,
4:00-5:00 PM ET
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Around the School


Still time to pick up "Take the Stairs" prizes
Participants from teams that successfully completed the  "Take the Stairs" challenge and missed last week's reception may claim their prize from Tiffany Colt in Operations, Kresge LL15 (Operations Office). A Harvard ID is required. If picking up a teammate's prize, please bring their ID number.  


Congratulations to all the teams that successfully climbed  

22, 841 ft. to the summit of Mt. Aconcagua!

Harvard to sponsor five stations in Boston bike-sharing program
Bikes will be available in the Longwood Medical area when "Hubway" launches this summer.


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 5th Annual New England TB Symposium

The event will be held on June 23 at The Broad Institute in Cambridge. Learn more and register 

HSPH's Laurie Glimcher honored at day-long symposium

Laurie Glimcher eventResearchers from across the globe joined HSPH faculty, students, staff, and guests to honor Prof. Laurie Glimcher at a day-long symposium. The event drew alumni and former trainees to mark Glimcher's 30 years of contributions to science. Glimcher is the Irene Heinz Given Professor of Immunology at HSPH and Professor of Medicine at HMS. Read more

Yerby Diversity Lecture highlights lack of health insurance, access to care, among urban youth of color

Angela Diaz Yerby (yerby.jpg)Adolescents and young adults of color are the least likely to have health insurance and have the least access to health care compared to other groups in the United States, Angela Diaz, MPH '02, told an HSPH audience during the Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health on April 5. Diaz directs the Mount Sinai Adolescents Health Center, which she has turned into the largest adolescent-specific health center in the United States. Read more

Take this study with a grain of salt, says HSPH Nutrition Source 

salt shaker 

A new study would have you believe that low-salt diets raise your risk of dying from heart disease. The study's conclusions are most certainly wrong, say HSPH researchers.
Read more 

Event highlights 

Birth Cohort Studies: What Is the Use?

Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, MD, PhD,
Professor of Social Medicine,
University of Copenhagen 

May 9
12:30-1:30 PM
Kresge 502