Keynote Speaker: National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell
November 15 3:00-4:00 PM Reception to follow Kresge Cafeteria
A capacity crowd is expected for this event. Seating will begin promptly at 2:30 PM. Please do not arrive earlier. RSVP requested for Harvard ID holders. Guests must request a pass by November 9. Learn more
Author discusses battle with breast cancer at book launch
Felicia Knaul speaking at the book's launch on October 22, 2012.
In her new book Beauty Without the Breast, Felicia Knaul documents her personal and family experience during her struggle with breast cancer, while also directing a lens to the majority of women with cancer throughout the world, with a particular focus on poor women in low- and middle-income countries, who face not only the disease, but also stigma and poor access to health care. Knaul is director of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative and associate professor at Harvard Medical School. Read more
Painting the big picture on a Navajo reservation
Anne Newland once wanted to go to film school. Instead, she became a doctor with the federal Indian Health Service. And shaped by her experience working with Native Americans and the unique system that serves them, Newland realized the importance of focusing on population health. Today, she is working toward a master's degree at HSPH. Read more
The month-long Season of Giving program celebrates the good work and good will of the Longwood community by offering the opportunity to send messages of appreciation to colleagues and to donate food and toys for Boston and Cambridge residents in need.
Those interested in giving back financially can join the Harvard Community Gifts program. Employees can give to their favorite charities through 2013 via Harvard payroll deduction, debit/credit card or check.
HSPH is the most social media friendly school of public health of 2012, according to the first-ever ranking by MPHProgramsList.com. The site scored 57 schools on their social media activity, awarding points for the number of followers and posts on popular platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.