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HSPH alumnus wins California Congressional seat

Raul Ruiz Democrat Raul Ruiz, MPH '07, an emergency room doctor, defeated incumbent Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Palm Springs) in the race for the 36th Congressional District seat in California's Coachella Valley. Read a November 9, 2012 Los Angeles Times article announcing the win and an HSPH profile of Ruiz from 2008.

VIDEOS: HSPH experts on the election results and Harvard President Drew Faust on leadership
The Presidential Election Results: Implications for US Healthcare In this November 8 Forum, HSPH panelists assessed the road ahead for the Affordable Care Act, including potential bumps. Watch video

Drew Faust - Voice

Decision-making: Voices from the Field Harvard University President Drew Faust spoke recently at HSPH on the challenges and opportunities of leadership as part of this ongoing series. Watch video   

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In pursuit of clinical research career, surgeon follows in parents' footsteps
Meera Kotagal and parents
Meera Kotagal (middle) and parents

When Meera Kotagal, MD '09, MPH '14, a surgical resident and research fellow at the University of Washington, entered the classroom to begin the Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness at HSPH this summer, she walked in the footsteps of her parents.  Read more 

HSPH AIDS Initiative profile:
Victor DeGruttola

Victor DeGruttola Victor DeGruttola considers it his purpose in life to "develop, apply, and use quantitative methods and quantitative thinking to defend the interest of vulnerable people." His job as Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at HSPH allows him to do those things every day. Read a profile and Q&A from the latest HSPH AIDS Initiative newsletter.
Season of Giving

thank you The Harvard Longwood campus is welcoming the Season of Giving with thank-you note stations and a food and toy drive.

Employees can also give to their favorite charities through Harvard Community Gifts.
Event highlights

Roger Goodell NFL commissioner

Roger Goodell, Commissioner,  National Football League

November 15
3:00-4:00 PM
Reception to follow
Kresge Cafeteria 


Seating will begin promptly at 2:30 PM. Please do not arrive earlier.  

France Donnay  

France Donnay, Senior program officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


November 20

4:00-5:30 PM Kresge G-2