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Bruce Donoff
Harvard Medical School

Dean of Harvard Dental School Bruce Donoff to Step Down After 28 Years

R. Bruce Donoff, dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, will step down from his position at the start of 2020, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to the University Friday.

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Student Life

Harvard Medical School Financial Aid Student Subcommittee Brings New Perspective to Debt Conversations

The committee was created to bring student voices into the fold as administrators consider ways to address student debt concerns surrounding higher education, according to Sarah Carey, associate director of financial aid at the Medical School.

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Health

Adam Gaffney

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Harvard Medical School

Harvard Securitas Guards Allege Inadequate Union Representation

Several current and former security guards at Harvard allege that their union, 32BJ Service Employees International Union, has not adequately represented them in employer disputes, citing poor communication and confidentiality breaches.

Harvard Medical School ACT UP Protest
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School ACT UP Protest

A plume of smoke emerges from a crowd at a Harvard Medical School protest.

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Harvard Medical School

ACT UP Protestor with Smoke

An ACT UP protester waves smoke at a protest outside Harvard Medical School.

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Harvard Medical School

Medical School Launches Opioid Online Learning Course for Educators

Harvard Medical School faculty and staff collaborated with the American Federation of Teachers to release an online course earlier this month that aims to educate the union's more than 1.7 million affiliates on the opioid crisis.

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Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts General Hospital To Construct New Clinical Care Building

Massachusetts General Hospital — a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital — will construct a 12-story building to accommodate more patients and give healthcare providers access to additional medical technology, the hospital announced last week.

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Health

Purdue Pharma’s Influence on Mass. General Hospital Minimal, Harvard Medical Students Say

Harvard Medical School affiliates who worked at Massachusetts General Hospital in the years after the hospital cemented ties with Purdue Pharma — manufacturer of the addictive painkiller OxyContin — say they perceived the company’s influence as minimal at the time.

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Research

Chinese Researcher Who Said He Gene-Edited Babies Breaks Week of Silence, Vows to Defend Work

He Jiankui vowed to defend his work in an email to The Crimson Wednesday. He's email appeared to mark his first public communication in at least a week — and came after multiple news outlets reported the scientist had seemingly gone missing.

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Harvard Medical School

Bacow Talks 'Difficult Times for Higher Education' at Medical School Symposium

University President Lawrence S. Bacow praised the Medical School’s health policy department and discussed the importance of higher education at a symposium at the school Tuesday.

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Harvard Medical School

New Data Reveals Harvard Researchers Saw Spate of Retractions In Last Decade

Harvard researchers are far from immune to retractions, according to new data published online last month. The database — released in October by Retraction Watch — includes over 18,000 listings dating as far back as the 1970s.

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Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Receives $200 Million Gift — The Largest in School's History

The Blavatnik Family Foundation will donate $200 million to Harvard Medical School, the largest gift in the school’s history, the University announced Thursday.

Medical Students Protest Against Trump Administration Memo
Harvard Medical School

Medical Students Protest Against Trump Administration Memo

A Harvard Medical School student places a rainbow lei over a bust during a protest advocating for transgender rights at the Medical School on Thursday.

Medical Students for Transgender Rights
Harvard Medical School

Medical Students for Transgender Rights

Students at Harvard Medical School demonstrate in support of transgender rights in the Tosteson Medical Center atrium on Thursday.

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