In Letter to Harvard President, Assoc. Dental School Professor Criticized for Involvement in Teledentistry
Marc B. Ackerman, an assistant professor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the director of orthodontics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is at the center of a growing controversy surrounding teledentistry company SmileDirectClub.
An animal rights group alleges Harvard Medical School caused the death of an experimental primate and filed “fraudulent” reports with the United States Department of Agriculture, according to a federal complaint the group filed with the USDA Nov. 30.
Harvard Medical School completed its capital campaign with $789 million raised, slightly exceeding its goal of $750 million.
Nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions do not cite a pain-related diagnosis, a new Harvard Medical School and RAND Corporation study has found.
The New York University School of Medicine generated national headlines and some glowing editorials when it announced over the summer that it planned to go tuition-free. Harvard, though, has no plans to follow suit.
Medical School students unveiled a photo exhibit featuring stories of Boston-area individuals affected by the opioid epidemic.
Some graduate students at Harvard Medical School remain uncertain of their place in Harvard's newly formed union—even expressing a desire to be excluded.
Students in the Longwood Medical Area held a demonstration against police brutality Tuesday in response to the killing of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, Calif.
A dead man’s body was found in a Harvard Dental School laboratory on Friday morning, spurring deployment of a hazardous material team.
As Harvard’s dining services workers prepare to begin their strike Wednesday, students on the University’s Longwood campus in Boston are planning their own demonstration.
The group of students planned to deliver the petition to University President Drew G Faust, whose office is located in Mass. Hall, but she was not there to accept the petition, according to Nelson Malone, one of the petition’s main organizers.
Harvard Medical School does not have a diverse enough student and faculty body, a group of Medical School students is charging in a petition they plan to deliver to University President Drew G. Faust.
The federal government proposed major reforms to the "Common Rule," which mandates approval from an institutional review board for research proposals involving the use of human subjects.
The commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene argued that public health professionals have an important role to play in addressing systemic racial inequality.
Demeyer Lauture and Cody Volk of local band Sweet Tooth and the Sugar Babies perform at an informal concert at Blackfan Circle in the Longwood Medical Area on Wednesday. The band played as Longwood area researchers enjoyed lunch from food trucks the Chicken and Rice Guys, the Cupcakory, and Boston's Baddest Burger.
The theft, which was reported to the Harvard University Police Department last Thursday morning, remains an "open investigation," according to HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.
Harvard genomics researchers could see increased funding for their work should Congress approve a White House proposal to allocate millions more dollars to the research of medical treatments personalized to a patient’s genetic information.