Harvard researchers outlined lifestyle changes that would need to occur on a societal level to optimize the health and well-being of the general population and the planet in a declaration in The Lancet on Tuesday.
Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 lauded HMS faculty, affiliates, students, and staff for their work during the Covid-19 pandemic and reiterated institutional values in his State of the School address over Zoom Tuesday.
The Harvard-led Scientific Task Force to Prevent Pandemics at the Source presented their findings Monday at a virtual event featuring renowned primatologist Jane Goodall.
All three of Harvard’s schools at its Longwood campus have transitioned back to the primarily in-person instruction that is vital to the clinical curriculum, with administrators reporting that Covid-19 protocols there are effectively preventing transmission.
Harvard School of Public Health Epidemiology professor Marc Lipsitch and postdoctoral research fellow Rebecca Kahn will help establish a new center dedicated to disease forecasting and outbreak analytics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
EMPOWER, a Harvard Medical School-based initiative’s digital mental health care training platform, bolstered systems of psychosocial care in both the U.S. and India during the Covid-19 pandemic.
David F. M. Brown, the current chair of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School, will become the next president of MGH on Sept. 8.
A longstanding methodology used to associate human genetic variations with disease risk can help flag more deadly or contagious variants of SARS-CoV-2, including the novel gamma variant, according to new research from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Environmental efforts, such as forest preservation and wildlife trade regulation, are essential to preventing future pandemics, Harvard and international experts found in a report released Wednesday.
Harvard Affiliates Continue to Aid in Covid-19 Response Through Massachusetts-Wide Volunteer Program
Harvard students with the Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps have been working to support local health agencies in advancing health equity and improving public health since March 2020.
The Scientific Task Force to Prevent Pandemics at the Source hopes to shift the focus of pandemic-related discussion from management and treatment to prevention, especially at the critical point where diseases transfer from animals to people.
According to Daley, HMS researchers had a major role in the scientific and clinical development of two major vaccine platforms, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, as well as in understanding the “structural biology” of the virus itself.
Researchers, clinical psychologists, and practicing psychiatrists at Harvard-affiliated hospitals have attempted to quantify and respond to the unprecedented national anguish while addressing persistent inequities in access to mental health care.
More than 10 medical professionals who have been on the front lines of the Covid-19 battle at two Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals — MGH and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center — told The Crimson in interviews that they had faced similar impacts on their emotional well-being over the past 14 months while they put their lives on the line to save others.
Pregnant and postpartum women around the world reported high levels of loneliness, post-traumatic stress, and anxiety or depression during the Covid-19 pandemic in a Harvard School of Public Health study published last month.