In This Issue
Letter from the Dean: taking a "life-Course approach" to health
"Our mission is lofty but simple: to improve the well-being of people everythwere."
Rethinking Public Health Education
The School introduced a revolutionary MPH curriculum this fall. Here's how and why.
BY JON MARCUS
Gazing into the Crystal Ball on U.S. Health Care
Politics aside, five big trends are already changing the U.S. system.
BY NAOMI FREUNDLICH
A Legacy of Giving
A historic gift to the School's Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health honors a public health pioneer.
BY FRANCINE RUSSO
A close-up view of how ICAP, the School's renowned global health organization, works to battle HIV and improve health in Kenya and Tanzania.
BY CLAUDIA WALLIS
Welcome to Age Boom Academy
What 21 reporters learned at a joint Public Health– Journalism School program about aging, longevity, and uncommon truths about the elderly.
BY BECKY RYNOR
Air Pollution's Hidden Toll
Even before a baby takes his or her first breath, exposure to PAHs in urban air raises the risk of asthma, behavioral problems, and obesity.
BY TIM PAUL
A roundup of recent discoveries by Mailman School scientists.
Faculty, Student, & Alumni News
Lisa Metsch • Class of 2012 • Thomas Campbell Jackson • David Michaels
Near and Far
What does public health look like? Check out our "crowdsourced" photo album with shots taken by students, alumni, faculty, and staff.