Letter from the Dean: a time to champion prevention
"Since I entered public health, I have never seen so great a need to rally around prevention science."
China tackles the challenges of environmental degradation, healthcare policy reform, an aging population, and urban planning.
BY ALEXANDER GELFAND
Running on Prevention
As the presidential campaign season gears up, scholars advance a platform to reverse the U.S. health deficit using a combination of substance and science.
It Takes Guts
A long-running investigation ties autism to a disruption of the microbial ecosystem contained within the human digestive tract.
Nearly half of American schoolchildren are poor. Scientists seek antidotes to the developmental hazards of poverty.
The Law of Epidemics
What can algorithms from infectious disease research reveal about rising rates of opioid addiction and overdose?
BY ALISA ROTH
Portable, ubiquitous smartphones extend the reach of investigators collecting data and developing health-promotion programs for vulnerable populations.
A Lofty Vision
Jason Friesen, MPH ’12, was on a flight over the Caribbean when the pilot called passengers’ attention to a view that would transform the young translator’s career trajectory.
BY MARIA COSTANZO
Profs in Print • Exit 65 • Giant Leap • Action Item • Know Thyself • Race to the Top • Design Team • Big Question
Birth Weight • Sea Change • Passing the Buck • Spoils of War • Excellent Value • Stress Response • Prenatal Peril • Chronic Fatigue • Senior Perks • Health Workers • Cancer Care
Faculty, Student & Alumni News
Scholars • Graduates • Leaders • Pipeline to Practice
Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Peter Taback, PhD
EDITOR IN CHIEF
Stephanie Berger, Sean Campbell