July 2024

Webinar: The destruction of healthcare in Gaza and the scientific assessment of settler colonial violence (Bram Wispelwey, Dennis Kunichoff, Sawsan Abdulrahim, A. Kayum Ahmed mentioned, Mondoweiss, July 14, 2024)

June 2024

3 Policy Approaches To Tackle Extreme Heat (Caleb Dresser quoted, Forbes, June 29, 2024)

Displacement Is the Point: Contextualizing Israel’s Decades of Violence and Destruction in Gaza and the West Bank (Yara M. Asi authored, The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Peace, June 27, 2024)

We asked, you answered: The first presidential debate of 2024 (Lara Jirmanus quoted, WBUR, June 27, 2024)

The 42 best books and podcasts on health and science to check out this summer (Gaurab Basu quoted, STAT News, June 25, 2024)

First, understand that this is no ordinary heatwave (Satchit Balsari co-authored, The Indian Express, June 23, 2024)

Melting? Fossil Fuels Have Made Extreme Heat 35 Times More Likely in North America (Catharina Giudice quoted, Mother Jones, June 22, 2024)

Thunderstorms drench Boston as heat wave kicks summer into gear (Caleb Dresser quoted, 7 News WHDH, June 20, 2024)

How to tell if you are dehydrated in the extreme heat (Gaurab Basu quoted, The Boston Globe, June 19, 2024)

Extreme heat and the danger to your health (Gaurab Basu quoted, News, June 18, 2024)

Preparations underway as New England braces for possible heat wave (Caleb Dresser quoted, 7 News WHDH, June 17, 2024)

As high temps loom in Massachusetts, schools close, cities set up cooling centers (Caleb Dresser quoted, CBS News, June 17, 2024)

Saint Levant’s Memories of Gaza (FXB Center referenced, Paper, June 13, 2024)

Everyone you know will eventually be highly vulnerable to extreme heat (Catharina Giudice quoted, The Japan Times, June 7, 2024)

Commentary: Maternal, infant health must be prioritized amid climate change (Caleb Dresser quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News 2024 , June 6, 2024)

Global migration course provides an on-the-ground learning experience (Vasileia Digidiki quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2024, June 3, 2024)

May 2024

The power of storytelling in public health (Predrag “Pedja” Stojicic quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2024, May 31, 2024)

Gaza demands a new kind of humanitarian action (Yara M. Asi authored, The New Humanitarian, May 30, 2024)

Heat Waves Increases Rates of Preterm Births, Leads To Poorer Health For Babies (Caleb Dresser quoted, Nature World News, May 30, 2024)

Bringing Climate Change into Medical School (Gaurab Basu interviewed, The Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability News, May 29, 2024)

Migrants Bring Opportunity to Boston and Beyond (Jacqueline Bhabha, Margaret Sullivan interviewed, Epicenter Podcast, May 29, 2024)

Lara Jirmanus: What Would You Risk for Someone You Don’t Know? (Lara Jirmanus, The Harvard Crimson, May 22, 2024)

‘Tell the cities about us … and tell our neighbors about what we do’ (Satchit Balsari quoted, The Harvard Gazette, May 22, 2024)

Graduation 2024: Award winners (Margareta Matache mentioned, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2024, May 21, 2024)

The US Medical Establishment Is Making One of Its Worst Mistakes—Again (Mary T. Bassett co-authored, The Nation, May, 21, 2024)

Nancy Krieger wrote the book on epidemiology. Here’s what’s changed since. (Nancy Krieger interviewed, Harvard Public Health, May 21, 2024)

Civilian mortality and damage to medical facilities in Gaza (Bram Wispelwey, David Mills, Yara M. Asi, Weeam Hammoudeh, Dennis Kunichoff, A. Kayum Ahmed mentioned, ReliefWeb, May 17, 2024)

Revised clinical guidelines on mandatory reporting of substance-exposed newborns show promise (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, Medical Xpress, May 8, 2024)

New Study Shows Promising Results from Boston Medical Center’s Revised Clinical Guidelines on Mandatory Reporting of Substance-Exposed Newborns (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, Boston Medical Center News, May 7, 2024)

Lack of safe hair products for Black women in Boston highlighted at art show (Marissa Chan quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2024, May 7, 2024)

April 2024

Statement from Harvard Chan C-CHANGE’s Dr. Gaurab Basu on new EPA power plant regulations (Gaurab Basu quoted, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE News, April 25, 2024)

Building solidarity to face global injustice (Mary Bassett, Natalia Linos, Margareta Matache quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2024, April 24, 2024)

Building climate-resilient health clinics (Caleb Dresser quoted, Johnson & Johnson Health & Wellness, April 19, 2024)

Telling workers’ stories through technology (Satchit Balsari quoted, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Alumni News Brief, April 15, 2024)

Natalia Linos, leaving School Committee for UN position, reflects on her one-year tenure (Natalia Linos quoted, Brookline.News, April 12, 2024)

The War on Health in Gaza (Paper published by Palestine Program for Health and Human Rights Leadership Collective referenced, Dissent, April 12, 2024)

Who Are the Roma People? A History of Persecution, Displacement, and Resistance (Margareta Matache interviewed, Teen Vogue, April 8, 2024)

CEU Marks 20th Anniversary of Roma Access Programs with Conference (FXB Center mentioned, Mirage.News, April 5, 2024)

How Can Health-Care Innovation Improve Patient Care and Access? (Gaurab Basu interviewed, AtlanticLIVE, April 4, 2024)

Behind the Scenes of the Exhibition “HUM SAB EK – We Are One” with Dr. Satchit Balsari (Satchit Balsari interviewed, The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute Harvard University News, April 3, 2024)

Documentary explores ‘invisible’ work of public health (Mary T. Bassett quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, April 3, 2024)

Adding health to the reparations conversation in Boston (Mary T. Bassett quoted, WBUR, April 2, 2024)

March 2024

New Study Highlights the “Profound Impacts” of Limited Healthcare Access for Children Exposed to Violence (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, Boston Medical Center HealthCity, March 29, 2024)

Reparations as Public Health (Mary T. Bassett quoted, Harvard Magazine, March 27, 2024)

People are starving to death in Gaza: How hunger plays a role in war throughout history (Yara M. Asi interviewed, WBUR Here & Now, March 22, 2024)

Gaza Is Showing Us We Need New Tools to Measure Trauma (Yara M. Asi interviewed, The New York Times, March 12, 2024)

Commentary: Response to migrant family health requires more urgency, collaboration (Margaret Sullivan co-authored, Boston Business Journal, March 7, 2024)

Her friends’ parents were dying of cancer. Then her mom got sick. (Jen Cruz interviewed, The Harvard Gazette, March 4, 2024)

Q&A: AMA’s chief health equity officer on ridding medicine of racial essentialism (Mary T. Bassett mentioned, STAT, March 1, 2024)

February 2024

Children in detention lack adequate health care, report finds (Jacqueline Bhabha quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, February 29, 2024)

Global Report Unveils Health Crisis Among Detained Children: Urgent Action Needed (FXB report referenced, BNN Breaking, February 29, 2024)

Improving children’s access to care could mitigate the health consequences of exposure to neighborhood violence (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, EurekAlert! News Release, February 28, 2024)

How reparations could boost Black wealth and health (Mary T. Bassett quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, February 28, 2024)

Rural Americans seek options to give birth closer to home as hospitals continue to close maternity wards (Alecia McGregor quoted, Milwaukee Independent, February 26, 2024)

Research Shows How Reparations Are a Prescription for Black Progress (Mary T. Bassett interviewed, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Blog, February 22, 2024)

The Trauma Experienced in Gaza Is Beyond PTSD (Yara M. Asi authored, The New York Times, February 22, 2024)

How Reparations Could Improve Black Health and Wellbeing (Mary T. Bassett interviewed, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Blog, February 21, 2024)

Humanizing the Humanitarian Crisis in the Middle East (Sawsan Abdulrahim quoted, Duke Today, February 21, 2024)

Better quality health care needed for children in detention, says report (FXB Center report referenced, Medical Xpress, February 14, 2024)

Improved future pandemic responses hinge on more government involvement, experts say (Mary T. Bassett, Justin Feldman quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, February 14, 2024)

New Fellows Bring Expertise on Israel-Palestine, Iraq, Public Health and the Environment to the Organization (Yara M. Asi quoted, Democracy for the Arab World Now, February 14, 2024)

Public Health Is Access: Protecting health care access for immigrant populations (Margaret Sullivan interviewed, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Office for Alumni Relations, February 13, 2024)

Promoting breast cancer equity in rural communities (Jen Cruz interviewed, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2024, February 8, 2024)

The Relationships Between Health, Food, Sustainability, and Our Planet (Nile Nair interviewed, This Week in Sustainability Newsletter, February 6, 2024)

Extreme heat, wildfire smoke harm low-income and nonwhite communities the most, study finds (Catharina Giudice quoted, KWTX, February 2, 2024)

January 2024

‘Digital safety kit’ offers guidance for public health workers dealing with online harassment (Samuel Mendez quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2024, January 31, 2024)

Polish government policies support local solidarity for Ukrainian refugees: report (Vasileia Digidiki, Jacqueline Bhabha quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, January 30, 2024)

Harassment in public health is real. Here’s how to respond. (Samuel Mendez authored, Harvard Public Health, January 23, 2024)

Study finds immigration detention harms children’s mental, physical health (Vasileia Digidiki quoted, The Harvard Gazette, January 22, 2024)

Migrant children in U.S. detention face physical, mental harms: report (Vasileia Digidiki quoted, Jacqueline Bhabha, Dennis Kunichoff, Margaret Sullivan mentioned, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, January 22, 2024)

An interview with public health expert Dr. Yara Asi on the genocide in Gaza: “What we’re seeing is a complete assault on every aspect of life” (Yara M. Asi interviewed, World Socialist Web Site, January 14, 2024)

Quitting This in New York State Could Buy You a Porsche (Mary T. Bassett quoted, WIBX 950, January 12, 2024)

Press Release: New Report Finds Immigration Detention Harms Children’s Mental and Physical Health (Vasileia Digidiki quoted, Harvard Global Health Institute Stories, January 11, 2024)

Physicians develop innovative approach to combat extreme heat: ‘This has massive ramifications…’ (Satchit Balsari quoted, The Cool Down, January 9, 2024)

Faculty news, notes, and accolades (Mary T. Bassett, Nancy Krieger mentioned, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health News, January 4, 2024)

December 2023

With Christmas Cancelled in Bethlehem, What Can I Give My Daughter? (Lara Jirmanus authored, Common Dreams, December 25, 2023)

Apple Watch wasn’t built for dark skin like mine. We deserve tech that works for everyone. (Marie Plaisime authored, USA TODAY, December 24, 2023)

European Union -Lithuanian People Who Have Historically Revered Trees And Nature, Are Now Facing Ecocide (Neringa Tumenaite authored, EarthLanka, December 23, 2023)

20 non-fiction and popular science books to look forward to in 2024 (Yara M. Asi mentioned, New Scientist, December 23, 2023)

4 Creatives In Bhutan Blazing A Trail In Contemporary Art (Victor A. Lopez-Carmen, Forbes, December 17, 2023)

Health impacts of climate change moving ‘front and center (Gaurab Basu quoted, Caleb Dresser mentioned, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2023, December 15, 2023)

Top Story with Tom Llamas – Dec. 14 (Yara M. Asi interviewed, NBC News NOW, December 14, 2023)

In Gaza, birth becomes a battlefield (Sawsan Abdulrahim, Palestine Program Social Medicine summer course students quoted, Harvard Public Health, December 14, 2023)

Harvard Delegates Reflect on COP28 (Gaurab Basu quoted, The Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability News – Cluster Research, December 13, 2023)

At COP 28, global consensus on how climate change affects health (Tess Wiskel co-authored, PBS NewsHour World, December 13, 2023)

Indigenous Youth Establish New Space In UN Climate Negotiations (Victor A. Lopez-Carmen authored, Forbes, December 12, 2023)

As COP28 concludes, IKEA-led forest destruction in Lithuania continues, reflect conflicting values in the EU (Neringa Tumenaite authored, Rwanda Dispatch, December 12, 2023)

The Collapse of Gaza’s Healthcare System, (FXB Center, Palestine Program for Health and Human Rights mentioned, Harvard Magazine, December 12, 2023)

Young doctors are at COP28, and they’ve got a message for world leaders (Tess Wiskel quoted, NPR, December 11, 2023)

How physicians are preparing for climate change and extreme heat’s impact on human health (Satchit Balsari interviewed, PBS NewsHour, December 11, 2023)

Unraveling the Multi-Faceted Impact of Armed Conflict on Women in the Gaza Strip (Yara M. Asi authored, Wilson Center – Enheduanna, December 10, 2023)

Warning of genocide, New England academics call for Israel-Hamas ceasefire (Mary T. Bassett quoted, Boston Herald, December 6, 2023)

The farce of Israel’s ‘humanitarianism’ in Gaza (Yara M. Asi authored, The New Arab, December 4, 2023)

November 2023

Aid groups navigate dangers of Gaza war amid growing internal strife (Jennifer Leaning quoted, The Washington Post, November 29, 2023)

Researchers from Global South Probe Climate Adaptation Strategies (Satchit Balsari quoted, FXB Center mentioned, The Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability at Harvard University News, November 29, 2023)

Health Faculty Call for Ceasefire in Gaza and Centering Palestine in the Classroom (A. Kayum Ahmed, Bram Wispelwey, and Yara M. Asi co-authored, Health and Human Rights Journal, November 29, 2023)

Physicians for Global Health Equity Demand a Permanent Ceasefire (Mary T. Bassett co-signed, Medium, November 29, 2023)

As genocide rages, doctors must choose: Care or collaborationism (Bram Wispelwey co-authored, Al Jazeera, November 25, 2023)

Gaza’s next tragedy: Disease risk spreads amid overcrowded shelters, dirty water and breakdown of basic sanitation (Yara M. Asi authored, The Conversation, November 21, 2023)

Israeli Authorities’ Cutting of Water Leading to Public Health Crisis in Gaza (A. Kayum Ahmed authored, ReliefWeb, November 17, 2023)

HRW: Israel hospital attacks and limits on aid in Gaza should be investigated as war crimes, (A. Kayum Ahmed, Jurist, November 16, 2023)

Rethinking Humanitarianism Podcast: Is aid sustaining Palestine’s occupation? (Yara M. Asi interviewed, The New Humanitarian, November 16, 2023)

Health and Human Rights Journal names new editor (FXB Center and Health and Human Rights (HHR) Journal mentioned, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, November 15, 2023)

WHO Says Gaza’s Largest Hospital Is ‘Nearly A Cemetery’ As Israel Offers To Send Incubators (A. Kayum Ahmed quoted, Forbes, November 14, 2023)

Israeli Authorities’ Cutting of Water Leading to Public Health Crisis in Gaza (A. Kayum Ahmed authored, Human Rights Watch, November 13, 2023)

APHA TV Covers Day 2 Champion Conversation: “Declining US Health – A Population Health Emergency!” (Mary T. Bassett interviewed, WebsEdgeMedicine, November 13, 2023)

Exploring Health Rights for Migrant Populations: Dr Stefano Angeleri (Stefano Angeleri interviewed, LawPod, November 2, 2023)

Equal Representation of Indigenous Docs Would Take a Century, Study Finds (Victor Lopez-Carmen and Rohan Khazanchi interviewed, MedPage Today, November 2, 2023)

The AMA May Reconsider Single-Payer Health Care (Rohan Khazanchi, KFF Health News, November 1, 2023)

October 2023

Health care providers need help to treat patients during extreme heat events (Caleb Dresser co-authored, STAT, October 31, 2023)

In Gaza, the Glia Project 3D prints tourniquets and stethoscopes (Yara M. Asi quoted, STAT, October 31, 2023)

Palestinians Are Denied Humanity, Even after Death (Yara M. Asi authored, Arab Center Washington DC, October 30, 2023)

11 Books and Films About Israel and Palestine, Recommended by Scholars (Yara M. Asi interviewed, POPSUGAR, October 29, 2023)

“An Open-Air Graveyard”: The Unfolding Health Catastrophe in the Gaza Strip (Yara M. Asi authored, Arab Center Washington DC, October 27, 2023)

Why does Biden doubt the Palestinian death count in the Israel-Gaza war? (Yara M. Asi quoted, Al Jazeera, October 26, 2023)

Taking stock of Gaza’s healthcare crisis (Yara M. Asi interviewed, The Sunday Morning Magazine, October 22, 2023)

The Health Crisis Facing Women and Children in Gaza (Yara M. Asi interviewed, The Cut, October 20, 2023)

Children make up nearly half of Gaza’s population. Here’s what it means for the war (Yara M. Asi quoted, NPR, October 19, 2023)

Migrant Health Rights in Colombia: What’s at Stake Beyond Justiciable Rights and Humanitarian Programmes? (Stefano Angeleri authored, Opinio Juris, October 19, 2023)

The Heart of Childhood: Emplaced Poetry Writing in Immigration Detention as a Counterfoundational Striving for Democratic Freedoms, (Jacqueline Bhabha quoted, Letras Hispanas, Special Volume 19.2, 2023)

When future weather outside is frightful — hot, that is (Satchit Balsari quoted, The Harvard Gazette, October 18, 2023)

Mentoring program aims to boost professional skills, networks, careers (Vladimir Vepryev quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2023, October 16, 2023)

Doctors Abandon a Diagnosis Used to Justify Police Custody Deaths. It Might Live On, Anyway. (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, KFF Health News, October 16, 2023)

Doctors abandon a diagnosis used to justify police custody deaths. It might live on anyway (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, Los Angeles Times, October 16, 2023)

In the wake of the hottest summer ever recorded, climate change action heats up in Massachusetts (Gaurab Basu interviewed, GBH News Under the Radar, October 13, 2023)

Google’s Expanded ‘Flood Hub’ Uses AI to Help Us Adapt to Extreme Weather (Satchit Balsari quoted, Newsweek, October 10, 2023)

A new drive to end homelessness (Margaret Sullivan quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2023, October 6, 2023)

Webb, J. Molyvos: A Greek Village’s Heroic Response to the Global Refugee Crisis. Potomac Books, 2023 (Vasileia Digidiki quoted, October 1, 2023)

September 2023

‘Hitler’ Bug Faces Extinction From Collectors. Help is Not on the Way (Margareta Matache quoted, ExplorersWeb, September 28, 2023)

A Reparations Roadmap for Philanthropy (Mary T. Bassett, FXB Center referenced, Stanford Social Innovation Review, September 27, 2023)

Shortage of Amoxicillin Raises Concerns for Parents and Pediatricians (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, Express Healthcare Management, September 26, 2023)

Common kids’ antibiotic, amoxicillin, remains in short supply (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, WCVB Boston, September 25, 2023)

A new season of infections is here, but the shortage of a common kids’ antibiotic never ended (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, KCRA 3, September 22, 2023)

No End in Sight for Amoxicillin Shortage (Rohan Khazanchi quoted, WebMD, September 22, 2023)

August 2023

Cuts to Palestinians’ food aid remind us only justice can end their food insecurity (Yara M. Asi authored, The New Arab, August 22, 2023)

Why Is America Such a Deadly Place? (Study co-authored by Mary T. Bassett referenced, The New York Times, August 9, 2023)

When temps rise, so do medical risks. Should doctors and nurses talk more about heat? (Caleb Dresser quoted, NPR, August 4, 2023)

Child trafficking trends outlined in new report (Vasileia Digidiki quoted, Jacqueline Bhabha mentioned, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, August 3, 2023)

July 2023

Yes, heat can affect your brain and mood. Here’s why (Caleb Dresser quoted, WAMU 88.5, July 31, 2023)

Justice40: An Opportunity To Build Health Equity, (Caleb Dresser co-authored, Health Affairs Forefront, July 27, 2023)

Extreme heat and pollution can double the risk of a fatal heart attack (Catharina Giudice quoted, The Washington Post, July 27 2023)

This Pilot Program Is Working to Prevent Heat Injury in the U.S (Gaurab Basu and Caleb Dresser quoted, Gizmodo, July 21, 2023)

Shame on the UN for once again omitting Israel from list of child-killing states (Yara M. Asi authored, The New Arab, July 20, 2023)

Heat toolkit helps doctors and patients deal with temperature-related health risks (Gaurab Basu and Caleb Dresser interviewed, NBC10 Boston, July 12, 2023)

Over half of child victims trafficked within their own countries (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights mentioned, InfoMigrants, July 7, 2023)

50pc of trafficked children victims of domestic trafficking (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights mentioned, Daily Sun, July 7, 2023)

Child trafficking mostly occurs in country of origin: IOM report (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights mentioned, The Financial Express, July 7, 2023)

From Evidence to Action: Twenty years of IOM child trafficking data to inform policy and programming (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights mentioned, ReliefWeb, July 6, 2023)

Most child trafficking victims trafficked domestically: Report (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights mentioned, The Business Standard, July 6, 2023)

Over 50% of trafficked children victims of domestic trafficking: IOM-Harvard Report (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights mentioned, Business Insider Bangladesh, July 6, 2023)

Thousands of child trafficking victims recruited by ‘own family and friends’ (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights report referenced, The Telegraph, July 5, 2023)

Gadjoness: An Uncounted Shade of Whiteness (Margareta Matache co-authored, The Funambulist, July 3, 2023)

June 2023

Thirty years on, the Oslo Accords betrayal still haunts Palestinians (Yara M. Asi authored, The New Arab, June 30, 2023)

Doctors Are Quietly Teaching Americans About Climate Change (Gaurab Basu quoted, Heatmap, June 21, 2023)

Climate Anxiety (Caleb Dresser quoted, Gaurab Basu mentioned, Harvard Medicine, Spring 2023)

Harvard Health: A hot weather plan is essential to staying healthy (Caleb Dresser quoted, Chicago Tribune, June 14, 2023)

A hot weather plan is essential to staying healthy (Caleb Dresser interviewed, Harvard Health Blog, June 14, 2023)

CDC Finally Includes Police Killings In Violent Death Reports (Justin Feldman interviewed, 8 O’Clock Buzz, WORT 89.9FM Madison, June 7, 2023)

Bad air: Massachusetts residents feel the impact of poor air quality from Canadian wildfires (Caleb Dresser quoted, Boston 25 News, June 6, 2023)

May 2023

More “Cooperative” Than “Corporate (Jacqueline Bhabha quoted, Harvard Magazine, May 26, 2023)

Reckoning With the Nakba That Never Ended (Yara Asi mentioned, Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN), May 25, 2023)

Heatwaves will get worse. Invest in adapting now (Satchit Balsari co-authored, Hindustan Times, May 20, 2023)

Rising global temperatures are threatening our health—but there are reasons to be hopeful (Gaurab Basu quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2023, May 17, 2023)

“It’s been a nightmare:” As COVID emergency ends, health equity activists say danger posed to vulnerable patients remains (Lara Jirmanus quoted, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, May 11, 2023)

Finding practical solutions to climate change’s health impacts (Jennifer Leaning quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2023, May 10, 2023)

BPHC convenes local leaders for Health Equity Conference at BPL (FXB Center for Health & Human Rights mentioned, Mission Hill Gazette, May 5, 2023)

Harvard University Police Advisory Board Appoints Undergrad Rep After Yearlong Vacancy (Mary T. Bassett mentioned, The Harvard Crimson, May 1, 2023)

April 2023

Many California hospitals are near wildfire danger zones, study says (Study co-authored by Caleb Dresser and Satchit Balsari quoted, The Washington Post, April 30, 2023)

The invisible minority: how anti-Roma racism fuels health disparities (Margareta Matache interviewed, Harvard Public Health, April 25, 2023)

Rising dengue cases disproportionately affect children in U.S. territories (Gaurab Basu quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, April 17, 2023)

Why children in US territories are ‘bearing the burden’ of neglected tropical disease (Gaurab Basu quoted, USA Today, April 10, 2023)

Conference explores link between anti-Roma racism and health disparities (Mary T. Bassett and Margareta Matache quoted, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Featured News Stories 2023, April 12, 2023)

With focus on improving adaptation, Harvard launches climate change platform at Delhi event (Satchit Balsari quoted, ThePrint, April 1, 2023)

March 2023

Opinion: The benefits of banning flavored tobacco (Mary T. Bassett co-authored, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health In the News, March 29, 2023)

As New York debates flavored tobacco ban, this Massachusetts law shows promise (Mary T. Bassett co-authored, Lohud/The Journal News, March 25, 2023)

5 things to know about climate & health (Kimberly Humphrey quoted, NutritionAction, Center for Science in the Public Interest, March 22, 2023)

The Rapid and Predictable Rise of Israeli Settler Violence Against Palestinians (Yara M. Asi authored, Arab Center Washington DC Policy Analysis, March 8, 2023)

February 2023

Harlem to Harare (Mary T. Bassett interviewed, Think Global Health, February 28, 2023)

Climate Change Effects on Vector-Borne Disease: The Case of Lyme (Tess Wiskel and Kimberly Humphrey co-authored, Contagion, February 19, 2023)

How Harvard will teach future doctors about climate (Gaurab Basu quoted, Grist, February 15, 2023)

A fellowship to help fight fatigue – and climate change (Gaurab Basu and Pedja Stojicic quoted, Harvard Public Health, February 14, 2023)

Health justice lawyer Priti Krishtel, 4 other US experts named to commission addressing racism, health discrimination (Margareta Matache quoted, Eastern Eye, February 13, 2023)

Combining forces to accelerate climate action here, there, now (Satchit Balsari quoted, The Harvard Gazette, February 13, 2023)

Five U.S. Experts Named to New Global Commission Elevating Solutions to Address Racism and Structural Discrimination in Health (Margareta Matache quoted, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Press Release, February 9, 2023)

Advocates, Public Health Leaders Join New York State Department of Health In Highlighting Governor Hochul Proposal to Ban the Sale of All Flavored tobacco Products, Including Menthol (Mary T. Bassett quoted, New York State Department of Health Press Release, February 9, 2023)

We need to get fossil gas out of homes, for the climate and our health (Gaurab Basu authored, Canary Media, February 9, 2023)

The Roma Artist Sewing a New History for Her People (Margareta Matache quoted, The New York Times, February 7, 2023)

Harvard Medical School Will Integrate Climate Change Into M.D. Curriculum (Gaurab Basu and Caleb Dresser quoted, The Harvard Crimson, February 3, 2023)

January 2023

Sean Hannity’s cherry-picked data on police violence still shows widespread racism (Justin Feldman quoted, Media Matters for America, January 31, 2023)

Exchange with an Expert: Dr. Monik C. Jiménez, SM, Sc (Monik C. Jiménez interviewed, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Initiative on Health and Homelessness January 2023 Newsletter, January 2023)

Public Health Post Profile: Keletso Makofane (Keletso Makofane interviewed, Public Health Post, January 23, 2023)

Harvard Medical School votes to embed climate change in its curriculum (Gaurab Basu quoted, The Boston Globe, January 20, 2023)

Natural disasters strike everywhere: Ways to help protect your health (Kimberly Humphrey, Caleb Dresser co-authored, Harvard Health Blog, January 20, 2023)

In open letter, 30 doctors issue appeal against use of ‘unwarranted medications, diagnostics’ (Satchit Balsari quoted, The Indian Express, January 15, 2023)

COVID-19: 32 doctors from three nations write to Centre, seek to discourage unwarranted medications (Satchit Balsari quoted, The New Indian Express, January 14, 2023)

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