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DECEMBER 2020

Christian Arbelaez MD MPH

Christian Arbelaez, MD, MPH (CFF '05) is featured in Boston Globe article:
"A Latino doctor was the first person in Rhode Island to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Now he wants to be an example for his community"

Boston Globe | December 14, 2020


Alden Landry MD MPH

Congratulations to Alden Landry, MD, MPH, Assistant Dean, DICP, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, BIDMC who is an honoree of Color Magazine's All-Inclusive Awards for demonstrating significant contribution toward creating a diverse and inclusive business/academic/social community.
December 1, 2020


David Satcher

‘Find a problem and solve it’
David Satcher delivers 2020 Howard, Dorsey, Still keynote address
HMS News | December 1, 2020



NOVEMBER 2020

Joseph L Henry Oral Health Fellows Pursue Dynamic Goals in Public Health

Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellows Pursue Dynamic Goals in Public Health
HSDM News | November 13, 2020


LaShyra Nolen Boston Globe

In the quest for social justice, symbolic changes go only so far
A harsh truth I’ve learned while breaking down barriers at Harvard Medical School

By LaShyra Nolen | Boston Globe | November 7, 2020 



OCTOBER 2020

Reaching for Health Equity, Social Justice: Forum explores political determinants of health HMS News

Reaching for Health Equity, Social Justice: Forum explores political determinants of health
HMS News | October 23, 2020


Setting measurable goals: New chief diversity and inclusion officer offers impressions after her first two months

Setting measurable goals: New chief diversity and inclusion officer offers impressions after her first two months


Valerie L Ward MD MPH

Congratulations to Valerie L. Ward, MD, MPH for her appointment as the first Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer for Boston Children's Hospital



SEPTEMBER 2020

Unequal Destroyer

Unequal Destroyer: COVID-19 health disparities and the search for solutions
HMS News | September 23, 2020


Mentoring and Meaning

Mentoring and Meaning: HMS honors 22 faculty members for commitment to mentoring
HMS News | September 18, 2020


Carine Davila MD

Carine Dávila, MD, The Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (2020-2021) is featured in Massachusetts General Hospital's "We are still in this together" campaign. Spanish Language Care Group
In EnglishIn Spanish


Sherri Ann Charleston

Sherri Ann Charleston has been named Harvard’s chief diversity and inclusion officer (CDIO)
Harvard University Office of Diversity Inclusion & Belonging (ODIP) News



AUGUST 2020

Making Anti-Racism A Core Value in Academic Medicine

Making Anti-Racism A Core Value In Academic Medicine
by J. Nwando Olayiwola (CFF '05), Darrell M. Gray, II (CFF '14), et al.
Health Affairs | August 25, 2020


Congratulations to Nawal M. Nour, MD, MPH, (CFF '99), who has been appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital BWH Press Release | August 18, 2020

Congratulations to Nawal M. Nour, MD, MPH, (CFF '99), who has been appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
BWH Press Release | August 18, 2020


'Why should we trust you?' Black Americans, hardest hit by COVID-19, are the most skeptical of potential vaccines Boston Globe | August 18, 2020

'Why should we trust you?' Black Americans, hardest hit by COVID-19, are the most skeptical of potential vaccines
Boston Globe | August 18, 2020


Why doesn't medical school prioritize social justice?

Why doesn’t medical school prioritize social justice?
Boston Globe | August 14, 2020


The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On
Despite coronavirus challenges, 3 HMS summer programs innovate, inspire
HMS News | August 12, 2020


Secret of Her Success

Secret of Her Success
Rocio Nunez Pepen discusses mentorship, gel electrophoresis, love for research
HMS News | August 12, 2020


Giving Back Paying Forward

Giving Back, Paying Forward
2020 Community Service Awards recognize leadership, service
HMS News | August 3, 2020



JULY 2020

Rhea Boyd MD MPH CFF'17 PBS NewsHour Weekend Interview

PBS NewsHour Weekend Interview
Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH (CFF '17)
July 25, 2020


Five Questions with Chelsie Poindexter

Five Questions with Chelsie Poindexter: Five questions with our visiting medical student interns from around the U.S.
Harvard Catalyst News | July 24, 2020


Nature Medicine

The not-so-silent killer missing in medical-training curricula: racism
by Frinny Polanco Walters, Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa & Alden M. Landry
Nature Medicine | July 13, 2020


VRIP 2020

Outside the Lab, Inside Harvard
Medical school students virtually participate in annual summer c/t research internship program
Harvard Catalyst News | July 7, 2020


Rhea Boyd MD

On Racism: A New Standard For Publishing On Racial Health Inequities
by Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH (CFF '07) et al.
Health Affairs | July 2, 2020



JUNE 2020

Dr Valerie Stone

Dr. Valerie Stone is honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its 2020 LGBTQ Health Award
Massachusetts Medical Society | June 25, 2020


Showing up to my job as a doctor is not enough to help people suffering from injustice Boston Globe | June 25, 2020

Showing up to my job as a doctor is not enough to help people suffering from injustice
Boston Globe | June 25, 2020


Postdocs in the Pandemic

Postdocs in the Pandemic
HMS research fellows navigate myriad challenges at work and at home
HMS News | June 18, 2020


Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa MD MPH

Choosing a career in health equity and health care policy
by Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa, MD, MPH (CFF Fellow)
GI & Hepatology News | June 17, 2020


Rhea W Boyd MD MPH CFF Alumna '17

Stolen Breaths
by Rhea W. Boyd, MD, MPH (CFF Alumna '17), et al
The New England Journal of Medicine | June 10, 2020


Facing the Denial of American Racism The Harvard Gazette | June 5, 2020

Facing the Denial of American Racism
The Harvard Gazette | June 5, 2020


At Home with Harvard: Racial Justice

At Home with Harvard: Racial Justice
Harvard Magazine | June 2, 2020



MAY 2020

Brian Swann DDS MPH

Brian Swann, DDS, MPH, A Career Dedicated to Improving Outcomes in Resource-Poor Settings (Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellow in Minority Health Policy 2005-2008)
Harvard School of Dental Medicine Research Bulletin | May-June 2020

Wearing a face mask helps protect me against Covid-19, but not against racism
STAT | May 13, 2020


Lash Nolen

Lash Nolen: I'm the First Black Woman Class President at Harvard Medical School. Who Comes After Me?
TeenVogue | May 11, 2020



MARCH 2020

Five Questions With Mike Super: Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) mentor discusses his research at the Wyss Institute and the role of mentorship in supporting the next generation of translational researchers.
Harvard Catalyst News & Highlights | March 5, 2020



JANUARY 2020

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Names Nakela Cook as New Executive Director
Dr. Cook (CFF '2004) comes to PCORI from her role as a Senior Scientific Officer and Chief of Staff for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute | January 15, 2020

 

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