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Kim Appointed Interim Dean

CHDS' Jane Kim, dean for academic affairs, will serve as interim dean of the Harvard Chan School when current Dean Michelle A. Williams steps down on July 1, 2023.

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Q&A on Decision Science

CHDS' Ankur Pandya was interviewed by the Harvard Public Health Magazine on the experience of teaching decision science and the field's impact on COVID-19 decision making.

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Including Impoverishment with CEA

Postdoctoral fellow Nathaniel Hendrix and CHDS’ Stéphane Verguet developed a novel method to help decision-makers in low- and middle-income countries include the risk of medical impoverishment in healthcare priority-setting.

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Early Career Recognition Award

CHDS' Allison Portnoy was honored with the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS) Early Career Recognition Award for 2023, awarded at the 35th International Papillomavirus Conference in Washington, D.C.

Recent News

Reducing Children’s Oral Health Disparities

June 2nd, 2023

Despite considerable efforts to reduce oral health disparities, poor oral health and quality of dental care continue to disproportionately affect minority and publicly insured children.


Inaugural Harvard Climate Symposium

May 31st, 2023

At the inaugural Harvard Climate Symposium, CHDS Deputy Director Lisa Robinson participated in a panel on the threats posed by extreme heat, emphasizing the importance of thinking carefully


Achieving the Cancer Moonshot Goal

May 25th, 2023

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute, led by Meredith S. Shiels, have outlined opportunities to prevent, detect, and treat common cancers in order to achieve the Cancer MoonshotSM goal


Including Spillover Effects in Economic Evaluation

May 18th, 2023

Edward Henry, doctoral student at the University of Galway, presented a set of new recommendations for incorporating “health spillover” into the economic evaluations