Last updated on: 2/10/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Harvard School of Public Health Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 8, 2011

Description:

“[T]he School produces knowledge through research, reproduces knowledge through higher education, and translates knowledge into evidence that can be communicated to the public, policy makers, and practitioners to advance the health of populations…

The field of public health is inherently multi-disciplinary. So, too, are the interests and expertise of the School’s faculty and students, which extend across the biological, quantitative, and social sciences. With our roots in the basic sciences, we are able to confront the most pressing diseases of our time—AIDS, cancer, and heart disease—by adding to our knowledge of the biological, chemical, genetic, and societal forces underlying disease…

From advancing scientific discovery to educating national and international leaders, the Harvard School of Public Health has been at the forefront of efforts to benefit the health of populations worldwide. Shaping new ideas in our field and communicating them effectively will continue to be priorities in the years ahead as we serve society’s changing health needs.”

“About HSPH: Mission & Objectives,” www.hsph.harvard.edu (accessed Feb. 8, 2011)

Mission:

“The overarching mission of the Harvard School of Public Health is to advance the public’s health through learning, discovery, and communication.”

“About HSPH: Mission & Objectives,” www.hsph.harvard.edu (accessed Feb. 8, 2011)

Other:
None found