The Anna Baetjer Society at the Bloomberg School held its first-ever National Public Health Week Art Competition in April 2021. HBS MHS in Social Factors in Health student, Ariel Balaban, won first prize for her design, “Wearing your heart on your sleeve,” created on Adobe Illustrator to normalize clean needle and Narcan use to prevent drug-related health consequences.
HBS faculty member, Lauren Dayton, PhD, was a member of the team selected to receive the Excellence in Baltimore COVID-19 Public Health Practice Award from the Bloomberg School’s Office of Public Health Practice. The award recognized the team’s work to protect people who are or have been incarcerated from COVID-19.
HBS doctoral student, Evan Eschliman, published a new paper titled “Out of the Closet but In the Shadows: Stigma's Regulation of Queer Intimacy as a Human Rights Issue” in the Harvard Kennedy School LGBTQ Policy Journal.
Darriel Harris, PhD, passed his final oral exam.
HBS doctoral student, Amelia Noor-Oshiro, was selected to receive a 2021-2022 American Association of University Women American Fellowship.
HBS faculty member, Lauren Parker, PhD, served as an expert panelist in a public health town hall titled “COVID-19 and Brain Health: Advancing Equity for Caregivers & Communities.” The event centered around strategies to support dementia caregivers of color during the pandemic.
HBS alum, Yonaira Rivera, PhD ’20, testified before Congress during a hearing on communicating reliable COVID-19 and vaccine safety information to the public.