The mission of the Harvard Chan Women of Color Collective is to unite women of color and allies through social support, networking, advocacy, mentorship, and leadership building with an overarching emphasis on health, wellness, empower. To create an inclusive community space in which members can learn, explore, appreciate, and focus on issues and solutions pertaining to women of color. To foster pan-Harvard collaborations to strengthen interdisciplinary dialogue and leadership opportunities in order to propel our mission beyond the walls of the institution.
The Harvard Chan Students for Nepal Society (HCSFN) is a forum for Harvard Chan students interested in learning about and discussing research, policy, and practice on health issues in Nepal. We seek to promote knowledge and understanding about Nepal and Nepali culture within the HSPH community. HCSFN welcomes all Nepali and non-Nepali Harvard Chan students and is open to collaborating with Harvard Chan faculty, alumni, post-docs, and staff.
The mission of the Harvard Chan Student Microbiome Consortium is to promote the dynamic exploration of the microbiome and engage student learners across Harvard Chan disciplines, in turn, fostering collaboration.
The mission of the Harvard Chan Student Forum on Vulnerability (FOV) is to provide the student body with an opportunity to learn about the science and art of vulnerability as a pathway to a more fulfilling life and to provide a platform to put acquired knowledge, insight and skills into practice.
To achieve an in-depth understanding of different health care delivery systems worldwide by leveraging the diversity of the student body at Harvard Chan. To prepare future health care leaders through effective exchanges of ideas and experiences that we hope will reverberate into the future as Harvard Chan graduates go forth to improve the health care systems in our homelands across the globe.
The mission of the Harvard Chan School ASEAN Student Organization (HCSASO) is to promote better understanding of public health challenges and developments in Southeast Asia within the Harvard community, as well as to raise awareness about the rich and diverse cultures of the region. Our members are public health students from one of the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) -Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – as well as students with research interests in the region.
The purpose of the organization is to provide a forum for exchange of epidemiologic themes and concepts as seen in film between Harvard Chan students and faculty across all departments. We choose to watch films that pertain to topics in epidemiology and public health and discuss how these topics fit in with concepts we learn in our courses and in the real world. The main objectives are:
The mission of the Harvard Public Health Review (HPHR) is to improve health at the local, national, and international levels. To that end, HPHR will publish content grounded in thoughtful evaluation of evidence and research that addresses issues of health equity.
PHIT seeks to provide an interactive space for students to gain knowledge, provoke thoughtful discussion, and advocate for innovations and technologies that positively impact global public health. We aim to enable and empower students to develop their ideas and grow their professional networks while exploring developments in the field and learning and sharing opportunities for action.
The purpose of Harvard Chan Nigerian Student Association is to provide a forum through which students can dedicate themselves to cultural, political, and public health issues relevant to Nigeria and Nigerians in the diaspora.
The mission of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Student Group is to promote an understanding among public health practitioners, students, and health care providers of the current challenges and developments in the field of public health in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This region, rich in culture, tradition and diversity, presents a unique challenge when addressing the complex issues of human and social development and public health promotion.
The mission of the Harvard Chan Mental Health Student Alliance (MHSA) is two-fold: (1) To create an academic forum for all students to engage with relevant and current issues in public mental health research, practice and policy; (2) To promote a positive and inclusive environment for student mental health at Harvard Chan.
To promote an engaged community of students conducting research on global health topics from all the departments of the school through student-led critical discussion of recent global health literature.
The Harvard Chan Environmental Justice Student Organization aims to motivate students to reduce health inequalities and to disseminate relevant information about environmental justice in our communities, countries, and the world.
The Harvard Chan Black Student Health Organization (BSHO) is a student-run organization that is committed to pursuing issues that affect students from the African Diaspora. BSHO strives to improve the student life at Harvard Chan through service, academic, social, and professional activities and opportunities. In the pursuit of BSHO’s mission and objectives, BSHO collaborates with faculty, staff, administration, alumni and other student groups within the Harvard Chan and wider Harvard Community, in addition to community members and organizations.
In this 2017/2018 academic year, we aim to concretely shape the narrative of Africa at the Harvard Chan School. Our vision of leadership for the Harvard Chan Africa Health Student Forum (AHF) is to build a tightly networked community both within Harvard Chan and across Harvard’s graduate schools that serves to 1) expand the presence of Africa in thought, dialogue, and instruction, and 2) create a platform for Harvard Chan students to engage with opportunities in Africa.
The Built Environment & Health Student Consortium (BEHSC) at Harvard Chan aims to promote student-driven innovative research and problem solving in built environment, where complex issues regarding urbanization, population growth and environmental changes challenge our conventional public health approach. Our goal is to provide students with a diverse and interdisciplinary toolkit that facilitates partnerships across sectors and socially just decision making. This consortium strives to generate discussion, create evidence, share narratives and build collaborations concerned with thorough comprehension of built environment and powerful actions for human health.