Alumni fight COVID-19 battle on many fronts

The Gazette asked alumni who are engaged in the battle against the novel coronavirus to share their experiences and how their work has radically changed.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
May 12, 2020 ~17 min

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Harvard Chan School students become volunteer workforce

Soon hundreds of students from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will begin assisting with phone calls and emails, and taking part in efforts to identify and reach out to anyone who may have come into contact with someone infected with the novel coronavirus.

Colleen Walsh • harvard
April 3, 2020 ~9 min

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Harvard specialist focuses on opioid crisis as U.S. life expectancy drops

Against a backdrop of recent jumps in drug overdose deaths and suicide, McLean Hospital psychologist R. Kathryn McHugh discusses the opioid crisis and increasing suicide deaths with the Gazette.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Dec. 10, 2018 ~13 min

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