Howard Koh, MD, MPH, is the Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School.
By Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, and James J. O’Connell, MD Addressing the medical issues of homeless people is the health equity challenge of our time. The most recent US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on homelessness, published… Read More ›
For too long, tobacco industry strategies to normalize and glamorize use of their product have perpetuated a preventable epidemic. Although US adult smoking rates declined to 15.1% in 2015, nearly half a million people die annually just from cigarette use… Read More ›
As 2015 draws to a close, on track to be the hottest year ever recorded, global attention to climate change has soared. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), composed of more than 2000 of the world’s leading… Read More ›
The abuse of opioids continues to have a devastating effect throughout the United States, as 2 recent studies highlight. The first study, a national poll by the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Boston Globe, found… Read More ›