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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 17, 2012

Jim Yong Kim was officially elected the president of the World Bank this week. Kim is former chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at HMS. As president of Dartmouth College, he participated in Dartmouth Idol.

April 16, 2012

Russell S. Phillips, HMS professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, who was recently named the inaugural director of the HMS Center for Primary Care, was interviewed for The Boston Globe’s G Force.

April 16, 2012

Journal editors have been researching why there has been an increase in scientific paper retractions. David Korn, HMS professor of pathology, is quoted.

April 15, 2012

Several Harvard researchers are trying to understand why we run. Research by Irene Davis, HMS visiting professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Pierre D’Hemecourt, HMS lecturer on orthopedic surgery at Children’s Hospital Boston, is highlighted.

April 13, 2012

The Association of American Medical Colleges is revising the medical school admissions test to incorporate a hefty dose of social science. Charles Hatem, HMS professor of medicine at Mt. Auburn Hospital, is quoted.

April 12, 2012

A new study has found that disrupted sleep altered insulin levels and slowed metabolism, would could increase the risk of diabetes and obesity. Orfeu Buxton, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, led the research.

April 11, 2012

Paul Farmer, the Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine and chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at HMS, and John Gershman, authored this opinion piece about President Obama’s choice of Jim Yong Kim to be president of the World Bank. Kim is former chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at HMS.

April 11, 2012

On Thursday, March 29, Neiman Marcus and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center hosted the first annual Runway Ten: Celebrating Survivorship Through Fashion. Ten caregivers and ten cancer survivors took to the runway to celebrate survivorship and raise awareness and funds for the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Nancy Tarbell, dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs at HMS, is one of the physicians pictured with a patient.

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