Publications & News

04/10/2018 – Congratulations to Qiuyue Zhong who defended her doctoral dissertation from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology.

04/05/2018 – Congratulations to Olivia Orta who defended her doctoral dissertation from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology.

02/24/2017 – Domestic Violence: A Hidden Public Health Threat That Affects Businesses (Huffington Post)

10/17/2016 – Dr. Michelle Williams elected to National Academy of Medicine. Read more here.

10/11/2016 – Preventing Domestic Violence Is Everyone’s Business (Huffington Post)

07/01/2016 – Dr. Michelle Williams begins as Dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In her welcome message, she said the list of public health issues is long and the challenges immense, “but the goal is the same—to create powerful ideas that lead to a healthier world.” Read more here.

04/08/2016 – Senator Elizabeth Warren gave a talk “Fighting for Change in the U.S. Senate,” and then did a Q&A with Dr. Michelle Williams. Watch the event here.

02/19/2016 – Dr. Michelle Williams will become the next dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, starting in July. Read about Dr. Williams’ distinguished career and new appointment here.

12/15/2015 – Dr. Michelle Williams discusses getting residents on board with proposed smoking ban in public housing.

10/15/2015 – GRAPE team study on “Childhood abuse is associated with stress-related sleep disturbance and poor sleep quality in pregnancy” is featured on the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health website news.

05/27/2015 – Dr. Michelle Williams received a mentoring award at the  2015 Commencement Eve Awards Celebration. Each year, mentoring awards are presented to faculty at the Chan School of Public Health based on student nominations. See photos from the event here.

03/18/2015 – Annals of Epidemiology‘s list of the top 5 downloaded articles of 2014 includes Dr. Michelle Williams’ article Correlates of cortisol in human hair: implications for epidemiologic studies on health effects of chronic stress

07/31/2014 – Dr. Michelle Williams interviews Dr. Dimitrios Trichopoulos (Epidemiology VOICES)

07/24/2014 – Assessing validity of a depression screening instrument in the absence of a gold standard (Annals of Epi)

06/23/2014 – GRAPE team members Ms. Yasmin Barrios and Dr. Miguel Angel Luque Fernandez presented posters and oral presentations at the 2014 Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington (Click here for meeting program – contains abstracts)

06/12/2014 – Comparative performance of Patient Health Questionnaire-9 and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale for screening antepartum depression (Journal of Affective Disorders)

05/29/2014 – Congratulations to Qiuyue Zhong who graduated with her Master of Science from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology (click here for graduation photo)

02/03/2014 – Cross-cultural validity of the Spanish version of the PHQ-9 among pregnant Peruvian women: A Rasch item response theory analysis (Journal of Affective Disorders)

01/09/2014 – Seasonal Variation of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D among non-Hispanic Black and White Pregnant Women from Three US Pregnancy Cohorts (Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology)

12/04/2013 – Role of stress in health disparities explored (Harvard Chan School of Public Health News)

11/18/2013 – Examining the impact of stress (Harvard Medical School News)

11/15/2013 – Economic challenges contribute to rise in stillbirths among immigrants in Spain (Harvard Chan School of Public Health News)

10/17/2013 – Two day Harvard Catalyst Symposium titled “Stress and Health Disparities: Bridging Laboratory, Clinical, and Population Scientific Approaches”. Click here for agenda

08/09/2013 – Shedding light on gestational diabetes challenges, controversies (Harvard Chan School of Public Health News)

06/24/2013 – HSPH Department of Epidemiology: special seminar featuring Dr. Clemens Kirschbaum: “Stressed from Head to Toe: Novel Methods to Assess Long-Term Stress by Measuring Steroid Deposition in Hair” (Harvard Chan School of Public Health Epidemiology)

04/19/2013 – C-PASS II pilot study  featured on Chilean news (24 Horas)

08/28/2012 – Sleep apnea and poverty (Huffington Post)