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Fighting Misinformation: The Preprint Sifter

The Preprint Sifter is a new Twitter tool that tracks down Tweets from leading epidemiologists, virologists, public health and other experts who are posting, vetting and verifying COVID-19 related preprint papers.

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Burke Fellows Archive

Developing a distributional population health metric that incorporates health inequalities and illness-related poverty | Final Takeaways from 2019 Burke Fellowship

Stéphane Verguet, MPP, MS, PhD, was awarded a Burke Global Health Fellowship in 2019 for a project entitled “The eDALY: Developing a distributional population health metric that incorporates health inequalities and illness-related poverty.” Protecting from the financial risks of illness and improving the distribution of population health are major health system objectives integral to achieving Continue reading [...]

HGHI Burke Global Health Fellowship 2021 | Application OPEN

The Harvard Global Health Institute has opened applications for the Burke Global Health Fellowship. This Fellowship program provides funding for Harvard junior faculty members from across the University for innovative research and curriculum development and teaching (particularly at the undergraduate level) in global health. The Burke Global Health Fellowship serves as a career catalyst, coming Continue reading [...]

Multi-media Teaching in Global Health and Social Medicine – Final Takeaways from 2018 Burke Fellow Daniel Palazuelos

Daniel Palazuelos, MD, MPH, is a global health implementer-educator who holds positions at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Partners In Health (PIH). In 2018, he was awarded a curriculum development grant through the Burke Global Health Fellowship. We invite you to read about his educational project and experience below.  Dan Palazuelos, November Continue reading [...]

Testing the readiness of (big) health data in India for advanced analytics and AI – Final takeaways from 2019 Burke Fellow Satchit Balsari

Satchit Balsari, MBBS, MPH is an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center), and in Global Health and Population at Harvard Chan. Balsari’s research is focused on the application of mobile and cloud-based technologies to protect the health of populations marginalized by disasters and war. His signature initiatives Continue reading [...]

Alleviating Time Poverty Among the Working Poor – Final Takeaways from 2019 Burke Fellow Ashley Whillans

2019 Burke Fellow, Ashley Whillans, PhD, MA an Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School, recently completed her fellowship in the Burke Global Health Fellowship program. We welcome you to read about her research project and experience below.  Ashley Whillans, September 2020  Becoming a Burke Fellow provided the Continue reading [...]

Meet our 2019-20 HGHI Burke Global Health Fellows

Harvard Global Health Institute Awards Three Burke Global Health Fellowships Cambridge, MA – The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) has announced three Burke Global Health Fellowships for 2019-20. The Fellowships, made possible by Harvard alumna Katherine States Burke, AB ’79, and her husband T. Robert Burke, support Harvard junior faculty engaged in global health research and Continue reading [...]