The Office of Global and Community Health is responsible for developing, promoting, and sustaining initiatives in oral public health domestically and around the globe. As the home of the HSDM Global Oral Health Initiative, the Office is working with HSDM faculty and students to refine the School’s vision for global health and to coordinate its many outreach programs and curricular offerings. Such efforts include working with faculty to incorporate global health into the curriculum at the pre- and postdoctoral levels, to increase externship and research opportunities, and to integrate oral health into the Harvard University Initiative on Global Health. The Office also liaises with other schools at Harvard, health care providers, charitable organizations, and government agencies to raise awareness of oral health issues and to establish collaborative partnerships.
A Conversation with Dr. Subramaniam Sathasivam
From the Bill to the Benefit: Expanding Medicare to Include Oral Health Care
From Classroom to Clinic to the Global Community: Training Non-Traditional Oral Health Providers
Professor Donald B. Giddon, DMD, PhD, Annual Lecture in Behavioral Medicine and Dentistry featuring Dr. Richard Watt
Panel Discussion with Dr. Richard Watt–Five Lancet Commissioners Discuss Their Work
COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit
This COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit is a free, public resource for anyone looking to communicate the importance of COVID-19 testing to communities across America.
A Massachusetts nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing operational support for Harvard University's international activities so that scholars and students can focus on research and programs.
The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs is to support and encourage the work of Harvard students and faculty, bringing Harvard to the world and the world to Harvard.
Worldwide Week at Harvard showcases the remarkable breadth of Harvard’s global engagement. During Worldwide Week, Harvard Schools, research centers, departments, and student organizations host academic and cultural events with global or international themes.
Addresses broad challenges in public health that affect large populations around the globe, believing that solutions that will move the dial draw from within and beyond the medicine and public health spheres to encompass design, law, policy, and business. HGHI does that by harnessing the unique breadth of excellence within fields at Harvard and by being a dedicated partner and convener to organizations, governments, scholars, and committed citizens around the globe.
Supports research initiatives that deepen Harvard’s international engagement and promote University-wide scholarship to address pressing global challenges.
Provides tools and guidance that enable faculty, students, and staff to study, work, and research overseas.
Provides services to international students and scholars at Harvard College, the graduate and professional schools, as well as the numerous research centers and affiliated teaching hospitals, to minimize the difficulties they may experience both upon arrival and later during their stay at Harvard.
The Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) is a collaborative effort between the Harvard teaching hospitals, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Partners In Health (PIH).
The Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery is addressing some of the most pressing health challenges globally, from infectious disease to mental health. By focusing on research, medical education, and training that promises to improve health care delivery systems and patient outcomes, our work creates both care delivery and research capacity where our affiliates live and work.
The HMS Center for Primary Care is committed to uncovering, promoting, and fighting for the best and most efficient ways to deliver high-quality primary care around the world.
The mission of the Department of Biomedical Informatics is to develop the methods, tools and infrastructure required for a new generation of biomedical investigators and care providers to move biomedicine, writ large, rapidly forward by taking full advantage of the insight and precision offered by these enormous data resources.
The Department of Global Health and Social Medicine is an interdisciplinary basic social science department at Harvard Medical School. The faculty of social scientists and physicians teach and conduct research in the social sciences and humanities relevant to health and illness, health care delivery, and the professional culture of medicine.
The Harvard University Center for African Studies is a globally recognized, interdisciplinary body at Harvard University committed to broadening knowledge about Africa and African perspectives.
The Harvard Unviersity Native American Program brings together Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students and interested individuals from the Harvard community for the purpose of advancing the well-being of Indigenous peoples through self-determination, academic achievement, and community service.
The Harvard University Asia Center generates and shares knowledge about Asia in transnational and transregional perspective. Fostering teaching, collaboration, and innovation across and beyond cultural and disciplinary boundaries.
In service of the entire University, the Harvard China Fund supports teaching and research on China and promotes Harvard’s presence in China. The Fund amplifies Harvard’s commitment to China and advances collaborative research on the major challenges facing Greater China.
Founded in 1994 by then-President Neil L. Rudenstine and alumnus David Rockefeller, DRCLAS is an inter-faculty initiative, with offices in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, positioned to be intellectually poised to respond to real-world changes in the Americas resulting from democratic transitions and economic restructuring.
HCI impacts managerial practice and the pace of innovation by educating leaders and innovators who aspire to improve value across the health care industry. The Initiative fosters and promotes faculty research, supports the development of a portfolio of high-impact educational programs, and creates an interconnected HBS health care community.
HHIN'S mission is to promote health care innovation and entrepreneurship across the Harvard ecosystem by connecting people to create partnerships and collaborations; communicating events, resources and funding opportunities; and by cultivating ideas in an inclusive community.
The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is dedicated to improving the health care delivery system and mitigating public health risks in the United States and abroad.
The India Reseach Center is designed to broaden and coordinate the School’s existing collaborations and create new relationships with organizations and agencies across India. The ultimate goal is to improve health in India and around the world through the strategic goals of research, training, and knowledge translation and communication.
The Partnership for Health Advancement in Vietnam (HAIVN) is a collaboration between Harvard Medical School (HMS) and two HMS-affiliated teaching hospitals, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH).